ASERT - bringing autism resources together for all Pennsylvanians.

ASERT (Autism Services, Education, Research and Training)

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Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare, Bureau of Autism Services,has partnered with three consortia of universities, hospitals, and autism service providers across the Commonwealth received grants to create three ASERT (Autism Services, Education, Research and Training) regional autism centers.

The mission of the ASERT Centers is to enhance the lives of Pennsylvanians with autism, of all ages and abilities, by improving regional access to quality services and interventions, providing information and support to families, training professionals in best practices and facilitating collaboration among providers of services throughout the Commonwealth.


Select a regional website link below:

Western Region

Central Region

Eastern Region



Please note that the PA ASERT is dedicated to providing information and resources to families and individuals with autism. Clinical advice is not provided through the PA ASERT e-mail or phone number. All diagnosis and treatment questions should be directed to your healthcare or service provider. If you are experiencing an emergency, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.