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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

Beneath the Surface

By Ziggie

“You look fine, so you must be okay and doing well for yourself.” I’ve dealt with comments like that, for a big portion of my life even though depression and anxiety have been factors since I was a teen. An analysis, a judgment just from outward appearances is not something I particularly enjoy. You can […]

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Furry Friends

By Ziggie

Pets can play an important role in a person’s life, perhaps even more so for individuals who are neurodivergent, have autism or even a combination of both. Animals of all kinds: dogs, cats, birds and others are able to provide a non-judgmental level of support, just through their interactions with us. With this blog post, […]

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Meet the Newest ASDNext Blogger, Ziggy!

By Ziggie

Hi everyone, I’m Ziggy. I was recently chosen as a ASDNext blogger, and my first entry is going to serve as an introduction. I was born and grew up in Pittsburgh. My parents who did foster care for many years had the opportunity to adopt, and I was fostered by them when I was only […]

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