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Wearing Oxygen Social Story


This resource developed by ASERT provides a visual explanation on wearing oxygen. This resource is designed to be used to help individuals understand the importance of wearing oxygen and the impact on their health.

A boy wearing an oxygen tube.

I need to wear a tube in my nose to get oxygen to my body.

A boy standing next to an oxygen tank.

My body needs oxygen to work and stay healthy.

An ambulance in front of a hospital.

If I take my oxygen off, I can get very sick and have to go to the hospital.

A man standing next to a boy with an oxygen tank.

If my oxygen tube is uncomfortable, I can ask staff for help but I need to leave it on.

A boy with an oxygen tank lying down.

It's important to wear my oxygen when I'm laying down or I may get very sick.

A boy wearing an oxygen tube.

Wearing oxygen helps keep me healthy.

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This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.