Resources

The following are good sources of further information in relation to a variety of topics associated with pediatric therapies and practices.

Parent Support

Down Syndrome -- http://www.manasotabuds.org

 

Family Network on Disabilities (Florida) -- http://www.fndfl.org

 

Family Care Council -- http://www.fccflorida.org

 

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council -- http://www.fddc.org

 

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities -- http://www.nichcy.org

 

Family Education Network -- http://www.fen.com

 

Interdisciplinary Council on Developmental & Learning Disorders (ICDL) -- http://www.icdl.com

 

Sensory Integration -- http://www.sinetwork.org

 

Sensory Integration - http://www.ateachabout.com

 

National Organization of Rare disorders (NORDS) - http://www.rarediseases.org

Parent Information

Attention Deficit -- http://www.add-plus.com

 

Feeding; New visions -- http://www.new-vis.com

 

Speech tools -- http://www.superduperinc.com

 

Speech/language; Beyond Baby Talk -- http://www.asha.org

 

Occupational Therapy; Tools for Parents/Children; suggestions for sensory integration activities -- http://www.ateachabout.com

Handwriting

Handwriting Without Tears, J. Olsen -- http://www.hwtears.com

Professional Organizations

American Occupational Therapy Association -- http://www.aota.org

 

American Physical Therapy Association -- http://www.apta.org

 

American Speech and Hearing Association -- http://www.asha.org

Books

Autism

Brazelton T.B. and S. Greenspan: The Irreducible Needs of Children, 2000 Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA

 

Grandin, T. and M. Scariano: Emergence Labeled Autistic, 1986 Arena Press, Novato, Ca

 

Grandin, T: Thinking in Pictures

 

Greenspan, S.: The Child with Special Needs

 

Greenspan, S. N.B. Lewis, Building Healthy Minds, 1999, Perseus Publishing, Cambridge, MA

 

Seroussi, Karen: Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders: a Mother's Story of Research and Recovery

 

Lewis, Lisa: Special Diets for Special Kids

Attention Deficit

Taylor, John: Helping Your ADD Child, Prima Publishing, 2001

Auditory Integration

Frick, Sheila and Hacker, C.: Listening with the Whole Body, 2001, Vital Links, Madison, WI

 

Stehli, A.: Dancing in the Rain

Behavior

Dispraxia

Massage

Parent Support

Klein, Stanley, You Will Dream New Dreams

Physical Therapy

Sensory Integration