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The ASERT Resource Center serves as Pennsylvania’s leading source for up-to-date and accurate information and resources for individuals with autism, their families, the community and the professionals who support them. Contact the ASERT resource center to speak with a resource specialist who can help you learn how to discover and access resources in Pennsylvania. The resource center is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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By phone
M-F 8:00am to 5:00pm EST

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The ASERT resource center is focused on specific resources in Pennsylvania. If you are in another state, the resources specialists will not be able to help you. Please visit the resources section of, as some of the online resources may be applicable to residents of other states.


The Autism Parent Training Group at SPIN NET-Philadelphia

The Autism Parent Training Group at NET is a FREE family workshop about Autism. It is held twice a week, Wednesdays from 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM and Thursdays from 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM at NET, 499 North 5th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123. The group discusses such topics as what is autism?, available services to children with autism, how can I play with my child?, and what is behavior management and how can I use it in my home?

Tokens for parking are available and refreshments are provided.  For additional information and registration please contact Dr. Silvia Infante at (215) 408-4904 or at for the Thursday group.  Please contact Rafat Omar at (267) 398-4357 or at for the Wednesday group. 

  • Dr.Sylvia Infante 215-408-4904
  • Rafat Omar (267) 398-4357
  • NET 499 North 5th Street
    Suite D/E
    Philadelphia, PA 19123
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