Posted in

COVID-19 Resources

Back to School 2021

Students with ASD often have difficult times with transitions, such as returning to school after the summer. However, during unprecedented times such as the COVID pandemic with uncertainty of school structure, returning to school can be especially difficult. Luckily, there are several helpful resources available to help you and your…

Returning to learning during COVID-19

Whether physically returning to school or learning from home, children and their families are facing big changes this fall. These four tips are helpful for all parents during this transition, including those whose children have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs.

Keeping kids healthy during COVID-19

Keeping children safe is a top priority for all parents during the COVID-19 crisis and will become increasingly challenging this fall. These tips are helpful for all parents, including those whose kids have neurodevelopmental disorders or special needs, as they do their best to keep their children physically and mentally…

Returning to School Social Stories

Returning to school during COVID-19 can present many challenges for students living with ASD. There are many resources out there to support students with this difficult transition, including social stories. Social stories are available for all ages, discussing a multitude of topics, from hand washing, riding the bus to…

COVID in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

Early research has shown that those living with intellectual or developmental disabilities (IDD) have an increased likelihood of contracting the virus. In addition, this research indicates that adults with IDD are more likely to die from contracting the virus. Although the research is preliminary and the exact mechanism is…

Social Stories about COVID-19 for your children

Parents may be wondering how to talk to their child about COVID-19 and the changes it has caused in their daily routines, this site offers social stories to help you during this challenging time.

Kids & The Coronavirus

“A Kid’s Guide to COVID-19,” explains COVID-19 and its effects on the world in a language kids can understand. Please be safe, ask lots of questions, wash your hands, and be kind to everyone you meet.

LEGO Justin Trudeau talks to children about COVID-19

LEGO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had a message for children about how they can do their part in the fight against COVID-19. He appealed directly to kids hunkering down in their homes, thanking them for changing their daily routines.

Coronavirus Social Story

Social Stories are a social learning tool that supports the safe and meaningful exchange of information between parents, professionals, and people with autism of all ages. Lowcountry Autism Foundation created this social story about the coronavirus.