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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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Brookes Publishing

American based publisher with a good range of titles on children with disabilities. Read More »

Essential Reading Plus

List of Books on special Education from Essential Reading Plus Read More »

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An independent publisher of a very broad range of academic books in the social and behavioural sciences including: Art Therapies Syndromes Health & Social Care Disa... Read More »

SEN Press

Specialist publisher of books for young people (aged 14-19) with special educational needs (operating at Level 1). The titles focus on life skills and social situations.  Read More »

Woodbine House

An American based publisher with a broad range of titles on a number of different conditions/syndromes and topics such as speech and behaviour. Worth a look.  Read More »

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Discretionary Housing Payments
Marrianne Sherlock has supplied the following information on Discretionary Housing Payments. Read More
Autism & Me
DVD Created by a young man with Autism - Rory Hoy - provides an insight into his own personal world and how he relates to the world around him. Read More
The Newham Easy Read Website
This website is full of links to useful information about transition. This information has been created to help young people with learning disabilities to make choices when leaving school or college. Read More
What would Joey Do?
Find out how the likeable, hyperactive hero Joey Pigza copes when he is taught at home with Olivia who is blind. Read More
Looking After Someone
Carers UK produce a guide to carers' rights and benefits called Looking After Someone. This comprehensive guide gives you information on what rights carers have and how you can get financial help, practical help and help with combining work and caring. A version for England, Scotland and Wales is... Read More
An NAS Guide to Days Out An NAS Guide to Days Out
The following list has been taken from a National Autistic Society Advice sheet and lists various sites and venues around the country that have been recommended by members. Read More
Seal Surfer
A book about a boy who is a wheelchair user and develops a friendship with seals on the coast near his home. Read More
What is Dyslexia?
The author provides information about all the most common types of dyslexia: trouble with sounds, trouble remembering how letters and words look, trouble finding words, and mixed dyslexia. He deals with the basic facts and adopts a style which is accessible to children without talking down to them. ... Read More
Communicating Partners Center
I came across this site after watching a 9 year old girl with Down Syndrome talking on You Tube.   "The Communicating Partners Center is guided by one major belief: that parents are in the best position to make sure their child develops social and communicative skills to their potential." Read More
The Additional Needs Handbook
A wonderful guide to everything you need to know about what's going on in Ealing. A lot of the information contained on the site is here in handy book format. Read More