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Resource Center

The ASERT Resource Center serves as Pennsylvania’s leading source for up-to-date and accurate information and resources for individuals with autism, their families, the community and the professionals who support them. Contact the ASERT resource center to speak with a resource specialist who can help you learn how to discover and access resources in Pennsylvania. The resource center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

When should I contact the Resource Center?

If you have additional questions about information you found on PAautism.org or would like to invite an outreach specialist to attend an event, conference, or support group, someone at the resource center can assist you.

Be sure to visit the following pages below here on PAautism.org to find helpful information. If you still have additional questions, contact the Resource Center.

By phone
M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm EST
1-877-231-4244

Are you located outside of Pennsylvania?
The ASERT resource center is focused on specific resources in Pennsylvania. If you are in another state, the resources specialists will not be able to help you. Please visit the resources section of PAautism.org, as some of the online resources may be applicable to residents of other states.

privacy policy

This is how we handle information we learn about you from your visit to our web site. Please check back to this policy frequently because we may modify it at any time without notice. The use of ASERT’s web site is governed by the Terms and Conditions of Use and by this Privacy Statement. If you do not agree to the terms of our privacy policy or the Terms and Conditions of Use, please do not use this web site.

Privacy Statement

Personal information submitted by you to the ASERT web site, or collected by ASERT as a result of your visit to our web site, will be considered private and held in confidence. We will take reasonable steps to protect your personal data from misuse, unauthorized access and alteration. In addition, we will not sell, rent, trade or give away personal information to any third party for use in selling products or services without your consent.

The ASERT web site contains links to other sites. ASERT does not endorse, approve, certify, or control these other web sites, and we do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, efficacy, or timeliness of the information contained on these sites. ASERT is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such web sites. Any information you provide to one of these other web sites will be governed by the privacy policy of that web site. We therefore strongly recommend that you refer to each web site's privacy policy before giving out any personal information on their site.

What Information We Collect

You may elect to provide such personal information as your name, address, date of birth, phone number, e-mail address and resume information. If you elect to make a purchase on the Site, you may also be required to provide credit card information. We may also collect and track certain non-personal information such as your IP address.

Why We Collect Information

ASERT may use the personal information you provide for the purpose of providing personalized services, for registrations, for communicating separately with you (e.g., answering questions which you have submitted to us), for reviewing in connection with current job openings, and for our internal mailing list. We will also use payment information that you provide in order to complete your purchase or to enforce payment of your account. This personal information is not shared with any third party outside of ASERT. We may also use non-personal, general demographic information about users of the site for internal marketing and planning purposes. We may also share such non-personal information with our vendors and other business partners. We may use your IP address to diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our system, and to enforce our terms and conditions of use. We also may use your IP address to gather broad demographic information concerning the use of the site.

How We Collect Information

ASERT primarily collects information through the question submission, or purchase forms offered on our site. We use cookie technology to track user trends and patterns to better understand our user base, to specifically tailor your experience on the site, and to otherwise improve the quality of our services. A cookie is a small data file that web sites may write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such as a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you have visited. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites. A cookie can tell us, "This is the same computer that visited ASERT two days ago," but it cannot tell us, "This person is Joe Smith" or even, "This person lives in the United States." You can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Be aware, however, that some parts of the ASERT site may not function properly if you refuse cookies.

How We Protect Information

We offer the use of a secure server. The Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encrypts information that you input before it is sent to us in appropriate areas. We also take reasonable steps to protect the data we collect from unauthorized access or use.

Email Communication

We do not rent or sell email addresses to third parties for unsolicited communications.

Spamming

By using this web site, you agree that you will not utilize any email addresses available to you through this web site to transmit unsolicited messages.

Contact Us

If you have any other questions or concerns regarding this privacy statement, or any other aspect of our web site, or if you wish to have any of your information removed from our databases, please contact us at info@paautism.org.

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