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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.

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Medical Assistance Transportation Program

The Medical Assistance Transportation Program, also known as MATP, provides transportation to medical appointments for Medical Assistance recipients who do not have transportation available to them.

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Monitoring and Enforcing the Affordable Care Act for People with Disabilities

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.

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Opening Doors: A Discussion Of Residential Options For Adults Living With Autism And Related Disorders

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.

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PA ABLE Accounts

This website provides information for individuals with disabilities and their families about PA ABLE accounts which allow for qualified individuals to create tax-free accounts to save for disability-related expenses while maintaining government benefits.

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PA Family Network

The PA Family Network was created to support families and the major elements of the Community of Practice goals.

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Pennsylvania Health Law Project

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.

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Public Comment: The Process

This infographic notes the benefits for individuals to get involved in public comment periods, as well as a brief overview of what public comment periods are.

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Roadmap and Guide Back Into the Community

This guide, developed by ASERT and SAU-1 for the AID in PA initiative, provides self-advocates with information and questions to help guide discussions about their readiness to go back into the community during COVID-19.

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Rules of Probation

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.

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Self-Advocate’s Guide to American’s with Disabilities Act

This resource, developed by the Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN), is a plain language toolkit that explains the American's with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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