Coronavirus Video for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities
In light of the current Coronavirus pandemic, Milestone HCQU Northwest created a short video with tips to help stay healthy and avoid spreading germs. Included are video clips on how and when to wash your hands - or to use hand sanitizer when you don't have access to water, social distancing, and boosting your immune system, as well as why wearing a mask is a good idea, and how to wear one. To view the video, click here.
Wearing a Mask Social Story for People with Autism
ASERT (Autism Services, Education, Resources and Training) put together a nice presentation on wearing masks.
From the ASERT website: "This resource provides a visual guide for individuals with autism about wearing a mask to avoid spreading germs. The resource includes why it's important to wear a mask, as well as information about how to safely wear and remove masks. The resource is translated into Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Arabic and Burmese. An animated version is also available." Visit https://paautism.org/resource/wearing-mask-social-story/ to see it in storyboard form or as a video.