Parent leaflets developed by The Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists (APCP) is a clinical interest group of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP).
A leading UK charity for people with autism (including Asperger syndrome) and their families. The website provides information, support and pioneering services, and campaign for a better world for people with autism.
The British Stammering Association a point of contact for information and support on stammering, also known as stuttering.
CanChild is a research and educational centre that provides evidence-based information to improve the lives of children and youth with disabilities and their families.
The Challenging Behaviour Foundation (CBF) is a charity specialising in severe learning disabilities and behaviour described as challenging. Established by a family carer, we work with families and professionals supporting children and adults across the UK.
The Communication Trust is a coalition of nearly 50 voluntary and community organisations with expertise in speech, language and communication. The Site has web based resources for children with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
Do2Learn uses technology and the web to provide special learning resources for individuals with disabilities and the professionals and caregivers who serve them. Do2learn.com freely offers, for your personal use, thousands of pages of the best of the resources we have developed and tested.
Information on potty training, bedwetting, soiling, constipation and other topics. Downloadable leaflets references and advice.
Information about Social Stories (these describe a situation, skill, or concept in terms of relevant social cues, perspectives, and common responses in a specifically defined style and format.)
An easy way to teach pre-printing, printing, and cursive handwriting for all children from reception through to year 5.
Learn traditional and adapted types of knots to tie your shoelaces in simple and basic steps, with lots of visual supports. Whether you’re after shoelace tying speed, simplicity, security or style, here’s 18 different shoelace knots to choose from, including several that Ian has created himself.
A children’s communication charity. I CAN’s mission is to ensure that no child who struggles to communicate is left out or left behind.
Intensive Interaction – an approach to teach the pre-speech fundamentals of communication to children and adults who have severe learning difficulties and/or autism and who are still at an early stage of communication development.
Has information and support on language development from birth to age three with a specific section on “Talk To Your Baby” with downloadable resources.
Makaton is a language programme using signs and symbols to help people to communicate. It is designed to support spoken language and the signs and symbols are used with speech, in spoken word order.
A comprehensive webpage with lots of creative ideas for play and learning, well classified according to ages and themes.
An activity idea search engine for paediatric occupational therapy activities. Match skills you want to work on, with materials you have, to a detailed occupational therapy treatment activity.
A self-funded disability project, run by Dawn Villarreal in Illinois which has a library of social stories Library of social stories.
Picture Exchange Communication System (exchanging pictures to request motivating things).
Ideas for your child with special needs and their siblings. Produced by the Play and Learning Programe at the State Child Development Centre in Western Australia.
The aim of this website is to share with parents, teachers and therapists some very practical ideas that I have found to be useful in helping children to gain movement skills.
Talking Point give parents and carers the information they need to help their children develop these skills.
Online USA based resource for special education, paediatric occupational therapy and paediatric physical therapy. Video – outdoor activities to develop handwriting
Websites with free typing resources: