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Autism Resource List -- Pittsburgh, PA


New Story Schools prides itself on being a part of the vast and vibrant special education community in the areas that we serve. However, we know that, for most families, the need for services and support rarely ends with the school day. Luckily, most areas offer a lot of additional services for autism support.

For our families in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area, here are just a few ideas for resources.

Community Resources:

  • The Autism Society of Pittsburgh “provides information and referral to parents and professionals about diagnosis, care, treatment, educational, medical and habilitative services.” To learn more, visit
  • The Autism Connection of Pennsylvania provides telephone support, weekly autism news, and autism-friendly activities, and coordinates more than 76 support groups across the state. To learn more, visit
  • Achieva offers support and resources for employment, housing, early intervention, money matters and family support for individuals with disabilities. To learn more, visit
  • Miracle League of Southwestern PA provides the opportunity for children and adults with physical and mental disabilities to play organized baseball. To learn more, visit
  • CEFAR (Center For Excellence in Autism Research) at the University of Pittsburgh is “developing new interventions for individuals with autism spectrum disorder and conducting clinical trials to assess efficacy.” To learn more, visit

Please note that New Story Schools is not affiliated with, nor do we endorse, these services, but simply provide this as a research resource.

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