Video: Teaching Infection Control

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This presentation is designed to support families and caregivers as they transition a loved one with autism back into the community following the COVID-19 pandemic.
Topics include: How to teach a new skill, breaking down the skill, task analysis, tips for teaching, reinforcing the skill and using rewards.

Key Takeaways:

    • Break new skills into smaller steps to teach
    • Use visuals and lists when teaching new skills
    • Offer choices and provide praise for trying

For more information:

Desensitization and Wearing a Mask

Preventing COVID-19 and Monitoring Health

Teaching New Skills

ASERT Coronavirus Health and Safety Guide (Social Stories)

Video Overview (PDF)

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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 ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.