OT/COTA

The American Occupational Therapy Association

The National Board for Certification of Occupational Therapy

Texas Occupational Therapy Association

SPEECH RESOURCES

American Speech and Hearing Association Is your child a late bloomer or is it a language problem?

Apraxia Website

Prompt Institue

Speech Paths

Speech Magazine Online

Word Retrieval Activities : Therapy ideas for improving word finding difficulties

Listen Up : Language stimulation and treatment ideas (some ideas are from parents)

Gryphon House Therapy activities/ideas

Speechtx : Resource for information on a variety of communication disorders, therapy ideas, reproducibles, and games.

Wacky Web Tales : Good for working on parts of speech - for grades 3 and above.

Sesame Street : Tickle Elmo, Count with the Count, Online Games with Sesame Street Characters, and resources for parents.

Kaboose : Interactive games, recipes, crafts, and more

Funbrain : Interactive quizzes - good for adults/higher cognitive levels.

Neuroscience for Kids : These pages contain worksheets and lessons that are ready for you to print out and work on off-line.

Tampa Reads : Wonderful web site for improving the literacy skills of children in grades K-4. Includes worksheets for learning the alphabets, phonics skills, vocabulary

Interactive English Language Exercises

Wee Webbies : Fun web resources for younger kids and parents, featuring interactive activities geared towards potty training

Department of Communication Disorders

www.ncapd.org
www.nidcd.nih.gov
http://www.ldonline.org
http://speechtx.com
www.free-toddlers-activity-and-discipline-guide.com
http://speechdelay.com
http://firstwords.fsu.edu
www.speechville.com
http://mommyspeechtherapy.com
www.stutteringhelp.org
www.talkingpointsmemo.com
www.hanen.org
www.apraxia-kids.org
http://kidspeech.com
www.listen-up.org
http://latetalkers.org
www.autism.com
www.autismspeaks.org
www.autismtreatmentinfo.com
http://abaresources.com
www.aphasia.org
http://accent.gmu.edu
http://aslpro.com
www.mayer-johnson.com

GENERAL RESOURCES

Childrens Special Needs Network - 254-933-7597

Alternative therapies for children with /brain injuries

Do to Learn

Tools for coping with Life's Stressors

Grips, etc

Handi-writers, and slant board

"Start Right" Grip

Developmental Delay Resources

Understanding Differences in Learning

The Alert Program

The Austin Dog Alliance

Georgetown Project

Texas Parent to Parent Association

Helping Autism through Learning and Outreach

Golden Hat Foundation - Walk for Autism

Heart of Autism Network

The Council for Exceptional Children

Special Needs Neighborhood

College Guide for Disabled Students

SENSORY INTEGRATION

Sensory Integration International

Sensory Integration Resource Center

Children and Disabilities

Sensory Resources

http://www.austinspd.org

THERAPEUTIC LISTENING

Terrie Silverman-AIT

Society for Auditory Intervention Techniques

Therapeutic Listening Program / Vital Links

The Listening Program www.advancedbrain.com www.allthingswell.com 

Comparison of Listening Programs 

Tomatis Listening Programs

Samonas Listening Progra /The Spectrum Center

AUTISM RESOURCES

National Autism Society

The Thoughtful House

The SonRise Program

Autism Toilet Training

Gluten Free Casein Free Diet

Relationship Development Intervention

Autism Research Institute

Center for the Study of Autism

Autism Resource

Central Texas Autism Center

Updates & New Developments

www.autism-rxguidebook.com
www.autisminspiration.com
www.cureautismnow.org
www.austin.pdd.net/school-resources.html

Aspergers Syndrome
http://www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/
http://www.aspergers.com/

Austin Autism Meet-Up Group

Autism Society of Greater Austin

Aspergers Syndrome Coalition of the U.S., Inc

Autism Research Institute and DAN Project

Division TEACHH (Treatment and Education of Autism and Related Communication Handicapped Children)

Families for Early Autism Treatment

Families of Adults Afflicted with Aspergers Syndrome

Future Horizons

Geneva Centre for Autism

The Judevine Center for Autism

National Alliance for Autism Research (NAAR)

The National Autistic Society

Online Aspergers Syndrome Information and Support

M.I.N.D. Institute-UC DAVIS Medical Investigation of Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Nonverbal Learning Disability Association

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities

National Information Center for Autism

Aspergers Syndrome Education Network

ABA RESOURCES

Autism Speaks - What is Autism  (This site explains what Autism Spectrum Disorder is and what signs to look for.)

