The Autism Society of America conducted a Facebook poll asking what topics you want support for most during the COVID-19 crisis, and information on financial support and assistance was one of the top requests. COVID-19 has disrupted many people’s ability to work, which impacts their ability to pay for essential needs, like food and shelter. The Autism Society team and our Panel of Professional Advisors put together Lifestyle Supports resources for our families to find the help they need.
If you are unable to work due to having or being exposed to the virus you can file a disability insurance claim- which provides short term benefit payments to eligible workers. US Department of Labor, Disability Insurance