Resources in Pennsylvania

ABOARD is dedicated to maximizing the social, educational, and vocational potential and possibilities of western Pennsylvania children, adolescents, and adults with autism.

ASCEND Group, Inc., an Asperger Syndrome information alliance for Southeastern Pennsylvania, was founded in 2001. It was started by two mothers of children with Asperger Syndrome as a means to create a community of people who are concerned about the many ways that Asperger Syndrome, high-functioning autism, and PDD affect children and their families in the home, at school and in every area of their lives. ASCEND Group, Inc. is a volunteer, parent-run organization

American Health Care Association Western Pennsylvania's Resource for Parents of Autistic Children

Autism Living and Working

Autism Research Program, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Autism Support and Advocacy in Pennsylvania

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit


The DRM Regional Resource Directory: Pennsylvania


Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Autism Society of America

Keystone Human Services

Kids Together, Inc (This site is designed to provide helpful information and resources to enhance the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities, and communities as a whole. )

LCCARE has gathered together links to some of the most important Pennsylvania State resources on topics pertaining to Autism.

Luzerne Intermediate Unit #18

National Autism Conference and Pennsylvania Autism Institute (on the agenda pages there are several pdf downloadable handouts from the conference

National Center for Assisted Living

North American Riding for the Handicapped Association Region 2

Northeastern Educational Intermediate Unit 19

Northwestern Pennsylvania Autism Society of America

Pocono Autism Society

Pennsylvania Autism Framework for Collaborative Service Delivery

Pennsylvania Division Developmental Disabilities

Pennsylvania's Intermediate Units

Pennsylvania State Resources The offices listed on this state sheet are primarily state-level offices. Even if an office is not close to your home, they can usually put you in touch with resources in your community, as well as provide you with information and assistance about disability issues in your state. If you find that an address or number has changed or is incorrect, please e-mail us at

Pennsylvania Training &Technical Assistance Network

Professional Development Certificate in Autism

Provider ( Provider, the monthly magazine for long term care professionals, focuses on key areas of industry concern, including legislative and regulatory policy initiatives, business development and management, financing and reimbursement, facility operations, legal issues, nursing, resident care, and products and services.)

SAFE Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere

Salisbury Behavioral Health

Self Determination Housing Projects ( The mission of SDHP is to promote self-determination and control in housing for all people with disabilities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.)

Skills of Central PA

Special Kids Network

The State of Pennslyvania

Teaching In PA

University of Pennsylvania / The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Center for Autism and Developmental Disabilities Epidemiology