This section contains videos that have been developed by the Bureau of Autism Services as a free resource for individuals, families, professionals and community members. 

This training was designed for direct support professionals and other community professionals who may interact with individuals with ASD. It provides an understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder (e.g., core deficits) and highlights considerations for successful support (e.g., navigating challenging behaviors, communicating with individuals with autism, and successful family and team engagement).

This 17-minute documentary style video provides an introductory "first look" at autism, featuring no actors, but instead experts on autism, parents, and children and adults with autism.

This video was created for the extended family of a person with autism, the general public and any person unfamiliar with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who, because they serve the public, will likely interact with persons with autism.

This 30-minute, documentary style film is about the issues and needs of adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Pennsylvania. The film features interviews with people on the autism spectrum from age 17 to 77, nationally recognized autism experts and providers of services. 

This video was created for the extended family of a person with autism, the general public and any person unfamiliar with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who, because they serve the public, will likely interact with persons with autism.

This 20-minute, documentary style film highlights the need for providers and direct-care workers to support the needs of adults living with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in Pennsylvania. This film illustrates that the investment in training and quality staff to work with adults living with ASD can result in very rewarding outcomes for the individual with autism, the family, and the direct care worker.


This video was created for professionals supporting adults with autism, the extended family of a person with autism, the general public and any person unfamiliar with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) who, because they serve the public, will likely interact with persons with autism.

This training curriculum, A First Responder's Guide: Individuals with Autism in Emergency & Crisis Situations, was developed by the Western Region ASERT Collaborative to provide First Responders with strategies for interacting with individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). 

This manual, “Community Inclusion for Adults with Autism: Guidance for Providers in Pennsylvania,” was released in 2010. It is the result of the collaborative efforts of Devereux Pennsylvania and Lehigh University, as a project through the Eastern Region ASERT. 


This manual, and the video providing an overview of the manual, was designed for use by providers of services to adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), provides a comprehensive synthesis of numerous best practices based on the innovative practices developed through Devereux’s CAAPP and Lehigh University.