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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.

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Autism Safety, Education and Training

This website provides information for law enforcement, first responders and other justice system professionals on protecting and safely interacting with persons with autism and other developmental disabilities. There are a variety of resources available on this website, including:

General Resources

  • Autism/Developmental Disability Registration Form for First Responders
  • Printable first responder cards

Fire Safety

  • Tips and videos for fire safety

EMS

  • EMS Patient Assessment form

Dispatch/911

  • Dispatcher protocol for calls regarding a person with autism

Police

  • What officers need to remember when dealing with a person on the autism spectrum
  • Interviewing People
  • Vulnerable victim intake for prosecutors/investigators
  • Autism and wandering

Court System

  • Vulnerable victim intake for prosecutors/investigators
  • Prosecution of cases with DD
  • Information for advocates/attorneys/judges

Search and Rescue

  • Wandering questions
  • Project Lifesaver
  • GPS tracking devices

School Safety

  • School safety and wandering/disaster planning
  • Bullying
  • Abuse prevention

Families/Individuals

  • Safety handbook
  • Tips for interacting with first responders
  • Tracking technology
  • Safety toolkits
  • 911 script for parents

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Name Description Type File
ASET Vulnerable Victim Intake pdf Download file: ASET
ASET Autism/Developmental Disability Registration Form pdf Download file: ASET
ASET Dispatcher Protocol for Calls Regarding a Person with Autism pdf Download file: ASET

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