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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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Books created by children with special needs at a school in East London
Teacher Paul Blum set out to create books that would engage his pupils sufficiently when he discovered that there was little available for children with special needs that were appropriate for their ages and interests. He came up with some ideas and then the children took over, developing the st... Read More
Good Schools Guide, Special Educational Needs
The Good Schools Guide -Special Educational Needs is divided into four parts. The first part, ABOUT SEN, covers: Entering the world of SEN – deals with identifying SEN and what steps should be taken by parents, schools and pre-schools. Conditions – is an extensive survey on t... Read More
Malpas the Dragon
Malpas the dragon flew all around the world, breathing fire, screaming, moaning and farting. He made everybody afraid. Malpas was treated badly by his parents. They taught him to be a very rude, angry dragon, but this meant that he was also unloved and lonely. Every day he cried stone tears th... Read More
Night Rider
William and Stanley are teenagers with Down's Syndrome and lots of attitude. An adventure story about two friends fighting for justice. Read More
Video Nation
A collection of short films featuring people with varying disabilities and their carers. All sorts of emotions lurk within this page. Strange isn't it, you arrive at a web page and often you have no idea where you will end up emotionally. You can travel through hope via despair through grief to curi... Read More
TAC Bulletin June 2013 TAC Bulletin June 2013
Latest newsletter from Peter Limbrick. Interesting article on keyworkers and the work of Team around the Child. Read More
Breadmakers
Make sure you watch this. An award winning documentary which focuses on Edinburgh's Garvald Bakery, a social enterprise staffed by 12 people with learning disabilities. Let the fun begin! Read More
The DSAQ Guide to Apps
It can be overwhelming to search through the thousands of apps available in the iTunes store so the Down Syndrome Association of QLD have compiled this booklet to give you more information about some of their favourites. Read More
The Worry Website
A wonderful collection of short stories. Class teacher Mr Speeds sets up a Worry Website on the classroom computer so children can share their worries with their classmates. Read More
Government response to DLA reform consultation
The government have included this summary: The Coalition Government is committed to reforming Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to create a new benefit – Personal Independence Payment. We will create a benefit that is simpler to administer and easier to understand, is fair, and ... Read More