CORONAVIRUS SOCIAL STORY
This video is intended to help families who support individuals with ASD, to better understand Coronavirus (COVID-19), practice better hygiene and cleaning, while sharing the message that feeling anxious is ok, and to seek help as necessary.
- Created by Aptus Treatment Center for Complex Disabilities, Audio by Kerry’s Place Autism Services.
USEFUL LINKS – CURATED BY THE KERRY’S PLACE TEAM…
GET SUPPORT FOR FAMILIES – ONTARIO.CA
- Learn about funding that families can apply for if they have children who are not in school or child care because of coronavirus (COVID-19). Find out if you are eligible and how to apply.
Two Resources from Hands In Autism
Support Individuals with Autism Through Uncertain Times
- A timely resource from The Efficacy Study for Elementary Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorder (TESELA)
No Visitors to My Home
Working with New Staff
What is the Coronavirus?
Carol Gray has created a social story about pandemics and the coronavirus.
How to Talk to Your Anxious Child or Teen About Coronavirus
From the Anxiety and Depression Association of America.
It can be scary to hear about a disease outbreak, but learning the facts can help ease your mind.
My Coronavirus Story | Social Distancing
- Another social story from EasterSeals and the Illinois Autism Partnership
- Social Distancing from EasterSeals and the Illinois Autism Partnership
Plain Language Booklet on Coronavirus
How to Explain a Global Health Crisis to Children with Autism
Tips from research and clinical practice provide guidance.