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In this section you will find all sorts of different reference material, including books for your children, government papers, articles by parents and much more.

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Autism-Friendly Bedroom

Some useful thoughts on helping to make your child's room helps them to get the rest they need.  Read More »

Fifa 13

Hello my name is Joel Ashton I am going to be reviewing the new EA sports game FIFA 13.   Read More »

Laces and more

Easy ties is great for disabled people because it builds confidence.   Read More »

Short Breaks Hounslow Newsletter

Read the Newsletter produced by the Griffin Park learning Zone over the Summer. This was distributed in print earlier in the school year but I have finally managed to upload a digi... Read More »

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A Will of His Own: Reflections on Parenting a Child with Autism (revised edition)
Kelly Harland’s wonderfully clear, unsentimental and yet moving account of her daily struggles with Will brings a whole new perspective to our understanding [of autism]. Her descriptions of the continually changing hopes and aspirations that she and her husband have for him will have echoes for ever... Read More
waving not drowning
A newsletter for parents of disabled children who work or want to work. Just e-mail Janet Mearns (Editor) on janet.mearns@workingfamilies.org.uk to receive a free newsletter. They also operate a free helpline on 020 7253 7243, e-forums, policy meetings and campaigns. Read More
Doggie Dare
There is a new boy in Jamie's class who is deaf. Read More
Understanding Applied Behaviour Analysis
Clear, accessible and with a structure that is easy to follow, this book is an essential introduction to the discipline of ABA and its applications for parents and professionals. Read More
SLT Information pack SLT Information pack
The Speech, Language Therapy team have assembled the following information and resources which they hope will be of use to parents and carers in the borough. Read More
Understanding Non-verbal Learning Disabilities: A Common-sense guide for Parents
This easy to read guide offers a complete overview of Non-verbal Learning Disabilities (NLDs) and the wide variety of symptoms that different types of NLD present. Maggie Mamen enables readers to select the most relevant strategies for coping with and managing their particular symptoms. She prov... Read More
Child Accident Awareness
DangerSpot books are children's picture books with safety stickers helping to prevent accidents within the home and elsewhere. Read More
EalingHELP Survey results EalingHELP Survey results
Read the results of our User Survey which took place between the 15th June and 27th July 2012. Read More
Contact a Family - April Contact a Family - April
Read the latest newsletter from Contact a Family. Including details on Benefit guides, disabled children's charter and the crisis in care funding. Read More
Support and aspiration - Green paper on special educational needs and disability
This Green Paper is about all the children and young people in this country who are disabled, or identified as having a special educational need. It is about their aspirations and their hopes. Their desire to become, like every child and young person, independent and successful in their chosen futu... Read More