Independence

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

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Autism Treatment Network Blood Draw Toolkit

Many children with autism feel anxiety about doctor visits. Blood draws, in particular, can be especially difficult.

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Autism, Epilepsy & Seizures

The Daniel Jordan Fiddle Foundation Community Resources© are original collaborations with leading service providers that address gaps in information that is much-needed by the community of people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and their families. All of the resources have been co-created with expert partners who also share them with their constituents as well as the community at large. Our community resources are free and downloadable or can be obtained at a minimal cost that only benefits our partnering organization.

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Autism, Sex and Science

A TEDx presentation by Simon Baron-Cohen where he discusses topics related to Autism, sex, and science.

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Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)

The Autistic Self Advocacy Network seeks to advance the principles of the disability rights movement with regard to autism.

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Avoid Coronavirus Scams

This resource from the Federal Trade Commission provides information on avoiding Coronavirus scams.

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Barriers to Service Use for People With Autism in Pennsylvania

About 2 in 3 respondents for the PA Autism Needs Assessment reported barriers to accessing services, including transportation, a lack of service providers in their area, and scheduling issues.

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BAS Recommended Functional Eligibility Instruments for People with Autism

This resource provides information on various instruments that are designed to assess functional eligibility for individuals with autism. All of these specific instruments are recommended by the Bureau of Autism Services.

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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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Be Safe Resource Collection

This is a collection of resources from various sources on the topic of safety for individuals with autism. This resource provides information on how to prevent harm and intervention techniques for when safety is compromised.

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Be Safe: Abusive Behaviors Social Story

These resources, part of the Be Safe resource collection, are social stories that provide information for individuals with autism on what are abusive behaviors, including physical abuse.

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Be Safe: Coping with Abuse Social Story

This resource, part of the Be Safe resource collection, provides tips and suggestions for individuals with autism on how they can cope with the feelings they may experience if they have been abused.

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Be Safe: Flashbacks and Intrusive Thoughts Social Story

This resource, part of the Be Safe collection, is a social story for individuals with autism that explains flashbacks and intrusive thoughts that may happen after experiencing sexual abuse and assault, as well as ways to cope with those thoughts.

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Be Safe: General Prevention Resources

These resources, part of the Be Safe resource collection focused on preventing sexual abuse and assault and supporting individuals who may have experienced sexual abuse or assault, contains general information about how to prevent sexual abuse or assault. Topics include identifying and reporting abuse in children, signs of abuse, risk and protective factors, educating about abuse, why abuse isn't always reported and pathways to victimization.

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Be Safe: Home Safety Social Story

This resource, part of the Be Safe resource collection, is a social story explaining ways to stay safe when at home.

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Be Safe: Intervention Resources for Individuals with Autism

These resources are designed to provide information and tips on how to provide support to individuals with autism who may have experienced sexual abuse or assault. There are general resources that are appropriate for all ages and developmental levels, as well as specific resources for caregivers, professionals and individuals with autism.

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