Policy Area

Economic and Financial Wellbeing

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Navigating the U.S. health and supportive services system takes work, and in many instances, it also takes money. Autistic people and their care-partners often encounter significant financial burdens which can impact their ability to receive the best care and support. Autistic individuals are more likely to come from households that experience poverty, food insecurity and other material hardships such as difficulty paying bills. Systemic policy changes are needed to effectively promote economic and financial well-being for all autistic people