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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide

ASERT has compiled resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current COVID-19 outbreak.

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Blogs

Gratitude for My Supports Team

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman expresses her gratitude for her Supports Team in this blog as they help her live a more independent life

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Feeling Like I Have Nothing to Write About

By Miriam

Miriam talks about how they have felt like they have nothing to write about, how they handled creative slumps in the past, and their worries of publishing their work online

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How The Horror Film Carrie Teaches Us All To Be More Empathic To Targets Of Bullying

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about how the film Carrie isn't just a horror film, but a story about bullying and empathy

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New Job, New Goals

By Sarah Matincheck

Sarah talks about her new job and how she is saving up some of the extra money she is making

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Emotional Savvy

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync acknowledges the difficulty that she and society have with acknowledging more difficult emotions, such as grief

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Inner Self Talk

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about how inner self-talk can help in hard situations

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Screaming to be Heard

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about how it can be easier to scream or lose your temper when people aren't hearing you

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Shopping for a Bed

By Miriam

Miriam discusses the process of buying a bed and the difficulties they encountered doing so

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Deconstructing Small Talk – Phatic Communication

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about how though small talk is part of everyday life, it can be challenging and confusing

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Cautiously Reaching Out

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about it is nice to do something for someone but it can be difficult to reach out to them

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Great Things Never Came from Comfort Zones

By Sarah Matincheck

Sarah talks about how stepping out of her comfort zone into new opportunities can help her gain new skills

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We Still Need Retail Stores

By Miriam

Miriam discusses the value that retail stores, movie theaters, malls, and restaurants provide to people

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Pandemic Aggression

By Ziggie

Ziggie discusses how wearing his mask in public led to an encounter with an angry man

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Allyship and Counterspaces

By Dmitri 

Dmitri talks about their work on the Diversity, Inclusion, and Equity Committee, and discusses how to be a good ally

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Practicing Communication

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about practicing communication skills - talking, writing, and listening - has helped her, and how it is important to keep practicing and learning

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