Resources


We are often asked to share resources and ideas with families. On this page you will be able to read articles written by our staff, as well as other professionals, or find links to sites that we have found to be helpful.


Autism


Autism Hangout is a site dedicated to bringing timely, relevant news, resources and hope to those affected by autism.


9th Planet uses videos with a recurring science fiction theme to teach social skills.


Parent Books is an Aspergers Syndrome resource for parents that reviews the latest publications on the market.


Aspires Relationships is an online resource for spouses or family members of adults diagnosed with autism.


Roger N. Meyer - a personal collection of articles and letters written by a man with Aspergers Syndrome


Wrong Planet is a website community where members communicate with each other through articles, blogs and a chatroom.


Autism Tennessee


TEACCH program of North Carolina: Teaching, Expanding, Appreciating, Collaborating and Cooperating, and Holistic approaches to working with individuals with Autism.


Vanderbilt TRIAD - Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders


Autism Link Store - custom designed products


Autism Spot - Autism news, blogs and forums


Autism Speaks


Autism Society of America


First Signs is a site that provides vital resources regarding screening, diagnosis and treatment for Autism.


Special Ed Services - authored by and Autism consultant to schools; providing information about school series and IEP's


I Keep Bookmarks - a wonderful "click on" list of books and activities for kids with Autism



Reading/Dyslexia


Do 2 Learn provides thousands of free pages with social skills, songs, games, behavior and life skills guides and activities.


Literacy Connections - activities to build oral language/vocabulary as it relates to written language



Sign Language/Picture Cards


Giving Greetings - resource for pictures for communication and visual aids for schedule boards



Toys


Links coming



Apps


Proloquo2go - This app provides your child a "voice" where ever he/she goes! A communication board that allows you to use pictures from your phone or ipad! Costs about $200 but worth it; especially if your child uses it in therapy.



Learning Dissabilities/Executive Functioning


Lumosity - train memory and attention and track progress


LD Online - provides accurate advice and information about learning disabilities and ADHD



Behavior


School Behavior - information regarding behaviors of people with various disorders including anxiety, Aspergers, Non-Verbal Learning Disability, and Tourettes Syndrome



Expressive Language


Squidoo - suggestions to help parents develop fun and creative ways to help preschools learn language and cognitive skills


C.J. Monty - a variety of activites aimed at improving syntax and grammatical sentence development



Feeding and Swallowing Disorders


Help! My Child Won't Eat - article by Terri Flynn



Sensory Processing


Links coming



Profession Websites


ASHA - American Speech Language Hearing Association

 

AOTA - American Occupational Therapy Association



Syndromes and Diagnoses


Birth Injury Guide - a comprehensive resource for families coping with birth trauma


Florida Injured Baby - This site helps families to understand the cause and treatment of birth injuries


Cerebral Palsy Guide - This organization shares educational materials with families and individuals affected by cerebral palsy, including information about different therapies, treatment options, and financial resources.