Autism Diagnostic Assistance Program Application
The Autism Diagnostic Assistance Program is designed to help subsidize the cost of diagnostic testing for children between the ages of 18 months and 10 years of age. Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis.

Tuition Assistance Program Application - 2017 Application Cycle CLOSED*

The Tuition Assistance Program offers scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $3,000 to help ease the financial burden of therapeutic treatment and intervention. To be eligible, the child must be between the ages of 18 months and 18 years of age and must have already received a clinical diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder.​

*The Tuition Assistance Application is now closed for the 2017 cycle. The application will reopen in January 2018. Please wait until the application reopens before applying for assistance.

Disaster Assistance Fund

Tuition & Diagnostic Assistance

The Disaster Assistance Fund was established to assist the community in the aftermath of a natural disasters. In the past, the fund has been used to help in the aftermath of flooding and storms. Currently, our focus is on assisting those impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  As the city moves into the recovery phase following this devastating storm, our efforts have focused specifically on helping families affected by autism and special needs schools and programs that serve the autism community.

Our current round of assistance has been funded by a grant from the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, which was established by Mayor Turner and Harris County Judge Emmett and is administered by the Greater Houston Community Foundation. To be eligible for assistance through this program, applicants must reside in the City of Houston and/or Harris County. To learn more about the Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund, please visit

If you have a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder and are in need of assistance in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, please fill out our updated onlineHHRF Assistance Application.

​If you are an educator who works with special needs children, please fill out our Special Education Needs Request Form. Educators from any area impacted by Harvey are eligible for assistance via our separate Disaster Assistance Fund.