Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.
This resource provides information on benefits and payments from the government that individuals may receive due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Read more
This resource developed by ASERT gives examples of topics for guest speakers to talk about at autism support groups with members that are 17 and older.Read more
A sensory friendly event is an event that is designed to be less sensory stimulating and overwhelming. This approach often makes it easier for individuals who have sensory sensitivities, such as those with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), who are sensitive to things like noise, colors, sounds and smells, to participate in social activities and community or professional events. If your event is open to the public, you may not know if someone planning to attend has sensory sensitivities. It is therefore important to consider ways to make events welcoming for everyone who may attend.Read more
This information sheet from ASERT provides tips and suggestions for justice system professionals on approaching individuals with autism.Read more
This document contains a description of autism, ways that individuals with autism may behave, and considerations for first responders when interacting with people with autism.Read more