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We place great value on providing in-depth and unbiased information to ensure parents and individuals can make an informed choice of how to proceed. On this page we list a wide range of resources that you may find of interest. We welcome comments and suggestions regarding this resource listing - please email us at info-uk@sascentre.com.


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ABA Educational Resources [USA]
Site run by the mother of a child with autism, devoted to providing Applied Behavioural Analysis resource materials to children involved in an ABA programme.
www.abaresources.com


ABA Resources [USA]
Site run by a father whose child has experienced Applied Behavioural Analysis. Contains large number of links.
rsaffran.tripod.com/aba.html


Academy of Cognitive Therapy [USA]
Non-profit organization which supports continuing education and research in cognitive therapy, and works towards the identification and certification of clinicians skilled in cognitive therapy.
www.academyofct.org


Action for Children [UK]
Action for Children supports and speaks out for the most vulnerable children and young people.
www.actionforchildren.org.uk


ADD Information Services (ADDIS) [UK]
A charity providing information support and training on ADHD to both parents and professionals.
www.addiss.co.uk


ADHD UK Alliance [UK]
A charity working to raise awareness, influence policy and improve services for children, parents, families and adults affected by ADHD.
www.adhdalliance.org.uk


Adverse Psychiatric Reactions Information Link [UK]
Website which provides information and promotes awareness of psychiatric adverse drug reactions (ADRs) to many kinds of prescribed psychiatric medication.
www.april.org.uk


Alternative Medication [USA]
Information from the RXList. Searchable data base of alternative medication.
www.rxlist.com/alternative.htm


American Art Therapy Association [USA]
A not-for-profit organization that has has established standards for art therapy education, ethics, and practice.
www.arttherapy.org


American Music Therapy Association [USA]
Association which aims to advance public awareness of the benefits of music therapy and increase access to quality music therapy services in a rapidly changing world.
www.musictherapy.org


American Occupational Therapy Association [USA]
National professional association which represents the interests and concerns of occupational therapy practitioners and students of occupational therapy and to improve the quality of occupational therapy services.
www.aota.org


American Physical Therapy Association [USA]
National professional organization for physical therapists which aims to foster advancements in physical therapy practice, research, and education.
www.apta.org


American Speech-Language-Hearing Association [USA]
Professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and speech, language, and hearing scientists.
www.asha.org


Applied Theatre Research and Autism Network (ATRAN) [USA]
An online network uniting professionals and parents interested in applying theatre techniques to help individuals with autism.
www.autismtheatre.org


ARROW Self-Voice [UK]
A dynamic multi-sensory learning system for the improvement of reading, spelling, speech and listening skills.
www.self-voice.com


AS Interactive Project [UK]
Project funded by the Shirley Foundation and run in collaboration with the National Autistic Society. It is investigating the use of virtual environments to support people with Asperger Syndrome.
www.virart.nott.ac.uk/asi/Index.htm


ASD-Friendly [UK]
Discussion forum which describes itself as ‘a support network of parents with Autistic and Aspergers children, who discuss life as we know it…'
www.asdfriendly.org/board/index.php?act=idx


Asperger Channel [The Netherlands]
Online community which is only for people who have autism, Asperger syndrome or a related condition.
www.inlv.demon.nl/irc.asperger


Asperger Syndrome Foundation [UK]
Charity which aims to promote high quality support and services, and to enable people with Asperger's syndrome to develop into members of the community who are respected for their contribution and recognised for their unique differences.
www.aspergerfoundation.org.uk


AspergersUK [UK]
Discussion forum which aims to provide a place where anyone dealing with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder can get together with others and share experiences, knowledge and support.
health.groups.yahoo.com/group/AspergersUK


Aspie Village [UK]
A social networking site for anyone over the age of 16 with diagnosed or self-diagnosed Asperger syndrome.
www.aspievillage.org.uk


Aspie Vision [UK]
Discussion forum for adults who are diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.
www.aspievision.co.uk


Aspies Dugout [UK]
Online forum for adults with an autism spectrum disorder to talk.
uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/aspiesdugout


Aspies For Freedom [UK]
Online group for anyone with autism, asperger's or any spectrum condition. Its website aims to serve as a communication hub and collection of resources for the community.
www.aspiesforfreedom.com


Association for Play Therapy [USA]
Professional society which aims to foster contact among mental health professionals interested in exploring and applying the therapeutic power of play to communicate with and treat clients.
www.a4pt.org


Association for Science in Autism Treatment [USA]
Aims to disseminate accurate, scientifically sound information about autism and treatments for autism and to improve access to effective, science-based treatments for all people with autism.
www.asatonline.org


