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Autism Connection of PA
Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization
We are a central hub and lifeline for families and autistic adults, providing support, information and advocacy.
History of Organization
Founded by parents meeting in their homes for support, the Autism Connection of PA has grown to serve over 14,000 people (family members, autistic adults, and professionals who support them) with weekly e-news, quarterly newsletters, support groups, and answering about 150 help requests each month. We also do outreach, school disability acceptance talks, and police department training related to identifying and encountering and people with hidden disabilities.
Accreditations and Licenses
Our executive director is certified as a police instructor by the Pennsylvania State Police.
As of January 1, 2021, we have affiliated with Achieva.
Foundations, advertisers, individual and corporate giving.
Western Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, America
Free Information Packet catered to meet families or professionals needs.
advocacy support groups free lending library phone consultation with parents
Resources, phone and email counseling, education and professional development training.
autism, Aspergers, social skills, support groups, school assemblies, police training.
Fees/Cost for Services
none outside of conferences