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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APPRISE

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging offers a free health insurance counseling program (APPRISE) designed to help older Pennsylvanians with Medicare.

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Are You Ready?

This resource includes a webinar on strategies in preparing individuals who have a variety of needs for disasters and emergencies, including individuals who use assistive technology (AT). The resource also includes a brochure on "Emergency Preparedness for People Who Use Assistive Technology."

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ASAN Toolkit on Health Care and the Transition to Adulthood

ASAN’s toolkit on health care and the transition to adulthood provides resources for advocacy both on an individual and a system-wide basis.

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ASDNext Educational Differences Between High School and College

This information sheet highlights some of the differences students experience between high school and college.

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Assistance with Medical Bills

With the rising cost of medical services it can be difficult to afford appropriate and necessary care. This resource provides information on organizations that may be able to help with the costs of healthcare.

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Attending a Conference or Workshop

Attending a conference is a great way to learn more about a specific topic, and meet other people who also have an interest in that topic. Here are some things you should know before you go:

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Autism Awareness, Community Education and Support (AACES)

Autism Awareness, Community Education and Support (AACES) is a group of programs designed to increase independence and decrease isolation among young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). This brochure provides information on the different programs available to individuals living in Bucks and Montgomery Counties.

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Autism Care Today (ACT) Grant Program

Autism Care Today (ACT) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to increase access to effective autism treatments by providing grants to individuals and families.

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Autism Cares Foundation: Scholarships for High School and College Students

Autism Cares Foundation Scholarship Program is for high school and college students continuing their education, who have demonstrated through their actions that they have assisted an individual having autism.

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Autism Housing Network

The Autism Housing Network is a database of user-generated resources and residential opportunities for individuals with autism and also fosters a supportive and encouraging online community.

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