Association of Speech and Language Therapists in Independent Practice [UK]
Provides information on independent speech and language therapists throughout the United Kingdom, and supports therapists in independent practice.
www.helpwithtalking.com


Attention Deficit Disorder Association [USA]
Website covering treatments, research family and many more issues involving Attention Deficit Disorder.
www.add.org


Attention Deficit Disorder Links Project [USA]
Portal, providing links to a wide range of other websites on ADHD.
www.AttentionDeficitDisorder.ws


AutiNet Forum [UK]
International electronic list discussing all aspects of autism and developmental disorders, but especially high-functioning autism (HFA) and Asperger syndrome.
homepages.iol.ie/~wise/autinet


Autism Acceptance Project [Canada]
Dedicated to promoting acceptance of and accommodations for autistic people in society.
www.taaproject.com


Autism Aspergers Advocacy Australia [Australia]
Advocacy organisation for people with autism spectrum disorders which aims to provide a voice on a national and a state and territory level for individuals and groups.
www.a4.org.au


Autism Centre at Sheffield Hallam University [UK]
The Centre is an evolving and developing organisation dedicated to enabling people with autistic spectrum disorders, parents, families and professionals to access information about the autistic spectrum.
www.shu.ac.uk/theautismcentre


Autism Data [UK]
Online database of published material on autism run by the National Autistic Society. It lists over 17,000 published research papers, books, articles, videos and other materials.
www.nas.org.uk/autismdata


Autism Europe [Europe]
International association whose main objective is to advance the rights of persons with autism and their families and to help them improve their quality of life. In English and French.
www.autismeurope.org


Autism File [UK]
Independent journal with articles about range of alternative and complementary interventions for people with autism.
www.autismfile.com


Autism Independent UK [UK]
Charity which aims to increase awareness of autism, together with well established and newly developed approaches in the diagnosis, assessment, education and treatment.
www.autismuk.com


Autism London [UK]
Charity which provides impartial support, advice and information to individuals, their families and carers, and professionals affected by autism and Asperger syndrome living in Greater London.
www.autismlondon.org.uk


Autism National Committee [USA]
Autism advocacy organisation which aims to protect and advance the human rights and civil rights of all persons with autism, pervasive developmental disorder, and related differences of communication and behavior.
www.autcom.org


Autism Network for Dietary Interventions [USA]
Organisation which provides help and support for families using a gluten and casein free diet in the treatment of autism and related developmental disabilities.
www.autismndi.com


Autism Network International [USA]
Self-help and advocacy organisation for people with autism.
ani.autistics.org


Autism Research Centre [UK]
Academic centre which aims to understand the biomedical causes of autism spectrum conditions, and develop new and validated methods for assessment and intervention.
www.autismresearchcentre.com


Autism Research Institute [USA]
A not-for-profit organisation which provides information about a wide range of autism interventions.
www.autism.com


Autism Research Network [USA]
The National Institutes of Health support two major research networks dedicated to understanding and treating autism. This website provides a single source of information about these networks and the research they conduct.
www.autismresearchnetwork.org


Autism Research Unit at the University of Sunderland - ESPA Research [UK]
Academic unit which researches dietary interventions for the treatment of autism.
www.espa-research.org.uk


Autism Resources [USA]
Listing of online communities which address issues related to autism spectrum disorders.
www.vaporia.com/autism/links/forums.html


Autism Society of America [USA]
A not-for-profit organisation which aims to increase public awareness about autism and the day-to-day issues faced by individuals with autism, their families and the professionals with whom they interact.
www.autism-society.org


Autism Speaks [USA]
Charity dedicated to funding global biomedical research into the causes, prevention, treatments, and cure for autism.
www.autismspeaks.org


Autism Spectrum Disorders - Canadian American Research Consortium [Canada]
A group of researchers, clinicians and parents working together to better understand the causes, origins and effects of autism spectrum disorders, and the effects of treatment of persons with an ASD or a related disorder.
asdcarc.com


Autism Treatment Center of America [USA]
Division of the not-for-profit organisation, which describes itself as the worldwide teaching centre for the Son-Rise Programme.
www.autismtreatmentcenter.org


Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice [UK and USA]
International journal which provides a major international forum for research of direct and practical relevance to improving the quality of life for individuals with autism or autism-related disorders.
aut.sagepub.com


Autismweb.com [USA]
Message board which covers a range of treatments and therapies.
www.autismweb.com/forum


Autistic Self-Advocacy Network [USA]
Non-profit organisation run by and for autistics, which aims to improve the representation of the autistic community in public policy discussions as well as to advance the autistic culture movement.
www.autisticadvocacy.org


