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Useful Websites

Here you will find information and links to other websites that we hope will be helpful. Many of these websites are also appropriate for you to share with your child to help them better understand their Autism.

 

Website Links:

 

Information about Autism

National Autistic Society: https://www.autism.org.uk/

Autistica: https://www.autistica.org.uk/

Ambitious About Autism: https://www.ambitiousaboutautism.org.uk/

Autism Speaks: www.autismspeaks.org 

Autism eye: www.autismeye.com 

A comic strip by Rebecca Burgess to help people understand the autism diagnosis: https://the-art-of-autism.com/understanding-the-spectrum-a-comic-strip-explanation/

The Curly Hair Project: https://thegirlwiththecurlyhair.co.uk/

Information leaflet on girls and autism: http://www.nasen.org.uk/resources/resources.girls-and-autism-flying-under-the-radar.html

Amazing things happen - A simple Youtube video explaining how people with autism may experience the world differently: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7JdCY-cdgkI

https://www.purpleella.com/

 

Information about associated conditions

Association For All Speech Impaired Children (AFASIC): www.afasic.org.uk

 

British Dyslexia Association: https://www.bdadyslexia.org.uk/

British Epilepsy Association: www.epilepsy.org.uk

British Institute of Learning disabilities: www.bild.org.uk

Dyspraxia Foundation: www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk

ICAN (helping children communicate): www.ican.org.uk

MENCAP (understanding learning difficulty): www.mencap.org.uk 

OCD action: https://ocdaction.org.uk‚Äč

OCD-UK: https://www.ocduk.org/

 

Approaches used at Grange Park School

The SCERTS Model: http://scerts.com/

The Zones of Regulation: http://www.zonesofregulation.com/index.html

Interoception: kelly-mahler.com/resources/videos/interoception-the-new-topic-in-autism/

 

Legislation relating to Special Education Needs

Department of Health and Social Care: www.dh.gov.uk

SEND Code of Practice: https://www.gov.uk/topic/schools-colleges-childrens-services/special-educational-needs-disabilities

 

Mental health and wellbeing

Mental Health Foundation https://www.mentalhealth.org.uk/

Kent Resilience Hub: https://kentresiliencehub.org.uk/parent-carers/

MindEd, e-learning to support healthy minds: www.minded.org.uk 

 

Online safety

National online safety: https://nationalonlinesafety.com/

 

Sibling support

Sibs: https://www.sibs.org.uk/

 

Support from other families

Contact a family: www.cafamily.org.uk  

 

Support around sleep

Children’s Sleep Charity: www.thechildrenssleepcharity.org.uk 

Sleep Scotland: www.sleepscotland.org

The Sleep Council: www.sleepcouncil.org.uk 

 

Information about Autism 

Kent Autistic Trust - http://www.kentautistic.com
Autism Education Trust - http://www.autismeducationtrust.org.uk
 
Family Support
BEAMS family support - http://www.wearebeams.org.uk 
 
Information about Special Educational Needs
IASK - information, advice and support Kent - http://www.kent.gov.uk/iask 

 

Selective Mutism Information and Research Association (SMIRA): http://www.selectivemutism.org.uk/ at the bottom of 'information about associated conditions' and for https://www.purpleella.com/ (at the bottom of the info about autism section) please could you add this description ('Purple Ella - Ella, along with two of her daughters, are all on the autism spectrum, receiving their diagnoses in 2015 and 2016').

 

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