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Resources for Parents



Start Here: A Guide for Parents of Autistic Kids by Autistic Self-Advocacy Network (For parents with Autistic children)

The Parents' Practical Guide to Resilience for Children Aged 2-10 on the Autism Spectrum by Yenn Purkis and Emma Goodall

What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew by Autism Women's Network (For parents with Autistic children)

Avoiding Anxiety in Autistic Children: A Guide for Autistic Wellbeing by Dr. Luke Beardon, ND Author (For parents with Autistic children)

Talking with Your Child about Their Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for Parents by Raelene Dundon (For parents with Autistic children)

Back from the Brink: Stories of Resilience, Reconciliation, and Reconnection by Tim Chan and Sarah Chan (For parents with Autistic children)

Unconditional Parenting: Moving from Rewards and Punishments to Love and Reason by Alfie Kohn

Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism by Dr Barry Prizant (For parents with Autistic children)

Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child (and You) Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life by Dr Stuart Shanker

The Explosive Child: A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children by Ross Greene 

The Whole Brain Child: 12 revolutionary strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind by Tina Payne Bryson and Dan Siegal 

Brain-Body Parenting: How to Stop Managing Behaviour and Start Raising Joyful Resilient Kids by Mona Delahooke 

Beyond Behaviors: Using Brain Science and Compassion to Understand and Solve Children's Behavioral Challenge by Mona Delahooke

The Family Experience of PDA: An Illustrated Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance by Eliza Fricker, ND author and illustrator

Videos, Podcasts, and Websites

Talking to my Children About Autism video by Reframing Autism (For parents with Autistic children)

Square Peg Round Whole podcast by Lou Kuchel (For parents with Autistic children)

Raising Children Network website by the Australian Government

Neurodivergent Narwhals a whole host of resources for autistic children with adorable infographics

Neurodivergent Insights website by Dr. Megan Anna Neff, a neurodivergent (Autistic-ADHD) clinician, parent, and advocate

Neurodivergentally website with neurodiversity-affirming resources for Autistic and ADHD individuals of all ages

Lives in the Balance collaborative and productive solutions website by Ross Greene

The Neurodiversity Podcast by Emily Kircher-Morris

Autism Spectrum website by Autism Spectrum Australia (ASPECT)

ADDitude website, podcast, and socials 

Understood website for neurodiversity information and support for individuals, parents, and teachers

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