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Adams County

3 support groups

Allegheny County

22 support groups

Armstrong County

4 support groups

Beaver County

4 support groups

Bedford County

3 support groups

Berks County

13 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 14

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Teens Taking Flight

    Teens Taking Flight is an innovative social, vocational, and recreational program dedicated to serving teenagers and young adults with disabilities.

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  • ASA Berks County Chapter

    The Autism Society of Berks County is a registered chapter of the Autism Society of America. They were founded in June of 2000 and are an all-volunteer organization. They are made up of parents and family members of individuals affected by an autism spectrum disorder, as well as professionals working in the field.

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  • Unending Promise

    Groups for parents, kids, teens, and adults! Various activities throughout the year. Subscribe to their monthly newsletter to stay in the loop!

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  • The A Team Spring-Ford

    The A Team is a network of parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and service providers. The A Team provides information and sponsors instructional programs for families with children on the autism spectrum living in Montgomery, Berks, Chester, and Bucks County.

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  • Supporting Parents of Exceptional Learners for Life (SPELL)

    SPELL was created to help parents gain information, resources, and support while assisting them in their journey of parenting exceptional children.

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  • New Horizons Club: Creating a Social World for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

    New Horizons is a club that offers facilitated opportunities for adults to socialize, connect with their communities, and work toward independent living.

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  • Meet UP Young Girls Group

    Unending Promise is happy to offer young girls (ages 5-12) with Autism Spectrum Disorders an opportunity to come together to socialize and build relationships. It is our hope that members may learn from each other and develop a sense of community. Parents and caregivers are asked to attend and talk with one another, too.

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  • Meet UP Older Teens and Adults

    Unending Promise, Inc. is pleased to offer older teens and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders an opportunity to come together to discuss daily victories and challenges. It is our hope that members may learn from each other and develop a sense of community. Parents and caregivers are invited to attend and talk with one another, too. Please consider coming early or staying late to grab a bite to eat.

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  • Excentia Autism Community Meeting

    Excentia, in partnership with The Tommy Foundation, is hosting monthly community meetings for autism families in Lancaster County and the surrounding area.

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  • Berks County Children with Autism Mom's Support Group (Facebook Only)

    A group dedicated to local moms who want to share/vent/tell stories or get support in the daily ups and downs of their children riding the roller coaster of the autism spectrum.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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Blair County

7 support groups

Bradford County

4 support groups

Bucks County

17 support groups

Butler County

4 support groups

ButlerCambria County

2 support groups

Cambria County

7 support groups

Cameron County

4 support groups

Carbon County

5 support groups

Centre County

6 support groups

Chester County

11 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 24

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Mothers of Children with Disabilities Support Group

    The Arc of Chester Countysupport group for mothers of disabled children.

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  • Speaking For Ourselves Advocacy Groups

    SFO is an organization that helps individuals run their organizations, develop leadership skills through real-life experiences, learn to work together collectively to address their own issues, and increase their own self-sufficiency and independence.

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  • The A Team Spring-Ford

    The A Team is a network of parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers, and service providers. The A Team provides information and sponsors instructional programs for families with children on the autism spectrum living in Montgomery, Berks, Chester, and Bucks County.

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  • Sibshops

    A support group for the siblings of children with special medical or developmental needs and challenges. The Sibshops model takes a wellness approach, providing opportunities for brothers and sisters of children with special needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational context.

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  • New Horizons Club: Creating a Social World for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

    New Horizons is a club that offers facilitated opportunities for adults to socialize, connect with their communities, and work toward independent living.

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  • GRASP Philadelphia

    If you are an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, ASD, PDD-NOS, or HFA and want to meet others with shared experiences in a friendly and supportive environment you’ve come to the right place!

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  • Excentia Autism Community Meeting

    Excentia, in partnership with The Tommy Foundation, is hosting monthly community meetings for autism families in Lancaster County and the surrounding area.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • ASA Greater Philadelphia

    The Greater Philadelphia Autism Society was established in 1977 by a dedicated group of parents with a strong desire to band together and be a united voice to represent individuals with autism spectrum disorders and spread awareness. This has been continued throughout the years.

