Resources Directory

Below you will find a list of some tools and resources we have compiled which are available to purchase from Autism Journeys.

5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1

  • Effective anxiety management strategy.
  • Proactively prepare strategies for environments that are known of increase anxiety.
  • Use as a focal point during moments of heightened anxiety.
  • Includes 2 visual boards to choose from and instructions for use.
  • Print, laminate and re-use again and again.

5 – 4 – 3 – 2 – 1 is an effective anxiety management strategy. It can be used proactively to prepare a plan for moments of overwhelm and it can also be used as a visual reminder to focus in these moments. This pack includes 2 visual boards to choose from, along with instructions on how to use them. Print, laminate and use them again and again.

What To Do If

  • Problem solving strategy.
  • Proactively prepare strategies for potential situations.
  • Build a bank of supports to refer to whenever necessary.
  • Includes a visuals board, a school-based scenarios list and instructions for use.
  • Print, laminate and re-use again and again. 

‘What to do if’ is a proactive planning visual board that allows the user trouble shoot and strategise for any potential scenario they may find themselves in. This pack includes a visuals board that, once printed and laminated, can be used again and again. It also has instructions for use and a list of 70 potential school-based scenarios to get started with.

The Social Autopsy

  • Strengths-focused visual strategy.
  • Support discussion around social situations.
  • Focus on strategies for next time.
  • Includes a visuals board and instructions for use.
  • Print, laminate and re-use again and again.

‘Social autopsy’ visual board can be used to support discussion around any social situation. It offers a way to problem solve any issue the individual may have had and strategise for the next time this issue arises. This pack includes a visuals board and instructions for use. Print, laminate and re-use again and again.

Emotional Regulation Video

This self-paced sessions for learning  discusses why emotional regulation is difficult and offers evidence-based strategies on how to support the autistic person.

On completion

  • Have a greater understanding of autism in real terms
  • Have greater understanding of emotional regulation difficulties and their impact
  • Be equipped with practical support strategies

We’re very excited to now offer training in an online format. To celebrate the launch of these Self-paced sessions for learning, until the 30th of November, this session can be purchased at the reduced price of €24.50.

This 2-hour self-paced training is delivered by Dr. Micaela Connolly, Senior Child and Educational Psychologist and by Sharon McCarthy, Founding Director of autism journeys™ Consultancy. Feelings of overwhelm and dysregulation frequently occur for autistic individuals because of the environment they find themselves in or because of the social demands placed upon them. In these moments, it can be difficult for the person to regulate. This training is shaped with the input of the autistic individual.

Receive

  • Lifetime access to video recording
  • Lifetime access to audio recording
  • PDF of PowerPoint presentation
  • Practical visual to implement strategies
    • Includes visuals board
    • Instructions for use
    • Social script to support the autistic person
  • Certificate of attendance

What Is Autism ?

We’re very excited to now offer training in an online format. To celebrate the launch of these Self-paced sessions for learning, until the 30th of November, this session can be purchased at the reduced price of €21.50.

On completion

  • Have a greater understanding of autism in real terms.
  • Have greater understanding of sensory processing and anxiety and how both of these impact the autistic individual

This 90 minute self-paced training is delivered by Sharon McCarthy, Founding Director of autism journeys™ Consultancy. 1 in 54 are currently believed to be autistic. This potentially is much higher, with more and more people being identified later in life. This session delves into diagnostic criteria, core features, sensory processing and anxiety, all the while acknowledging both the autistic person’s voice and their strengths. This is an evidence and research based presentation and has been shaped with input of autistic individuals. On completion learners will have a greater understanding of autism, and how this condition presents. Additionally, learners will better understand the impact anxiety and sensory processing has on the autistic person.

Receive

  • Lifetime access to video recording
  • Lifetime access to audio recording
  • PDF of PowerPoint presentation
  • What is Autism Learning Support Document
  • Certificate of attendance