Support for People with Autism

Welcome to the tour of our web site.

In this tour, we have listed the pages in this site that may be of interest to people on the autism spectrum, along with a brief description of each page.

About Autism

In this site’s About Autism section, you can learn more about autism spectrum disorders, from diagnosis through adulthood.

Autism Spectrum Support Groups

ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA offers several support groups for teens and adults on the autism spectrum in the Pittsburgh Metropolitan area. If there is not a support group in your area and you would like to start one, please see our Support Group Guidelines.

Autism Resources

We also provide information about the resources available to people with autism in Pennsylvania.

Autism Events

We offer many autism-related events each year, such as fun activities for the autism community, autism conferences, and autism fundraisers.

Contribute to ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA

Here are six easy ways that you can help us help people with autism across Pennsylvania.

  • Donate: A page where you can make donations through PayPal, Purchase, or GoodSearch.
  • How Your Donation Helps: A description of how we use the contributions we receive.
  • Show Your Support: Ways to use writing to help us support the autism community.
  • Donate a Book: Ways to contribute books to our library.
  • Volunteer: Ways to contribute your time to help us help the autism community.
  • Shopping: Products you can buy that support our organization.

About Us

Information about ABOARD’s Autism Connection of PA and the people who run it.

Contact Us

How to contact us and subscribe to our weekly E-Blast and quarterly Newsletter. Past issues of our publications are also available to download on this web site.

  • Contact Us: How to reach us by phone, email, or contact us through this web site.
  • Email Subscription: A contact form that lets you join our weekly E-Blast and our quarterly Newsletter.
  • Newsletter Archive: An archive of our quarterly Newsletters going back to 2008.
  • E-Blast Archive: An archive of our weekly E-Blasts from January 2011 onwards. Earlier E-Blasts are available on request.
  • Autism Resources

  • 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.

     

     

  • MCHAT Training

    FREE class for teachers,
    nurses, childcare workers,
    or other professionals.
    Thursday May 15, 2014
    9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    35 Dewey Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15223
  • Autism and Sexuality

    AUTISM & SEXUALITY

    Presented by

    Shawn McGill

    Monday, May 19, 2014

    9:30  a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Autism Connection of PA

    35 Wilson Street #101

    Pittsburgh, PA 15223

    REGISTER HERE


  • Thinking in Speech

    Thinking in Speech: Promoting Independent Problem Solving in Children with ASD

    Presented by

    Janice Nathan, M.S., CCC-SLP

    Friday, May 30, 2014

    9:30  a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Autism Connection of PA

    35 Wilson Street #101

    Pittsburgh, PA 15223

    REGISTER HERE

  • Two New Support Groups

    Monthly Grandparent Group

    Fourth Monday of every month
    beginning June 23, 2014
    10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    REGISTER HERE

    I’ve Been Bullied Too

    Have you been picked on at school or another place?

    Get together with others who understand.  Talk a bit about your experiences, or just listen to others.  Then together, we will think about how to make positive changes as a group and not feel so alone.

    Thursday, June 26, 2014

    11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

    REGISTER HERE