HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To provide enhanced support to families living with autism, the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare today announced a two-year, $1.6 million grant opportunity for organizations interested in developing regional autism services, education, research and training, or ASERT, centers.
Open to Pennsylvania organizations through a request for proposal process, available grants will fund three regional centers, which will provide hands-on training for professionals. In addition, the centers will offer support to families while working to close the gap between autism research and intervention practices.
Interested organizations may apply by contacting the Bureau of Autism Services at 866-497-6898 or emailing RA-ASERT@state.pa.us. The deadline for proposal submission is March 28.
To learn more about the ASERT grant opportunity or autism initiatives in Pennsylvania, visit http://www.dpw.state.pa.us and click on Autism Services.
CONTACT: Stacey Witalec or Anne Bale
|SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare|
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