Vouchers assist pay for respite look after household caregivers, assistive know-how akin to specialised sensory or security gear, coaching and different permitted help providers. The program offers vouchers totaling as much as $12,500 per yr, per collaborating youngster, and is meant to fill a niche in non-remedy associated providers for households that don’t qualify for different assist.
To qualify, family revenue for a household with a toddler recognized with an autism spectrum dysfunction can’t exceed 200 % of the federal poverty degree, which is $four,100 a month for a household of 4. Children who’re receiving providers via a Medicaid waiver usually are not eligible for the autism spectrum dysfunction voucher.
Participation is restricted to 53 youngsters at a time. Families are served on a primary come, first served foundation and should apply yearly. To apply, households want to finish the appliance discovered on-line at https://www.nd.gov/eforms/Doc/sfn60611.pdf.
Applications and required documentation could be submitted by mail, e mail or fax to the North Dakota Department of Human Services’ Medical Services Division, consideration Katherine Barchenger, 600 E. Boulevard Ave., Dept. 325, Bismarck, ND 58505-0250, email@example.com or fax (701) 328-4875. For extra info, name (800) 755-2604 or go to www.nd.gov/dhs/autism/index.html.