Individuals with Autism

Among ASERT’s thousands of resources are those specifically designed for individuals with autism. Here you will find a virtual network of support to make navigating life on the spectrum as seamless as possible.

We’ve highlighted some of our top resources below, or feel free to browse through all of the resources for individuals with autism!

Medicaid Waivers for Individuals with Autism

This page is about Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) Waivers in Pennsylvania. HCBS Waivers are a type of Medicaid program that provides long-term services and supports to groups of people who need support to live in their communities.

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Social Story Resource Collection

Social stories can be a helpful tool for individuals to prepare for and understand different situations, such as going to the library, following the rules of the justice system, or determining when to call 911. This bundle is a collection of social stories developed by ASERT and other professionals.

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Employment Resource Collection

This is a collection of resources focused on employment, aimed at helping individuals with autism find, and keep jobs.

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We Connect Now

One of the goals of this site is to help college students with disabilities to succeed in their studies by getting the information and support they need through resources, links, blogs latest news, studying existing laws and regulation, and personal contacts. Through this website people can also share and read other people’s stories as a source of support and comfort.

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What to do if your SSI benefits were cut off when you turned 18

When you turn 18, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reviews your case to see if you still meet the requirements to receive SSI. The rules change when you turn 18, and some people lose their benefits.

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What to Expect in an Autism Evaluation

This resource, developed by ASERT, provides information for parents and caregivers on what to expect when their child has an autism evaluation.

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What to Know About Bank Accounts

Bank accounts help individuals save money and pay for goods and services. Having and managing a bank account is an important step to becoming more independent. This information sheet provides general tips and information about bank accounts.

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Where Can I Get Help to Make My Home Accessible?

Sometimes home modifications need to be made so that the home becomes more accessible for an individual with disabilities. This guide by Disability.gov talks about home modifications and how to pay for them.

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Work Early, Work Often

A video series explaining the importance of exposing young adults with disabilities to real work experiences.

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Work Ready Philadelphia

WorkReady Philadelphia is a collection of programs designed to help the young people of Philadelphia find valuable work experience and opportunities that will help them now and in the future.

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Workplace Relationships

While you may be thinking that the only important part of a job is doing the job itself, the relationships you have with coworkers are also very important. You will likely spend a lot of time with coworkers, so understanding how to interact with them is a necessary skill to learn. Below are some questions and answers you may have about workplace relationships.

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Your Way Home Montgomery County

Your Way Home Montgomery County is the county's unified and coordinated housing crisis response system for families or individuals experiencing homelessness. Their website has resources for the individuals to get more information including a Call Center, Housing Resource Centers, and more housing resources.

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Youth Action Council On Transition (YouthACT)

The Youth Action Council on Transition (YouthACT) is a national initiative to get more youth with disabilities and their allies involved as leaders who partner with adults and organizations to improve opportunities for youth to succeed in life.

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