Autistics United Canada and Autistics for Autistics Ontario have put together a list of COVID-19 resources for autistic people, which we will continue to update!
Download our full resource list (version 2):
Part 1 is resources specifically for autistic people. It includes:
Please note that since our groups are based in “Canada” on Turtle Island, we are using resources from governments within Canada. Some information, such as physical distancing / shelter-in-place guidelines, may be different in regions outside of Canada.
PART 1: Resources for Autistic People
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Resources
Here are resources to help you understand what others are talking about and communicate your concerns to others using AAC.
Because of physical distancing, AAC users may be left without family members or other support people in a hospital. Be prepared: know what to expect at a hospital and your communication rights ahead of time.
New communication boards for COVID-19:
Using AAC in the hospital:
Autism COVID-19 Individual Health Action Plan
Coping with the Changes - Guides
Coping with the Changes - Articles
Online Hangouts for Neurodivergent People!
Other Things to Do When Staying Home / Sheltering in Place
For Parents & Caregivers
Click here for PART 2: General COVID-19 Information
We will continue to update this resource list. Please let us know by emailing us at email@example.com if you have any resources to suggest, especially ones for neurodivergent & disabled people!