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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website provides information about speech-language pathology services for adults and children.

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Be Safe: Telling About Sexual Abuse Social Story for Adults, Part 1-3

This resource, part of the Be Safe collection, is a series of social stories focused on how individuals with autism can talk about and tell others if they have been sexually abused or assaulted.

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Be Safe: Telling About Sexual Abuse Social Story for Children, Parts 1-3

These resources, part of the Be Safe resource collection, are a series of social stories for children to help them know when and how to tell a parent or trusted adult if they have been sexually abused.

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How to Approach Individuals with Autism

This information sheet from ASERT provides tips and suggestions for justice system professionals on approaching individuals with autism.

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How to Be a Good Parent Advocate

All parents naturally want to be good advocates for their children. There are a few steps you can take to help you be more effective.

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How to Create a Coping Zone

This resource developed by ASERT provides tips and tools for parents on how to manage family stress as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Include Me Resources

Include Me is a new model for the inclusive education and gaining meaningful employment for Pennsylvania’s students with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Is it Autism and If So, What Next?

This guide from Autism Speaks provides an overview of autism and helps clarify whether you should seek out an evaluation by a professional.

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Issues of Access to and Inclusion in Behavioral Health Services for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning and Intersex Consumers

This report is from the workgroup formed to address issues of access to and inclusion in behavioral health services for LGBTQI consumers and provides recommendations for the Office of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (OMHSAS).

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Joint Attention Activities

By the end of the first year of life, infants are able to include adults in their play with toys and other objects. The ability to go back and forth between playing with a toy and looking at an adult is called shared attention or joint attention. This is an important first step in learning to interact and communicate with other people.

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