Promoting lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families. call 610-358-5256
Contact below for information about Autism resources in Philadelphia.
Specialized intensive training for autistic children- 3905 Ford Road, Suite 6 and 2801 Grant Ave – 215-878-3400
A unique collection of video tools to help families and health care professionals learn the early signs of autism, and how to advocate for families who have an autistic child.
Parent support group that meets monthly. Call 215-413-7106 or go to site
The CAR at CHOP/UPenn is looking for the causes of autism spectrum disorders and is developing new treatments for children and adults with autism. We study infants who have a brother or sister already diagnosed with autism. We also have research studies for toddlers, school-aged children, and adults. Families who take part in our research studies receive evaluation reports and are paid for their time and travel costs. Call 1-866-570-6524.
Help for mentally retarded children and their families- 2350 W. Westmoreland St.-215-229-4550
Advocacy group dedicated to increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Website includes many resources for families.
English number → (888) 288-4762 En Español(888) 772-9050
See amazing resource from Sesame Street for families with autism that promotes understanding from all families/communities. http://autism.sesamestreet.org/