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  • 1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    Ellen Notbohm

  • Act Early Against Autism: Give Your Child a Fighting Chance from the Start
    Jayne Lytel and Fred R. Volkmar

  • Activity Schedules for Children with Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior (Topics in Autism) (2nd ed.)
    Lynn E. McClannahan, PhD and Patricia J. Krantz

  • Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers and Parents
    Rebecca A. Moyes

  • Adolescents on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical, and Transition Needs of Teenagers with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Chantal Sicile-Kira and Temple Grandin

  • After the Tears: Parents Talk About Raising a Child With a Disability
    Robin Simons

  • All About My Brother
    Sarah Peralta

  • All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome
    Kathy Hoopmann

  • American Normal: The Hidden World of Asperger Syndrome
    Lawrence Osborne

  • An Asperger Marriage
    Chris Slater-Walker, Gisela Slater-Walker, and Tony Attwood

  • Animal-assisted Interventions for Individuals with Autism
    Merope Pavlides

  • Answers to Questions Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration: Forms, Checklists, and Practical Tools for Teachers and Parents
    Jane Koomar, Carol Kranowitz, Stacey Szklut, Lynn Balzer-Martin

  • Applied Behavior Analysis (2nd ed.)
    John O.Cooper, Timothy E. Heron, William L. Heward

  • Applied Behaviour Analysis and Autism: Building a Future Together
    Gina Green, Mickey Keenan, Mary Henderson, and Ken P. Kerr

  • Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum
    Ruth Elaine Joyner Hane, Kassiane Sibley, Stephen M. Shore, Roger Meyer

  • The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a Child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain Your Sense of Humor
    Jeffery Cohen and Lori Shery

  • The Asperger Plus Child: How to Identify and Help Children with Asperger Syndrome and Seven Common Co-Existing Conditions
    George T. Lynn with Joanne Barrie Lynn

  • Asperger Syndrome
    Ami Klin PhD, Fred R. Volkmar MD, and Sara S. Sparrow

  • Asperger's Syndrome (DVD)
    ABC News Primetime

  • Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens & Teens Get Ready for the Real World
    Teresa Bolick, PhD

  • Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage and Meltdowns
    Brenda Smith Myles and Jack Southwick

  • Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World
    Brenda Smith Myles

  • Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience: Practical Solutions for Academic and Social Difficulties
    Susan Thompson Moore

  • Asperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real World
    Teresa Bolick, PhD

  • Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent's Guide
    Michael D. Powers and Janet Poland

  • Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything
    Kenneth Hall

  • Asperger's and Girls
    Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin, Teresa Bolick, and Catherine Faherty

  • Asperger's and Self-Esteem: Insight and Hope through Famous Role Models
    Norm Ledgin, Marsha M. Ledgin and Temple Grandin

  • Asperger's From the Inside Out: A Supportive and Practical Guide for Anyone with Asperger's Syndrome
    Michael John Carley, EdD and Peter F. Gerhardt

  • Asperger's Success: All Things Positive, Practical & Possible (6 CDs)
    Presented by: Brian R. King LCSW
    Cost: $100.

  • Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    Tony Atwood

  • Asperger's Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage and Meltdowns
    Brenda Smith Myles and Jack Southwick

  • Asperger's Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success
    Brenda Smith Myles and Diane Adreon

  • Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood
    Isabelle Henault and Tony Attwood

  • Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    Tony Attwood and Lorna Wing

  • Asperger's Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World
    Brenda Smith Myles, Katherine Tapscott Cook, Nancy E. Miller, Louann Rinner

  • Asperger's Syndrome in Adolescence: Living With the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between
    Luke Jackson and Liane Holliday Willey

  • Autism: An Inside-Out Approach: An Innovative Look at the Mechanics of 'Autism' and Its Developmental 'Cousins'
    Donna Williams

  • Autism Asperger Publishing Company (AAPC)
    Web site specializes in providing mainstream, hands-on advice and information to parents, educators and others about topics related to autism spectrum disorders. Their books are more practical than technical.

  • Autism-Asperger's and Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond
    Jerry Newport, Mary Newport, and Teresa Bolick

  • Autism: A Practical Guide for Those Who Help Others
    John Gerdtz and Joel Bregman

  • Autism Advocate
    Autism Society of America's flagship magazine. It is published four times a year. The quarterly magazine offers a diverse collection of the latest issues in autism (e.g., education, environmental health, therapies/interventions, adult issues, caregiving, etc.), ASA news, personal perspectives of families and individuals living with autism, and tips from parents and professionals. Must be an ASA member to receive the Autism Advocate. Join now.

