Neurodiversity Education Tools Resources: Practical Tools and Resources for Educators

Neurodiversity Education Tools Resources

Join me this week as I talk you through my FAVOURITE resources to support neurodiverse students. So, grab a cuppa and download the catalogue and let’s chat.

✅ Sue Larkey books (pg 2)

✅ Visual Supports (pg 5)

✅ Social Skills (pg 6)

✅ Understanding Behaviour (pg 8)

✅ Anxiety & Mental Health (pg 9)

✅Early Years (page 10)

✅ Helping Children Manage their Emotions (pg 11)

✅ Teaching Children about Autism Spectrum (page 12)

✅ADHD- Organising & Planning (page 13)

✅ Teen Years & Beyond (pg 15)

✅ Puberty & Sex Education (page 16)

✅ Sensory Books (pg 17)

✅  Sensory Tools (pg 18)

✅ Workshops (pg 19)

These are all excellent Diverse Learning Support Materials to Support our students!

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Inclusive Teaching Aids and Resource

From understanding the autism spectrum to implementing behaviour support strategies, these resources cover all the bases. Not only are they perfect for personal use, but they also make for valuable additions to your professional library. So, why wait? Support neurodiverse students and give these resources a try today!

Either download your order form and email it to: dearne@suelarkey.com.au
or order online below!

Course Comparison Guide

My Favourite Diverse Learning Support Materials

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The Ultimate Guide to School and Home

| by Sue Larkey and Anna Tullemans | This book provides key strategies for all ages and stages. It offers over 500 practical strategies and timer savers for school and home from engaging disengaged students, what to do if you don't have a teacher assistant to considerations for setting up a classroom for teachers; and from developing friends, to moving house and choosing a school for families. It is the ultimate guide for teachers, parents and all professionals supporting children with autism spectrum disorder, including Aspergers, ADD, ADHD, ODD and other developmental delays.

Content pages below.

From Anxiety to Meltdown

| by Deborah Lipsky | How Individuals on the Autism Spectrum Deal with Anxiety, Experience Meltdowns, Manifest Tantrums, and How You Can Intervene Effectively. This is a MUST HAVE book!!

Behaviour Solutions for the Inclusive Classroom

| by Beth Aune, Beth Burt & Peter Gennaro | This book is a must-have for every special needs and inclusive classroom. The easy to use format allows teachers to quickly look up an in-the-moment solution and learn about what the child is communicating, and why. This book illuminates possible causes of those mysterious behaviours, and more importantly, provides solutions!

Time Timer - 20cm Medium

20cm Time Timer (Medium - previously known as large. Retains the same dimensions) | Used as an interactive teaching tool, this classroom-tested teaching aide reinforces the sense of elapsed time with a graphic depiction of the time remaining. The Time Timer can be used to set time limits, measure the duration of activities and train students to make better use of available time.

The Motor Skill Flip-Book Program

| by Sally McNamara  -  An easy-to-use resource for therapists, teachers, aides and parents. Developed by a paediatric occupational therapist in response to demand for quick and easy motor skill programs for children. Five colour-coded areas of motor development incorporating the whole body; including core strength, shoulder stability, gross motor coordination, fine motor coordination, and pencil control skills. 100 mix and match activities of varying degrees of difficulty that can be tailored to each child, or group of children, quickly and easily. Beneficial for children who experience handwriting difficulties as well as general coordination and motor development issues. Star system allows for evaluation of skill level and the ability to track progress and set goals.

I am an Autistic Girl

A book for young girls with autism spectrum conditions

Lizzie is an Aspie Girl - she has Asperger's Syndrome, which means that her brain works differently to her friends, and even to boys with Asperger Syndrome. In this book, Lizzie explains what it's like to be an Aspie Girl, including how she has a special talent for blending in with her friends, how she gets really tired after being at school all day, how she worries about making mistakes, and how she finds it hard to understand how she is feeling.

Kids in the Syndrome Mix

| by Martin L. Kutscher MD | Kids in the Syndrome Mix is a concise, scientifically up-to-date, all-in-one guide to the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioural disorders in children from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and bipolar disorder, to autistic spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction.

Developing Social Skills

| by Sue Larkey & Gay von Ess | A starting point for teaching and encouraging social interactions and skills for children with an autism spectrum disorder and other developmental delays. It is a useful concrete and visual resource which when coupled with videoing, role playing and modeling will help young primary school age children with an autism spectrum disorder to better understand the social world around them. This book includes hundreds of ideas, social stories and worksheets. It is a great resource full of time savers for home and school.

The Red Beast

| by K.I. Al-Ghani | This vibrant, fully illustrated children's storybook is written for children aged 5+, and is an accessible, fun way to talk about anger, with useful tips about how to tame the red beast and guidance for parents on how anger affects children with Asperger's Syndrome.

The Complete Guide To Asperger's Syndrome

| by Dr Tony Attwood | The definitive handbook for anyone affected by AspergerÕs Syndrome (AS), it brings together a wealth of information for children through to adults. Essential reading for families and individuals as well as teachers, professionals and employers coming in contact with people with AS. This book is a must for anyone who needs to know about this condition.

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Check out my Podcast about Girls on the Spectrum:

Episode 84: What Clinical Psychologist Danuta Wishes People Knew About Girls On The Spectrum

Girls with autism are often undiagnosed or diagnosed much later, because original diagnostic criteria have a boy bias. The challenge of receiving a proper diagnosis for their daughter is a early hurdle faced by many parents. I think we all know neurotypical boys and girls are very different in their social, communication and behaviour, and this is the exact same for nuerodiverse children.

To help out, I thought I would list the main differences between girls and boys with autism spectrum, as well as tips and strategies to try. Check out the blog here.

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