This page provides a variety of free, downloadable documents for parents containing information about education, work and living with APD. Some are primarily for children but others are suitable for all ages. Children with APD will grow into adults with APD so you may also want to look at the documents on the Adults page. Links to my support groups are on the Online Support page.
All the information here, and all the articles etc. can be printed and shared free of charge, but please respect and retain the copyright on all documents, whoever the author might be. More will be added over time - please visit again.
Please share this information, this website,and links to support groups- and spread awareness of APD in the UK and elsewhere.
PLEASE NOTE: The documents on this website are in black ink on white paper. For those with dyslexia or visual processing difficulties, it is advised to print the documents on recycled paper, to minimise glare.
SUPPORT FOR PARENTS/CHILDREN WITH APD
Most documents are applicable to all ages or can be adapted to provide support for adults. Support specific to adults Is on the "Adults" page.
APD IN THE CLASSROOM
Written for schools, but it can also be adapted for support in adult education
Everyone with APD is affected
differently by APD and there might be additional, reciprocal effects of other
co-existing conditions. This document deals primarily with the needs of a child
with APD in the classroom. It contains a list of strategies and good teaching
practice for schools to use to support a child with APD. They can be used
both before and after diagnosis. Support will depend on the child's individual
difficulties and not all children will need them all. Diagnosis recommendations
and other reasonable adjustments should always be implemented. They are a legal,obligation,
A one-page document containing a brief list of basic facts about APD. It is intended to signpost those who have APD to this website, and those who suspect APD, or simply want to learn more about it. Please share with anyone you feel needs to know more about APD.
Helping your child to understand APD and explain it to others.
ACRONYMS, ABBREVIATIONS, AND COMMON TERMS
A reference document of common acronyms and other terms that you might come across on your journey to seek support for your child.
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