Resources

Resources for SN youth and parents of the Special Needs child.

Youth Links

Living with ADHD website for teenagers

Kid’s Help Phone a national (Canadian), bilingual telephone and Internet service for kids and teens. You are not alone!

Bullying.org is dedicated to increasing the awareness of the problems associated with bullying. Where you are not alone.

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.For Kids. For Teens

girlshealth.gov: Be happy. Be healthy. Be you. Beautiful. To promote healthy, positive behaviors in girls between the ages of 10 and 16.

YoungMinds website which now offers information to young people about mental health and emotional well-being.

Life’s A Twitch! ® is a Canadian website based on Tourette Syndrome

teensWts is an awareness site for Tourette Syndrome, and is also a site that teens with TS can come to for support.

Tourette Syndrome – Now What? website, dedicated to families with a new diagnosis of Tourette’s syndrome.

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada Forum

The Tourette Syndrome Guide a very clean site with simple information.

Planet Tic: Information on Tourette Syndrome for students, parents, and teachers. Saving the Universe from Misunderstanding!

OCDtribe An online community where people with obsessive disorder from around the world can open up and share their feelings.

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation: User-friendly site for resources and information about bipolar disorder in children and adolescents

BPchildren.org For bipolar children, teens and their parents.

 

Caregiver & Family Links

Autism Healing Thresholds Healing Thresholds is a free website and email newsletter dedicated to healing the lives of families touched by autism.

Family Voices aims to achieve family-centered care for all children and youth with special health care needs and/or disabilities.

Autism Today website aims to be the premier information dispenser to the autism community worldwide.

Ability Online is an extraordinary and absolutely free Internet community. Here, young people with disabilities and illnesses connect with all kinds of possibilities.

Because I love you” (BILY) is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting parents with troubled children of any age.

KidNeeds.com is a worldwide resource that provides children with special needs, families and other caregivers with access to comprehensive information and resources.

Special Needs Family Fun family fun and disability support for the special needs family.

The Federation for Children with Special Needs provides information, support, and assistance to parents of children with disabilities, their professional partners, and their communities.

Life’s A Twitch! ® is a Canadian website based on Tourette Syndrome

teensWts is an awareness site for Tourette Syndrome, and is also a site that teens with TS can come to for support.

Tourette Syndrome – Now What? website, dedicated to families with a new diagnosis of Tourette’s syndrome.

Tourette Syndrome Foundation of Canada Forum

The Tourette Syndrome Guide a very clean site with simple information.

Planet Tic: Information on Tourette Syndrome for students, parents, and teachers. Saving the Universe from Misunderstanding!

OCDtribe An online community where people with obsessive disorder from around the world can open up and share their feelings.

Child and Adolescent Bipolar Foundation: User-friendly site for resources and information about bipolar disorder in children and adolescents

BPchildren.org For bipolar children, teens and their parents.

Parent Help Line is a national (Canadian), bilingual telephone and Internet service that gives parents a place to turn, 24 hours a day. Any parent. Any issue. Any time. You’re not alone.

KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years. For Parents

The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.

Healing Thresholds Website and email newsletter dedicated to healing the lives of families touched by autism.

Unique Products

Special Needs Corner. www.specialneedscorner.com is a unique product review website. The site is hosted by Pierrette d’Entremont, creator of the KidCompanions and mother of a special needs child, and James (“jamie”) Tobias a Web Designer (www.acreativefish.com) and Creative and Marketing director at BlueGlobe CA. Each week they play host to a special guest and review gadgets, gizmo’s and sensory tools for special needs kids.

The Eating Game The Eating GameTM provides a very visual, structured, hands on tool that can be a fun way to plan healthy meals every day! Created to support people with a broad range of eating challenges, The Eating Game is a resource filled with planning tools, food pictures and suggestions.

SmartKnit KIDS Socks – patented seamless socks are perfect for children experiencing sensory processing differences, hypersensitivity or who simply can’t stand annoying seams! These super soft socks for sensitive little feet will not wrinkle or bunch and are proven to reduce irritation.

INDEPENDENCE DAY CLOTHING -Soft fabric with just the right amount of stretch and flat seams make our clothing sensory-friendly. ADAPTIVE CLOTHING FOR KIDS, TWEENS, TEENS & YOUNG ADULTS

 

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