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Reasons Individuals Seek Emergency Care

This resource was developed for healthcare professionals in order to provide them with information about some of the common reasons individuals with autism may seek emergency care.

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Return to Wearing Masks Social Story

This resource provides a visual guide for individuals with autism about a return to wearing masks in public.

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Sexual Abuse and Assault: Definitions and Statistics

This resource provides information for self-advocates, parents/caregivers, direct support staff, professionals and the general public on what is sexual abuse and assault, statistics on sexual abuse and assault, ways to reduce risk, and the importance of educating about sexual abuse and assault.

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TRAIN: Trauma Recovery for Autistic, Intellectually Disabled, and Neurodiverse Individuals

This page provides information about an upcoming training program for therapists supporting ID/A populations who have been impacted by trauma. This is a pilot program that will launch in the fall of 2021.

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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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