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The following is a list of websites, articles, and fact sheets which offer information about helping individuals with autism and related disabilities during a COVID-19 outbreak. This page will be updated periodically as the situation evolves and new resources are published.

“Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Situation Summary”
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

“Supporting individuals with autism through uncertain times”
School of Education and Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources”
Massachusetts Advocates for Children

“COVID-19 and Autism: Tackling Social Skills for Children with Autism during Social Distancing”
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

“ASF Resources – Autism and COVID-19”
Autism Science Foundation

“Coronavirus: Response & Resources”
The Autism Society of America

“How to Talk About COVID-19 with People Who Have Autism”

March 24, 2020
NPR Health

“COVID-19 ABA Updates: Implementing Telehealth for ABA in the current environment”
March 20, 2020
Autism Insurance Resource Center, UMass Medical School Shriver Center

 "COVID-19: How to help children with autism adjust during self-isolation
March 18, 2020
Tamika Cody, 10NewsDigital

”Special education rights and coronavirus (COVID-19)”
March 17, 2020
Moor, Perlman & Gregg, LLC

“Helping autistic kids cope with the chaos and uncertainty of coronavirus"
March 17, 2020
Jackie Spinner, Washington Post

“COVID-19 Information and Resources”
March 16, 2020
Autism Speaks

“How to Explain a Global Health Crisis to Children with Autism”
March 16, 2020
Katherine K.M. Stavropoulos Ph.D., Neuroscience in Translation, Psychology Today

“Coronavirus Response for Families With Autism”
March 13, 2020
Autism New Jersey

“Questions and Answers on Providing Services to Children with Disabilities During a COVID-19 Outbreak”
March 12, 2020
U.S. Department of Education

“COVID-19: Preparation Tips for Families Affected by Autism”
March 7, 2020
Assemblyman Angelo Santabarbara, Times Union

Parent/Caregiver Guide to Helping Families Cope With the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)”
March 1, 2020
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network



"Coronavirus Update for Individuals and Families (Massachusetts)”
March 13, 2020
Department of Developmental Services, Commonwealth of Massachusetts


“Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Guidance For New Jersey Community Providers of Services for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities”
March 9, 2020
New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

“COVID-19 Guidance for Individuals and Families of Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (New Jersey)”
March 2020
New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)

Frequently Asked Questions on DDD Closures Related to COVID-19 for Individuals, Families and Providers (New Jersey)
March 16, 2020
New Jersey Department of Human Services, Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD)


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