ASERT is here to support those who support individuals with autism. We have a wide range of resources designed for professionals who work with individuals on the spectrum.
Check out some of our top resources highlighted below, or search through the hundreds of resources available for professionals!
Support Professional Resources
This is a collection of resources from various sources for autism support professionals. Topics range from general autism information to mental health, relationships, daily life, rapport building, goal setting, safety and crisis management, professionalism, service navigation, and more.View Resource
Autism Interaction and Communication Guide
Resources for professionals on Executive Functioning, Emotional Regulation, Theory of Mind, Sensory Differences, and general communication with individuals on the autism spectrum.View Resource
Justice Resource Collection
This is a collection of resources on the topic of the justice system for justice system professionals and individuals with autism. Topics range from the law to court appearances, interacting with police, and more.View Resource
Search within Professionals resources
This resource from Autism Speaks provides information for prospective employers on how to support and hire individuals with autism.Read more
This webcast from the Bureau of Autism Services, provides information on waiver assurance, incident management, abuse and neglect, restrictive procedures and assuring health & safety for direct support professionals who work with individuals who have autism.Read more
A guide for fire and rescue personnel from Speak Unlimited Education & Advocacy that provides information regarding autism facts to know, difficulties with rescue, and other issues that are frequently encountered by fire and rescue personnel.Read more
A guide for police and law enforcement personnel from SPEAK Unlimited Education & Advocacy that provides information regarding autism facts to know, techniques to effectively interact with an individual with autism and other issues that are frequently encountered by police and law enforcement personnel.Read more
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.Read more
Resources for professionals on Executive Functioning, Emotional Regulation, Theory of Mind, Sensory Differences, and general communication with individuals on the autism spectrum.Read more
Recent press and media reporting has focused on the increasing autism prevalence in the United States. This resource provides information on the rising prevalence rates for autism, and an explanation of factors that impact prevalence rates.Read more