Going Back to Work Social Story
This resource provides a visual guide for individuals with autism about going back to work after the COVID-19 pandemic. The resource includes information on what will be different at work because of the pandemic.
Many people are going back to work when it is safe to go back to work.
I might have to go back to work soon too.
The way that I do my job will be different when I go back to work.
My boss will ask me to wear a mask while I work.
My coworkers will also wear masks while they work.
Everyone has to wear a mask for the entire shift.
We wear masks to keep myself, co-workers, and other people safe.
I will also be asked to wash my hands often and use hand sanitizer.
I might also have to wear gloves while I work.
I will be asked to keep distance between myself and other people.
My workplace might look different to keep customers and visitors safe, too.
These new rules help me stay safe and healthy while I’m at work.
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.