Helpful Links

Autism Spectrum Teacher

Meet Steph Reed, with many years of experience in teaching she knows a lot about the world of Autism. She taught many incredible children and young people with very different abilities and complex needs. Her website provides tailored outreach, consultancy, training,  and coaching services, whilst continuing to expand informative articles and resources.

Cuddle Fairy

Visit this blog of positivity! Written and created by Becky a wife and mom of three kids. She started her journey with positive thinking 6 years ago by taking a 24 hour no complaints challenge with some of her friends. Taking the challenge forced her to focus on her thoughts which literally changed her life! She realized that we are in charge of what we think and what we think about affects how we feel.

Inclusive Solutions

Colin Newton and Derek Wilson are Co-founders and Directors of Inclusive Solutions. Together they have a combined experience of over 65 years of experience as educational psychologists working across the UK.

Together they have written several books such as Creating Circles of Friends, Circles of Adults, Restorative Solutions, Keys to Inclusion and Person Centred Planning Together. Inclusive Solutions is also a small publishing house and has published a number of books for other leading internationally renowned inclusive authors including Incurably Human, Taking the Time, Seeing the Charade, Quiet Riot and Dear Parents.


LabRoots is the leading scientific social networking website, offering top scientific trending news and premier educational virtual events and webinars. Contributing to the advancement of science through content sharing capabilities, LabRoots is a powerful advocate in amplifying global networks and communities.

Full Spectrum Farms

Full Spectrum Farms is focused on helping individuals with ASD become functioning members of the community. In order to accomplish this goal they provide several opportunities for individuals with ASD to learn and grow in a safe and familiar setting.

The Autism Page

Meet Jade, a 37-years old mom of two boys. Based in the West Country between Bristol and Bath, she shares valuable information & resources regarding the world of autism especially that her eldest was diagnosed too.

Independent With Autism

At Independent With Autism, they use ABA, Social Thinking, TEACCH, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy. They utilize a variety of methods to help those with Autism live productive lives, per the needs of the individual, the business, school, and/or team working with them.

5 ways to use essential oils in every day

Read this well written and researched study by Jenne regarding the different ways to use essential oils every day. Add her blog regarding mild signs of depression on your daily routine also here.

How to Brush Your Teeth: For Kids

This article from shows both when and how to brush your kid’s teeth (correctly, that is). But even more importantly, it’ll talk about the way to instill brushing in your child’s mind as a fun, lifelong habit.

Specialist Autism Services

Attend their Autism Conference A Multi-Dimensional Approach 2019. During the conference, you will have the opportunity to listen to renowned speakers from academia, healthcare, the criminal justice system and those with a lived experience of autism.

A Beginner’s Guide to Essential Oils

You probably have heard of these things called essential oils from friends and family on social media. They are these dark bottles of oils that are compounds extracted from plants. It’s often used by alternative medicine and naturopaths. These oils are said to have physical and psychological benefits.

Big Apple Oranges – The resource for NYC special needs children and their families

Why the name ‘Big Apple Oranges’? Well, Big Apple refers to New York City and this guide is for families with special needs children in the 5 boroughs (although the laws and regulations are state-wide). The orange, like the apple, is a delicious, nutritious, healthy fruit – only different than the ‘big’ apple. So are our children – sentient, loving, unique individuals – only different.

(Big Apple Oranges is NOT an agency, company, or business entity. It IS a resource for families of children with special needs. This resource directs YOU to find out the information to help your child.)

Cambridge House Education

We are a family owned business based near Tonbridge in Kent. A small team led by husband and wife Bruce and Nicky Williams take their inspiration from Nicky,  a dyslexic herself, who has taught and tutored dyslexia and dyscalculia for 15+ years.  Bruce looks after the business side of things, Nicky the resources; selecting and searching out Cambridge House’s range.

The company itself has been in business for more than 20 years under the stewardships of two previous owners. Bruce and Nicky took over the running of it in early 2015. Their ambition is to grow the business but with a clear vision that our 5,000+ customers in the UK and in many other countries around the world want a supplier who can provide a wide range of special needs resources that they can be confident have been selected for a good reason; they work.

Autism Life Span Homes

These residential homes licensed by the California Department of Health Services can provide intermediate care habilitation services to teens and young adults who have been diagnosed with autism and or related developmental disabilities.

Ahway Island

On Ahway Island, your child experiences an inclusive world. Their mission is to help all kids accept, appreciate, and love all their beautiful differences, in both themselves and others.

Mewsic Moves

Meet a Music Therapist who provides parents, educators and therapists with educational and helpful tools on supporting children with special needs.

Autism Web

A community of parents interested in autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Asperger syndrome.

The Art of Autism

Raising awareness of the importance of the arts as viable tools for learning, growth and expression; especially for autistic artists and their valuable contributions to the world.

Special Needs Atlanta

We will work with you  to help you determine what’s important to you in your life.  Together, we’ll create a roadmap to take you where you want to be.  You can count on us to be your guide; to work with you in concert with your other advisors to meet your objectives.

Senses Cultural Academy of Health

The Senses Cultural Academy of Health provides culturally appropriate information and guidance to Middle Eastern parents, caregivers and professionals working with children who have special developmental needs.

Kids Parties

Find magicians, clowns, princesses, face painters, party places and more! Actually, you can choose from over 120 different cool party entertainer categories in your state!

Best Essential Oils: A Brand Guide

According to reviews, the brands of essential oils listed below are the leading creators in the business.

Autism in Museums

Autism in Museums is a new initiative to raise awareness of accessibility for all in museums. Which lists early openings, relaxed events, and programmes for visitors with addition need including autism.

Future Fitouts

Founded in 2010, Future Fitouts has continually delivered quality offices, shops, industrial warehouses and commercial spaces for a range of clients across a variety of industries.

Pentagon Play

They design, make and install outstanding playground products for outdoor learning, play, and sports in schools and nurseries. From one-off areas to a full-scale playground redevelopment, they can create outdoor spaces to suit your school’s needs and budget.

If you’re searching for ideas and inspiration to improve your outdoor provision, they’re here to help.

How to Potty Train’s philosophy was developed by busy working Mum and now Mother and Potty Training Expert Jude Hough who knows that the key to successful potty training is in helping your child to learn their bodily cues to go to the toilet so that when they do have those little accidents, they start to understand and react to what’s happening.

Leslie Burby

    Leslie Burby

    Leslie Burby is the former Editor-in-Chief of Autism Parenting Magazine and a public speaker on autism related issues. She is the author of three autism related books: Emotional Mastery for Adult's with Autism (2013); Early Signs of Autism in Toddlers, Infants and Babies (2014); and the children's book Grace Figures Out School (2014).

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