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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 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 to find helpful information. If you still have additional questions, contact the Resource Center.

By phone
M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm EST

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, as some of the online resources may be applicable to residents of other states.

ODP Seeks Focus Group Participants

People with disabilities and family members in Pennsylvania are invited to attend a focus group meeting with the Office of Developmental Programs (ODP) to discuss how ODP can, with your input:

  • Improve employment outcomes for people with disabilities
  • Begin implementing a system that will provide competitive, integrated employment
  • Make sure that future systems change reflects your needs, experiences, and vision for the future

Focus groups will be offered across Pennsylvania in May 2013. Dates, times, and locations are listed below.

To register online, type or copy this URL link into your Internet browser:

For assistance with registration, call Jeffrey Wheeler (ODP Consulting System) at 1-800–446-5607, ext. 6881.

Date Time Location Address Phone
5/14/13 10 a.m. - noon The Arc of Philadelphia 1350 West Westmoreland St.
Philadelphia, PA 19140
5/16/13 10 a.m. - noon The Arc of Pennsylvania 301 Chestnut St. Suite 403
Harrisburg, PA 17101
5/17/13 10 a.m. - noon Luzerne Wyoming Counties Mental Health & Developmental Services 111 North Pennsylvania Ave., 3rd Floor
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
5/29/13 10 a.m. - noon PaTTAN Pittsburgh 3190 William Pitt Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15238
5/29/13 6:30-8:30 p.m. NW Tri-County IU 5 252 Waterford St.
Edinboro, PA 16412

*If you need further information about the Focus Groups, please contact Diane Cashman or call 717-783-5755.

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