Lending Library Information

Our Lending Library of Books and Media has an extensive collection of books, videos, and other materials on autism and related disorders available to lend. We currently lend over 2,000 items every year.

If you find something that interests you within our collection, you can request an item via the Lending Library.   When you request an item, you will be asked for your name, street address, phone, and email.

If you find an item in our Lending Library that you want to own, you can purchase the item by clicking the Buy on Amazon link. For each item that you buy, Amazon will contribute up to 8.5% of the purchase price to ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA.

You can also request library items by calling our office at
412-781-4116, or toll free at 1-800-827-9385.

Every item that you request has a CategoryID# that includes a Category Code and a Subject Code:

CATEGORY CODES:
Book B
CD C
DVD D
Journals J
Cassette Tapes T
Publications P
Video (VHS) V
SUBJECT CODES:
ABOARD AB
Autism AU
Asperger’s/HFA AS
Biography/Autobiography BA
Behavior BE
Biomedical/Diet BD
Children’s Books CB
Communication/Language CL
Defeat Autism Now DA
Education/Inclusion EI
How-To HT
Miscellaneous MI
Sensory Issues SI
Social Skills SS
Therapies TH

 

We will mail you each item free of charge. The only cost to you will be the return postage back to us. You can borrow up to four items for a period of up to one month. For more information, please read our Library Lending Procedures.

If there is an autism-related book or other item that we do not have in our library that you would like us to have, please Contact Us.

If you would like to donate a book to our library, please visit our Amazon Wishlist to see what we are in need of. For each item that you donate to us through our Amazon Wishlist, Amazon will contribute up to 8.5% of the purchase price to ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA.

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  • Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

    Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

    Stage AE

    Saturday, May 17, 2014

    5k Walk: 9:00 a.m.

    One-Mile Fun Walk: 9:15 a.m.

     

     

  • Register Now for the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community

    The evening will include stations featuring jobs,
    volunteer work and hobbies of
    adults with autism in our community
    Thursday, April 24, 2014
    6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

    Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
    6300 Fifth Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15232
  • Pittsburgh Marathon Team

    Register for the race of your choice here

    For questions, email Jennifer at autismrunpgh@gmail.com

  • Art March-March 30th 1pm-4pm

    
    

     

     

    • a hand-drumming class lead by a professional percussionist, who is a certified teacher extremely experienced in autism
    • a couple of galleries with cool art including Robots Alive at SPACE galler
    • relax in the Harris theater for free short films shown in autism-friendly style (lights halfway up, sound turned down)
    • get into the arts with puppet and mural making in a great indoor space

    REGISTRATION AVAILABLE HERE

     

  • Autism Friendly Easter Bunny

    Autism Friendly Easter Bunny visits will be at

    Ross Park Mall and South Hills Village

    Sunday, April 13, 2014

    9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

    Registration available here

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