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Category: Self-Advocacy

Beyond Autism Awareness: What’s Next?

This recording is from a webinar hosted by ASERT, the Philadelphia Autism Project, and the Policy Impact Project to discuss the challenges and opportunities that exist beyond mere awareness of autism. Panel discussion included autistic self-advocates, family members, and policy makers throughout the state.

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Completing an IM4Q Interview Virtually

This resource was developed by ASERT to help individuals understand what to expect to happen during an IM4Q interview held virtually.

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Completing an Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q) Interview In-Person Social Story

This resource developed by ASERT explains what happens during an IM4Q interview conducted in-person. This resource has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, and Burmese.

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Finding a Support Group

This resource was developed by ASERT to help individuals find a support group.

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How to Find Someone to Date

When you want to start dating, it can be difficult to know exactly where to find people to date. This resource shares tips and ideas on the most common places to find someone to date.

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How to Format a Professional Email

Advice and examples of how to format a professional and personal email.

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Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q) Social Stories

This is a collection of social stories developed by ASERT to explain the Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q) purpose and process. The social stories have been translated into Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Arabic, and Burmese.

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Interactive Autism Network

The Interactive Autism Network (IAN) is a partnership with the Kennedy Krieger Institute and this website provides a variety of resources and information related to autism in adulthood.

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Laundry and Sensory Issues

Doing laundry is necessary, but can be a sensory overload for individuals with autism. This resource provides helpful tips for completing laundry for individuals with autism.

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Managing Anger for Self-Advocates

This resource developed by ASERT provides information about anger and ways to help people understand and manage these strong feelings.

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