Kristy Anderson, Jessica Rast, Anne Roux, Tamara Garfield, Paul Shattuck
Access to Services, Community and Social Participation, Health and Mental Health
National Survey of Children’s Health 2017 (NSCH 2017)
This report describes financial hardship among families of children with ASD (ages 3-17 years) and their participation in safety net programs.
Families of children with ASD face significant financial challenges due to their child’s complex service needs and frequent out-of-pocket expenditures for community services and health care. This report describes financial hardship among families of children with ASD (ages 3-17 years) and their participation in safety net programs.
Anderson, Kristy A., Rast, Jessica E., Roux, Anne M., Garfield, Tamara., and Shattuck, Paul T. National Autism Indicators Report: children on the autism spectrum and family financial hardship. Philadelphia, PA: Life Course Outcomes Program, A.J. Drexel Autism Institute, Drexel University, May 2020