Professionals

ASERT is here to support those who support individuals with autism. We have a wide range of resources designed for professionals who work with individuals on the spectrum.

Check out some of our top resources highlighted below, or search through the hundreds of resources available for professionals!

Support Professional Resources

This is a collection of resources from various sources for autism support professionals. Topics range from general autism information to mental health, relationships, daily life, rapport building, goal setting, safety and crisis management, professionalism, service navigation, and more.

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Autism Interaction and Communication Guide

Resources for professionals on Executive Functioning, Emotional Regulation, Theory of Mind, Sensory Differences, and general communication with individuals on the autism spectrum.

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Justice Resource Collection

This is a collection of resources on the topic of the justice system for justice system professionals and individuals with autism. Topics range from the law to court appearances, interacting with police, and more.

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2012 ASERT Post-Secondary Education Conference Materials

This group of training materials includes videos from the Inaugural Post-Secondary Education Conference that ASERT hosted in 2012.

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A Guide for Higher Education Professionals

This manual, developed by the Rochester Institute of Technology, in conjunction with other up and coming higher learning institutes, and funded by the Autism Speaks Family Services Community Grant, is designed to help colleges and universities prepare to support individuals with autism attending college and help them succeed.

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AASPIRE Healthcare Toolkit

This website has information and worksheets for adults with autism, supporters and healthcare providers. It focuses on primary healthcare.

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ABA in PA Initiative

This website aims to bring the autism community together and work toward improved access to ABA services for children with autism in Pennsylvania.

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Accompanying an Individual to the Doctor

This resource was created with the goal of providing tips and information that may be useful when accompanying an individual to the doctor.

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Act 62 Behavior Specialist License Trainings

This site hosts BAS trainings that can be taken by professionals applying for a behavior specialist license under Act 62. All 90 hours of the eight content areas are available at no cost.

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Activity and Event Ideas for Autism Support Groups

This resource, developed by ASERT, provides suggestions and tips for individuals who are starting their own autism support or social group.

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Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) Trainings

Virtual trainings on MyODP.org for Adult Autism Waiver (AAW) service providers.

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Afterschool Alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is an organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for more after-school investments to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality after-school programs.

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American Psychiatric Association: ASD Fact Sheet

This fact sheet includes a new, more accurate, and medically and scientifically useful way of diagnosing individuals with autism-related disorders.

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