Practitioner Tools

Handouts, tools, & training for practitioners working with neurodivergent youth.

New! AI Prompts for Report Writing

An evolving AI prompt library to help you create accessible, neurodiversity-affirming reports.

Webinars and Podcasts

Access training webinars and podcasts to develop your child feedback skills.

Explaining Brains Blog

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

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.

This handout can be edited to fit your practice. Now in Spanish and English.

Handout: Child-Friendly Assessment Summary

A tool for organizing assessment results in child-friendly language.

Use this tool for school meetings, online feedback sessions, or as a summary cover sheet for the full report.

Brain Maps

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

3 Box Simplified Summary

A simple summary for very young children and those with developmental delays.

Spreadsheet: Videos and Visuals for Explaining Neurodivergence

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

Child Friendly Language Guide

Child-friendly language for explaining common diagnoses and processing differences.

Practitioner Handout: Feedback Session Agenda

A proposed agenda and preparation checklist for child feedback sessions.

Practitioner Handout: Prompts for Building a Shared Language

Prompts to help children ask their own questions and get curious about assessment.

If you are using The Brain Building Books in your practice, please see below for the Practitioner Manual and Parent Handout.

The Brain Building Books

Customizable workbooks to help children understand their brains and become strong self-advocates!

Brain Building Book Manual for Practitioners

Learn the Brain Building Feedback Framework and how to use The Brain Building Books.

Parent Handout: Tips for Using The Brain Building Book

A handout for parents to help them continue talking to their child about their differences, using The Brain Building Books as a guide.

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