The family grant program is CLOSED for 2015. You are welcome to submit an application to be considered for 2016.
Many children with Asperger Syndrome could benefit greatly from services and programs that can incur significant financial expense for the average family. Thanks to the generous support of the Doug Flutie Jr. Foundation for Autism, AANE has the pleasure of providing financial assistance for families WHO LIVE IN NEW ENGLAND and need a little help paying for these services.
To apply for this program, please complete the online application and be sure to send in the required supporting documents. Applications cannot be considered until all required paperwork is received.
Grants will range from $50.00 - $500.00
You may apply to use the money for anything that directly improves the life of a child with Asperger Syndrome or related diagnosis.
Examples of possible uses of grant money:
|Adapted Bicycle||Occupational therapy|
|Adaptive swimming lessons||Physical therapy|
|Appropriate clothing||Puzzles and Games|
|Art classes||Respite Care|
|Books and videos||Sensory Integration training|
|Camp Tuition/Aide's Salary||Social skills training|
|Computer Software||Speech therapy|
|Educational conference fees||Sports equipment|
|Educational evaluation||Therapeutic skating lessons|
|Horseback-riding lessons||Video games|
|Membership to the YMCA||Vision services|
To be considered for funds, please supply the necessary paperwork listed below. Feel free to explain any unusual or special circumstances regarding your need that may not be evident by completing the application.
When all the paperwork is received, it will be reviewed by the AANE Family Grants Administrator.
Families receiving money must send receipts or other proof of purchase for the agreed upon goods or services to AANE. This grant will be audited by a CPA and we must have proper documentation!!!
Please feel free to call the AANE Family Grants Administrator at 617 393-3824 x41 if you have any questions regarding the application process. We look forward to hearing from you.