COVID-19 Resources

Welcome! We hope you are staying safe and able to stay at home during this trying time. Current events have disrupted routines for the entire country, and we know that families with autism can feel this disruption even more intensely than others. Here are some resources that we hope can help support your family during this trying time.

Kansas Unemployment

Practice Parameters for Telehealth ABA

NCTRC COVID-19 and Tele-behavioral Webinar

Guidance for Direct Service Providers

Guidance for Group Homes for Individuals with Disabilities

Guidance for Direct Service Providers, Caregivers, Parents, and People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

People with Developmental and Behavioral Disorders

Supporting Individuals With Autism

Support Individuals With Autism During the COVID-19 Crisis

How to Talk about COVID-19 With People Who Have Autism

Parenting During a Pandemic

Parenting tips from the Washington Post

Parenting tips from Medium

Explaining The Pandemic To Kids

State Crisis Care: For parents to reach out to if they feel like they need help keeping their children safe

Warmlines (Not in a crisis but just want someone to talk to)

National Crisis Hotline: 1-800-448-3000

National Alliance on Mental Illness Help Line: Text NAMI to 741741 (for those who don’t want to talk someone they can text)

Educational Resources for Homeschooling

General information about educational planning while schools are closed, with helpful links to other resources

13 ABA Therapy Activities You Can do at Home

Visual Supports and ASD from Autism Speaks

Explaining the Pandemic to Kids

Great article for adults to help with talking to kids about coronavirus

Audio story for kids explaining the pandemic, plus printable comic strip

Free, printable social story about the Coronavirus

Keeping Kids Healthy

Excellent list of videos, songs, and show segments from Daniel Tiger to Sesame Street helping with way to keep kids safe and healthy

Addressing constipation in children with autism