Be Safe: Coping with Abuse Social Story
This resource, part of the Be Safe resource collection, provides tips and suggestions for individuals with autism on how they can cope with the feelings they may experience if they have been abused.
Sometimes I may have feelings like being sad, scared, lonely, mad, or afraid of the person who hurt me.
I may also feel love or anger at the person who hurt me. I may feel confused.
There a lot of ways I can try to feel better.
I can listen to music.
I can exercise by running, jumping or riding a bike.
I can slowly count to 10and take deep breaths.
This information was developed by the Autism Services, Education, Resources, and Training Collaborative (ASERT). For more information, please contact ASERT at 877-231-4244 or info@PAautism.org. ASERT is funded by the Bureau of Supports for Autism and Special Populations, PA Department of Human Services.