Meltdowns and shutdowns


Physical behaviours – hitting, biting, kicking, etc.


Organisations and groups that can help








Sexualised behaviour
We don’t touch our vulvas at the dinner table (for those dealing with this particular issue!)


Information about autism and discipline




Attachment disorder


Useful books

  • The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behaviour, school, and parenting strategies: A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent by Bill Nason
  • The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism by Bill Nason
  • The Explosive Child by Dr Ross Greene
  • Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
  • The Red Beast: Controlling Anger for Children with Asperger’s by K.I. Al-Ghani
  • A Volcano in My Tummy: Helping children to handle anger by Eliane Whitehouse and Warwick Pudney
  • Can You See Me? by Libby Scott
  • Pathological Demand Avoidance Syndrome: My Daughter is Not Naughty by Jane Alison Sherwin
  • Self Reg by Stuart Shanker
  • Zones of Regulation by Leah M Kuypers
  • Starving the Anxiety Gremlin by Kate Collins-Donnelly
  • Nonviolent Communication by Marshall Rosenberg