Resources & Links

5 things every parent needs to know about ADHD
Website ----> http://www.today.com/health/5-things-every-parent-needs-know-about-adhd-t90421

About the Child Disability Benefit (CDB) 
Website ----> http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/bnfts/fq_cdb-eng.html#q1


Adults with ASD Online Chat Group 

  

 

Social Chat~Adults with ASD group was created to give Adults with ASD a place to socialize at their comfort. The goal of this group is for Adults with ASD to make friends, connect with others and to eventually plan social outings on their own outside of this Social Chat group. Respect each other and be kind to one another!      






An introduction to autism that aims to raise awareness among young non-autistic audiences, to stimulate understanding and acceptance in future generations. It is intended to be viewed, discussed and shared widely by anyone but especially teachers and parents.  http://amazingthingshappen.tv/




American Sign Language - ASL Lesson 01

Autism Awareness Centre Inc. (Calgary) 
 
Free From Restraints: Gentle Ways To Help A Child With Autism Manage Meltdowns

Autism Apps
https://www.autismspeaks.org/autism-apps

Autism Physician Handbook (Canadian Edition)      3579 KB

Canada Disability Savings Program   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKOHdZR2NETDNNWUk/view?usp=sharing 27 KB         1,932 KB  


Challenging Behaviours Glossary     88 KB

Charlotte County Autism and Intellectual Disability Support Group

Dragonfly Summer Camp Brochure - 2017   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKZFR0RktkRklZYnM/view?usp=sharing  188 KB
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Camp Parent Consent Form  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKLThXbUg4NVNZVlE/view?usp=sharing  359 KB

        -  Camp Registration Form  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKbjB0ZlpwNHRqZnM/view?usp=sharing  940 KB

        -  Parent Release Photo Form   https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKVl9TQjJvTTJzR00/view?usp=sharing  194 KB

        -  Camp Survey for Parents Post Camp Form  https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKZDhEX0h5VlFvWTA/view?usp=sharing  188 KB


Dragonfly for Autism - Service Brochure - 2017

Dragonfly for Autism - Google +

Enliven Your Child's Days with Educational Activities and Parenting Best Practices      588 KB

How Creative Solutions      587 KB

New Brunswick Autism Resource Centres       144 KB

Ottawa Autism Roadmap     https://docs.google.com/file/d/0B6g0wZBgt8GKUEM0Qjh2bzNETWc/edit   366 KB


Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons - Events Calendar


Tantrum vs Autistic Meltdown: What Is The Difference? 

What is Autism Spectrum Disorder?  (Autism Society Canada)     108 KB


We Are Fine Enough from Marc Schlossman Please check out this video:  ttp://vimeo.com/4999399


Youth & Teens Online Chat group   

Youth & Teen with ASD Social Chit Chat group was created to give Youth & Teens with ASD a place to socialized at their comfort. The goal of this group is for Youth & Teens with ASD to make friends, connect with others and to eventually plan social outings on their own outside of this social online CHIT~CHAT group. Respect each other and be kind to one another!   https://www.facebook.com/groups/1598488323788177/



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Websites

American Sign Language
Website ----> http://www.lifeprint.com/ 


Asperger Syndrome (me.uk) 
The idea of this web site is to help anyone who needs some help or support with a child or adult with the condition Asperger Syndrome.
Website ---->www.asperger-syndrome.me.uk


Asperger Syndrome Test (Free) 
Website ---->Free Asperger Syndrome Test click here

Autism Advocacy Ottawa
Website ----> http://autismadvocacyottawa.wordpress.com/

Autism Awareness Centre Inc. (Calgary)
Website ----> https://autismawarenesscentre.com/

Autism Canada
Autism Canada (Bothwell, ON) Autism Canada Foundation is a national, volunteer led organization, providing treatment and resource information to families living with autism, and influencing related health care and government policy.


Autism Canada Forum
Autism Canada releases ASD Central, an online forum for adults on the spectrum to ask questions, share experiences, and get advice. Check it out today
Website ----> www.autismcanadaforum.org


Autism Inspiration

Autism Hangout
A web chat hosted by the father of a child with autism featuring different guests from the autism community. Often features experts in the field such as Tony Atwood 
Website ---->http://www.youtube.com/user/autismhangout


Autism Internet Modules
The Autism Internet Modules were developed with one aim in mind: to make comprehensive, up-to-date, and usable information on autism accessible and applicable to educators, other professionals, and families who support individuals with ASD.
Website ---->http://www.autisminternetmodules.org

Autism Parenting Magazine
Autism Parenting Magazine  A magazine on autism parenting


Autism Plugged In
http://www.autismpluggedin.com/  A review of apps dealing autism to be used on Ipads

 
Autism Speaks
www.autismspeaks.ca contains some useful information, their American website

www.autismspeaks.org has links to many excellent toolkits and resource guides
http://www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits


Autism United 
http://www.autismunited.org/ Autism United wants to help empower those learning to deal with autism and all the trials that can be experienced.


