Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.
This resource, developed by ASERT, provides information for direct support professionals working with individuals who have autism on understanding what trauma is, identifying triggers, and learning strategies to help them support individuals who may have experienced trauma.Read more
This resource provides a visual guide for individuals with autism about wearing a mask to avoid spreading germs. The resource includes why it's important to wear a mask, as well as information about how to safely wear and remove masks. The resource is translated into Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic, and Burmese. An animated version is also available.Read more
This resource, created by ASERT, provides information for justice and child welfare professionals about different behaviors they may observe in individuals with autism, how those behaviors may be misinterpreted, and what they may actually mean.Read more
This site from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gives a range information about autism from definitions, to diagnostic strategies, treatments, and risk factors.Read more
This resource explains the importance of measurable annual goals for a student with disabilities and how to create one that aligns with Pennsylvania standards.Read more