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Clarion County

3 support groups

Clearfield County

3 support groups

Clinton County

3 support groups

Columbia County

5 support groups

Crawford County

4 support groups

Cumberland County

9 support groups

Dauphin County

8 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 15

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Speaking For Ourselves Advocacy Groups

    SFO is an organization that helps individuals run their organizations, develop leadership skills through real-life experiences, learn to work together collectively to address their own issues, and increase their own self-sufficiency and independence.

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  • UCP Sibshops

    Sibshops are designed as a support and recreational program for children ages 6-12 years, who have a brother or sister with a disability. School-age and teen peer support within an environment that emphasizes a "kids-eye-view." Sibshops are not therapy.

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  • Spectrum Friends of Greater Harrisburg

    Support group for adults on the autism spectrum.

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  • Sibshops

    A support group for the siblings of children with special medical or developmental needs and challenges. The Sibshops model takes a wellness approach, providing opportunities for brothers and sisters of children with special needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational context.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • ASA Greater Harrisburg Chapter

    Features parent support/education meetings, teen social group, and various events throughout the year. Childcare is typically available!

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Delaware County

14 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 25

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Kaleidoscope Family Solutions Parent Support Group

    A parent support group through Kaleidoscope.

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  • Speaking For Ourselves Advocacy Groups

    SFO is an organization that helps individuals run their organizations, develop leadership skills through real-life experiences, learn to work together collectively to address their own issues, and increase their own self-sufficiency and independence.

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  • Spectra Support Services

    Spectra Support Services offers Parent and Family Support Groups. They also offer Sibshops and a summer camp program for siblings.

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  • Sibshops

    A support group for the siblings of children with special medical or developmental needs and challenges. The Sibshops model takes a wellness approach, providing opportunities for brothers and sisters of children with special needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational context.

    View Support Group
  • New Horizons Club: Creating a Social World for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

    New Horizons is a club that offers facilitated opportunities for adults to socialize, connect with their communities, and work toward independent living.

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  • Kaleidoscope Peer Support Groups

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  • JCHAI Transitions

    JCHAI (Judith Creed Horizons for Achieving Independence) offers their Transitions Program for young adults ages 18 to 35. Transitions provides social and educational programming during weekday evening classes as well as weekend trips into the community. The goal is to foster greater independence, promote positive social skills, and expose members to a myriad of cultural and enriching opportunities.

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  • GRASP Philadelphia

    If you are an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, ASD, PDD-NOS, or HFA and want to meet others with shared experiences in a friendly and supportive environment you’ve come to the right place!

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  • Garnet Valley Autism Spectrum Support Group

    Support group for parents and has social activities during the month for the kids as well.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • ASCEND

    ASCEND Group Inc., the Asperger and Autism Alliance for Greater Philadelphia, is a nonprofit organization that was founded in 2001. It was launched by parents of children with Asperger Syndrome (AS) as a means to create a community of people who are concerned about the many ways that AS and other Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) affect children and adults and their families in the home, at school, and in every area of their lives.

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  • ASA Greater Philadelphia

    The Greater Philadelphia Autism Society was established in 1977 by a dedicated group of parents with a strong desire to band together and be a united voice to represent individuals with autism spectrum disorders and spread awareness. This has been continued throughout the years.

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Elk County

4 support groups

Erie County

7 support groups

Fayette County

5 support groups

Forest County

3 support groups

Franklin County

8 support groups

Fulton County

4 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 11

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • The Asperger's Support Group of Franklin County

    We are a group of parents and other family members looking for support while living with children with Asperger's and High Functioning autism. We believe that parents need to be informed and we share our knowledge and experiences so that no parent will ever feel alone in dealing with autism.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

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  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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Greene County

4 support groups

Huntingdon County

3 support groups

Indiana County

3 support groups

Jefferson County

3 support groups

Juniata County

4 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 11

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Autism Support Group

    We are a forum for other parents or loved ones of children with autism in Juniata County. This is a place to offer ideas, coping mechanisms, research, and a shoulder to lean on when times are tough. "Thinking smarter about people who think differently!"

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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Lackawanna County

5 support groups

Lancaster County

15 support groups

Lawrence County

5 support groups

Lebanon County

2 support groups

Lehigh County

9 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 21

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Sibshops

    A support group for the siblings of children with special medical or developmental needs and challenges. The Sibshops model takes a wellness approach, providing opportunities for brothers and sisters of children with special needs to obtain peer support and education within a recreational context.

