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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: Social and Recreational

Stay At Home Order Social Story

This resource provides a visual guide to what the stay at home order means. This resource has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic and Burmese. It is also available as an animated video.

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Steps to Joining a Group

This resource developed by ASERT helps individuals with finding a group to talk with and joining them.

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Teaching Children with Autism To Attend Religious Services (ASAT)

Hopefully, these guidelines will help you achieve a positive experience in promoting success for teaching an individual with autism to attend a religious service.

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Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion: General Inclusion

These resources focus on information related to definitions, justifications, theories, life domains, and/or research-based fundamentals of the community inclusion approach to community mental health care. Resources relevant to specific populations – those in the LBGTQI community, or older adults, etc. – are also addressed in this section. Readers can use these materials to broaden their own understanding of the field, as the basis for consumer and/or staff educational programs, or refer to these documents in program or funding proposals.

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Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion: Public Policy

Papers that explore the implications of the Olmstead Act, federal rules and regulations with regard to community participation in work and educational settings, and guidebooks for both state and county administrators with regard to promoting community inclusion locally.

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Temple University Collaborative on Community Inclusion: Relationships

A wide range of materials, training guides, and research reports on the importance of sustained family, friendship, and romantic relationships, as well as a training manual to help community mental health personnel talk more effectively with consumers about their sexual relationships.

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The Miracle League of the Lehigh Valley

The Miracle League is a baseball league in Lehigh Valley created particularly for children with disabilities.

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The Social Side of Sex

The purpose of this presentation is to educate those interested in sexuality issues for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities about the link between the development of social relationships and the impact those relationships can have on their sexual lives.

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Theatre Horizon Autism Drama Program

Using a variety of dramatic techniques, Theatre Horizon’s Autism Drama Program inspires imagination, communication, and interest in personal relationships for individuals on the autism spectrum. Our classes help students develop social skills, verbal expression, empathy for others, and a sense of self worth and accomplishment.

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Tips to Increase Social Engagement

This resource, developed by ASERT, provides tips and suggestions for families and caregivers on how to potentially increase social engagement in an individual with autism.

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