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:
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!
A sharing by a mother who has a son with Autism.
Dr Krysti Dezonia is another MOVER.
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.
Medication Treatment in Autism - What really works
Alternative Medical Treatments of ASD
Choosing Treatments for Autism is an interesting one too.
The Many Faces of Autism
A video to watch especially for those who handle children with Autism.
Engaging Autism: Developmental Implications for Early Intervention.
Technology in Treatment of Autism
A powerful sharing by Andrew Solomon on children who are different - ¡°Love no matter what¡±.
In this video on depression, Andrew shared his own experience as well as his interviews with people who also had depression.
Autism ¨C journey of hope Eyal and Leya Arronoff
Carly Fleischmann¡¯s breakthrough, communicating her feelings and thoughts through a computer!
See the talent of artist Stephen Wiltshire ¨C he draws Rome in this video
ADHD ¨C A handbook for Diagnosis and Treatment by Russell A. Barkley
Early Identification and Effective Early Intervention programming for Young Children with Autism
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
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.
Engaging kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders ¨C Update and School-based interventions
A website that contains a collection of videos on the Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
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