    View Support Group
  • New Horizons Club: Creating a Social World for Adults with Asperger Syndrome

    New Horizons is a club that offers facilitated opportunities for adults to socialize, connect with their communities, and work toward independent living.

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  • LIV with Autism Foundation

    Liv with Autism Foundation’s mission is to promote autism awareness, improve the lives of those living with autism, help individuals with autism spectrum disorders find employment, and assist those family members and caregivers in finding information to help them in their journey through the world of autism.

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  • Lehigh Valley, PA Area Special Needs Parent Support Group

    We started this group with the hopes of sharing ideas, daily struggles, and getting to know other parents that have children with special needs including SPD, autism, ADHD, learning disabilities, or any other special needs in the Lehigh Valley PA area, but anyone in a different area is also welcome. We welcome and appreciate professionals in the special needs field.

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  • Lehigh Valley Sensory Processing Disorder & Autism Parent Support Group

    This is an online, closed Facebook support group. This group does have events as needed, which are posted on the Facebook page. The group is for sharing ideas, events, and struggles of parenting a child with Sensory Processing Disorder and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

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  • ASA Lehigh Valley Chapter

    ASA-LV is a volunteer parent organization dedicated to supporting individuals with autism and their families who live in the Lehigh Valley.

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Luzerne County

2 support groups

Lycoming County

3 support groups

McKean County

3 support groups

Mercer County

4 support groups

Mifflin County

6 support groups

Monroe County

4 support groups

Montgomery County

14 support groups

Montour County

3 support groups

Northampton County

3 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 20

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • TIP: Together It's Possible at Kirkridge

    TIP — Together It’s Possible — is a group of families dreaming of and working toward new possibilities for cognitively challenged young adults living in the Slate Belt of northeastern Pennsylvania. TIP (Together Its Possible) is an initiative of Kirkridge Retreat Center that supports families and young adults through the challenges of transition toward adulthood. As a grass roots organization, we are developing social enterprises, offering advocacy and educational opportunities for families struggling with the challenges of disabilities in rural northeastern Pennsylvania. Our ultimate goal is to create transitional opportunities and create micro-businesses that enable young people with intellectual disabilities to live dignified and enriching lives in a rural community.

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  • Lehigh Valley Sensory Processing Disorder & Autism Parent Support Group

    This is an online, closed Facebook support group. This group does have events as needed, which are posted on the Facebook page. The group is for sharing ideas, events, and struggles of parenting a child with Sensory Processing Disorder and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.

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Northumberland County

5 support groups

Perry County

2 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 15

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • UCP Sibshops

    Sibshops are designed as a support and recreational program for children ages 6-12 years, who have a brother or sister with a disability. School-age and teen peer support within an environment that emphasizes a "kids-eye-view." Sibshops are not therapy.

    View Support Group

Pike County

3 support groups

Potter County

1 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 9

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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Schuylkill County

4 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 29

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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  • Schuylkill County Autism Society

    The Schuylkill County Autism Society’s mission is to provide information, support, and resources to individuals with Autism and Autism Spectrum Disorders, their families, and professionals, and community awareness activities, education, and research.

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  • Autism Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

    ASAN chapters engage in advocacy work around the collective concept of self-advocacy. ASAN chapters also address individual forms of self-advocacy, as well as help build a community of autistic adults in the areas in which they operate.

    View Support Group
  • Autism Connection of Pennsylvania

    Autism Connection of Pennsylvania is a lifeline for families and individuals affected by autism providing education, advocacy, and support.

    View Support Group

Snyder County

4 support groups

Somerset County

4 support groups

Sullivan County

1 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 17

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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Susquehanna County

1 support groups

  • Right to Education Task Force: IU 19

    The Local Task Force membership consists of parents and family members of children with disabilities, local IU representatives, local MH / ID office, the Local Arc, area school districts and charter schools, and additional agency outreach programs.

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Tioga County

4 support groups

Union County

4 support groups

Venango County

2 support groups

Warren County

2 support groups

Wayne County

3 support groups

Westmoreland County

6 support groups

Wyoming County

5 support groups

York County

10 support groups