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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

Out-of-Sync Woman

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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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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Feeling Unheard

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses how she sometimes feels unheard and what she is trying to do to move forward

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Getting the Vaccine

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about getting the COVID-19 vaccine and how it was beneficial for her

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Mental Health

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses her mental health journey, and what helped her better her mental health

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Sensory Processing System Overload

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses how her sensory system can make certain situations and environments more difficult

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Being in the Moment

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses the importance of practicing mindfulness in everyday life

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Alcohol

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses why she tends to avoid alcohol, though she is of legal age, and her own guidelines for when she does have a drink

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Saying Goodbye to the Neighborhood

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about feelings of sadness, anxiety, and excitement as she prepares to move to a new place

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Spectrum in the Media

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses her desire to see the media portray more of the spectrum

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Moving to a New Place

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses her feelings about moving to a new apartment and her moving plan

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Keeping My Apartment Clean

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses the importance of balance and scheduling as she lives independently

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Night Before

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman talks about anxious feelings that she had before making a big decision and how she coped

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Moving Boundaries and Limitations

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses how fear and anxiety, even if it is not her own, can make it difficult to move forward

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Understanding Through Context

By Out-of-Sync Woman

Out of Sync Woman discusses how she struggles with not always understanding what is going on around her - comparing her experiences to watching a movie on low volume.

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