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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 for caregivers and direct support professionals on how they can help individuals with autism to develop interpersonal relationships with others.Read more
An article from Autism Speaks on helping parents and caregivers of kids with autism handle the unique challenges of the holiday season.Read more
This resource, developed by ASERT for direct support professionals, provides information on how to create a person-centered approach that is focused on individual strengths and abilities when working with individuals who have autism.Read more
By the end of the first year of life, infants are able to include adults in their play with toys and other objects. The ability to go back and forth between playing with a toy and looking at an adult is called shared attention or joint attention. This is an important first step in learning to interact and communicate with other people.Read more
This toolkit contains sixty-six practical first steps that community mental health providers can take to more effectively support their service recipients’ participation in everyday community life.Read more