Resources

Sensory Processing Disorders:
The SPD Foundation
Austin Area SPD Alliance

Autism:
Autism Speaks
ICDL (information relating to Floortime)

About Floortime: Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder, authors of many publications such as “The Child with Special Needs”, and “Engaging Autism: The Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think”, have formulated and articulated an approach to working with children on the Autism Spectrum, which emphasizes meaningful contact and connection between children and their parents, caretakers, family members, and friends. Read more about Floortime…

ADHD:
CHADD
Helpforadhd.org (National Resource Center on ADHD)

Learning Disabilities:
Learning Disabilities Association of America

Cerebral Palsy:
United Cerebral Palsy Association

Speech Therapy:
Speak Freely – Speech therapy services with Speak Freely are offered at the same clinic location as KidSensations Occupational Therapy, for convenience to families whose children may need both services.

Childhood Anxiety
The Child Anxiety Network

Down Syndrome:
National Down Syndrome Society
Down Syndrome Association of Central Texas

Support Resources:
Texas Parent to Parent (resource and support organization, run by parents for parents)
Do2Learn (make picture schedules, activities, and other useful information)
Social Skills Group for Kids
Parent Support Group (Fabianna L. Laby, PsyD)

Other Resources:
Specialneedsneighborhood.com (Parent referrals for services in providers in Austin with special needs children experience)