Clifton Special School

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 Resource Library


Below is a list of all the resources we have available for copy or loan.  If you would like to read any of them please email 

FAO Chrissie Corbett or contact the school, and a copy will be sent home to you. 

If the resource is only available on loan it should be returned to the school by the date given on the request slip.  Thank you for your co-operation. 

If you have any further comments please do not hesitate to contact us.


  • Introduction and rationale for the use of visual structure 
  • Interview with Dr Temple Grandin 
  • Families Today 
  • About autism 
  • About Asperger syndrome 
  • What is autism? (The National Autistic Society) 
  • What is Asperger syndrome? (The National Autistic Society) 
  • Information, advice and support for adults with autism and their parents and carers (The National Autistic Society) 
  • Information, advice and support for parents and carers of children with autism (The National Autistic Society) 
  • A Parents Guide – What can we do about bullying? (Autism Northern Ireland PAPA) 
  • Stopping Bullying 
  • Airport Awareness – Travel advice for parents of children on the Autistic Spectrum – Available on loan 
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder – Supporting Me – Available on loan 

Down’s Syndrome

  • Down’s Syndrome Association
  • The Genetics of Down’s Syndrome – A Guide for Parents and other carers
  • People with Down’s Syndrome – Your Questions Answered
  • Down’s Syndrome – a leaflet for friends and family


  • Epilepsy Research UK – What is Epilepsy?
  • Childhood Epilepsy – Information and Training (NCYPE)
  • Epilepsy and children (Epilepsy action) – Available on loan
  • Routes to success – helping pupils with epilepsy to achieve – Available on loan
  • Epilepsy action Information catalogue – Available on loan
  • Epilepsy action fundraising guide 2011 – Available on loan
  • Epilepsy action ID cards

Social stories

  • Having a CT scan – Available on loan
  • Having an EEG – Available on loan
  • Patrick has an ECG – Available on loan
  • Accident and Emergency – Available on loan
  • Visiting the audiologist – Available on loan
  • Having a blood test – Available on loan
  • When Mum and dad say ‘no’
  • Foot care

Tuberous Sclerosis

  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • The Child with Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Tuberous Sclerosis – a guide for people diagnosed when teenagers or adults
  • The Tuberous Sclerosis Association
  • The Northern Ireland Tuberous Sclerosis Clinic
  • Behaviour in adults with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex
  • TSC Information for Teachers
  • TSA Publications Order Form


  • Dealing with sudden death for adults (Relatives Guide) – Available on loan
  • Traumatic grief in adolescence (Ages 10-18) – Available on loan
  • A personal account of how a family faced the grief of bereavement – Available on loan
  • When Dad Died – Available on loan
  • What Happened – Available on loan
  • Loss of a child – helping the parents
  • The role of the special school in the care of the dying child
  • Dealing with sudden death in adulthood
  • Dealing with sudden death: helping children and adolescents
  • Dealing with sudden death: information for young people


  • Sleep Information
  • Sleep Preparation
  • Sleep Problems in children

Contact a Family

  • How Contact A Family Northern Ireland helps families with disabled children
  • A Checklist for parents living in Northern Ireland
  • In Contact Newsletter


  • Information booklet
  • Strattera Information Pack – Available on loan
  • Sleep Seekers – Living with ADHD 24/7
  • High Five – Facts not Fears; Finding out about ADHD
  • Family fund – helping disabled children
  • Challenging Behaviour – ‘Supporting Me’ – Available on loan
  • Learning disability – ‘Supporting Me’ – Available on loan
  • Mencap
  • Keep yourself healthy – a men’s guide to keeping clean
  • The LifeStart Study
  • The Safe Parenting Handbook – Available on loan
  • Prader-Willi Syndrome
  • Head Start
  • Parenting Children affected by Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Fragile X Syndrome
  • Little Acorns – A Special Sunday School for children with Special Educational Needs
  • Relationship Development Intervention with young children
  • How You Began




  • Step by step guide to food acceptance
  • Diet and ASD


  • There are a range of resources available on toileting including potty training, social stories and reward charts.  If you would like to see any of these resources please contact the school.