Useful links

Visual aids for learning 
http://www.visualaidsforlearning.com/
Includes a wide range of FREE visual sequences and flash cards that are ready to print, cut out and laminate.

Educate Autism
http://www.educateautism.com/free-materials-and-downloads.html
Includes a range of FREE activities and visual tools that are ready to print, cut-out and laminate, or fill in. Information on many topics, including positive and negative reinforcement, teaching strategies and social stories. Great for teachers and parents.

Sue Larkey
http://www.suelarkey.com.au/
A very comprehensive website with an extensive collection of tip sheets covering everything from what is autism, to developing social skills, to successful toilet training (plus many, many more). She also regularly runs courses and has an online shop where you can buy autism related resources.

Helping Children with Autism Package (HCWA)
http://www.dss.gov.au/our-responsibilities/disability-and-carers/program-services/for-people-with-disability/helping-children-with-autism
G
overnment website with information about early intervention funding available to children before their 6th birthday.

Positive Partnerships
www.autismtraining.com.au
Supporting School Age Children on the Autism Spectrum.  National program of workshops and information sessions designed to help you work in partnership with your child’s school to improve their learning outcomes. Providing  online training for parents/carers.

Raising Children Network
www.raisingchildren.net.au/autism
Information relating to Autism.  The page has an interactive tool that can help you find your way through the services and supports available, both for your child and for your whole family.  The website also offers parent forums and a guide to accessing services and evidence for a variety of different therapies.

“What are you doing?”
www.whatareyoudoingfilm.com
A short film created by Autism Awareness which aims to teach school aged children about acceptance and understanding of their peers with ASD.

Sibling Support
www.siblingsaustralia.org.au
A national organisation committed to enhancing the well-being of siblings of children and adults with special needs.

Autism Community Network
www.autismcommunity.org.au
Online information site directing families to services throughout Sydney.

Online forums and useful websites for Siblings
www.siblink.org.au
www.sibs.org.au
www.yourshout.org.au
www.youngcarers.net.au

 

 

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