During this difficult and confusing time the health and safety of children, families and staff is our first priority. We will be available by phone to respond to questions, provide resource information or just to listen. 
Over the next couple of weeks we will be providing updates and additional resource information as it becomes available, both here and on our social media.

We are sending you our best wishes for your health and well-being.
Oklahoma Autism Center Team
405-842-9995

PARENT RESOURCES

UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute Autism Team

Supporting Individuals with Autism through Uncertain Times (PDF)

“What is the Coronavirus” a Social Story by Amanda McGinness at The Autism Educator:

https://theautismeducator.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-Updated-2-The-Autism-Educator-.pdf

Talking to Children About Covid-19 (Coronavirus): A Parent Resource

https://www.nasponline.org/resources-and-publications/resources-and-podcasts/school-climate-safety-and-crisis/health-crisis-resources/talking-to-children-about-covid-19-(coronavirus)-a-parent-resource

  • Available in other languages at link

Hand Washing and Hand Sanitizing Fact Sheet (includes visuals for children with disabilities)

https://www.cdc.gov/handwashing/pdf/hand-sanitizer-factsheet.pdf

INFANTS/BABY NEEDS

Infant Crises Services                   OKC Crises Nursery
4224 N Lincoln Blvd                     2728 NW 14th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105            Oklahoma City, OK 73107
405.528.3663                             405.979.0706

www.infantcrises.org                 www.crisesnurseryokc.com

FOOD

Regional Food Bank
3355 S Perdue St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73137
405.972.1111

www.regionalfoodbank.org

STATEWIDE RESOURCES

DIAL 211   For help with food, rent, utilities and more: Text 211OK to 898211.

WWW.211OKLAHOMA.ORG

Sooner SUCCESS *serves families raising a child with disability
405.271.2710

https://soonersuccess.ouhsc.edu

TEMPORARY CARE IN CRISES

OKC Crises Nursery
2728 NW 14th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73107
405.979.0706

www.crisesnurseryokc.com

Safe Families Oklahoma *temporary childcare when sibling is hospitalized
3 E. Main St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
405.418.3825

www.safefamiliesok.org

SPECIAL EDUCATION RESOURCES

Oklahoma State Department of Education Guidance

https://sde.ok.gov/newsblog/2020-03-12/coronaviruscovid-19-faqs-oklahoma-public-schools

Office Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (OSERS) Guidance

https://www2.ed.gov/policy/speced/guid/idea/memosdcltrs/qa-covid-19-03-12-2020.pdf?utm_content=&utm_medium=email&utm_name=&utm_source=govdelivery&utm_term=

ADDITIONAL TIPS

  • Private services providers (ABA, Speech Services, etc.) may modify or suspend services. Make sure to contact providers to determine your course of action.
For more information on handwashing and other Covid-19 related tips and info, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/ .