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
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.
Contact below for information about Autism resources in Philadelphia.
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
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
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.
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
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)
See amazing resource from Sesame Street for families with autism that promotes understanding from all families/communities. http://autism.sesamestreet.org/
Click here for video to help Asian families with understanding developmental delays and autism. In Japanese, Nepoli, Indonesian, Chinese and English.