Resources

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Mental health

Young mind focuses on young people mental health. 


Alex Panton Foundation is a local mental health charity. 


Mind  is a UK mental health charity.

Self help resources

Mood Juice is a self-help resource for young people

Autism Spectrum Disorder

 Autism Society of the Cayman Islands is a local charity.

 

The National Autistic Society is the leading UK charity for autistic people (including those with Asperger syndrome) and their families.  


 Autism Speaks is an autism advocacy organization in the United States that sponsors autism research and conducts awareness and outreach activities aimed at families, governments, and the public. 

Disability / Additional Needs

Special Needs Foundation  Cayman is a local charity offering support and advice for schools to implement early inclusion services, they also provide support and advice for parents and families, including respite, as well as training of SEN professionals. 


Cayman Islands National Council for Persons with Disabilities 


 LD OnLine is a great  website for information on learning disabilities, learning disorders and differences. 


Understood aims to help children with  learning issues and differences to thrive. Lots of useful videos and information.


International Dyslexia Association provides information and resources about dyslexia. 


Developmental milestones are an important part of a child's life.

Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)

 Dr Russell Barkley is a leading expert psychiatrist on ADHD.  

Trauma

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network is an American organization whose "mission is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families, and communities throughout the United States" 


Understanding the impact of trauma:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v13XamSYGBk 

Working with mental health through a trauma lens:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l27l-wZ5a1c 

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