List of Links

The Adult Autism Spectrum Program at Penn Medicine is directed by Dr. Brodkin and offers diagnostic consultations and treatment for adults and late adolescents who have, or suspect they could have, Autism spectrum disorder, Asperger syndrome, or Social Communication Disorder.

The Spectrum Skills Group for College, Graduate, and Professional Students helps its members develop a toolkit of skills for managing stress and navigating social interactions.  The group is run by Dr. Brodkin through the Penn Medicine Adult Autism Spectrum Program.

The Center for Autism Research (CAR) is a collaboration between the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and the University of Pennsylvania. CAR’s goals are to identify the underlying causes of ASD in order to develop precision treatments and support families by providing evidence-based resources and education.

The CAR Autism Roadmap is a website that provides families and providers with resources and information about ASD for children, youth and adults.

Simons Foundation (SFARI) is a scientific initiative with the mission of improving the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder.

ASPEN: Asperger Syndrome Education Network is a nonprofit organization that provides education, support and advocacy for families and individuals affected with autism spectrum disorders. Go to the ASPEN website to find chapters near you.

MyResults.Org is a website hosted by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia that provides information about genetic test results.

Asperger Syndrome/Autism Spectrum Connection is an organization that directly addresses the issues and needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder level 1, also known as Asperger syndrome. The Autism Spectrum Coalition provides resources for families around the world who are dealing with the challenges of Asperger syndrome and ASD.

Autism Research Centre is situated within the School of Clinical Medicine in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Cambridge. It brings together scientists working on autism from around the University of Cambridge. It also has major collaborations with other universities, and works closely with clinical and voluntary sector services.

PennBox for ASPE Material – restricted to the ASPE team

Unique is a small charity supporting, informing, and networking with families living with a Rare Chromosome Disorders. On their website, you can find free guides on specific chromosome and gene disorders, including NRXN1/2p16.3 deletions.

The Color of Autism Foundation is a nonprofit committed to educating and assisting Black / African American families with Autistic children.