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Autism Connection of PA

Organizational Information

Vision, Mission and/or Purpose of Organization

We are a central hub and lifeline for families and autistic adults, providing support, information and advocacy.

History of Organization

Founded by parents meeting in their homes for support, the Autism Connection of PA has grown to serve over 12,000 people (family members, autistic adults, and professionals who support them) with weekly e-news, quarterly newsletters, 64 support groups as of this writing, and answering about 130 help requests each month. We also do outreach, school disability acceptance talks, and police department training related to identifying and encountering and people with hidden disabilities.

Accreditations and Licenses

Our executive director is certified as a police instructor by the Pennsylvania State Police.

Legal Structure

Non-profit corporation

Funding Sources

Foundations, advertisers, individual and corporate giving.

Contact Information

Key Leader(s)

Marie Mambuca -  Family Support Director
412.781.4116
412.781.4122
support@AutismOfPA.org
Luciana Randall -  Executive Director
412.781.4116
412.781.4122
lu@autismofpa.org

Contact Person(s)

Jennifer Salamon - Director of Communications and Marketing
4127814116
jsalamon@autismofpa.org

Contact Email(s)

support@AutismOfPA.org

Primary Address

Autism Connection of PA
35 Wilson St. #100
Pittsburgh, PA, 15223

Service Information

Service Area

Western Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, America

Service Description

Free Information Packet catered to meet families or professionals needs.

advocacy support groups free lending library phone consultation with parents

Resources, phone and email counseling, education and professional development training.

Keywords

autism, Aspergers, social skills, support groups, school assemblies, police training.

Available Hours

9am-3pm

Fees/Cost for Services

none outside of conferences

Miscellaneous Information

Speaker Available

Yes

Volunteer Use

Yes

Volunteer Need

Yes