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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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Independence

These resources are designed to help young adults with autism navigate the world as independently as possible.

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Am I Ready to Learn How to Drive?

Learning to drive a car can be both exciting and scary. This #ASDNext guide helps you know if you have the necessary skills required to be a good driver. Ask yourself the questions in each section of this resource to see if you may be ready to start learning how to drive.

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American Academy of Pediatrics Autism Resources

The American Academy of Pediatrics offers a variety of resources including trainings, toolkits, and books that can be useful for parents of children with autism.

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American Association on Health and Disability (AAHD)

The American Association on Health and Disability is dedicated to improve overall health and reduce health disparities for people with disabilities through health promotion and wellness.

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American Speech-Language-Hearing Association

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association website provides information about speech-language pathology services for adults and children.

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An Introduction to Applied Behavior Analysis

This booklet describes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), how ABA is used in education, and different educational approaches that use the principles of ABA.

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Appealing Wraparound Services in Health Choices

This publication is intended to provide general legal information, not legal advice. Each person’s situation is different. If you have questions about how the law applies to your particular situation, please consult a lawyer.

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Appearing in Court for Individuals with Autism

This handout was developed by ASERT for justice system professionals who assist individuals with autism in court appearances.

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Appearing in Court Social Story, Parts 1-3

These social stories were created to describe the various aspects of appearing in court to individuals with autism.

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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.

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Applying for Medicaid for a Child with a Disability: PH-95 Category

You can apply for Medicaid in many ways in Pennsylvania. The PH-95 Category is one way. This resource provides information for families on how to apply using the PH-95 category for children under teh age of 18, with disabilities.

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APPRISE

The Pennsylvania Department of Aging offers a free health insurance counseling program (APPRISE) designed to help older Pennsylvanians with Medicare.

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Are You Ready?

This resource includes a webinar on strategies in preparing individuals who have a variety of needs for disasters and emergencies, including individuals who use assistive technology (AT). The resource also includes a brochure on "Emergency Preparedness for People Who Use Assistive Technology."

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ASAN Toolkit on Health Care and the Transition to Adulthood

ASAN’s toolkit on health care and the transition to adulthood provides resources for advocacy both on an individual and a system-wide basis.

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ASERT Collaboration with PA Patient Safety Authority

As the number of Pennsylvanians diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) continues to grow, healthcare facilities are seeing an increase in the number of these individuals seeking care. Negative interactions with the healthcare system and concerns about the quality of care provided to this population have been reported by individuals with ASD, their families, and healthcare providers. Resources such as this can help healthcare facilities improve care for this population.

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Assistance with Medical Bills

With the rising cost of medical services it can be difficult to afford appropriate and necessary care. This resource provides information on organizations that may be able to help with the costs of healthcare.

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