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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

Ziggie

Staying Cool, Calm, and Collected

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about the power of emotions and the importance of acknowledging them as you make decisions

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Pandemic Reflection – Adapting to Things Outside of Your Control

By Ziggie

Ziggie reflects on the challenges that he faced during the pandemic thus far and how he has been coping with the uncertainty

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Pursuing Higher Education in 2021

By Ziggie

Ziggie discusses how he made his plan to pursue a degree in higher education in a field that he is passionate about.

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Sensory Friendly Skincare

By Ziggie

Ziggie provides some tips on sensory-friendly skincare and what he has learned over the years.

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Voting Rights and Women’s Suffrage – How African American Women Revolutionized The Fight For Representation.

By Ziggie

Ziggie discusses the influence that African American Suffragettes had on Voting Rights and the history of Voting Rights

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The Virtual World: How It’s Helped, And How It Could Be Better

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about how the internet has helped him adjust to life during the pandemic and how this adjustment may be harder for some

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13 Reasons Why Season 2 Review

By Ziggie

Ziggy talks about season 2 of 13 Reasons Why and how effectively the show handles serious issues - such as bullying and assaults.

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13 Reasons Why Season 1 Review – Revisiting the Controversy

By Ziggie

Ziggie discusses the TV show 13 Reasons Why - the controversies surrounding the show as well as the positive impact the show had with increasing discussion of mental health in school

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Why George Floyd’s Death Impacted Me As An Autistic African American Male

By Ziggie

Ziggy talks about how the death of George Floyd impacted him and his own experiences as an African American with autism.

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A Change of Plans

By Ziggie

Ziggy talks about plans that were put on hold due to the Coronavirus pandemic as well as adjustments he has made to his routine.

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Animal Crossing – An Island Escape

By Ziggie

Ziggie talks about how Animal Crossing has provided a fun escape from the pandemic. He discusses what he has done with his island and why the game is so engaging.

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Hey Arnold – A Showcase of Non-Traditional Family Structures

By Ziggie

Ziggy talks about how the 90's TV show, "Hey Arnold" covered individual and familial issues that were not commonly discussed in children shows and why it was so important to him.

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Black History and Nursing – Mary Eliza Mahoney

By Ziggie

For Black History Month, Ziggie writes about the first African American nurse - Mary Eliza Mahoney - and the lasting impact she made in the field.

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An Overview of Ridesharing Apps and Why I Prefer Using Them Over Public Transportation

By Ziggie

Ziggie shares his thoughts on using rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber, and why he prefers this mode of public transportation over others.

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The Magic School Bus

By Ziggie

Latest blog by Ziggie where he talks about the Magic School Bus and how it can be applied to situations in daily life.

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