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Upcoming Events


PA Autism Training Conference: Call for Artists

May. 22, 2023

On behalf of the Office of Developmental Programs, we are pleased to invite artists on the autism spectrum to exhibit their artwork virtually during the 16th Annual Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (#PATCIgnite2023).

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ASERT to Support the Pennsylvania Autism Surveillance Project (PASP) in the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network

Apr. 27, 2023

ASERT will play a supporting role in the new Pennsylvania site of the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network, the Pennsylvania Autism Surveillance Project (PASP). The ADDM Network, funded by The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), generates the national prevalence rate of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities.

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2023 Call for Personal Stories: PA Autism Training Conference

Apr. 06, 2023

Do you have a story to tell? Share it at the 2023 PA Autism Training Conference (PATC)! We're looking for both written and video stories from individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to showcase at the statewide conference, held virtually November 7-9, 2023.

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ODP/DHS Services Quick Guides

Sep. 02, 2022

Have you seen the ODP Services Overview Quick Guide?  It's a resource to briefly explain how ODP can help some people and there's also a Spanish version. Similarly, there is a guide aimed at enrolling children called Steps to Enroll a Child with the Office of Developmental Programs.  A third resource providing information about what ODP and the Department of Human Services has to offer is also attached, Department of Human Services Office Overview and Resources.  

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