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B.I.R.D. [UK]
Charity which provides a unique approach to the treatment of neurological impairment known as 'Developmental Reflexive Rehabilitation'.
www.b-i-r-d.org.uk


Boston Higashi School [USA]
School in Boston, USA which aims to improve the education of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder through the implementation and application of Daily Life Therapy.
www.bostonhigashi.org


Brain Gym International [USA]
A worldwide network dedicated to enhancing living and learning through movement.
www.braingym.org


Brainwave [UK]
Charity which provides therapy to children with developmental delay whether caused by cerebral palsy, genetic disorder or brain injury.
www.brainwave.org.uk


British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) [UK]
Multi-disciplinary interest group for people involved in the practice and theory of behavioural and cognitive psychotherapy.
www.babcp.com


British Association of Art Therapists [UK]
Professional organisation for art therapists which maintains a comprehensive directory of qualified art therapists and works to promote art therapy.
www.baat.org


British Association of Dietetics [UK]
Professional association for dietitians.
www.bda.uk.com


British Association of Dramatherapists [UK]
The professional body for Dramatherapists.
www.badth.org.uk


British Association of Occupational Therapists [UK]
Professional body and trade union for occupational therapy staff, which also owns and runs the College of Occupational Therapists.
www.cot.co.uk


British Association of Play Therapists [UK]
To relieve the needs of children, young people and adults suffering emotional and behavioural difficulties by promoting the art and science of Play Therapy and promoting high standards in the practice of Play Therapy for the public benefit.
www.bapt.info


British Brain and Spine Foundation [UK]
Charity which develops research, education and information programmes aimed at improving the prevention, treatment and care of people affected by disorders of the brain and spine.
www.brainandspine.org.uk


British Dyslexia Association [UK]
Charity which describes itself as the voice of dyslexic people. It aims to influence government and other institutions to promote a dyslexia friendly society.
www.bdadyslexia.org.uk


British National Formulary (BNF) [UK]
This is the web based version of the written formulary (By the British Medical Association and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain) used daily by many UK doctors.
bnf.org


British Nutrition Foundation [UK]
Charity which promotes the wellbeing of society through the impartial interpretation and effective dissemination of scientifically based knowledge and advice on the relationship between diet, physical activity and health.
www.nutrition.org.uk


British Sleep Society [UK]
Society promoting information on sleep disorders.
www.sleeping.org.uk


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Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies [USA]
Not for profit organisation which encourages the use of behavioral science in solving human problems.
www.behavior.org


Canadian Association of Occupational Therapists [Canada]
Professional body and for occupational therapy staff.
www.caot.ca


Canadian Association of Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists [Canada]
Organisation which supports and represents the professional needs of speech-language pathologists, audiologists and supportive personnel.
www.caslpa.ca/english/index.asp


Canadian Autism Intervention Research Network (CAIRN) [Canada]
Not-for-profit consortium of researchers, parents, professionals, and policy makers working together to develop effective early diagnostic methods and treatments for children with autism spectrum disorders.
www.cairn-site.com


Canadian Physiotherapy Association [Canada]
Voluntary organisation representing members and students. It provides leadership and direction to the physiotherapy profession, fosters excellence in practice, education and research and promotes high standards of health.
www.physiotherapy.ca


Celiac.com [USA]
Website which provides resources and information for people on gluten-free diets due to celiac disease (gluten intolerance).
www.celiac.com


CenterWatch Clinical Trials Listing Service [USA]
An international listing of clinical research trials. You can use this listing to search for clinical trials, find out information about physicians and medical centres performing clinical research.
www.centerwatch.com


CHADD [USA]
Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder is a national non-profit organization providing education, advocacy and support for individuals with AD/HD.
www.chadd.org


Challenging Behaviour Foundation [UK]
Charity which exists to demonstrate that individuals with severe learning disabilities who are described as having challenging behaviour can enjoy normal life opportunities when their behaviour is properly understood and appropriately managed.
www.thecbf.org.uk


Chartered Society of Physiotherapy [UK]
Professional, educational and trade union body for chartered physiotherapists, physiotherapy students and assistants. It aims to support its members and help them to provide the highest standards of patient care.
www.csp.org.uk


Children's Craniofacial Association [USA]
Children's Craniofacial Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people with facial differences and their families.
www.ccakids.com


Children’s Trust [UK]
The Children's Trust provides care, education and therapy to children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs.
www.thechildrenstrust.org.uk


Circle of Mums [USA]
Circle of Moms aims to help moms connect with each other to address the challenges and share the joys of motherhood together. The commitment to fostering an educational, supportive and secure environment has made Circle of Moms the largest and fastest-growing on-line community of its kind.
www.circleofmums.com