Autism Speaks - 100 Day Kit  (This is a kit for families who recently have received a diagnosis on the Autism Spectrum. It is full of tips for families, early intervention strategies, plans of action, etc. -- wonderful resource!)

Autism Speaks - Research Opportunities (These are research programs available for children and families.)

Autism Speaks - Applied Behavior Analysis (What is Applied Behavior Analysis, and how will it help my child? (ABA))

Families for Early Autism Treatment (A resource for families with children who have received an diagnosis for Autism Spectrum Disorder)

Behavior Analysis Certification Board

VB-MAPP  (This site explains the use of the VB MAPP, the tool used by OT Connection to assess and evaluate behavior, as well as to create a behavior intervention.)

Hands in Autism - ABA "What is it?" (This pdf is a fantastic resource explaining what ABA is, and is not, and the methods often used in ABA.)

PRODUCT RESOURCES

Abilitations: 800-850-8602 www.abilitations.com

Achievement Products: 800-373-4699 www.specialkidszone.com

Alimed: 800-225-2610 www.alimed.com

Anna's Toy Depot www.annastoydepot.com

Beyond Play: 877-428-1244 www.beyondplay.com

Chewy Tubes www.chewytubes.com

Classroom Direct: 800-248-9171 www.classroomdirect.com

Equipmentshop: 800-525-7681 www.equipmentshop.com

Jump-In: 810-221-9042 www.jump-in-products.com

LinguiSsystems: 800-776-4332 www.linguisystems.com

PDP Products: 651-439-8865 www.pdppro.com

Pocket Full of Therapy: 732-441-3330 www.pfot.com

Pro.Ed: 800-897-3202 www.proedinc.com

SensaWeeToys.com: 866-893-0231 www.sensaweetoys.com

Sensory Comfort: 888-436-2622 www.sensorycomfort.com

Southpaw: 800-228-1698 www.southpawenterprises.com

Super Duper: www.superduperinc.com

TFHusa: www.tfhusa.com

The Speech Bin: www.speechbin.com

TheraGifts: www.theragifts.com/

Tootsie Toy: www.tootsietoy.com

Special Kids Zone: www.specialkidszone.com

RECOMMENDED READING

Child of Mine by Ellyn Satter

Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues
by Brenda Smith Myles, et. all

Sensory Secrets by Catherine Chemin Schneider

Toilet Training - A Guide by Maria Wheeler

Conquering Autism by Stephen Edelsen

Children with Starving Brains by McCandless

A Mind at a Time by Levin

Keepng Ahead at Home Levine

The Boy Who Loved Windows by Patricia Stacey

The Out of Sync Child by Carol Kranowicz

The Sensory Motor Handbook by Bissell, Fisher, Owens, Polcyn

Asperger's Syndrome by Tony Attwood

The Teacher Who Couldn't Read by Cocoran

The Growth of the Mind by Stanley Greenspan

Haring Equals Behavior by Berard

The Out-Of-Sync Child Has Fun by Carol Kranowicz

Sensory Integration and the Child by A.J. Ayres

Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive

Developmental Disorder: A Mother's Story
of Research and Recovery by Karyn Seroussi

Special Diets for Special Kids by Lisa Lewis

The Cheerful No Casein, No Gluten, Sugar

Optional Cookbook by Sally Ramsey

Nobody Nowhere by Donna Williams

Emergence: Labeled Autistic by Margaret Scariano

Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph
over Autism
by Catherine Maurice

Working with Emotional Intelligence;  Thinking In

Pictures: and Other Reports from My Life with

Autism A Child of Mine by Ellyn Satter

Somebody Somewhere by Donna Williams

Autism Book Recommendations: 
http://www.autism-resources.com/autism-books.html