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.
When confronted with an emergency situation, an individual with autism can become overwhelmed and frightened which may cause them to react to the situation in a way others cannot understand. ASERT has come up with a PLAN that will help the autistic individuals, their family, and emergency responders stay safe in an emergency if they Prepare, Learn, Advise and Notify.
Several counties throughout the commonwealth have created their own form to notify emergency responders that an individual with autism lives at a particular address. Click here for a full list.