Clinical Evidence [UK]
Run by the British Medical Journal, this is a database of evidence for effective health care.
www.clinicalevidence.com


Cochrane Collaboration [UK]
An international not-for-profit organisation, providing up-to-date information about the effects of health care. It provides the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, part of The Cochrane Library, the definitive resource for evidence-based health care.
www.cochrane.org


College of Syntonic Optometry [USA]
Non-profit organization dedicated to research in photoretinology, the therapeutic application of light to the visual system.
www.syntonicphototherapy.com


Colne Learning Development [UK]
Private centre based in Essex providing support to overcome dyslexia, dyspraxia and other learning difficulties through movement excercises and SAS programmes.
www.cld.org.uk


Complementary and Alternative Medicine Index [USA]
Run by the University of Maryland Medical Center, this site provides detailed information about a range of conditions, treatments, drugs, herbs and supplements.
www.umm.edu/altmed


Craniosacral Therapy Association [UK]
Not-for-profit organisation which provides details of cranio sacral therapy, used to treat a range of conditions including autism.
www.craniosacral.co.uk


Current Controlled Trials [UK]
Current Controlled Trials allows users to search, register and share information about randomised controlled trials.
www.controlled-trials.com


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DEAL Communication Centre [Australia]
Provides services to people who are unable to talk, or to talk clearly, as a result of conditions such as cerebral palsy, strokes, acquired brain damage, autism, Down syndrome, or intellectual impairment.
home.vicnet.net.au/%7Edealcc/welcome.htm


Delta Society [USA]
Non-profit organisation which promotes the results of research into animal therapies to the media and health and human services organizations.
www.deltasociety.org


Developmental Practitioners Association [UK]
Professional membership organisation for professionals working in the field of human development.
www.brainshift.co.uk


Division TEACCH [USA]
Part of the Department of Psychiatry of the School of Medicine at the University of North Carolina in the USA. This site describes the organisation and range of services it can offer, including delivery of the TEACCH programme.
www.teacch.com


Do2Learn [USA]
Website offering free picture cards to print out and use as communication tools for children with special learning needs, including Asperger syndrome, autism and ADHD.
www.dotolearn.com


Dolphin Research Center [USA]
Not-for-profit education and research organisation which houses a family of dolphins.
www.dolphins.org


Dr. Morton Ann Gernsbacher's Laboratory [USA]
Part of the University of Wisconsin website, this site claims to distinguish uninformed stereotype from scientific reality and to move beyond myths and misconceptions.
psych.wisc.edu/lang/autism-research.html


Dramatherapy Network [UK]
An resource for drama therapists.
www.dramatherapy.net


Drug information from Medline Plus [USA]
Website run by the Institute of Health (NIH), which provides information on thousands of prescription and over-the-counter medications.
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html


Drugs.com - Drug Information Online [USA]
Website which provides comprehensive information on over 24,000 different drugs and medicines, for both consumers and healthcare professionals.
www.drugs.com


Dyspraxia Foundation [UK]
Organisation supporting children, families and adults with dyspraxia.
www.dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk


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Eat Well, Be Well [UK]
Site run by the Food Standards Agency which provides information about food and nutrition.
www.eatwell.gov.uk


Education Resources Information Center [USA]
Sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences (IES), this is one of the world's premier databases of journal and non-journal education literature.
eric.ed.gov


Encephalitis Society [UK]
Charity which aims to improve the quality of life of all people affected directly and indirectly by encephalitis.
www.encephalitis.info


Enzymes and Autism forum
This forum is for the discussion of digestive enzymes, other types of supplements, diet, feeding issues and intestinal health.
health.groups.yahoo.com/group/enzymesandautism


Epilepsy Action [UK]
Largest member-led epilepsy organisation in Britain, acting as the voice for people with epilepsy, as well as their friends, families, carers, health professionals and the many other people on whose lives the condition has an impact.
www.epilepsy.org.uk


Equilibrium [UK]
Self harm awareness organisation designed to help educate and support people who self harm and their family and friends.
www.selfharmony.co.uk


ERIC (Education and Resources for Improving Childhood Continence) [UK]
Charity providing information, support and resources on childhood bedwetting, daytime wetting, soiling and constipation to children, young people, families and health professionals.
www.eric.org.uk


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Facilitated Communication Institute [USA]
Academic institute which conducts research, training, and public education around facilitated communication.
suedweb.syr.edu/thefci


Feuerstein Training Centre for the Making of Man [UK]
Provides courses in Instrumental Enrichment and Mediated Learning which focus on transforming passive and dependent learners into more active self-motivated students.
www.feuersteintraining.co.uk


