Helpful Websites

Autism Awareness Centre, Inc.
Maureen Bennie's organization that hosts conferences across Canada and the UK, while ensuring books, articles and resource supports are readily available to all communities to keep parents and professionals on the cutting edge of new information

Autism Speaks®
Advocacy organization promoting solutions, across the spectrum and throughout the life span, for individuals with autism and their families

Blindfold Sensory Play
Andrew Short’s suggestions for visual and tactile blindfold activities to use as a form of therapy to improve sensory processing; these are safe games for children to play strictly under the responsible supervision of parents, carers, educators and therapists

Bright & Quirky
Website of Debbie Steinberg Kuntz, licensed marriage and family therapist, helping 2e kids (gifted kids with learning disabilities, ADHD, autism, or anxiety) to achieve their full potential through creativity, independence, spontaneity, and a grasp of the real world

Building Confident Kids
Heather Davis provides support for floundering parents so they can feel calm and connected and help their children thrive

Cerebral Palsy Guide
Providing free educational materials, financial options, and emotional support to help those affected by cerebral palsy

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)
Education, advocacy, and support for people with ADHD and their families.

Clear Light Ventures
Peter Sullivan’s website offering articles and videos on eliminating toxic environmental factors such as wireless radiation, electromagnetic fields (EMF), chemicals and additives to improve the lives of children and adults with autism and SPD

Coming to my Senses
Support and wisdom from Rachel S. Schneider, MA, MHC, an advocate for teens and adults and the author of Making Sense: A Guide to Sensory Issues, and Sensory Like You: A Book for Kids with SPD by Adults with SPD

Epidemic Answers
Focusing on causes, not consequences, of health out of balance, and proposing that the “new childhood epidemics” of autism, ADHD/ADD, allergies, SPD and others can be reversed

Fairy Dust Teaching
Source of inspiring and charming new ideas and strategies for early childhood teachers

Global Autism Community
Website of Ana Elisa Villalaz, Clinical Psychologist, Psychotherapist and Health Coach, offering a comprehensive parent guide to create success, love and peace for children and families, and featuring dozens of captioned video interviews with experts

Guiding Exceptional Parents
Support for parents provided by Sarah Wayland, PhD, Special Needs Care Navigator, Certified Relationship Development Intervention (RDI®) Consultant, and parent coach

Organization offering a comprehensive guide about autism, including the signs, behaviors, and treatments, as well as graphs that show the prevalence and characteristics of autistic spectrum disorders among children; for example, a resource is, "Know the Signs of Autism -- one of the Fastest Growing Developmental Disorders"

In-Sync Child
Where parents, teachers and professionals can learn about the In-Sync Child method and its innovative sensory-motor, perceptual-motor, and visual-motor activities developed by Carol Kranowitz and Joye Newman

Interdisciplinary Council on Development and Learning (ICDL)
Home of DIRFloortime®, used to help children and adults with a wide range of emotional, sensory, regulatory, motor, learning, and developmental challenges

International ADHD Coach Training Center (iACTCenter)
Coaching, trainings, on-line summits, and more with Laurie Dupar, PMHNP, RN, PCC, CALC, and founder of the iACTcenter, which works to rid the world of the stigma surrounding ADHD so those that experience it can truly enjoy their awesomeness

Learning Disabilities Association of America (LDA)
Information for people with learning disabilities and their parents, teachers, and professionals

Mother's Guide Through Autism Podcasts
Interviews with experts conducted by Brigitte Shipman, BMV Life Coach and founder of the Mother's Guide Through Autism Show

Parent Child Journey
"Dr. Dan" Shapiro's training and support programs for parents of challenging children

Parenting ADHD and Autism
Webinars, parent courses, the Behavior Revolution System, and more help from Penny Williams and Sarah Wayland who empower neurodiverse families and kids needing "a little extra help to let their light shine bright"

Education and training in autism and other developmental and mental health challenges; based on the DIRFloortime® model developed by Dr. Stanley I. Greenspan and Dr. Serena Wieder

Resources to Support Students With Dyslexia

S'cool Moves
Dr. Debra Em Wilson's website, where teachers, therapists, and specialists can find effective solutions for optimizing student growth by using strategies designed to wire the brain for focus, social-emotional learning, and academics

Sensory Friendly Solutions
Helping people, businesses, and organizations to offer sensory-friendly experiences to their customers and clients

Sensory Smarts
Invaluable SensorySmart™ Tips for rearing kids with SPD, and a “Helpful Websites” list of resources for therapy toys and equipment, clothing, parenting support, early intervention, developmental resources, hands-on learning, and your legal rights, provided by Lindsey Biel, OTR/L, author of Sensory Processing Challenges: Effective Clinical Work with Kids & Teens and co-author (with Nancy Peske) of Raising a Sensory Smart Child

Smart Course
ADHD Summits and online courses to teach parents the most effective way of handling all aspects of their differently-abled child's education to help kids create their own success

Spectrum Strategy Group
Classes, coaching, and "Autism in Real Life" interviews conducted by Ilia K. Walsh, Executive Director, to provide clear, accessible, and effective education to key stakeholders living with, caring for, and working with those with autism

With Understanding Comes Calm
Guidance from Julie Skolnick, M.A., J.D., to support parents of gifted and distractible children, to mentor 2e adults, and to train teachers on how to understand and address 2e strengths and struggles

Whole Brain Connections
Movement products and activities to improve attention, self-regulation, sleep and learning from Amanda Walker, Parent Educator and a Life Coach for Parents with Uniquely-Wired Kids