COVID-19 Information and Strategies

COVID-19
Information and Strategies

There is a growing concern about the 2019 novel (new) coronavirus or COVID-19. We have compiled helpful resources across settings and are in the process of developing informational and educational materials to utilize with individuals with ASD, including visual schedules, social narratives, and more. Check this page regularly for updates and share with your networks!

What is Coronavirus?

COVID19 is a Novel (new) strain of a common type of viruses known as coronaviruses. It is not related to the flu though it can produce symptoms that people associate with the flu.

Who do I call with questions? 

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Join us online for a question and answer session Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 3:30-5pm EST. Email hands@iupui.edu for more information. Join online via ZOOM

from IN.gov: “Please call the ISDH Epidemiology Resource Center at 317-233-7125 [317-233-1325 after hours] or e-mail epiresource@isdh.in.gov if you experience symptoms such as fever, cough and shortness of breath and have a recent history of travel to China or contact with someone suspected of having COVID-19.” 

from IUhealth.org: “IU Health has launched a virtual clinic to offer individuals in Indiana regardless of age free Coronavirus (COVID-19) screenings using the IU Health Virtual Visit app. Staffed 24/7 with IU Health physicians, advance practice providers and registered nurses, the clinic will screen patients from home, potentially eliminating the need to visit physician offices, urgent cares or emergency departments.”

Strategies and Supports from HANDS

HANDS in Autism® is preparing a series of supports designed to aid topics such as:

and more to come…

For You:

Everyone is dealing with the impacts of this pandemic in different ways. We have specially tailored pages with resources of interest to:

Where to find information and updates:

Helpful tips:

Resources For distributing and display in your setting

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