Floortime Foundation [USA]
Organisation which aims to redefine the potential of children with developmental and communication challenges by making the DIR/Floortime model broadly available.
www.floortime.org


Food Standards Agency [UK]
United Kingdom statutory agency which aims to protect the public's health and consumer interests in relation to food.
www.food.gov.uk


Fragile X Society [UK]
Charity which provides support and information for Fragile X families from those who share and understand their concerns and needs.
www.fragilex.org.uk


Fraxa Research Foundation [USA]
Not for profit organisation which funds grants and fellowships in research into Fragile X Syndrome at universities all over the world.
www.fraxa.org


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Generation Rescue [USA]
Parent-led organisation which states that its mission is to share the truth with parents about the cause of their child’s developmental disabilities i.e. mercury poisoining.
www.generationrescue.org


Gentle Teaching [The Netherlands]
Run by the Gentle Teaching Institute, this site sets out the principles of Gentle Teaching.
www.gentleteaching.nl/indexus.htm


Georgiana Institute [USA]
Not-for-profit organisation that provides auditory integration training.
www.georgianainstitute.org


GFCF Diet Support Group [USA]
Website run by this parent led support group. Provides practical advice on how to implement a gluten and casein free diet.
www.gfcfdiet.com


Gflinks.com [USA]
Website which provides links to wide range of other sites on gluten free diets.
gflinks.com


Gray Center for Social Learning and Understanding [USA]
Describes itself as the official Social Stories website, with information about guidelines for writing Social Stories™, sample Stories, and additional resources for using Social Stories™ with the children in your life.
www.thegraycenter.org


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Hanen Centre [Canada]
Charity providing family-focused early language intervention programs and learning resources for parents and professionals around the world.
www.hanen.org


Help Us Learn [USA]
Website which provides a self-paced training programme designed to help parents of children with autism to set up and manage a home-based ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis)programme.
www.helpuslearn.com


Hygeia College of Colour Therapy [UK]
Organisation offering courses for students wishing to learn the comprehensive Hygeia system for the therapeutic use of colour energies.
freespace.virgin.net/hygeia.north


Hyperactive Children's Support Group [UK]
Charity which offers information about hyperactivity and the HACSG, which advocates a dietary approach to living with ADHD.
www.hacsg.org.uk


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Independent living on the autistic spectrum [The Netherlands]
International online support group for people with Autism or related conditions, including but not limited to Asperger Syndrome.
www.inlv.demon.nl


Independent Panel for Special Education Advice [UK]
Defending children’s right to special education provision.
www.ipsea.org.uk


Indian Association of Physiotherapists [India]
Professional body for physiotherapists.
www.physiotherapyindia.org


Indian Speech Language and Hearing Association [India]
Professional association for Speech Language Pathologists and Audiologists.
www.ishaindia.org


Institutes for the Achievement of Human Potential [USA]
Nonprofit educational organisation that provides information and a range of services around child development, especially the Doman-Delacato Method.
www.iahp.org


Intensive Interaction Institute [UK]
Organisation which aims to create a membership scheme and members network, and develop a structure of accredited coursed for Intensive Interaction.
www.intensiveinteraction.co.uk


Interactive Autism Network [USA]
Organisation which aims to facilitate research that will lead to advancements in the prevention, treatment, and cure of autism spectrum disorders.
www.iancommunity.org


Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental and Learning Disorders [USA]
Organisation which aims to advance the identification, prevention, and treatment of developmental and learning disorders through the promotion of the Floortime model.
www.icdl.com


International Bérard AIT Society [USA]
Organisation dedicated to the promotion of genuine Berard AIT sound therapy.
www.berardaitwebsite.com


International Light Association
Organisation with the mission to share and disseminate information, educate, initiate and promote research, and create an open-hearted, broad-minded and integrative community in the field of Light.
www.international-light-association.org


International Rett Syndrome Association [USA]
Organisation dedicated to providing families with medical information, funding research, offering support, and raising public awareness and advocating for those with Rett syndrome.
www.rettsyndrome.org


International Society for Autism Research [USA]
Scientific and professional organization devoted to advancing knowledge about autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), including autism, Apserger syndrome and Pervasive Developmental Disorders Not Otherwise Specified (PDD NOS).
www.autism-insar.org


Irish Society for Autism [Ireland]
Charity which provides a range of services for people with autism.
autism.ie


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Jacqui Jackson [UK]
Personal website of a single parent of seven lively children, three girls in the midst of adolescence and four boys all of whom are on the autistic spectrum.
www.jacquijackson.com


Joeschedule.com [USA]
The website provides a fast, easy tool to create visual strategies including activity schedules, choice boards and visual stories. Schedules and pictures are offered for free.
www.joeschedule.com


Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [UK]
Published on behalf of the British Institute of Learning Disabilities, this journal covers many aspects of learning disabilities including autism.
www.blackwell-synergy.com/loi/jar


Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
International journal which covers severe psychopathologies found in childhood, including autism and childhood schizophrenia.
www.ingentaconnect.com/content/klu/jadd


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KEVINHEALEY.NET [UK]
Website of Kevin Healey, who has been campaigning for autism rights for the last 10 years, he is one of twins, he founded (NSAAA) North Staffs Asperger Autism Assoc in 2001, and then founded (SAAS) Staffordshire Adults Autistic Society in May 2007.
www.kevinhealey.net


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Laboratory for Research into Autism [UK]
Academic unit which conducts research into aspects of psychological functioning in autism.
www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/lara


LifeLink [UK]
Organisation which provides free support and advice to people in crisis and self harming or at risk of suicide.
www.lifelink.org.uk


LifeSIGNS (Self Injury Guidance & Network Support) [UK]
Self help group which aims to support all people who are affected in anyway by self injury.
www.lifesigns.org.uk


Lovaas Institute [USA]
Not-for-profit organisation which provides the Lovaas form of Applied Behavioural Analysis.
www.lovaas.com


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Medicine Database from Net Doctor [UK]
Compiled by NetDoctor pharmacists, this database contains important information about each product, such as its uses and the possible side effects.
www.netdoctor.co.uk/medicines


Moebius Syndrome Foundation [USA]
Provides information and support to individuals with Moebius syndrome and their families.
www.moebiussyndrome.com


Mumsnet - by parents for parents [UK]
Website that aims to make parents' lives easier by pooling knowledge and experience.
www.mumsnet.com


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National Association for Colitis and Crohn's Disease [UK]
Membership charity open to people who have Ulcerative Colitis or Crohn’s Disease, their families and friends, health professionals and anyone interested in supporting the work of the Association.
www.nacc.org.uk


National Association for Gifted Children [UK]
Supports those who are directly involved with gifted children - parents, teachers, schools and medical professionals.
www.nagcbritain.org.uk


National Association of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapists [USA]
Organization dedicated solely to the teaching and practice of cognitive-behavioural psychotherapy.
www.nacbt.org


National Autistic Society [UK]
Charity which exists to champion the rights and interests of all people with autism and to ensure that they and their families receive quality services appropriate to their needs.
www.nas.org.uk


National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence [UK]
Independent organisation responsible for providing national guidance on promoting good health and preventing and treating ill health.
www.nice.org.uk


National Phobics Society - Anxiety UK [UK]
Contains information about this user-led organisation, which is run by sufferers and ex-sufferers of anxiety disorders, plus information about a range of anxiety-related disorders.
www.anxietyuk.org.uk


National Self Harm Network [UK]
Self help group committed to campaigning for the rights and understanding of people who self-harm.
www.nshn.co.uk


National Service Dogs [Canada]
Non-profit registered charity specializing in breeding, training and placing Labrador and Golden Retrievers with children who have autism.
www.nsd.on.ca


National Society for Epilepsy [UK]
Charity which provides information and support to people with epilepsy. It also provides care for people with epilepsy through medical and residential services.
www.epilepsynse.org.uk


National Society for Phenylketonuria [UK]
Organisation which exists to help and support people with PKU, their families and carers.
www.nspku.org


Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association [USA]
A diverse group of professionals dedicated to advancing the art and science of habilitation rehabilitation of the neurologically and cognitively injured and disabled survivor population and their families.
nora.cc


Neurodiversity.com [USA]
Personal website run by Kathleen Seidel, which aims to raise awareness of autistic spectrum disorders and some of the problems faced by people with autism.
www.neurodiversity.com


New England Center for Children [USA]
School for children with autism which provides education and individualised treatment for children with autism and related disabilities.
www.necc.org


New Zealand Association of Occupational Therapists (Inc) [New Zealand]
Professional body which provides services, support, representation and networking opportunities for occupational therapists.
www.nzaot.com


New Zealand Rett Syndrome Association [New Zealand]
Support group providing advice for families and therapists dealing with the complex symptoms of Rett Syndrome.
www.rettsyndrome.org.nz


New Zealand Society of Physiotherapists [New Zealand]
Professional body for physiotherapists.
physiotherapy.org.nz


No Panic [UK]
Contains information about this charity, as well as a range of information on panic attacks, phobias, obsessive/compulsive disorders and other related anxiety disorders.
www.nopanic.org.uk


North Star Foundation [USA]
Charity which trains and supplies assistance dogs to people with disabilities.
www.northstardogs.com


