Coronavirus (COVID-19) Health and Safety Guide
ASERT has put together some resources for those with autism and those who care for people with autism relating to the current Coronavirus outbreak.
Bullying, including cyberbullying, is a serious problem that impacts many children but is even more prevalent for children who have disabilities. This resource provides information from various sources about bullying, how to prevent it from occurring, and what can be done to support individuals who have experienced bullying.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education’s Office for Safe Schools bullying prevention webpage contains resources for parents, educators, and professionals serving children and youth in school and out-of-school settings.
PACER provides resources for students, parents, educators, and others, and recognizes bullying as a serious community issue that impacts education, physical and emotional health, and the safety and well-being of students.
PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center helps by:
This resource from AbilityPath.org, provides information on bullying with a downloadable Guide to Bullying and Special Needs. In recognizing the need for the critical issue of bullying to be addressed, AbilityPath.org created this report and guide to achieve the following:
This toolkit from Bully Free World is a set of resources for people to confront bullying of children with special needs from all angles – from talking to your children to knowing your rights to teaching tolerance in schools. Start by reading the Top Ten Facts to know about bullying and children with special needs, and then learn about the unique challenges children with special needs face when encountering bullying. This website includes resources for parents, educators and students.
This website from various federal government agencies provides information on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying. Specific information is included for individuals with disabilities and special needs, as well as LGBTQ youth.
This resource, developed by ASERT for ASDNext, provides information on the types of bullying and ways to prevent it from happening.Resource
This resource, developed by ASERT for ASDNext, provides information about cyberbullying as well as tips on what to do if you have experienced cyberbullying. Please click on the link below to access this helpful resource.Resource