The links below are there to connect you to organisations and professionals that I highly recommend.
Social Thinking - www.socialthinking.com
This is the official site that will provide you with information on social understanding and skills for children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder and social communication difficulties.
The SCERTS Model - www.scerts.com
This is an educational approach that directly addresses the core challenges faced by children and persons with ASD and related disabilities and their families. It is a framework that I am trained in and use to support children and their schools.
Amanda Press Facebook Kidspace page - https://www.facebook.com/Kidspace.me?ref=hl
Amanda Press Pinterest Page - http://www.pinterest.com/amandajpress/
Zones of Regulation - www.zonesofregulation.com
This is an excellent site that will provide a good explanation of the zones programme and how to support children with emotional regulation challenges.
Sensory Processing Disorder - www.sensory-processing-disorder.com/
This is website provides good general information on sensory processing disorders.
Sensory Therapy - www.sensorytherapy.co.uk
This site will provide you with an excellent Occupational Therapist (Suzie Ankers) that provides support for children with sensory intergration and attachment based difficulties. Suzie is based in Bournemouth.
I CAN - www.ican.org.uk/
This is a registered children's charity that provides lots of valuable information of speech, language and communication challenges.
Talking Point - http://www.talkingpoint.org.uk/
This is a very good site for information on different types of difficulties with speech and language. It provide useful information of developmental ages and stages.
ADHD - www.hi2u.org.uk
This is a good site that will provide information on the challenges for those with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Dyslexia and Asperger's Syndrome.
Children's Mental Health - http://www.wheresyourheadat.co.uk/about-us/
This is a website from the Children & Young People's Emotional Health & Wellbeing Service at Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust. 'Where's Your Head At?' is split into four different zones for children (Kids Zone), teenagers, parents, carers and professionals. The site provides helpful information and advice about young people's mental health and emotional well-being.