Nutritionnutrition.com [UK]
Website run by a registered dietitian, much of the information having been developed with other dietitians and experienced professionals to provide neutral, informed advice and signposting.
www.nutritionnutrition.com


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Occupational Therapy (OT) Australia [Australia]
Professional body representing the interests of occupational therapists.
www.ausot.com.au


OCD Action [UK]
Contains information about this Charity, which provides information, advice and support for people with obsessive compulsive disorder and related disorders.
www.ocdaction.org.uk


OCD-UK [UK]
Website founded for people who are affected by Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD. Hosted by the national charity of the same name.
www.ocduk.org


Office of Dietary Supplements [USA]
Office of Dietary Supplements.
dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov


Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support [USA]
Parent-run site, providing information about Asperger Syndrome.
www.aspergersyndrome.org


Organization for Autism Research [USA]
Support group led by parents and grandparents of children and adults on the autism spectrum. Aims to use applied science to answer questions that parents, families, individuals with autism, teachers and caregivers confront daily.
www.researchautism.org


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PACT (Pre-school Autism Communication Trial) [UK]
This study tests a treatment that aims to enhance parent-child communication in autism and the social and language development of the child.
www.medicine.manchester.ac.uk/pact


Parents for the Early Intervention of Autism in Children (PEACH) [UK]
Parent-led group aiming to encourage, support and inform parents of children with autism.
www.peach.org.uk


Play Therapy UK [UK]
Not for profit organisation dedicated to promoting the use of play and creative arts as ways of enabling children to reach their full potential.
www.playtherapy.org.uk


Proud Parents of Autistic Children (PPAC) [UK]
A parent support social network that aims to share knowledge & help others enter into the autistic world.
www.proudparentsofautisticchildren.ning.com


PubMed [USA]
Developed by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in the USA, this international database provides access to bibliographic information about a vast range of journals.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=PubMed


Pyramid Educational Consultants UK Ltd [UK]
UK branch of this USA company which offers a wide range of consulting services and products for educators and parents of children and adults with autism and related disabilities.
www.pecs.org.uk


Pyramid Educational Consultants, Inc [USA]
Company which offers a wide range of consulting services and products for educators and parents of children and adults with autism and related disabilities.
www.pecs.com


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Quackwatch [USA]
Nonprofit corporation whose purpose is to combat health-related frauds, myths, fads, and fallacies.
www.quackwatch.org


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Rebound Therapy Consultancy [UK]
Official body of reference, website and provider of certificated training courses for rebound therapy.
www.reboundtherapy.org


Research Autism [UK]
Charity exclusively dedicated to research into interventions in autism. It carries out high quality, independent research into new and existing health, education, social and other interventions.
www.researchautism.net


Rett Syndrome Association [UK]
Organisation giving help, advice and support to parents, carers, siblings and professionals, in fact anybody involved with a child or adult who has Rett syndrome.
www.rettsyndrome.org.uk


Rett Syndrome Association Ireland [Ireland]
Support group for parents and families of children with Rett Syndrome.
www.rettsyndromeireland.com


Riding for the Disabled [UK]
Federation of member groups, which are dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities, through the provision of opportunities for riding and/or carriage driving.
www.riding-for-disabled.org.uk


Roundabout [UK]
London charity which conducts long-term and short-term dramatherapy projects with a range of clients, including people with autism.
www.roundabout.nildram.co.uk


Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists [UK]
Professional body for speech and language therapists and support workers. They promote excellence in practice and influence health, education and social care policies.
www.rcslt.org


RxList Medication Monographs [USA]
Website which gives detailed reports on psychiatric medications. A-Z listing of topics and also searchable by the generic name of the medication.
www.rxlist.com/cgi/generic


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SCD WebLibrary [Denmark and USA]
Online discussion group for users of the specific carbohydrate diet, a strict, complex and restrictive diet which excludes complex carbohydrates.
www.scdiet.org


SCERTS model [USA]
Website offering comprehensive information about the SCERTS Model and its collaborators, and resources that are available to assist professionals and parents in developing and implementing educational programs based on the SCERTS Model.
www.scerts.com


Scientific and Medical Network [UK]
Organisation exploring the frontiers of science, medicine, spirituality and human experience.
www.scimednet.org


Scottish Society for Autism [UK]
Charity which provides services, influences policy and practice, and raises public awareness about autistic specturm disorders.
www.autism-in-scotland.org.uk


Self-Injury & Related Issues [UK]
Self help group which aims to inform, educate, and offer support to self-injurers and those who support them.
www.siari.co.uk


SENSE (National Deafblind and Rubella Association) [UK]
Charity which offers a wide range of support and services to help sensory impaired people of all ages to reach their full potential.
www.sense.org.uk


