Funding Options

There are numerous systems within the State of Ohio that provide funding for the diagnosis, treatment and support of individuals with disabilities. 


The Ohio Department of Health and your County Board of Health Programs Include-

            Help Me Grow  provides no cost programs to promote healthy pregnancies and positive growth and development for babies and young children.                  

            Early Intervention Services for children ages 0 to 3 years with disabilities, including psychological services are also available.                        

           To find contact information about your county board of health, click here


The Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities and your County Board of Developmental Disabilities offer individual services plans, family resource funds, medicaid waivers, respite and home modifications, living options, etc. for individuals with disabilities ages 3 and up.

            To learn more about the Ohio Department of Developmental Disabilities, click here 

            To locate contact information for your county Department of Developmental Disabilities, click here 


The Ohio Department of Mental Health & Addiction Services provides psychological assessments, behavioral healthcare, case management, crisis care, etc. to qualified individuals, aged 3 and up.

            Visit the ODMHA website, click here 

            For information on services in your area, click here  

School Districts are required to provide evaluations of children with suspected disabilities, aged 3 through 21, as well as to provide a free and appropriate public education and related therapies.  Contact your local school district for information and to request services in writing.

Employment and Job Training Assistance is available through your county Board of Developmental Disabilities, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) and Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD).

            For information on ODJFS, click here 

            To contact OOD, click here  


If you require assistance in identifying other sources of assistance, please contact the Autism Society of Ohio at 614-495-7551 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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