Latest information from WHO:
From Autism Society of America:
- COVID-19 Toolkit Webpages
- Mental health resources with helpful tips on isolation, anxiety, and social distancing.
- Our National Helpline remains fully operational; call or email today to speak to an Autism Society Information & Referral Specialist.
From APA Division 33:
- What should the autism community know about the coronavirus outbreak?
- How to handle school closures and services for your child with autism
- COVID-19 Preparedness and Resources
- Disaster Preparedness Tips for Families Affected by Autism
- How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronavirus
- Distance/Home Learning Packets and Strategies for Special Education
- Free Coronavirus / COVID-19 Social Story
- What is the Coronavirus?
- How to Explain a Global Health Crisis to Children with Autism
- Austism and Coronavirus
- Q&A on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities during the Coronavirus Disease Outbreak
From Autism Speaks:
- The Autism Response Team remains a resource for all families in our community, and we encourage you to reach out if you are in need of assistance. We are available to answer calls, emails and online chat. As specific inquiries come in, we are listening and learning in real time to make information and content available. We are also implementing measures for ongoing follow-up to ensure the community feels supported throughout this time.
- Autism Speaks has created a centralized hub for resources for families and individuals on the spectrum: COVID-19 Information and Resources.This page is updated regularly as new content is developed, including with video resources to guide individuals and families.