Autism awareness resources

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Information and Resource List- Autism Awareness

You Tube:

‘Float’ short film by Disney. Short film shows the wonder of Autism and the effect on the family.

Sarah Hendrickx. Speaker about Autism and the presentation in girls.

Websites:

Autism Toolbox

http://www.autismtoolbox.co.uk/home

UK online resource to support learning in education for children with Autism.

National Autistic Society (NAS)

https://www.autism.org.uk/

UK Charity with lots of information about Autism and support.

Lorna Wing, UK

https://www.autism.org.uk/services/diagnosis/about.aspx

Diagnostic Service – to diagnose Autism- specialise in diagnosis of Pathological Demand Avoidance (PDA) and specialise in diagnosis in girls.

TED Talks:

Temple Grandin

https://www.ted.com/talks/temple_grandin_the_world_needs_all_kinds_of_minds?language=en

Amazing Temple Grandin.  Author and advocate about Autism. Inspirational!

https://www.ted.com/talks/takaharu_tezuka_the_best_kindergarten_you_ve_ever_seen?language=en

About the Tree House school built in Tokoyo, Japan.  A different way to look at providing education. Could this approach work for children with Autism?

Facebook Groups in UK:

Fighting Inequality for girls on the Spectrum (FIGS)

Facebook group supporting families and exchanging personal stories.

PDA Pathological Demand Avoidance Support – Families & Practitioners

Not Fine in School: Family Support for School Attendance Difficulites

Aspergers/Asd UK Mums Support

Sensory Processing Disorder UK (SPDUK)