Bloom
'In the end it was coming to grips with the way the world deals with folks like my son that prepared me for being a justice of the New Jersey Supreme Court.'    Sitting-in-Judgement   More  

http://bloom-parentingkidswithdisabilities.blogspot.ca/2014/01/sitting-in-judgment.html


Bully Free World
A project to stop the bullying of children with special needs in schools. Excellent resources for children, parents and educators.
Website ---->http://specialneeds.thebullyproject.com


Canadian Mental Health Association of New Brunswick
Website ---> 
www.cmhanb.ca


CNIB - ( audio books for New Brunswickers with learning disabilities ) 
Website ----> http://www.cniblibrary.ca/iguana/www.main.cls?surl=partnerselfregistration


Could a common painkiller cause brain inflammation and even autism in children 
Website ----> http://reset.me/story/could-a-common-painkiller-cause-brain-inflammation-and-even-autism-in-children// 


Disability News Canada DNC - Current Edition
Website ----> http://disabilitynewscanada.com/


E-Learning
Online Resource on Autism Spectrum Disorders, offers many free training modules that were originally designed for Educational Assistants in Ontario.
Website ---->http://elearning.autism.net/en/index.php


For family of autistic man, a day for letting go
Website ----> The Florida Times-Union - News


Geneva Centre for Autism
Website ---->http//www.autism.net


Inclusive Education Canada
Website ---->Inclusive Education Canada


Melinda Elson,  Therapeutic & developmental work with children with learning difficulties
Website ----> http://www.helpwithlearningdifficulties.com/


Premier's Council on the Status of Disabled Persons (New Brunswick)
Website ----> http://www2.gnb.ca/content/gnb/en/departments/pcsdp.html

Ready Willing and Able (Building an inclusive workforce)
Website ---- > 
http://readywillingable.ca/This organization works with  businesses to let them know how they can be inclusive in their hiring. They aren't a job bank so if you know someone looking for work, please don't call them. This booklet tells the advantages to an employer in being inclusive. If you run a business or know someone who does, please check this out and  share this link.  http://readywillingable.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/RWA_BusinessCase-OnlinePDF.pdf


Seven Ways to Help Your Nonverbal Child Speak 
Website ----> http://www.autismspeaks.org/blog/2013/03/19/seven-ways-help-your-nonverbal-child-speak


Signs of Asperger Syndrome
Website ----> http://www.asperger-syndrome.me.uk/signs.html


Special Olympics New Brunswick
Website ----> www.specialolympicsnb.caspecialolympicsnb.ca

   

Stan Cassidy Paediatric Autism Rehabilitation Services
800 Priestman Street, Fredericton E3B OC7 Phone: 1-506-452-5225
 Email: rivervalleyhealth@rvh.nb.ca

Stan Cassidy Paediatric Autism Rehabilitation Services are an interdisciplinary team specializing in the provision of rehabilitation services for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Their team includes professionals in the field of occupational therapy, dietetics, speech-language pathology, developmental paediatrics, behaviour analysis, social work and education. Their goal is to help children maximize their potential and to work together as a team to find effective and practical solutions for both individual and family needs. They accept referrals from therapists, schools, and families with a signature from the child’s physician.

Tantrum vs Autistic Meltdown
Tantrum vs Autistic Meltdown: What Is The Difference? 
How can you tell an autistic meltdown from a tantrum? 

The Watson Institute
Excellent social stories:
Website ----> http://www.thewatsoninstitute.org/teacher-resources2.jsp?pageld=2161392240601226415747290


Top iPad Apps for Children with Autism
Website ----> http://www.autismkey.com/top-ipad-apps-for-children-with-autism/

Total Ability
Website ----> http://totalability.ca/prepare-for-your-childs-occupational-therapy-appointment/


UNB for Extended Learning
Autism Intervention Training Videos:
Website ---->http://vimeo.com/channels/287691


Universal Language App

Video Game Developer Tries to Recreate the Autistic’s World
Vancouver-based video game designer Taylan Kadayifcioglu
abc News - March 14. 2013 - http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2013/03/14/video-game-developer-tries-to-recreate-the-autistics-world/#.UVRTQLKIrNo.email


Youth & Teens Online Chat group   
Youth & Teen with ASD Social Chit Chat group was created to give Youth & Teens with ASD a place to socialized at their comfort. The goal of this group is for Youth & Teens with ASD to make friends, connect with others and to eventually plan social outings on their own outside of this social online CHIT~CHAT group. Respect each other and be kind to one another!   
https://www.facebook.com/groups/1598488323788177/

You Tube – Temple Grandin

My Experience with Autism: a 1.5 hour talk by autism expert/advocate Temple Grandin. Very candid and insightful, she offers tips and suggestions based on her experiences growing up with autism and her interactions with others on the autism spectrum.

Website ----> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wt1IY3ffoU