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Helpful Resources

Finding the right complement of services and supports for a loved one with emotional, behavioral or cognitive differences can be difficult. At times, it can even seem a daunting task.

To help families and caregivers navigate the complexities of diagnosis, funding and terminology, the following resources have been compiled to serve as a starting point of support.

General Information

The Bucks County (PA) Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.buckscounty.org/government/HumanServices

The Chester County (PA) Office of Mental Health, Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
http://www.chesco.org/615/Mental-HealthIntellectual-Dev-Disabiliti

The Delaware County (PA) Human Services Department
http://www.delcohsa.org/

The Montgomery County (PA) Department of Behavioral Health/Developmental Disabilities
http://mhmrda.montcopa.org/mhmrda/site/default.asp

The Pennsylvania Office of Developmental Programs
http://www.dhs.pa.gov/index.htm

The Philadelphia (PA) Department of Human Services
http://www.phila.gov/dhs/

The Philadelphia (PA) Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual and Developmental disAbility Services
http://www.dbhids.org/

Technology Resources for College Students with Disabilities
https://collegestats.org/resources/technology-guide-for-people-with-disabilities/

Wrightslaw
http://www.wrightslaw.com/

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Devereux Autism Transition Handbook
www.autismhandbook.org

Autism Parenting Magazine
http://www.autismparentingmagazine.com/autism-resources-parents/

Autism Society of America
http://asaphilly.org/index.php

Autism Speaks
www.autismspeaks.org

The Center for Autism Research
http://www.centerforautismresearch.com

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
http://www.chop.edu/conditions-diseases/autism-spectrum-disorder

National Autism Center – National Standards Report
www.nationalautismcenter.org/

Organization for Autism Research
http://www.researchautism.org/

Pennsylvania Autism Services (ASERT)
http://www.paautism.org/

The Pennsylvania Bureau of Autism Services
http://www.dhs.pa.gov/citizens/autismservices/

Behavioral and Emotional Challenges

The National Association on Mental Illness
www.nami.org

Intellectual Disabilities

The Arc of Pennsylvania
www.thearcpa.org
 

Note: Devereux Pennsylvania provides the above resource links for informational purposes.  Devereux is not responsible for the content presented on other websites that may be linked from this page. Reference to the organization’s website does not represent Devereux’s support or endorsement of the material presented.

For specific details relating to the information presented, please contact the organization cited.