Benefits & Entitlements

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This section outlines the benefits and entitlements which autistic people and their families can avail of. This page outlines the financial supports which may apply to autistic children and their families.

Receiving an autism diagnosis does not automatically entitle an individual to financial supports or assistance. Support is dependent on two things; nature of disability and in some cases, there will be a means test for some supports. These pages provide information on the financial supports and resources that are available to autistic people and their families.

GP Visit Card

Go Back GP Visit Cards enable you to visit a general practitioner for free. They are passes issued by the HSE and you may be entitled to one if you

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Obtaining a Medical Card

Go Back What does it cover? Medical Cards enable you to access certain health services free of charge. The main service it covers is visiting a GP, including ones who

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