We read a number of books in hope that they may be helpful to our clients as resources. Follow this link to see some of Dr. McCabe's recommendations.
Organization links that you may find useful.
Geneva Centre for Autism An excellent website with support for individuals with ASD and their families. Although based in Toronto, there are numerous links regarding services, training and resources.
Canadian Mental Health Association This organization is designed to help people with mental illness and promote mental health. It is a resource for information related to mental health, describes various illnesses, and identifies services that can be of assistance to individuals. This is a great place to learn about symptoms of various illnesses in order to understand problems and dispel myths.
Mental Health Helpline If you need to talk to someone NOW this is the place to call. They are open 24/7 and have "live answer" (no electronic voice mail) and everything is confidential. When you can't reach your therapist, or you just need to talk to someone, or if you are feeling suicidal, this is the place to call. They even have a link that allows you to take an on-line quiz that is monitored by the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health if you are wondering if you have a mental health problem.
Learning Disabilities Association of Ontario This is a wonderful page explaining almost everything there is to know about learning disabilities. They have links to everything from ADHD to Written Expression Disorders. They provide research, education, and services to advance the lives of people (children and adults) living with learning disabilities.