Original Resources

Flashcards

A free to download and print booklet which explores the creative non-verbal communication strategy that is flashcards.
Contains a number of pre-made flashcards and a blank template.
As seen in our neurodiversity workshops!

Sensory Audit

A free to download and print booklet providing basic guidelines to conduct a sensory audit of your school, workplace, or event. Optimised for printing in A4 or A5 sizing.

Poster - Takiwātanga

A free to download and print poster for your home or office celebrating takiwātanga, the Māori word for ‘autism’.
Optimised for printing in A3 and A4 sizing.

Poster - Great Minds

A free to download and print poster for your home or office celebrating neurodiversity.
Optimised for printing in A3 and A4 sizing.

External Resources

Film and Documentary

Sensory Overload (Short) - http://vimeo.com/52193530
Snowcake (2006)
Temple Grandin (2010)
Life, Animated (2016)

Books

Scattered
Gabor Mate

Every Day With ADHD
Kerry Cooney

Look Me in the Eye
John Elder Robison

Autism and the Edges of the Known World
Olga Bogdashina

Uniquely Human
Barry M. Prizant

The Autistic Brain
Temple Grandin

Thinking in Pictures
Temple Grandin

Aspergers Syndrome
Tony Attwood

Sensational Kids
Lucy Jane Millar

Sensory Integration and the child
A.Jean Ayres

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Mark Haddon

Black Sails White Rabbits an Honest Account of Being Bi Polar
Kevin A. Hall

Neurotribes
Steve Silberman

Switched On – The Emerging Science of Neuro Stimulation
Jon Elder Robison

Life Space Crisis Intervention
Nicholas j Long, Mary M Wood, Frank A Fecuser

The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autistic Spectrum
Jeanette Purkis, Dr Emma Goodall and Dr Jane Nugent

Websites

OAR – Organisation for Autism Research
Very useful information for teachers (and this can work as a guide to parents with what sort of help to ask for in schools)

Altogether Autism

ADHD Association NZ

The Dyspraxia Support Group of New Zealand

Parent to Parent

Autism NZ

Sticks and Stones

Sleep Help For those Diagnosed with ASD