Neurodiversity Affirming Resources, Links & People to Learn From

Instagram Accounts to Follow

Follow me on Instagram @play.learn.chat

Follow Alexandria (GLP info) @meaningfulspeech

Follow Annie on Instagram @_anniecrowe 

Follow Becky @neuro_divers

Follow Cherish @audhd_therapist

Follow Courtney @justkeepstimming

Follow Danny @dannywithwords

Follow Danielle on Instagram @zelue

Follow Em on Instagram @neurowild_

Follow Ellin on Instagram @autistic.qualia

Follow Gilly @neurodivergent_researcher

Follow Hat @hat.talks.uk

Follow Jacob’s journey @aussieautismfamily

Follow Kate @the.aac.coach

Follow Khadija on Instagram @khadija_gbla

Follow Kaishawna on Instagram @kaishawna_music

Follow Laura @theotbutterfly

Follow Lauren @autienelle

Follow Lilly’s journey @afriendforlillybug

Follow Lou on Instagram @neurodivergent_lou

Follow Rachel on Instagram @autisticasfxxk

Follow Ronin’s journey @motherhoodphasing

Follow Tiffany on Instagram @fidgets.and.fries

Follow TJ on Instagram @nigh.functioning.autism

Follow Sandra @nd.narratives

Follow Sarah on Instagram @audhdantics

Follow Sam Rowntree @the_aussiespeechie

Follow Sandyha @onwardsandupwardspsych

Follow Sonny on Instagram @livedexperienceeducator​

Follow Steph on Instagram @sgroccupationaltherapy

Follow @theaffirmgroup

​​Follow @angry_autist

Follow @autietalk 

Follow @autism.affirmations

Follow @neuroclastic

Follow @neurodivergent.reflections

Follow @sharktizzy

Follow @yellowladybugs_autism

Facebook Groups/Pages

Join the FB Group Autism Inclusivity

Join the FB Group Australian Speechies discussing neurodiversity affirming practices

Join FB Group Australian Neurodiversity Affirming Health Professionals

Join Marge Blanc’s FB Group Natural Language Acquisition Study Group for GLP info

Diary of a Mum FB page

Autistic not Weird

Autism Level UP

I CAN Network


Books for Grown-Ups to Read

 Different Not Less – Chloe Hayden

The Explosive Child – Dr Ross Greene

Pete Warmby – Untypical

Kay Kerr – Love and Autism

Yellow Ladybugs – Supporting Autistic Girls and Gender Diverse Youth


Books to Read with Kids

The Brain Forest – Sandhya Menon

The Rainbow Brain – Sandhya Menon

Love me Love my ADHD – Chrissie Davies

Some Brains – Nelly Thomas

A Day Without Words – Tiffany Hammond

My Brother Otto – Meg Raby

My Brother Otto & the Birthday Party – Meg Raby

Square me, Round World –  Chelsea Luker


Podcasts to Listen To

My podcast! Exploring Neurodiversity

Yellow Ladybugs Podcast

Two Sides of the Spectrum

Princess and the Pea

Think Inclusive

The Neurodivergent Woman

The Spectrum Connection

Articles to read

So, what is “internalized ableism”? – Neurodiverging.com

What is internalized ableism and what can we do to overcome it? – Rea Strawhill

Excellent Organisations & Websites

Yellow Ladybugs 

I Can Network

Family Advocacy

Lives in the Balance – Dr Ross Greene’s CPS Approach

Kelly Mahler’s website – Interoception info


Documents of Interest

Speech Pathology Australia – Autism Position Statement (2022) – SPA Login required

Speech Pathology Australia – Autism Practice Guide: Working with Autistic People (2022)
– SPA Login required

National Guideline for the Assessment and Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorders in Australia
Autism CRC (2018)

National Guideline for supporting the learning, participation, and wellbeing of autistic children and their families in Australia – Autism CRC (2022)

Disability Standards for Education 2005 (Rev. 2020)


Other Helpful Links, Programs, PD

Marge Blanc’s webinar presented by AGOSCI – What’s Good About Echolalia? It’s Language!

Ausome Training

SEA Bridge



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