Brothers, Sisters, and Autism: A Parent’s Guide

Brothers, Sisters, and Autism: A Parent’s Guide addresses topics that range from dealing with perceived discrepancies in fairness to facilitating a positive relationship between siblings. The topics addressed in this resource include: • Strategies and resources to help teach your children about their sibling with autism…


Life as an Autism Sibling: A Guide for Teens

Life as an Autism Sibling: A Guide for Teens is written in a Q&A format. It addresses the challenges that teenage siblings might face as a result of having a brother or sister with autism, while also providing tips and advice on how to deal with…


Autism, My Sibling, and Me – colorful workbook (for young sibling)

Autism, My Sibling, and Me is a colorful workbook specifically designed to engage young children. A host of cartoon characters accompany children as they learn about what autism means for their brother or sister. The resource also aims to guide young siblings through any autism-related questions…


When Your Brother or Sister Has Cancer: A Guide for Teens

This colourful and easy to read guide is for young people who have a brother or sister with cancer. It gives information and advice on: Ways to deal with changes the young person’s family may go through Finding support and talking with friends What the…


Sweet Dreams at the Hospital (Coloring & activity book for children)

Sweet Dreams at the Hospital introduces young patients to where they go and what happens when they need to have anesthesia and surgery. It is specifically aimed at addressing their concerns about the unknown in an engaging, unthreatening manner, and involving them in their own…


My Going to Surgery Book (Read-along colouring book for kids)

This book is designed to help a parent and their child know what to expect on the day of surgery. It also describes ways parents can emotionally prepare their child for his or her operation. The book covers topics such as preparation for the hospital…


Pictures of My Journey – Activity book for kids with cancer

This 30-page coloring and activity book for young children has been developed by Leukemia & Lymphoma Sociate to help them cope with having cancer, talk to their doctors, express their feelings, and look forward to the future. Caregivers may find that using the book with their…


My living positively hand-book (Workbook for children with HIV)

A workbook for children living with HIV. This easy-read and beautifully illustrated workbook was developed by children, families, doctors, nurses, teachers, and counsellors with the goal of helping children learn about HIV, and teaching them how to live positively. Contents: All about me Who else…


Factsheet: Education, Health and Care plans

Since 1 September 2014 statements of special educational needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments started to be replaced by Education, Health and Care plans for children and young people aged 0-25. This factsheet explains the new system.


Factsheet: Education, Health and Care needs assessments

Since 1 September 2014, Education, Health and Care plans started to replace statements of special educational needs and Learning Difficulty Assessments for children and young people aged 0-25. This factsheet explains the first step to getting an Education, Health and Care plan.


Health services for disabled children and young people (booklet)

This guide has been written for: • health practitioners and commissioners, to increase their understanding of the specialist services that disabled children access • GPs to coordinate care for disabled children, young people and their families. The guide will also help parents to understand how health…


Autistic spectrum disorder: a practical approach at home for parents and carers (booklet)

Booklet containing information and advice on creating a supportive environment in the home for children with autistic spectrum disorder. Contents: Creating a Supportive Environment 1. Understanding Autistic Spectrum Disorder and the Importance of Creating a Supportive Environment 2. Advice Strategies for Parents and Carers of Children with Austistic Spectrum…


ADHD Interventions for Parents

This resource includes a list of tried-and-tested interventions which include creating a very brief and simple list of rules, using praise effectively, creating a reward system, implementing a homework hour, establishing structure, and using consequences effectively. The key to many of these techniques is the…


Lucky Horseshoes – A children’s book dealing with ADHD

A young girl named Skippy finds it very hard to concentrate at school. Loud sounds and even lights are distracting. She finds that daydreaming or getting up and moving helps her control the distractions – but doing that disrupts the class. Skippy meets Iris the…