I am very blessed indeed to be living in this era of Information Technology and the Internet -

My ¡°travels¡± around the world are FOC! 

In the field of learning disabilities, I will archive here articles and videos for your easy reference: 


1.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqFNvUx9tB0

 Autism Research & Policy - A family's journey

     To me, Dr Louis A Vismara is a real MOVER.

     His daughter too pursued the Autism field!


Dr Louis A Vismara, with five other families, got people together and made UC Davis MIND Institute into an ICON research centre for

Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders!


2.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FwWBU6rNWRs

 A sharing by a mother who has a son with Autism.

 Dr Krysti Dezonia is another MOVER.


3.    www.ocali.org/ 

Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence (Ocali) has an interesting ASD manual.

This service guidelines by OCALI on Autism is a must have manual. It provides good teaching tips and covers a whole lot of areas in the ASD lifespan. 

As the file is rather big - above 5 MB, please visit their website and decide for yourself if you want to download it.


4.    www.youtube.com/watch?v=6UnxMQUZjeI

     Autism 202: Medication Management and ASD


5.    www.youtube.com/watch?v=q8Q_U0JdYPI

     Pathways to new Treatments in Autism Spectrum Disorder


6.    www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y0jBVnT1PwM

     Evidence-Based Treatment for Autism Spectrum Disorders.


7.    www.youtube.com/watch?v=VNdt-KSiCxk

 Changing Face of Autism: Adolescents & Adults

  A video to watch especially for those who handle children with Autism.


8.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-ILRUxu4Lc

      Engaging Autism: Developmental Implications for Early Intervention 


9.    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CpsFm6USIE

     Autism 202: Best Practices in ASD Treatment: Applied Behavior Analysis Update


10.  http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_love_no_matter_what
A powerful sharing by Andrew Solomon on children who are different - ¡°Love no matter what¡±.


11.  http://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share

In this video on depression, Andrew shared his own experience as well as his interviews with people who also had depression.  

12.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D40kpklZ9ic
Autism ¨C journey of hope Eyal and Leya Arronoff

13.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xkNMmKnDogM
Carly Fleischmann¡¯s breakthrough, communicating her feelings and thoughts through a computer!

14.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAfaM_CBvP8

See the talent of artist Stephen Wiltshire ¨C he draws Rome in this video


15.  http://books.google.com.my/books?hl=en&lr=&id=4Fvt6X3Xd-UC&oi=fnd&pg=PT4&dq=barkley%27s+11+core+principles+for+managing+children+with+adhd&ots=qNeH-Wd5OL&sig=8rsmhuBEimBj7BQ_eUIoiT71Uo8#v=onepage&q&f=false
ADHD ¨C A handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment by Russell A. Barkley

16.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=799FUg3gf_E&index=19&list=PLNsPxEGdC2Zj5DKsKTJfYJU7OXr99Lyd1
Early Identification and Effective Early Intervention programming for Young Children with Autism

17.  http://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/
The National Professional Development Center on Autism Spectrum Disorders is a multi-university center to promote the use of evidence-based
practice for children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

18.  http://autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/sites/autismpdc.fpg.unc.edu/files/NPDC_CoachingManual.pdf
A useful Manual on Guidance & Coaching on Evidence-based Practices for Learners with Autism Spectrum Disorders
It describes the different coaching approaches. And there are coaching log and checklist samples for you to use too.

19.  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v-zTISe0IhM
Engaging kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders ¨C Update and School-based interventions


20.  http://www.mashpedia.com/Research_in_Autism_Spectrum_Disorders?pagetype=topic&tab=1&pagecode=CDIQAA&xn=51
A website that contains a collection of videos on the Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.


¡¤         21. http://www.educateautism.com/a-z-of-articles-tutorials.html
     Tutorials and videos created by Gavin Cosgrave and Lasairiona McGuinness. Their goal is to help people who may have a child,
     or are teaching a child, with a learning difficulty - focusing primarily on children on the Autism Spectrum.
     Quote: ¡°We're trying to help by providing:
         - free downloadable materials to use in educational programmes
         - tutorials on how to make teaching aids
         - articles, graphics and videos about interventions and behavioural principles