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Adult Autism Programs: AAW & ACAP

Pennsylvania offers two programs for adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) through the Bureau of Autism Services (BAS): the Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) and the Adult Community Autism Program (ACAP). Both programs are designed for residents of Pennsylvania who are age 21 and older and have a diagnosis of autism. These programs are evidence-based and outcome-driven models which have been designed to assist participants in gaining the greatest level of independence possible, encourage involvement in community life, improve social skills and provide support to caregivers.

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The Pros and Cons of Sharing an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis with Police

Sharing a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a personal choice. This resource is to help autistic individuals decide if they should share their diagnosis with law enforcement. This resource was created with support and reviewed by individuals on the spectrum.

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