Partner Toolkits

Autism Speaks has put together a comprehensive list of resources for the autism community organized by topic including for families, for educators and health professionals, non-english resources and WHO guidance for the public. Find the list here.


The Autism Society of America launched a Facebook Live series dedicated to providing relevant, COVID-19 information for the autism community. The weekly broadcast will feature an expert discussing specific topics like mental health, federal emergency funding, and financial planning.


Autism Focused Intervention Resources & Modules (AFIRM) has published a guide called Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times.


Child Mind Institute has comprehensive resources for parents, including information on how to support and talk to children about the COVID-19 situation, and daily Facebook Live chats with healthcare providers.


The Center for Autism & Related Disabilities has created a resource guide including a list of home activities, how to teach your child with ASD at home, sample daily schedules and how to speak to your child with ASD about COVID-19.


The Yale Child Study Center has created a resource guide helping autism families to cope during the pandemic. Resources include guidelines for parents, how to help children with ASD understand COVID-19, visual support strategies, visual teaching tasks, resources for teens and siblings of children with ASD and social games to play as a family.


Seaver Autism Center’s experts are hosting a free COVID-19 Webinar Series that is open to the public. Each webinar will provide strategies and resources to help families affected with autism as they navigate this difficult time. Participants will have the opportunity to ask the experts questions.


The UNC Autism Research Center has published a comprehensive toolkit providing 7 strategies to best support individuals with autism during uncertain times.