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The Center for Autism

Specialized intensive training for autistic children- 3905 Ford Road, Suite 6, Philadelphia PA 19131
215-878-3400
www.thecenterforautism.org
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Autism Centers of Excellence (ACE) in Philadelphia

For autism evaluations and enrollment in various autism research programs.

SW Philly-Child Guidance Resource Center 2901 Island Avenue 267-713-4100
Center City-NE Treatment Center 499 Spring Garden Street 855-ASD-PACE
NE Philly-SPIN 10541 Drummond Road 215-612-7625

Center for Autism Reasearch’s Autism ROADMAP

  • Learn about Autism Spectrum Disorder, including symptoms, diagnosis, and the impact on families and individuals
  • Get the latest information on treatments and therapies and how to get services
  • Connect with resources for children, youth, and adults
    START HERE>>>>   http://carautismroadmap.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

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

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

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/

Autism Cares Foundation

Autism Cares Foundation provides children, young adults and families with recreational activities, outings and events at no charge primarily in Bucks and Montgomery Counties as well as for Philadelphia residents. These events provide life-skills development and social interaction for those on the autism spectrum. They include:  bounce outings, bowling, social activities and dances, family movies, music events as well as physical fitness activities and arts and crafts from first diagnosis as toddlers into adulthood. 
www.autismcaresfoundation.org
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The Autism Society of America

The Autism Society of America, Greater Philadelphia Chapter was established in 1977 by a dedicated group of parents with a strong desire to band together and be a united voice to represent individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders and spread awareness.
Click this link for safety toolkit
http://www.asaphilly.org/

ASERT (Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training) Collaborative

ASERT is a statewide initiative funded by the Bureau of Autism Services, PA Department of Public Welfare. The ASERT Collaborative is a partnership of medical centers, centers of autism research and services, universities and other providers of services involved in the treatment and care of individuals of all ages with autism and their families. The ASERT Collaborative has been designed to bring together resources locally, regionally, and statewide.
 877-231-4244 (Monday-Friday 8AM-5PM)
PaAutism.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/

Understanding Autism Videos-Asian Families

Click here for video to help Asian families with understanding developmental delays and autism. In Japanese, Nepoli, Indonesian, Chinese and English.

Autism Checklist for Toddlers (MCAT)

Click here >> for checklist m-chat  and here for scoring m-chat_scoring

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)