The state Department of Public Welfare is trying to make it easier for parents whose children suffer from autism to get help.

A website, toll-free number and specialists are being set up to help those families.

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The Bureau of Autism Services is funding the project.

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One in 88 children are affected by autism.

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If you or someone you know needs help, you can call 1-877-231-4244 or visit www.PAautism.org