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Being a Careful Reader of Coronavirus Information

This resource provides tips and suggestions for making sure that you're getting the best and most trustworthy information related to coronavirus.

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Calling 911

This resources for parents/caregivers and self-advocates provides information about what to expect when you call 911.

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COVID Vaccine Additional Dose

This resource from the PA Department of Health provides answers to Frequently Asked Questions about getting a third dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This resource has also been translated into multiple languages.

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COVID-19 Community Planning Tool: Family and Caregiver Guides

These guides are designed to provide a road map for families and caregivers to determine their loved ones strengths and needs when it comes to being ready to go back into the community.

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COVID-19 Community Planning Tool: Self-Advocate Guides

These guides have been designed to help self-advocates plan and prepare for the changes they may face when going back into their communities after COVID-19.

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COVID-19 Vaccination Scams

Scammers are using the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to create ways to steal money and personal information. This resource provides information about potential scams related to the COVID-19 vaccine and how you can protect yourself against them.

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COVID-19 Vaccine Information

These resources are designed to help answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. There is information on Emergency Use Authorization and social stories on getting the vaccine and what to expect after you receive a vaccine. These resources were developed in collaboration with the PA Department of Health.

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Dating During a Pandemic

COVID-19 has changed the way we communicate and interact with others. This means the way we meet and get to know a potential romantic partner has also changed. This guide is designed to help self-advocates navigate dating during a pandemic.

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Decision Making for the COVID-19 Vaccine

This resource, developed by ASERT in collaboration with Dr. Venkat from Allegheny Health Network and Dr. Migyanka from Indiana University of Pennsylvania provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine to help individuals make informed decisions.

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Educating the Emergency Department

This resource was developed for parents/caregivers and self-advocates on educating your local emergency department about being on the spectrum.

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Getting the COVID-19 Vaccine Social Stories

These social stories provide a visual explanation of what to expect when getting the vaccine for COVID-19 and what you may experience after getting the vaccine. Social stories are provided in both English and Spanish, and have also been developed into videos.

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Going Back to School: COVID-19

This video provides information for students going back to school during COVID-19. Hear recommendations from Jesse Northridge, LCSW on maintaining your mental health while getting back into school routines.

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Human Trafficking Social Stories

This series of social stories provides visual guides on what human trafficking is and how to help prevent it.

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Human Trafficking: What you need to know for self-advocates

These resources were designed for individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities to learn about human trafficking. Resources include information on what it is, signs, prevention, and what to do if you suspect human trafficking.

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I’m Vaccinated, Now What? Social Stories

These social stories are a visual resource providing information for individuals about what they can do once they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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