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The handouts and resources mentioned in the presentation are posted below.
Parent Handout: Preparing Your Child for Testing
A handout for parents with suggested language for how to talk to their child about the testing process.
Available in English and Spanish.
Images to help explain different parts of the brain to elementary and adolescent-aged children.
Handout: Child-Friendly Assessment Summary
A tool for organizing assessment results in child-friendly language.
Use this tool for school meetings, online feedback sessions, or as a summary cover sheet for the full report.
3 Box Simplified Summary
A simple summary for very young children and those with developmental delays.
Spreadsheet: Videos and Images for Explaining Differences
A living resource with videos, images, and child-friendly explanations for common diagnoses. Check back often for updates!
Child Friendly Diagnosis Language Guide
Child-friendly language for explaining common diagnoses and processing differences.
Child Feedback Session Agenda
A proposed agenda and preparation checklist for child feedback sessions.
Prompts to Build a Shared Language
Prompts to help children ask their own questions, reflect on their experience, and connect testing to real life.
Blog: How to Explain a Diagnosis to Kids
Each post includes language, strategies, and tools for psychologists, teachers, and parents to talk to kids about their amazingly different brains.
Now with PDF printables for parents!
The Brain Building Books
Personalized workbooks to help kids understand their amazing brains and become strong self-advocates!
Additional reading for those interested in the theoretical underpinnings of the Brain Building Feedback Framework.