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.
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.Read more
This report from the National Council on Disability, provides information about key legal safeguards of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) that can help people with disabilities secure essential care and supports.Read more
This study from 2009 addresses current and projected demand for life-long living options that support individuals with autism and related disorders who are unable to live on their own.Read more
Pennsylvania Health Law Project (PHLP) is a nationally recognized expert and consultant on access to health care for low-income consumers, the elderly, and persons with disabilities. Their website provides a range of resources and publications, including information about free legal services.Read more
Adults with autism who are placed on probation supervision may have a difficult time understanding the rules (conditions) of probation, especially if the rules are vague. This social story will help explain the rules of probation, the role of the probation officer, and what may happen if a rule is broken.Read more
Social Security pays disability payments to people who can't work because they have a medical condition that's expected to last at least one year or result in death. This resource will explain the different types of Social Security available to individuals with autism, how to apply for both children and adults, what to expect in a case review, and more.Read more