Need more support?

We all need a little more support at times in our lives. This page is designed to signpost you to other organisations that may be able to help.

There are a few organisations who are there to help and support – here is a list of the ones I know about

Local (to Shropshire) and national:

International US:

AANE

Association for Autism and Neurodiversity

AASPIRE

Healthcare Toolkit for Patients and Supporters

NeuroClastic

The Autism Spectrum According to Autistic People

Wrong Planet

discussion forum for Neurodivergent people

JAN

Job Accommodation Network

Embrace Autism

The ultimate autism resource

Autism Society

Empowering everyone in the Autism community

The Highly Sensitive Person

Foundation for the Study of Highly Sensitive Persons

Autism Empowerment

Enriching and empowering the lives of youth, adults and families within the neurodivergent community

The Transmitter

The go-to destination for the latest news and analysis about autism research

AWN

Autistic Women & Nonbinary Network – committed to disability justice, gender & racial equity, neurodiversity & trans liberation

Autistic Self Advocacy Network

Nonprofit organization run by and for autistic people

Supporting Associates

My preferred list of associates

Fiona Kearns

C suite leadership

Gina Dallison

Long term illness whilst at work

Helen Dos Santos

DiSC, Havening, coaching

Trina Edwards

Business Support,
Access to work

David Hyner

Goals and Motivation in schools

Sarina Mann

Presentation skills on video

Lois Creamer

Book more speaker business

Rob Senior

RobStar – videographer and editor

Kay Heald HR

Helping organisations grow and prosper

True Potential

Hypnotherapy and Coaching for change

Recommended Reading list

Many people ask me to name books I have read that I can recommend. Well I read a lot, so you’ll find a mixture of personal development, self-awareness, practical skills, information, guidance and personal stories. Hopefully you’ll find something you need here. All books have both UK and USA Amazon or website links listed.

The Charisma Myth

Olivia Fox cabane
UK Link | US Link

Atomic Habits

James Clear
UK Link | US Link

Talk Like TED

Carmine Gallo
UK Link | US Link

Aspergirls

Rudy Simone
UK Link | US Link

TED Talks

Chris Anderson
UK Link | US Link

The Chimp Paradox

Prof Steve Peters
UK Link | US Link

The Storyteller’s Secret

Carmine Gallo
UK Link | US Link

The Wim Hof Method

Wim Hof
UK Link | US Link

When the Body says no

Gabor Maté
UK Link | US Link

The body keeps the score

Bessel van der Kolk
UK Link | US Link

Ultra-processed people

Chris van Tulleken
UK Link | US Link

Strong Female Character

Fern Brady
UK Link | US Link

I know what to do so why don’t I do it?

Nick Hall
UK Link | US Link

The ADHD Effect on marriage

Melissa Orlov
UK Link | US Link

ADHD 2.0 Effect on Marriage

Margaret Hampton
UK Link | US Link

Asperger’s on the job

Rudy Simone
UK Link | US Link

Get Good at Presenting

Lee Jackson
UK Link | US Link

Avoiding anxiety in Autistic adults

Luke Beardon
UK Link | US Link

The Myth of Normal

Gabor Maté
UK Link | US Link

ADHD and A-Z

Leane Maskell
UK Link | US Link

Untypical

Pete Whjarmby
UK Link | US Link

The Power of Now

Eckhart Tolle
UK Link | US Link

Getting things done

David Allen
UK Link | US Link

The 12 week Year

Brian P Moran
UK Link | US Link

Managing Up

Mary Abbajay
UK Link | US Link

Sleep Smarter

Shawn Stevenson
UK Link | US Link

Selling to win

Richard Denny
UK Link | US Link

Start with Why

Simon Sinek
UK Link | US Link

Different not less

Temple Grandin
UK Link | US Link

Our Autistic Lives

Alex Ratcliffe
UK Link | US Link

My autistic fight song

Rosie Weldon
UK Link | US Link

Autism and Girls

Tony Attwood & Temple Grandin
UK Link | US Link

Words that change minds

Shelle Rose Charvet
UK Link | US Link

Dirty Laundry

Roxanne Emery & Richard Pink
UK Link | US Link

Neurodiversity at Work

Amanda Kirby
UK Link | US Link

How to win friends and influence people

Dale Carnegie
UK Link | US Link

Resonate

Nancy Duarté
UK Link | US Link

Save the cat!

Blake Snyder
UK Link | US Link

Neurotribes

Steve Silberman
UK Link | US Link

Rich Dad Poor Dad

Robert T Kiyosaki
UK Link | US Link

The courage to be disliked

Fumitake Koga and Ichiro Kishimi
UK Link | US Link

The 7 habits of highly effective people

Stephen R Covey
UK Link | US Link

ADHD 2.0: New Science and Essential Strategies for Thriving with Distraction - from Childhood through Adulthood

Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey
UK Link | US Link

“What Did I Do Wrong?”: An Accessible Guide to Preventing Traumatic Misunderstandings Between You and Your Autistic Loved One

Jamie A Heidel
UK Link | US Link

Unmasking Autism: The Power of Embracing Our Hidden Neurodiversity

Devon Price
UK Link | US Link

Accessing the healing power of the vagus

Stanley Rosenburg & Benjamin Shield
UK Link | US Link

ADHD is Awesome: A Guide To (Mostly) Thriving With ADHD

Penn Holderness & Kim Holderness
UK Link | US Link

Unwritten Rules of Social relationships

Veronica Zysk, Sean Bartron & Temple Grandin
UK Link | US Link

The complete guide to Asperger’s Syndrome

Dr Tony Attwood
UK Link | US Link

The ADHD Advantage: What You Thought Was a Diagnosis May Be Your Greatest Strength

Dr Dale Archer
UK Link | US Link