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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.

Conference Season is Around the Corner

Summertime is conference season, which means that now is the time to look at the options, put in your registrations, apply for scholarships, and make travel plans. For some conferences, scholarship applications are due well before the conference actually starts, and many offer discounts if you register early. Start thinking about your plans now to get the best deals.

Upcoming Pennsylvania Conferences

National Sibling Leadership Network Conference

June 6, 2013
Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown
Pittsburgh, PA
Audience: Siblings, Self-advocates, Parents and family members, Professionals


Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference

June 11-13, 2013
Eden Resort Inn & Suites
Lancaster, PA
Audience: Professionals
Day 1
Day 2
Day 3

44th Autism Society National Conference and Exhibition

July 10-13, 2013
The Westin Convention Center Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA.
Audience: Parents/Family Members, Self-Advocates, Educators, Professionals


2013 PA Community on Transition Conference

July 24-26, 2013
Penn Stater
State College, PA
Audience: Individuals, Families, Professionals, School Staff, Others interested in post-school outcomes for youth with disabilities


17th Annual 2013 National Autism Conference

July 29-August 1, 2013
The Penn Stater
State College, PA
Audience: Educators, families, and parents of school aged children


Living Well With A Disability 2013 Conference & Expo

August 23-26, 2013
Lancaster County Convention Center
Lancaster, PA
Audience: people with disabilities, caregivers, educators, and parents


2013 Aging/Intellectual Disability Cross-Systems Conference

September 17-18, 2013
Radisson Hotel Harrisburg
Camp Hill, PA
Audience: people who are part of the Aging Network and the Intellectual Disability System


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