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.

  • Autism Resources

  • Fall Conference 2014

    Language Development in Autism Spectrum Disorders Across the Lifespan

    Wednesday, November 5, 2014
    8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
    Robert Morris University
    Sewell Center
    6001 University Blvd.
    Moon Township, PA 15108

    Presenter: Diane L. Williams, Ph.D., CCC-SLP

    For more information and Registration — Click HERE

     

     

  • Adaptive Dance with the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

    Getting Into The Nutcracker:  Adaptive Dance for middle and high school students

    Sundays – September 21, 2014 – October 12, 2014, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    $20 per person

    Please pre-register by calling 412-454-9105

    For more information visit the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre

  • Monthly Grandparent Group

    Monthly Grandparent Group

    Fourth Monday of every month

    Monday, August 25-10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    REGISTER HERE

     

  • Free MCHAT Training

    FREE class for teachers, nurses, childcare workers, or other professionals.

    Kingsley Community Center
    6435 Frankstown Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Monday, September 8, 2014
    10:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
    Lunch Provided
    McKeesport First Steps
    339 Fifth Avenue, 2nd Floor
    McKeesport, PA 15132
    Wednesday, October 8, 2014
    11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Lunch Provided
  • Sibshops Information Night

    Parents, grandparents, caregivers and ADULT SIBLINGS,
    please join us to talk about siblings’ effects on each other,
    and explore an international model of sibling support now available in Pittsburgh!
    Autism Connection of PA Community Room
    35 Wilson Street, Suite 101
    Pittsburgh, PA 15223
    Thursday, September 18, 2013
    6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m