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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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Category: Education

21 & Able

This website provides information on the 21 & Able program offered through the United Way of Southwestern PA to help with transition planning.

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A Practical Guide for People with Disabilities Who Want to Go to College

This document provides a practical guide to help people with disabilities who want to pursue their education goals at a community college, career institute, four-year college, university, or graduate school. The guide provides an overview of the challenges and supports needed to help achieve this goal. These include: finding the right school, locating supports, managing your disability and your education, and using your new educational qualifications in the search for a better job. Other areas addressed include assessing your own interests and skills, funding your education, disclosing your disability, and locating supports and services to succeed in school. This versatile guide can be used by consumers, rehabilitation and/or case management personnel, and family members/friends or individuals with disabilities.

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ACT Testing Accommodations

This website provides information on how to get testing accommodations in place for individuals with autism who are interested in taking the ACT exam in preparation for attending college.

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Afterschool Alliance

The Afterschool Alliance is an organization dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of afterschool programs and advocating for more after-school investments to ensure that all children have access to affordable, quality after-school programs.

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American Education Service: Education Planner

Planning for the future can seem overwhelming, this education planner can help individuals with autism and their families prepare.

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ASDNext Educational Differences Between High School and College

This information sheet highlights some of the differences students experience between high school and college.

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Assistive Technology in the Individualized Education Program (IEP)

Appropriate assistive technology (AT) devices and services can allow students with disabilities to participate in and benefit from the general education curriculum and to meet Individualized Education Program (IEP) goals. The purpose of this brochure is to provide guidance to the special educators, related service providers, and parents as they develop Individual Education Programs (IEP) for students using assistive technology.

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Autism Cares Foundation: Scholarships for High School and College Students

Autism Cares Foundation Scholarship Program is for high school and college students continuing their education, who have demonstrated through their actions that they have assisted an individual having autism.

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Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM)

This website provides information about the Autism Initiative at Mercyhurst (AIM) program that provides additional services and supports to students with autism who attend Mercyhurst University.

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BASIS Program at Edinboro University

Let Edinboro University's autism support program be the basis of your success.

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