Pam Marshalla has been a practicing speech and language pathologist for thirty years. She has worked with children of all ages and ability levels in schools, hospitals, private practices and university facilities. She has spoken at hundreds of conferences and seminars in the United States and Canada, and for fifteen years was president of her own continuing education company accredited by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA).
PDA North America was established as a result of the March 2020 Chicago PDA workshop. At this first PDA event in America, there was overwhelming enthusiasm and support for an ongoing effort in the US and Canada by the parents and professionals who attended. Diane Gould hosted the workshop and she is the founder of PDA North America. The workshop presenters from the UK were Laura Kerbey and Harry Thompson who serve as advisors to PDA North America.
This site highlights the employment successes of people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) who are working in paid jobs in their communities.
Site for speaker, author and educator Rebecca Moyes
An international resource for parents and professionals who want to stay informed regarding how to improve sensory integration and how to address sensory processing deficits and disorders.
Information on assistive technology and augmentative communication.
A newly formed nonprofit dedicated to serving individuals and families with social cognitive deficits within Silicon Valley. In addition, we are committed to providing trainings to professionals and schools who work with this population of children and adults.
Tetra recruits volunteers who work with clients to design and build assistive devices that are custom-made for the individual – these are devices that are either not available commercially or cost-prohibitive. As a non-profit organization, Tetra raises funds to deliver this program, including covering the costs of volunteer travel and materials for devices up to $500 per project.
The Autism Centre is dedicated to providing information and help both to parents of Autistic Spectrum and brain injured children and to practitioners in the Health and Education sectors.
A support group for parents in Marion, Crawford and Morrow counties whose children are on the autism spectrum. The website is designed to connect parents and give them effective access to helpful resources and support.
We at the ASRC have been working to develop resources and are conducting activities throughout the state of Connecticut to benefit those on the autism spectrum and their family members.
An international membership organization for those who work with or on behalf of young children with disabilities and other special needs.
To redefine the potential of children with developmental and communication challenges by making the DIR/Floortime model broadly available.
Links to sites specific to children and youth with disabilities.
This web site began in 1996 to help parents, teachers, therapists, doctors, and others learn about and understand Sensory Processing Disorder. It has since become the primary Internet portal for information about these commonly misunderstood disorders.