Welcome to ABA in PA’s Autism Resources Page, An index of online information and resources for parents, industry professionals, and lawmakers, and advocates.


Better Access to Treatment Act / BAT ACT :

little puzzleRegulations Feedback ABAinPA Initiative

little puzzleCo-Sponsorship Memo ABA Licensure 2018

little puzzleWebsite: Better Access to Treatment Act (HB #2725)

little puzzlePress Release BAT ACT 2019 - Support of Better Access to Treatment Act



ABA in PA Provider Directory:

little puzzle ABA Provider and Social Skills Directory_Valentines Day 2021

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ABA in PA Initiative Annual Meeting

 little puzzleABAinPA Annual Meeting 2019 -  Agenda


Pennsylvania Related Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy:


little puzzleACT 62 Fact Sheet.pdf

little puzzle2016DHS Memo on Act 62.pdf

little puzzleDr. Cheryl Tierney Testimony - Pennsylvania House of Representatives, House Insurance Committee

little puzzleDoes my health insurance have to cover diagnostic tests for autism for my child under 21

 little puzzle10/5/17: PA Supreme Court health insurance plans must cover ABA in school

little puzzleGuidelines to Support Implementation of OCDEL Announcement on Inclusion. A Resource for Administrators and Coaches

 little puzzleEmbark

Pennsylvania Settlement Reached: Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder to receive ABA Therapy:

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little puzzleLicensed Behavior Specialist vs BCBA


How to file a File a Complaint  with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department 

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Document Downloads:


little puzzle Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA).pdf

little puzzleTemplate for Providers: Letter of Medical Necessity for Providing ABA w/Another Provider Type

little puzzleABA Treatment - Parent Rating Form.pdf

little puzzleHow Would I Know My Child Was Getting ABA.pdf

little puzzleResearch supporting ABA for children with Autism

little puzzleABA Documented Support.pdf

little puzzleCost benefit analysis EIBI.pdf

little puzzleSept./ October 2016 Newsletter for Lehigh and Northampton County.pdf



Continuing Education:

little puzzleShippensburg University Post-Master’s Coursework in Behavior Analysis

little puzzle Dr. Mary Barbera - Autism ABA Help

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Where to Find Help:


Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital, Cheryl D. Tierney, M.D.

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Section Chief, Behavior and Developmental Pediatrics 



Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania



ASERT (Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training)



Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital




Other Related Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) therapy:



Autism Speaks | Pennsylvania Resources


Autism ABA Help


The Autism Society of Greater Harrisburg


Autism Society of Pittsburgh


Autism Society of Philadelphia


Autism Society of Berks County


Autism Society Lehigh Valley


Autism Society Northwestern Pennsylvanian


Autism Center of Pittsburgh


Autism Speaks

Newly diagnosed? Download Autism Speaks' free"100 Day Kit"for information and advice to help you make the most of the first 100 days after receiving a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder.


National Autism Association


Autism Research Institute


The Behavior Analyst Certification Board


Dr. Temple Grandin


Autism Web


Model Me Kids

Model Me Kids has videos, teaching manuals and workbooks to teach social skills to children and teens with autism spectrum disorders. Free downloads of apps for iPod, iPad, Droid and iPhone of social skills lessons, including photo slide shows of children modeling appropriate behavior in various community locations. For free downloads, go to the toolbar on the Home page.


The Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism




 If your organization would like to be added to the resource page, please contact us.