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Founded in 1996, the Autism Connection of Pennsylvania serves thousands of families, professionals, and adults seeking help for autism questions and concerns. Autism Connection staff understand your perspective. They provide email and telephone support, autism news, sensory-friendly activities, and training for parents, professionals, educators, and first responders, and the organization sponsors support groups across Pennsylvania.

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We are glad to share that Autism Connection of Pennsylvania has been granted the opportunity to further our mission of being a lifeline and hub for families and adults in the autism community. With heartfelt gratitude, we announce that we have been awarded a grant of $10,000 by the Child Health Association of Sewickley. We believe in leaving no member of our community behind. Our organization is disability-led, with a passionate team that includes three autistic board members, and 33% read more

April is a time when we come together to recognize the diverse experiences of people living with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and their families, and we encourage the momentum to continue throughout the year. Autism is a complex neurodevelopmental condition that affects how a person communicates, interacts with others, and experiences the world around them. As we delve into the intricacies of autism, it’s essential to understand its relationship with other conditions, such as cerebral palsy. The Intersection of Autism read more

Running for a Reason, Dr. Faber embarks on the Pittsburgh Marathon to raise awareness and support for Autism Connection of Pennsylvania, drawing inspiration from his personal health journey and professional dedication to autistic children and their families. Meet Dr. Scott Faber, a Developmental-Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician whose passion for promoting health extends beyond the confines of his practice, Developmental Integrative Pediatrics. What prompted you to Run for a Reason?  Walking and running this distance challenges me to pursue health goals, and read more