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Autism/MR Resources

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Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the Autism Society of America

Promoting lifelong access and opportunities for persons within the autism spectrum and their families. call 610-358-5256
www.asaphilly.org

Autism Information Lines (“warm lines”)

Contact below for information about Autism resources in Philadelphia.

Autism Society of America/Philadelphia:  610-358-5256
PA ASERT(Autism Services Education, Resource and Training) Autism Resource Specialist: 877-231-4244
Autism Speaks Autism Response: 888-288-4762

The Center for Autism

Specialized intensive training for autistic children- 3905 Ford Road, Suite 6 and 2801 Grant Ave – 215-878-3400
www.thecenterforautism.org

Autism Society of America

800-3-AUTISM
www.autism-society.org

Autism Navigator

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.
autismnavigator.com

Autism Sharing and Parenting

Parent support group that meets monthly. Call 215-413-7106 or go to site
http://autismsharingandparenting.org/

The Center for Autism Research (CAR)

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.
http://research.chop.edu/car

Association For Retarded Citizens (ARC)

Help for mentally retarded children and their families- 2350 W. Westmoreland St.-215-229-4550
www.arcpddc.org

Autism Speaks

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
http://www.autismspeaks.org

Sesame Street Autism Initiative

See amazing resource from Sesame Street for families with autism that promotes understanding from all families/communities. http://autism.sesamestreet.org/

Elwyn Autism/Special Needs Resource Guide

Elwyn’s Autism resource Guide 2017
Quick List of Autism Resources
Autism 123 (quick reference guide), (also in Espanol)