Resources for autistic people and their families during the COVID-19 pandemic

ALERRT project partner Autism-Europe has gathered useful resources and tips from across the world to help autistic people and their families navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

This time of crisis has been and continues to be particularly challenging for autistic people who see a disruption in their routine, and have difficulty facing uncertainty and change, all while their support services are also being impacted. It is essential that autistic people and their families are supported and provided with resources and accessible tools to understand and communicate about the situation and constant changes linked to the COVID-19.

Many people in the autism community are sharing resources and advice to support autistic people at this time. Below are a few resources that may be helpful to those of you in the ALERRT community.

Resources to help cope with stress and uncertainty:

Social stories and visual guides:

Other support initiatives, resources and tips from the autism community:

Resources in easy-to-read accessible in various languages:

To access all resources put together by Autism-Europe, you can visit their website here.