Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.
The Family Information Guide to Assistive Technology and Transition Planning is designed to help families prepare for those times during which their child moves from one environment to another and from one developmental stage to another. The focus is on the role of assistive technology during those times.Read more
Appropriate assistive technology (AT) devices and services can allow students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from the general education curriculum and to meet Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals. The purpose of this brochure is to provide guidance to the special educators, related service providers, and parents as they develop Individual Education Programs (IEP) for students using assistive technology.Read more
Most Pennsylvanians with disabilities and seniors who are eligible, or already receive, support services from the Department of Human Services, Office of Long-Term Living, are transitioning into a new Medicaid managed care program called Community HealthChoices. Pennsylvanians who participate in the new Community HealthChoices (CHC) managed care program and need Assistive Technology (AT) will get the AT they need from the CHC plan in which they are enrolled. AT devices, however, may be covered by one or more source(s) of coverage and under one or more covered service(s). This may cause confusion for Participants and CHC – Managed Care Organizations (CHC-MCOs). This factsheet and appendix outline how different AT devices may be covered and, we hope, will help Participants advocate for getting the AT devices they need approved.Read more
Families served under The Autism Society of Greater Harrisburg Area can apply for their Locator Grant for their family member with Autism. The Autism Society of Greater Harrisburg Area has been raising awareness about the dangers of wandering for an individual with Autism.Read more
PEAT promotes employment, retention, and career advancement of people with disabilities through the development, adoption, and promotion of accessible technology. PEAT is the the only entity to bring together employers, technology providers, thought leaders, and technology users surrounding the topics of technology and employment.Read more
An individualized map where you can save resources and tips that you find will help your child develop and learn. You can use your child's map to compare to early learning programs objectives.Read more