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Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder: For Emergency Personnel

This resource was developed for emergency medical personnel to better understand individuals with autism and the additional supports they may need in emergency medical situations.

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Video: Advocating for Healthcare Needs

This video provides information for individuals on how to advocate for themselves to get their healthcare needs met.

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Video: All About Your Child

This presentation for families and caregivers provides suggestions on preparing for emergency care for their child.

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Video: Anxiety-What you need to know

This video provides information about anxiety, risk factors, signs of anxiety in individuals with ID/A, and ways to manage anxiety.

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Video: Back into the Community

This video provides self-advocates with tips and information on finding good information about COVID-19 and guidelines for going back into the community.

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Video: Behavioral Presentation of COVID-19

This presentation provides information on signs of COVID-19 to look for in individuals who have limited expressive language.

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Video: Being Flexible and Starting New Routines

This presentation, for self-advocates, provides tips and suggestions on being flexible during times of change and learning how to start new routines.

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Video: Bereavement During a Pandemic

This video provides advice on how to manage the grief associated with bereavement during a pandemic. There are two videos included in this resource, one for the general community and one for self-advocates. There is also information on how to best support individuals during this time.

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Video: Caring for Someone with COVID-19

This presentation provides information for families and caregivers on how to care for someone with COVID-19 at home.

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Video: Communication During a Pandemic

This presentation provides information about the communication method, and the importance of communicating during difficult times.

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Video: Compassion Fatigue

This video provides an over of what compassion fatigue is, how to recognize it, and ways to manage.

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Video: Coping with Coronavirus

This presentation provides information about managing stressful situations, like COVID-19.

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Video: Creating a Social Bubble

In this video the concept of social bubbles is explained, along with information on how to safely create them to provide social support.

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Video: Dealing with Negative Thoughts and Maintaining Control

This video for self-advocates provides information on how to deal with negative thoughts that may come up as a result of COVID-19 and how to maintain a sense of control.

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Video: Emotional Dysregulation

This video provides information for provider staff on how to support individuals who may be having trouble managing their emotions.

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