AAPdN Handouts & Resources

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After the workshop is complete, all updated handouts and resources will be posted below.

Q & A Video

After the workshop I will post answers to any additional questions here.

Neurodiversity Affirming Assessment Slide Deck

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Resources used for the creation of this content.

Parent Resources

Resources to share directly with families.

The Brain Building Books

Personalized workbooks to help kids understand their amazing brains and become strong self-advocates!

Also available in French.

Explaining Brains Blog

Each post includes language, strategies, and tools for psychologists, teachers, and parents to talk to kids about their amazingly different brains.

Scripts for Connecting with Providers

Handout to help parents reach out to providers & educators who will be helpful in the assessment process.

Client Journey Slides

Editable Slides to Visually Show the Assesssment Timeline

Two Sides to the Coin

Language for helping parents shift the lens on how they see their child’s challenges.

Parent Handout: Preparing Your Child for Testing

A handout for parents with suggested language for how to talk to their child about the testing process.

Available in English and Spanish.

Brain Maps

Images to help explain different parts of the brain to elementary and adolescent-aged children.

Handout: Intake & Assessment Summary

A tool for organizing intake notes and connecting them to testing results.

Child Feedback Session Agenda Checklist

A proposed agenda and preparation checklist for child feedback sessions.

Spreadsheet: Videos and Images for Explaining Neurodivergence

A living resource with videos, images, and child-friendly explanations for common diagnoses.  Check back often for updates!

Asking Assessment Questions and Collaborative Reflection Handout

Prompts to help children ask their own questions, reflect on their experience, and connect testing to real life.

Neurodiversity Affirming Resources

Resource for parents and practitioners to learn more about neurodivergence from affirming sources.

Neurodiversity Affirming Language

Example language for report writing.

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