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UPCOMING HIRING EVENT: Tuesday, May 7, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. in Erie, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh.
Services For Adults
Meeting the needs of adults with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges and their families.
Services for Children
Meeting the needs of children with autism, intellectual disabilities, or behavioral health challenges and their families.

Intellectual Disabilities and
Behavioral Health Services

Providing hope and opportunity to individuals with autism, intellectual disabilities or behavioral health challenges is the mission of the Barber National Institute. We offer a range of education, job training, residential and behavioral health services to more than 5,400 children, adults, and their families from our main campus in Erie, PA, and in Northwestern Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, and Philadelphia regions, as well as training and development to professionals around the world.

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New ABA Book Available!
Effective Instruction for Children with Autism: An Applied Behavior Analytic Approach- 2nd Edition
By Jennifer Musolff, Ed.D, BCBA
Available for purchase, this second edition includes more recent resources and references and additional information about changes in the field over the past 16 years since the book’s first publication
The Barber National Institute Pool and Natatorium has been a valued community resource since opening on the Erie campus in 1979. Now, after more than 40 years of use, a Pool Renovation Project will fund needed updates to the pool and locker room facilities.