Nov 13, 2011 0 Share

Results: Funding Survey


Pie chart of question on public funding.

Total Reponses: 21

1. I am a: Adult with ASD (5%); Parent of Individual with ASD (95%)

2. What is your most important publicly funded financial resource?: Food stamps (0%); Medicaid (23.5%); Section 8 Housing (0%); SSDI (0%); SSI (17.6%); No public support used (58.8%).

3. What is your most important private financial resource?: Earned income (60%); Family savings (20%); Inheritance (0%); Life insurance benefits (0%); Private health insurance (20%).

4. Has your family member with autism applied for SSI benefits?: Yes (47.6%); No (52.4%).

5. If so, did he or she qualify?: Yes (60%); No (40%).

6. If "yes," was the initial application rejected by the SSA? Yes (42.9%); No (57.1%).

7. Are you on a waiting list for public services?: Yes (20%); No (80%).