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Autism Training Scheduling for Fall 2018

June 4th, 2018

The Training Department is now scheduling autism training sessions for fall of 2018. Our experienced facilitators offer specialized autism training to individuals, groups & businesses working in a variety of settings. Through our training courses, participants will learn  more about autism & how to address the unique needs of people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Learn […]

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Autism Training for Plymouth Township Police Dept.

May 18th, 2018

Click here to learn more about the training we offer > the article below is featured on Philly.com by Anna Nguyen, Kids Health Assistant Editor @HealthyKidsPHL | anguyen@philly.com   In a six year span, the number of pre-adjudicated charges associated with autistic individuals more than doubled, according to latest Pennsylvania Autism Census Update from 2014. […]

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Wawa Cart Volunteer Program

April 4th, 2018

In partnership with the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Wawa Volunteer Services Department, The Center for Autism has worked with 3 clients in the Social Competency Program to have them complete a pilot program that helps candidates learn a variety of tasks, all of which are aimed to help them develop professional skills for their future […]

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HEART Study Program

March 14th, 2018

The Center is pleased to be working with PHMC Health Network for the HEART Study Program, which is currently recruiting young people (age 14-19) on the autism spectrum including Asperger’s. This free one year study program is designed to teach young people on the autism spectrum how to define and build healthy relationships, understand boundaries, assess romantic […]

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Consider and End of Year Gift Today

December 18th, 2017

  Dear Friends, Thank you for your support of the Center for Autism. We are immeasurably grateful for your generosity, which has helped us serve more than 1,500 people each year with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Philadelphia. Perhaps you have a personal connection to autism; maybe it has affected your loved ones. You may know […]

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Donate Toys to Children with ASD this Holiday Season

October 1st, 2017

The Center for Autism’s 2017 Holiday Giving Program We invite you to make this holiday season special for the children and families we serve by helping us give a gift to the children in our programs. In addition to caring for a child with autism, over 70% of the families we serve live in poverty. We […]

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Treatment Programs Can Serve Non-Philadelphia Residents

September 22nd, 2017

The Center for Autism is working with families that reside outside of Philadelphia County to enroll children in our services, particularly the C.O.R.E. Treatment Program. Residents of Bucks County may be most interested in learning more about attending this program at our Northeast Philadelphia location, and residents of Montgomery County in our Ford Road location. […]

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A Letter from the CEO Regarding Changes to Early Childhood Programs

July 25th, 2017

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Families, Supporters & Friends Since 1955, the Center for Autism has had the great privilege of caring for individuals with autism and their families through renowned programs and services. Our primary funding source comes from Medicaid, and is administered by Community Behavioral Health an agency of the City of Philadelphia.  Recently, […]

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Join Our Donor Wall!

July 20th, 2016

  The Center for Autism is proud to share its latest milestone accomplishment with you! In the spring of 2016, we completed renovations on 15,000 square feet of additional space at our Northeast Philadelphia facility at 2801 Grant Avenue. This addition allows us to replicate all of our services at both locations— serving an additional […]

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Now Offering Training for Law Enforcement Officers

August 5th, 2016

The Center for Autism, in conjunction with its affiliate the Ruttenberg Autism Center, is please to announce that is now offers, Appreciating Autism: A Training Course for Law Enforcement Officers. This 3-hour training course has been approved for credit under Continuing Law Enforcement Education (CLEE) by the Municipal Police Officers’ Education & Training Commission (MPOETC). The […]

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