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This page was last updated on June 27, 2024.


What is ABA?

A Balanced View on ABA Therapy, by an Autistic Adult: https://theautismcafe.com/a-balanced-view-on-aba-therapy-by-an-autistic-adult/
A Perspective on Today's ABA by Greg Hanley: 
https://practicalfunctionalassessment.com/2021/09/09/a-perspective-on-todays-aba-by-dr-greg-hanley/
Behavior Analyst Certification Board: https://www.bacb.com/
What is Applied Behavior Analysis - Autism Speaks: https://www.autismspeaks.org/applied-behavior-analysis-aba-0
What is ABA - Relias (VIDEO): https://www.relias.com/resource/what-is-aba
What is Applied Behavior Analysis - WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/mental-health/what-is-applied-behavior-analysis


What is Autism?

Autism Fact Sheet - National Autism Association: http://nationalautismassociation.org/
A Parent's Guide to Autism: https://childmind.org/guide/parents-guide-to-autism/
The Autism Experience: https://autismsociety.org/the-autism-experience/
Amazing Things Happen (A GREAT video for children to learn about ASD): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RbwRrVw-CRo
Three Simple Words to Describe Autism, by Kerry Magro: https://kerrymagro.com/the-three-simple-words-to-say-when-someone-asks-you-what-is-autism/
Autism Speaks Autism Response Team: https://www.autismspeaks.org/autism-response-team
Autism Speaks Tool Kits: https://www.autismspeaks.org/autism-speaks-tool-kits
Understanding Autism, The Basics - WebMD: https://www.webmd.com/brain/autism/understanding-autism-basics#1


Resources for Maryland Families

Advocates in Education: https://advocatesineducation.com/
ARC of Maryland - Find a Chapter: https://www.thearc.org/find-a-chapter/maryland
Autism Society of Baltimore / Chesapeake: https://www.baltimoreautismsociety.org/
Autism Society of Maryland: https://autismsocietymd.org/
Connecting the Dots: https://www.ctdservices.net/
Developmental Disabilities Administration: https://dda.health.maryland.gov/Pages/home.aspx
Disability Rights Maryland: https://disabilityrightsmd.org/
Maryland Autism Waiver: http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/programs/Pages/Special-Education/autismfactsheet.aspx
Maryland Coalition of Families: http://www.mdcoalition.org/
Maryland Infants and Toddlers Program: http://marylandpublicschools.org/programs/Pages/Special-Education/MITP/index.aspx
Optum ABA Benefit Forms and Checklist for Families: https://maryland.optum.com/content/ops-maryland/maryland/en/autism/forms.html
Parent's Place of Maryland: https://www.ppmd.org/
Pathfinders for Autism: https://pathfindersforautism.org/
RISE for Autism: https://www.facebook.com/RISEforAutism/


Resources for Pennsylvania Families

The ABA in PA Initiative: http://www.abainpa.com/
ACHIEVA: https://www.achieva.info/
Allegheny Family Network: http://www.alleghenyfamilynetwork.org/
The ARC of Cumberland and Perry Counties: https://cparc.org/
The ARC of Franklin & Fulton Counties: 
https:// thearcoffranklinfultoncounties .com/Programs/Services
The ARC of Indiana County: https://arcindiana.org/
The ARC of Washington County: https://thearc.org/chapter/the-arc-washington-county/
ASERT: http://www.paautism.org/
Autism Caring Center: https://autismcaringcenter.com/ 
Autism Connection of PA: www.autismofpa.org
Autism Society of Greater Harrisburg: https://www.autismharrisburg.org/
Autism Society of Pittsburgh: https://www.autismsocietypgh.org/
Autism Society of Westmoreland County: https://www.asawestmoreland.com/
Carelon Health of Pennsylvania: https://pa.carelon.com/
Community Care Behavioral Health: www.ccbh.com
PA Family Network: https://www.visionforequality.org/pa-family-network/
Parent to Parent of Pennsylvania: https://www.parenttoparent.org/
Parents in Toto: https://www.parentsintoto.org/
PEAL Center: https://pealcenter.org/
PerformCare of Pennsylvania: https://pa.performcare.org/
Pittsburgh Center for Autistic Advocacy: https://autisticpgh.org/
TFH Special Needs Toys -- https://online.flippingbook.com/view/344033398/


Resources for West Virginia Families

Autism Society of WV: http://autismwv.blogspot.com/
Disability Rights of WV: https://www.drofwv.org/autism
Easter Seals of WV: http://www.easterseals.com/wv/our-programs/autism-asd-services/
EPIC of WV: https://www.epic-wv-autism.org/
FAST Advocacy in WV: https://legalaidwv.org/our-programs/legal-services/special-education-fast/
Marshall University Autism Training Center: https://www.marshall.edu/atc/
Mountaineer Autism Project: http://mountaineerautismproject.org/
Office of Special Programs, WV: https://wvde.state.wv.us/osp/autism.html
We Develop ABA: https://mountaineerautismproject.com/we-develop-aba
WV CARES for Autism: https://wvcaresforautism.org/
WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities: http://www.cedwvu.org/
WV Parent Training and Information: https://www.wvpti-inc.org/pti/


Resources for Virginia Families

The ARC of Loudoun County: https://thearcofloudoun.org/
The ARC of Northern VA: https://thearcofnova.org/
The ARC of Virginia: https://www.thearcofva.org/
Autism Society of Central Virginia: http://www.asacv.org/
Autism Society of Northern Virginia: https://www.asnv.org/
Commonwealth Autism Human Services: https://cahumanservices.org/
The disAbility Law Center of Virginia: https://www.dlcv.org/
DisAbility Navigator – Autism: https://disabilitynavigator.org/taxonomy/menu-zone/autism
Virginia Autism Council: https://autismtrainingva.vcu.edu/
Virginia Commonwealth University Center for Excellence: https://vcuautismcenter.org/
Virginia Long Term Care Waivers (includes CL & FIS Waivers): https://www.dmas.virginia.gov/for-providers/long-term-care/waivers/

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