An excerpt from their website:
“AutismCares provides grants for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders during times of crisis or unplanned hardships. Financial Support Awards provide financial relief up to $1,000 for individuals with ASD and their families to help cover costs associated with critical living expenses such as housing, utilities, car repair, funeral expenses, and other essential items on a case-by-case basis.”
Through Autism Speaks, AutismCares is financially helping disadvantage families to cover costs that have arisen as a result of the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Families can apply online to be considered for assistance.