  • Autism and Sensing: The Unlost Instinct
    Donna Williams

  • Autism and the God Connection
    William Stillman

  • The Autism Answer Book: More than 300 of the Top Questions Parents Ask
    William Stillman

  • Autism: Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) (DVD)
    ABC News Nightline

  • Autism, Brain, and Environment
    Richard Lathe

  • The Autism and ADHD Diet: A Step-by-Step Guide to Hope and Healing by Living Gluten Free and Casein Free (GFCF) and Other Interventions
    Barrie Silberberg

  • Autism Early Intervention: Fast Facts
    Raun Melmed

  • The Autism Handbook: Easy to Understand Information, Insight, Perspectives and Case Studies from a Special Education Teacher
    Jack E. George
    Available in both English and Spanish.

  • Autism Handbook for Parents: Facts and Strategies for Parenting Success
     Janice E. Janzen

  • Autism in Adolescents and Adults (Current Issues in Autism)
    Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov

  • Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure
    Paul A. Offit, MD

  • The Autism Sourcebook: Everything You Need to Know about Diagnosis, Treatment, Coping, and Healing--From a Mother Whose Child Recovered
    Karen Siff Exkorn

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and other ASD's
    Chantal Sicile-Kira and Temple Grandin

  • Autism-Asperger's and Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond
    Jerry Newport, Mary Newport, Teresa Bolick

  • Autism-Asperger's Digest
    Over 30 selections on a variety of topics: language/communication, play, managing behavior problems, reinforcement, motor skills, video modeling, social skills, curriculum planning, teaching strategies, incidental teaching, parenting and medical issues [240 pages, just $24.95]. Available through Future Horizons.

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Transactional Developmental Perspective
    Amy Wethersby and Barry Prizant

  • Autism Treatment Guide (2nd ed.)
    Elizabeth K. Gerlach

  • Autism Through the Lifespan: The Eden Model
    David L. Holmes, EdD

  • Autism Yesterday: Autism Is Reversible (DVD)
    Pasquale R. Notaro, III

  • Autistic Children: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    Lorna Wing

  • Autistic-Like, Graham's Story
    Film by Erik Linthorst
    To purchase DVD, please visit web site.

  • The Autistic Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to Understanding and Helping Your Child
    Lorna Wing

  • Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism: A Manual for Parents and Professionals
    Catherine Maurice, Gina Green, and Stephen C. Luce

  • Beyond the Wall: Personal Experiences with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome (2nd ed.)
    Stephen M. Shore and Temple Grandin

  • Biological Basis of Autism and PDD
    William Shaw

  • Breakthrough Strategies for Autism Spectrum Disorders (DVD)
    Raun K. Kaufman

  • Brothers and Sisters: A Special Part of Exceptional Families (2nd ed.)
    Thomas Powell and Peggy A. Gallagher

  • Brothers, Sisters, and Special Needs
    D.J. Lobato

  • Building Social Relationships - A Systemic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Difficulties
    Scott Bellini, PhD

  • Cabins, Canoes and Campfires: Guidelines for Establishing a Camp for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Jill Hudson

  • Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide for Friends and Family
    Jude Welton, Elizabeth Newson and Jane Telford

  • Careers and the Disabled
    Published by: Equal Opportunity Publications, Inc.
    First and only career-guidance and recruitment magazine for people with disabilities who are at undergraduate, graduate, or professional levels. [Cost: 1-year subscription: $13].

  • Changing the Course of Autism: A Scientific Approach for Parents and Physicians
    Bryan Jepson, Katie Wright, Jane Johnson

  • The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth
    Stanley Greenspan

  • Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide
    Michael D. Powers

  • Coming Out Asperger: Diagnosis, Disclosure and Self-confidence
    Dinah Murray

  • The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome
    Tony Attwood

  • Confronting Autism: The Aurora on the Dark Side of Venus: A Practical Guide to Hope, Knowledge, and Empowerment
    Victoria Beck

  • Connect 4 Success
    Brian R. King, LCSW has created a web site where you can find his articles as well the latest articles from around the web. Mr. King will also post quotes to stimulate supportive and educational dialogue. 
     
