Hints, tips and books

Books and guides to support you and your family.

Jessica Kingsley Publishers >

The leading independent publisher of books on autism, social work, arts therapies and related subjects

Don’t forget to look in your local library… if they don’t have the book you require they can always order it in for you.

Cereba – Guide to completing the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) form

The guide takes you through each question on the DLA form, giving you explanations of what they mean and tips on how to answer them. It also gives you advice about how to appeal if you’re unhappy with the decision. To download the guide go to: http://w3.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/dla-guide/
To see what other guides Cerebra produce go to: http://w3.cerebra.org.uk/help-and-information/guides-for-parents/

National Autistic Society  >

Hints and tips on lots of different subjects around family life

Challenging Behaviour Foundation >

Do you need information about challenging behaviour and connected issues? The Challenging Behaviour Foundation have a broad range of information sheets, including their ‘Quick Read Challenging Behaviour Guide’ and their Family Pack, templates and videos grouped into different sections.  To find out more go to:  https://www.challengingbehaviour.org.uk/information-and-guidance/

Free Downloadable Sleep Advice Sheet >

The Sleep Council have produced a sheet of Sleep tips for children with additional needs. The information includes advice on supporting children with additional need if they struggle to drop off or stay asleep.

ERIC’s Guide for Children with Additional Needs >

Books Relating to ASC >


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