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Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion: Parenting

These resources provide information on custody rights of parents with mental illnesses, as well as strategies to support the parenting skills of individuals with mental health conditions.

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Ten Strategies for Traveling with a Child with Autism

Traveling can be challenging for children and adults with autism. The changes in routine, unpredictability, crowds, new noises, and sights can all make the experience difficult for people on the spectrum and their families. We hope that with a little planning and information using the resources below, the doors will open to new travel opportunities for you and your family.

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The ACCESS Home Modification Program

The ACCESS Home Modification Program is dedicated to aid persons with disabilities or families with a household member who has disabilities in purchasing a home that has needs accessibility modifications. The program provides families with a no interest, deferred payment loan.

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The Affordable Care Act and Autism and Related Conditions

The Affordable Care Act makes it easier for many individuals to access care. It contains important provisions for individuals with autism and their families.

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The Annual Equal Justice Conference

The Arc of New Jersey provides multiple slideshow and keynote speaker presentations on a number of topics from their Annual Equal Justice Conference on their website.

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The Healthy Bodies Toolkit

Puberty can be a tough time for both the adolescents as well as the parents. These publications provide information and resources to help address puberty specifically for children with disabilities.

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The Impact of Autism on Siblings

This presentation by Michael J. Murray, MD, Director, Division of Autism Services, Penn State College of Medicine, describes how siblings may be affected by autism.

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The Importance of Completing a Premise History Form

This resource provides information on the importance of completing a Premise History Form and what should be included to keep you or a loved one in your family safe in the event of an emergency.

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The Importance of Employment: Why Work?

This fact sheet from the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) provides guidance for parents when discussing the importance of employment with their child.

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The Incredible Years Program

The Incredible Years Program aims to help children learn to understand and express their feelings appropriately, excel at home and at school, master social skills, and much more while also providing support to parents.

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