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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.

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Category: Justice System

Adult Protective Services

This website provides information on the role of Adult Protective Services and how to report abuse of an elder or an adult with a disability.

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Appealing Wraparound Services in Health Choices

This publication is intended to provide general legal information, not legal advice. Each person’s situation is different. If you have questions about how the law applies to your particular situation, please consult a lawyer.

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Appearing in Court for Individuals with Autism

This handout was developed by ASERT for justice system professionals who assist individuals with autism in court appearances.

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Appearing in Court Social Story, Parts 1-3

These social stories were created to describe the various aspects of appearing in court to individuals with autism.

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Autism and the Justice System Infographic

The ASERT collaborative, led by the Eastern Region, conducted a survey of justice system professionals to determine their current autism knowledge and discern their training needs and priorities. This infographic provides a quick overview of the results of that survey.

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Autism Risk & Safety Management

This website provides a wide range of resources, trainings and videos aimed at providing information to law enforcement, emergency first responders, parents, educators and care providers on how to support an individual with autism.

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Autism Speaks: Information for Law Enforcement

This article from Autism Speaks provides general information for law enforcement personnel about autism as well as some useful tips for interacting with an individual who may have autism.

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Before Court – Parts 1 & 2 Social Story

These social stories were created to describe the various components of preparing for court to individuals with autism.

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CAR Autism Roadmap

This resource provides information about Autism Spectrum Disorder, including symptoms, diagnosis, and the impact on families and individuals.

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Co-Responder Programs and Teams

This resource from ASERT provides an overview on co-responder programs within the justice system.

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