Educational Links & Resources

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Check out these web sites recommended by our members.

Julie Dawson from Wirrabirra Education Support recommends the Sue Larkey websiteShe has some great tips and trick sheets, a newsletter you can sign up for and  suggested resources.  She also has access to webinars that at times you are able to watch for free.  Training links, videos and a whole pile of information related to Autism.

Shona Ballantyne Carson Street recommends The Call Centre Edinburgh, Scotland. Great ideas for apps for the i-Pad. It has them sorted into curricular areas.

Alan Jago from Special Ed Needs Disabilities recommends phonics K-5  Student centred resources for reading

Sin Bee Tan, Castlereagh School recommends literactive I use these websites with my students & sensoryworld It is American English but my students enjoy navigating the activities storylineonline

Anthea Uden, Wirrabirra ESC recommends do2learnsenteacherlearning4kids & pinterest This is my first year teaching students with special needs. 

Belinda Chan, Cloverdale ESC recommends starfall The most used websites on my list is for Early Years learning. It is a subscribed site that covers a lot of the early years concepts of number, movement and music, colours, phonetics etc. Another site is : do2learn .  Again, this site covers Early Years subjects, but extends to the older special needs student too.

Rose Linton at Carson Street School recommends – helpkidzlearn

Natasha Miller, Gwynne Park Education Support Centre A few I use on the interactive whiteboard are: Sensoryworld    a ‘house’ with lots of rooms that students can decorate, look in the garden, look at safety in the kitchen and bathroom and has some music components primarygames a 100 board Starfall  Starfall learn to read – has rhyming activities.

Linda from Caring 4 Our Kids recommends    Sesame Street Autism Resources for Parents We’re families of persons with autism, building a site as a resource for those with autism and their families.  Here are a few other sites I found useful so maybe your readers might also benefit.  Resource for those with autism and their families.  Celebrate the uniqueness of each and every child!  Reduce the ‘Noise’Help loved ones with sensory overload enjoy shopping  Reduce the Noise: Help Loved Ones with Sensory Overload Enjoy Shopping.  Complete guide to sensory processing disorder Sensory Processing Resources

Patricia Sarmiento from recommends What is Autism?After the Autism Diagnosis: Staying Connected as a CoupleThe Guide to Securing Life-long Accommodations for Adult Children with Special NeedsWhen an Autism Diagnosis Comes in AdulthoodCreating a Sensory-Friendly Home for Your Autistic ChildSupporting Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Coping with Grief and Loss through Death or DivorceAutism and Addiction: Coping with and Treating Your Dual Diagnosis I’m so excited that people are actively working to remove the stigma and misconceptions that often surround autism. That includes sites like yours, so thanks for all you do to promote an environment of positivity and inclusion!

Kayla Johnson from Tuck Sleep recommends Best Bedtime Stories  This site promotes the benefits of reading to your child before bedtime as a way of increasing vocabulary and cognitive functioning. 

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