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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.

ASERT PATC Live Tweet Session

The 2013 Pennsylvania Autism Training Conference (PATC) hosted by the Bureau of Autism Services, PA Department of Human Services (DHS) in June, hosted professionals from all over the state. Entitled Delivering Autism Services in Pennsylvania: Practical Strategies & Tools, the conference was designed to provide professionals with tools to support individuals with autism.

Many of the conference sessions were presented from representatives from the Autism Services, Education, Resources & Training Collaborative (ASERT). Topics presented by ASERT included Positive Approaches in Crisis Situations, Adolescent/Young Adult Social Skills, Postsecondary Transitions, and Pennsylvania’s Clinical Service Models. Keynote speakers included Rob W. Hoffman, whose presentations focused on employment, and Michael L. Wehmeyer, PhD, who spoke about self-determination.

During the conference, staff from ASERT was Live Tweeting, or posting real-time information on Twitter. You can see all of the Twitter posts from the keynote presentations and some of the ASERT breakout sessions at the link below.

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