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ASERT Does Not Offer Crisis Services

If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.

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The Pros and Cons of Sharing an Autism Spectrum Diagnosis with Police

Sharing a diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a personal choice. This resource is to help autistic individuals decide if they should share their diagnosis with law enforcement. This resource was created with support and reviewed by individuals on the spectrum.

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Tools for Meeting Life’s Challenges

The mission of Meeting Life’s Challenges is to be the preeminent educational non-profit organization that provides resources, support, and advocacy, in-person and online, to empower people with disabilities, their families, and allies to lead self-determined lives.

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Transition Toolkit

A collection of transition toolkits across the life span, organized by time periods from infant through adulthood. This resource page was designed to allow you to find these toolkits in one place to help make the journey a little easier.

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Understanding Self-Advocacy

This fact sheet from the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network (PaTTAN) provides guidance for parents on how to discuss self-advocacy with their child, as well as resources for understanding self-advocacy. Also available in Spanish.

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United Way 2-1-1 Information and Referral Service

United Way’s 2-1-1 provides FREE and confidential information and referral. 2-1-1 is there to help with basic needs such as food, housing, and health care. It also can help in areas such as employment, psychological health, and more. 2-1-1 is available 24/7 through their phone service and website.

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Visual Supports for Individuals with Autism

This section of the HANDS in Autism website provides information and resources about visual supports.

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What to Expect from Free Legal Services

This information sheet from ASERT explains what to expect from free legal services as well as information on law firms and agencies across the state that provide free services.

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