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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.

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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.

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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.

           

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Resource Collection

This collection of resources provides information on Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) including: an introduction to ABA, how you can tell if your child is receiving ABA services, what to consider when choosing a provider, information on insurance coverage for ABA services and more.

An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is a scientific approach to behavior. ABA principles are used to change and improve behaviors. The effectiveness of these principles has been confirmed by experimental studies and can be applied in a variety of ways with different types of people – infants to adults. This booklet contains an introduction to the principles of ABA and its common uses.

Autism Treatment Network: Applied Behavior Analysis- A Parent's Guide

This tool kit is an informational guide to Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA). It is designed to provide you with a better understanding of ABA, how your child can benefit, and where/how you can seek ABA services.

How to Know Your Child's Program Uses ABA

A selected list of the key features, expectations, and delivery standards common to high quality ABA programs.

What to Consider When Looking for a Qualified Provider

A fact sheet for individuals with autism or parents/caregivers interested in learning more about Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)

PA Autism Insurance Act (Act 62)

In Pennsylvania, your child's autism-related services may be covered by private health insurance, Medical Assistance (MA) or the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) under Pennsylvania's Autism Insurance Act (ACT 62). ACT 62 is a statewide insurance mandate specific to services provided to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). The Department of Human Services (DHS), Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID), and Department of State (DOS) are working together to fully implement Act 62. A number of new resources have been developed to provide guidance to families about ACT 62.

ABA in PA Initiative

This website provides information on what ABA is, how to find a qualified provider in PA and a variety of additional resources for professionals and families.
This website provides information on what ABA is, how to find a qualified provider in PA and a variety of additional resources for professionals and families.


 



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