Key Transition Resources
Pennsylvania’s leading source of autism-related resources and information.
This website from ASERT focuses on transition age resources, events and information with a focus on individuals with autism. The website includes social events across the state, blogs by young adults on the spectrum, community page to share stories, art, and more.
PA Secondary Transition Website
The purpose of this website from the Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network, is to provide youth, young adults, parents, and professionals with secondary transition resources to facilitate a young person’s progress toward the attainment of post-secondary goals related to education, employment, and community living.
PYLN Secondary Transition Toolkit
A transition guide from the Pennsylvania Youth Leadership Network.
Office of Vocational Rehabilitation
The Pennsylvania Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, or OVR, provides vocational rehabilitation services to help persons with disabilities prepare for, obtain, or maintain employment. OVR provides services to eligible individuals with disabilities, both directly and through a network of approved vendors. Services are provided on an individualized basis.
PA Career Zone
A website created by the Pennsylvania Department of Education that includes a number of tools to help plan for secondary transition, including self-assessments, job exploration, and budgeting tools.
Job Accommodation Network
The Job Accommodation Network (JAN) is the leading source of free, expert, and confidential guidance on workplace accommodations and disability employment issues. Working toward practical solutions that benefit both employer and employee, JAN helps people with disabilities enhance their employability, and shows employers how to capitalize on the value and talent that people with disabilities add to the workplace.
The PEAL Center is an organization of parents of children with special health care needs and disabilities reaching out to assist families, professionals and individuals. They offer parent advising and training’s.
This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.