We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with Autism Spectrum Disorder and the families that care for them.
Founded in 2017, we are the area’s first autism resource center located in the south/southwest region of Pittsburgh. Our mission is to enhance the lives of the autism community by providing training, resources, advocacy and support.
We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for those living with ASD and the families that care for them. We will provide access to advocacy, training, resources, and support. Partnering with local businesses, to engage the community to promote awareness, acceptance, and inclusion.
To provide direct, helpful resource information for individuals and families
To educate about autism - especially for schools, community groups and other non-profit organizations
To support the needs of the community in group formats, including discussion groups and social events
To provide advocacy services, including court testimony
Informative discussion groups will be held at various locations throughout Southwestern PA to those seeking support meetings. Staff will coordinated the meetings and provided educational sessions and informational support to those who need it.
We understand what the feeling of receiving the first diagnosis or just navigating the system. We are committed to supporting families, training businesses and providing support.
Autism Caring Center Staff will act as advocates to promote inclusion and best practices. Staff will accompany parents and individuals at IEP meetings, court proceedings and meetings in other community settings such as employment meetings.
Autism training will be offered to schools, businesses and community groups who will request this service. Training will be performed by the staff of the Autism Caring Center. This training will increase awareness and knowledge of the participants and enable them to better respond to the needs of the autism community
Family activities will be held at various locations, throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. Our goal is to bring families together to socialize and share experiences. Events will be offered for participation of all age groups and be offered free of charge.
Open to all ages!
Wear your costume if you like!
Decorate a pumpkin!
Snacks and Refreshments provided.
Saturday, October 23rd, 2021 at 11AM
Free of Charge - All supplies included.
Meet other teens and discuss interests, likes, and share ideas for this group.
We will have snacks and drinks.
Ages 14 and up
Sunday, October 24th, 2021 at 2PM
Free of Charge
Join us as we discuss the differences between the two and take your questions and answers.
Patty Yerina will be presenting from Achieva
Tuesday, November 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM
Read more about our great services and our upcoming event, Summer Fade Away Festival. https://www.inspiringlivesmagazine.com/society-spotlight/autism-caring-center-supports-greater-pittsburgh-through-advocacy-support-resources-and-more/
Your support and generous donation will enable us to meet our goals and continue to fund our mission.