ASERT does not offer crisis services through our Resource Center. If you or someone you love is experiencing mental health distress or thoughts of suicide please call or text 988 for support.
This resource from Autism Speaks provides tips and suggestions for how to support someone who is engaging in challenging or dangerous behavior. It also includes information on what to expect if the individual goes to the emergency room as well as the legal rights of parents and the individual.
Sometimes, people with autism display behaviors that are challenging to understand and address. The Challenging Behaviors Tool Kit will provide you with strategies and resources to address these behaviors and help support you during difficult situations.
The kit is broken into the following sections:
This resource created by Autism Speaks