SARS-Cov-2 / COVID-19 Resources
Resources for parents about the SARS-COV-2 virus and the COVID-19 disease
Coronavirus Info from Bethel School District
Bethel School District’s preparation and response to the pandemic.
Autism Society COVID-19 Preparedness and Resources
As concerns increase about the novel coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Autism Society of America encourages the autism community to practice good hygiene, rely on reputable sources for information, and review disaster and disruption preparedness plans.
Autism and Coronavirus: Helping Students Understand
From Linda Hogdon’s “Use Visual Strategies for Autism” website. Tips and tricks on how to communicate with autistic students about coronavirus.
FREE Coronavirus Social Narrative for Children
From Tara Tuchel’s website “Autism Little Learners“: “…Children have so much swirling around in their heads. Their routines are being changed and they are witnessing some stress and anxiety by the adults around them. I wanted to share a simple social story I made for children.”
Little Puddins: The Autism Educator – Coronavirus Social Story
The “Little Puddin’s” website of autism mom Amanda has created a FREE Coronavirus Social Narrative to help alleviate fears and anxiety many children may be experiencing at this time.
UNC Team’s Online Toolkit
A new online toolkit from an interdisciplinary team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will help families and caregivers supporting individuals with autism during the COVID-19 epidemic.
The University of Oregon Center on Human Development College of Education: COVID-19 Information & Resources
Coronavirus information and resources for people with disabilities, families and providers.
How To Talk About COVID-19 With People Who Have Autism
By NPR New’s reporter Ashley Westerman: Parents and caretakers of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities such as autism face unique hurdles in communicating about the coronavirus pandemic. This is a four-minute audio recording with a transcript.