ASERT does not offer crisis services through our Resource Center. If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.
This guide, developed by ASERT, provides some of the most common presentations of autism to help police officers and other first responders better understand and help have positive interactions with individuals with autism. The guide is designed to be small enough for a police officer or first responder to carry on them in a pocket.Read more
This collection of resources includes general awareness, preventing cyber safety issues, and interventions for individuals who may have been the victim of cyber crimes or who may have committed crimes themselves. This collection will be updated regularly as new resources are developed on this important topic.Read more
This is a collection of resources on the topic of the justice system for justice system professionals and individuals with autism. Topics range from the law to court appearances, interacting with police, and more.Read more
The Pennsylvania Juvenile Justice System is a dynamic and ever-changing institution dedicated to serving the Commonwealth’s juvenile offenders, victims, communities, and families. This website contains information about the Juvenile Court Judges' Commission and a wide range of resources.Read more
The purpose of this guide is to help parents better understand the juvenile justice process, particularly how it works for a child with a disability. This guide will walk parents through each stage of the process, pointing out the places where the parent’s input is especially important.Read more