Sense About Science [UK]
An independent charitable trust promoting good science and evidence in public debates. It does this by promoting respect for evidence and by urging scientists to engage actively with a wide range of groups.
www.senseaboutscience.org.uk


Sensory Activation Solutions - SAS [UK, Turkey, Australia]
Company which uses a range of auditory methods to activate learning and developmental potential with the aim to improve learning and overcome developmental obstacles. Currently with centres and practitioners in the U.K., Turkey and Australia. They also provide home programmes via the internet.
www.sascentre.com


Sensory Integration Global Network [USA]
SIGN is made up of a group of volunteers who came together to protect the integrity and promote the body of work of A. Jean Ayres in Sensory Integration Theory and Intervention.
www.siglobalnetwork.org


Sensory Integration Network UK and Ireland [UK and Ireland]
Association which aims to promote education, good practice and research in sensory integration and practice.
www.sensoryintegration.org.uk


Sensory Processing Disorder Network [USA]
Project of the KID Foundation, a nonprofit organization. The SPDN acts as a portal for information about sensory processing disorders.
www.spdnetwork.org


Shared Care Network [UK]
Charity dedicated to promoting family-based short breaks for disabled children and young people
www.sharedcarenetwork.org.uk


Society for Auditory Intervention Techniques [USA]
The Society for Auditory Intervention Techniques (SAIT) provides information about Berard AIT and other sound-based interventions.
www.berardaitwebsite.com/sait


Society for Coloured lens prescribers [UK]
Organisation which aims to ensure that the public receives a high level of care from practitioners in the field of coloured lens prescribers.
www.s4clp.org


South African Institute for Sensory Integration [South Africa]
Organisation which aims to promote and play a leading role in the theory and practice of Sensory Integration.
www.instsi.co.za


Special Help 4 Special Needs [UK]
Organisation which aims to provide children and young adults with special needs the support they and those around them require to grow and develop.
www.shsn.co.uk


Speech Pathology Australia [Australia]
National organisation for the speech pathology profession.
www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au


Staffordshire Adults Autistic Society - SAAS [UK]
Saas was founded in May 2007 by Kevin Healey to provide information and support for ASD adults in Staffordshire.
www.saas.uk.com


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Tomatis.com [France]
Website providing information on the Tomatis sound therapy method.
www.tomatis.com


Treehouse [UK]
Charity which provides education for children with autism.
www.treehouse.org.uk


TRIP Database [UK]
Decribes itself as the Internet's leading resources for Evidence-Based Medicine.
www.tripdatabase.com


Triumph Over Phobia [UK]
Contains information about this charity which provides a network of structured self-help groups run by trained, lay volunteers teaching sufferers of phobia and OCD how to overcome their problem.
www.triumphoverphobia.com


Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance [USA]
Charity which is dedicated to finding a cure for tuberous sclerosis while improving the lives of those affected.
www.tsalliance.org


Tuberous Sclerosis Association [UK]
Charity that supports sufferers, promotes awareness, and seeks the causes and best possible management of tuberous sclerosis.
www.tuberous-sclerosis.org


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University of Essex [UK]
Contains a section on the use of colour in the treatment of visual stress.
www.essex.ac.uk/psychology/overlays/index.htm


University Students With Autism And Asperger's Syndrome [UK]
Website run by a university student who has Asperger syndrome and is for other students with autistic spectrum disorders.
www.users.dircon.co.uk/~cns/index.html


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Watson Institute [USA]
Educational organization, specializing in educating children with special needs, as well as those professionals and pre-professionals who serve children with special needs. Runs the LEAP programme.
www.thewatsoninstitute.org


Widgit Software Ltd [UK]
Company which provides a range of software solutions for special needs, including picture cards.
www.widgit.com


William's Syndrome Foundation [UK]
Contains information about this charity which provides information, support and news on William's Syndrome, as well as information about other organisations worldwide.
www.williams-syndrome.org.uk


Winslow [UK]
Company which provides books, assessment tools, software and resources for a multitude of conditions relating to education, special needs, speech and language, social problems and mental heath issues.
www.winslow-cat.com


World Federation of Music Therapy
International organisation dedicated to the development and promotion of music therapy world wide.
www.musictherapyworld.de/modules/wfmt/w_index1.htm


WrongPlanet.net [USA]
Web community designed for individuals (and parents of those) with Asperger's syndrome, autism, ADHD, and other PDDs.
www.wrongplanet.net


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Currently there are no entries under the letter X.


YAACK [USA]
Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) Connecting Young Kids (YAACK) is a website that covers issues related to AAC and young children.
aac.unl.edu/yaack


Currently there are no entries under the letter Z.


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