As a parent with a child with autism, it can put a lot of strain on you and your family. You might need to spend a lot of time helping your child with daily tasks, along with making sure she gets the educational services she needs as well as any occupational, behavioral, and life skills therapy. This can be very stressful and exhausting, not to mention expensive. What if you cannot work full time because you need to take care of your child? Can you apply for financial benefits for your child with autism?