  • Cooking Program for Kids on the Spectrum
    Hosted by: MyWire.com
    Multimedia publication created for parents and educators of children with autism. Let's Cook! Life Skills for Kids on the Autism Spectrum combines video, slides and downloadable visual aids in an entertaining and informative digital format that demonstrates how to help kids with autism learn an important life skill – cooking. It features structured, predictable activities that help support children on the spectrum to engage and communicate in a natural social situation.

  • Could It Be Autism?: A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps
    Nancy Wiseman

  • Coulter Video
    Coulter Video is a production company specializing in educational videos. Dan Coulter is the Producer of the DVDs "Understanding Brothers and Sisters with Asperger Syndrome" and "Understanding Brothers and Sisters with Autism." You can find more autism/Asperger Syndrome videos and latest special needs articles on the Web site.

  • Crossing Bridges: A Parent's Perspective on Coping after a Child is Diagnosed with Autism/PDD
    Viki Satkiewicz-Gayhardt, Barbara Peerenboom, Roxanne Campbell, and Kim Harris Belliveau

  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
    Mark Haddon

  • Dancing in the Rain: Stories of Exceptional Progress by Parents of Children with Special Needs
    Annabel Stehli

  • Demystifying the Autistic Experience: A Humanistic Introduction for Parents, Caregivers and Educators
    William Stillman

  • Demystifying Autism Spectrum Disorders: A guide to diagnosis for parents and professionals (Topics in Autism)
    Carolyn Thorwarth Bruey

  • Developing Talents: Careers For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome And High-functioning Autism (updated expanded ed.)
    Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy

  • Diet Intervention and Autism: Implementing the Gluten Free and Casein Free Diet for Autistic Children and Adults: A Practical Guide for Parents
    Marilyn LeBreton and Rosemary Kessick

  • The Different Shades of Autism (VHS tape)
    American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Do Vaccines Cause That?! A Guide for Evaluating Vaccine Safety Concerns
    Martin Myers and Diego Pineda

  • Does My Child Have Autism? A Parent's Guide to Early Detection and Intervention in ASD's
    Wendy L. Stone and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo

  • The Dragons of Autism: Autism as a Source of Wisdom
    Olga Holland

  • Early Intervention & Autism: Real-Life Questions, Real-Life Answers
    James Ball

  • The Early Learner at Home: Intervening With a Beginning Learner With Autistic Spectrum Disorder (DVD)
    Ethan Burk

  • Educating Children with Autism
    National Research Council

  • Educational Care: A System for Understanding and Helping Children With Learning Problems at Home and in School
    Mel Levine

  • Elijah's Cup: A Family's Journey into the Community and Culture of High-Functioning Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
    Valerie Paradiz

  • Embracing Paly:Teaching Child-Autism (DVD)
    Patricia Bashe et., al.

  • Emergence: Labeled Autistic
    Temple Grandin

  • Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies
    Yvona Fast

  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Asperger's Syndrome: Help, Hope, and Guidance
    William Stillman

  • The Everything Parent's Guide to Children with Autism: Know What to Expect, Find the Help You Need, and Get Through the Day
    Adelle Jameson Tilton

  • Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety, Sadness, and Anger (DVD)
    Tony Attwood

  • FACELAND Software
    Helps children with autism, Aspergers and developmental deficiencies learn how to  recognize facial expressions that display the emotions of surprise, fear, disgust, anger, sadness and happiness. Don Johnston, a leader in assistive technologies for students with special needs, announces the release of FACELAND. Cost for FACELAND for Windows/MAC CD: $179. Volume discounts are available.

  • Facing Autism: Giving Parents Reasons for Hope and Guidance for Help
    Lynn M. Hamilton

  • Finding Our Way: Practical Solutions for Creating a Supportive Home and Community for the Asperger Syndrome Family
    Kristi Sakai

  • Focus On Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (Journal)
    To order call: (800) 897-3202

  • A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog That Unlocked His World
    Nuala Gardner

  • The Friendship Puzzle: Helping Kids Learn About Accepting and Including Kids with Autism
    Julie L. Coe, Sondra L. Brassel, Jennifer Maloni and Rebecca Landa

  • Gift from My Son: Autism Redefined
    Keli Lindelien

  • Giggle Time-Establishing the Social Connection: A Program to Develop the Communication Skills of Children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and PDD
    Susan Aud Sonders

  • Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years by Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years
    Shana Nichols, Gina Marie Moravcik, and Samara Pulver Tetenbaum

  • The Gluten-Free Bible: The Thoroughly Indispensable Guide to Negotiating Life Without Wheat
    Jax Peters Lowell

  • The Gluten-Free Gourmet Cooks Fast and Healthy - Wheat-Free and Gluten-Free with Less Fuss and Less Fat
    Bette Hagman and William Stillman

  • The Gluten-Free Gourmet, Living Well Without Wheat (2nd ed.)
    Bette Hagman

  • A Guide to Special Education Advocacy-What Parents, Clinicians and Advocates Need to Know
    Matthew Cohen

  • Healing Autism: A Breakthrough Approach (DVD)
    Kenneth Bock, MD

  • Healthcare for Children on the Atusim Spectrum: A Guide to Medical, Nutritional, and Behavioral Issues (Topics in Autism)
    Fred R. and Lisa A. Wiesner

  • Help for the Child with Asperger's Syndrome: A Parent's Guide to Negotiating the Social Service Maze
    Gretchen Mertz and Tony Attwood

  • Helping Children with Autism to Learn
    Stuart Powell

  • Helping your Child with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A Step by Step Workbook for Families
    Stephanie B. Lockshin, Jennifer M. Gillis, Raymond G. Romanczyk

  • The Hidden Child: The Linwood Method for Reaching the Autistic Child
    Jeanne Simons and Sabine Oishi

  • The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations
    Brenda Smith Myles, Melissa L. Trautman, Ronda L. Schelvan

  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Finding a diagnosis and getting help
    Waltz Mitzi

  • Homeschooling the Child with Asperger Syndrome: Real Help for Parents Anywhere and on Any Budget
    Lise Pyles

  • Homeschooling the Child with Autism: Answers to the Top Questions Parents and Professionals Ask
    Patricia Schetter, Kandis Lighthall and Jeanette McAfee

  • Hopes and Dreams: An IEP Guide for Parents of Children with an Autism Spectrum Disorders
    Kirby Lentz

  • The Horse Boy
    Rupert Isaacson
    More information.

  • How Do I Teach This Kid? Visual Work Tasks for Beginning Learners on the Autism Spectrum
    Kimberly A. Henry

  • How Well Does Your IEP Measure Up? Quality Indicators for Effective Service Delivery
    Diane Twachtman-Cullen and Jennifer Twachtman-Reilly, David L. Holmes

  • I'm An Aspie; A Poetic Memoir for Living the Human Experience Through the Eyes of Asperger's
    Brian R. King, LCSW

  • IEP Toolkit
    An organizer for your child's individualized education plan. IEP Toolkit gives you tips on how to get the most out of IEP meetings, charts that help you track your child's progress, advice on communicating with teachers and administrators, listings of top special-education resources, strategies for getting summer and transitional services, and clear explanations of how advocates can help. Cost: $29.99.

  • Interactive Play for Children With Autism
    Diana Seach

  • Journal of Autism and Developomental Disabilities
    To order call: (212) 620-8468

  • Just Take a Bite
    Lori Ernsperger, Tania Stegen-Hanson and Temple Grandin

  • Keys to Parenting the Child with Autism
    Marlene Targ

  • Labeling Colors (DVD)
    Little Pilgrims

  • Labeling the Home (DVD)
    Little Pilgrims

  • Late, Lost, and Unprepared-A Parents' Guide to Helping Children with Executive Functioning
    Joyce Cooper-Kahn, PhD and Laurie Dietzel, PhD

  • Learn the Signs. Act Early.
    Visit web site for information about childhood developmental milestone and delays. You will be able to track the developmental milestones your child should be reaching and download fact sheets on developmental milestones for children from 3 months to 5 years.

  • Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
    Catherine Maurice

  • Let's Go to the Restaurant (DVD)
    Little Pilgrims

  • Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults
    Zosia Zaks and Temple Grandin

  • Life With a Partner or Spouse With Asperger Syndrome: Going over the Edge? Practical Steps to Savings You and Your Relationship
    Kathy J. Marshack

  • Living Gluten-Free For Dummies
    Danna Korn

  • Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Guidance for Parents, Carers and Siblings (Autistic Spectrum Disorder Support Kit)
    Elizabeth Attfield and Hugh Morgan

  • Living Your Best Life with Asperger's Syndrome: How a Young Boy and His Mother Deal with the Challenges and Joys of Being Eleven, Brilliant and Socially Absent
    Karra Barber

  • Look Me In the Eye: My Life With Asperger's
    John Elder Robinson

  • Louder Than Words: A Mother's Journey in Healing Autism
    Jenny McCarthy

  • Making Lemonade, Hints for Autism's Helpers
    Judy Endow

  • Making Sense of Art: Sensory-Based Art and Activities for Children with autism, Asperger Syndrome, and Pervasive Developmental Disorders.
    Sandra R. Davalos

  • Making Sense of Autism
    Travis Thompson

  • A Mind at a Time
    Mel Levine

  • A Miracle to Believe In
    Barry Neil Kaufman

  • My PECS School To Home Communicator
    Laura T. Behrendt

  • Negotiating The Special Education Maze: A Guide for Parents and Teachers (4th ed.)
    Deidre Hayden, Cherie Takemoto, Winifred Anderson, and Stephen Chitwood

  • Nobody Nowhere
    Donna Williams

  • Nourishing Hope for Autism: Nutrition Intervention for Healing Our Children
    Julie Matthews

  • The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Completely Revised and Updated: Advice, Support, Insight, and Inspiration
    Patricia Romanowski Bashe, Barbara L. Kirby, Simon Baron-Cohen, and Tony Attwood

  • OT For Children With Autism, Special Needs And Typical (DVD)
    Actor: Britt Collins

  • Parenting Across the Autism Spectrum: Unexpected Lessons We Have Learned
    Maureen F. Morrell and Ann Palmer

  • Parent Survival Manual: A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
    Eric Schopler

  • Parents' Education As Autism Therapists: Applied Behaviour Analysis in Context
    Bobby Newman, Mickey Keenan, Ken P. Kerr, and Karola Dillenburger

  • A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive
    Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson, James McPartland

  • A Parent's Guide to Autism: Answers to the Most Common Questions
    Charles A. Hart

  • Parent's Guide: Educational Rights and Responsibilities: Understanding Special Education in Illinois
    An on-line document developed by the Illinois State Board of Education for parents and others to learn about the educational rights of children who have disabilities and receive special education services.

  • Parent Survival Manual: A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
    Eric Schopler

  • PECS: The Picture Exchange Communication System (Ring-bound)
    Lori Frost and Andrew Bondy

  • Perfect Targets: Asperger Syndrome and Bullying--Practical Solutions for Surviving the Social World
    Rebekah Heinrichs and Brenda Smith Myles

  • Pervasive Developmental Disorders: Finding a Diagnosis and Getting Help
    Mitzi Waltz

  • A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism
    Andy Bondy, PhD and Lori Frost

  • Planning for the Future: Providing a Meaningful Life for a Child with a Disability After Your Death
    L. Mark Russell and Arnold Grant

  • Play & Imagination in Children with Autism (2nd ed.)
    Pamela Wolfberg

  • Playing, Laughing and Learning With Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers
    Julia Moor

  • A Positive Approach to Autism
    Stella Waterhouse

  • The Potty Journey: Guide to Toilet Training Children with Special Needs, Including Autism and Related Disorders
    Judith A. Coucouvanis

  • Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
    Jed Baker

  • Pretending to Be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome
    Liane Holliday Willey and Tony Atwood

  • Reaching out, joining in: Teaching Social Skills to Young Children with Autism (Topics in Autism)
    Mary Jane Weiss and Sandra L. Harris

  • Realizing the College Dream With Autism or Asperger Syndrome: A Parent's Guide to Student Success
    Ann Palmer

  • Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children: Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD
    Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely

  • Rethink Autism
    Newly launched web-based autism treatment platform for parents and professionals. Parents can access hundreds of step-by-step video lessons, learn ABA-based teaching techniques, customize your child’s treatment plan and seek online support from trained professionals. Everything is video-based and utilizes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.

  • The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister's Memoir of Autism in the Family
    Paul Karasik and Judy Karasik

  • Right from the Start: Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism (2nd ed.)
    Sandra L. Harris, PhD. and Mary Jane Weiss

  • L. Mark Russell, JD
    For parents who have a high-functioning child with Asperger syndrome, there is a dilemma in how parent(s) leave an inheritance to their child. Whether or not they should use a special needs trust - Mr. Russell discusses these options. To download free video.

  • ScreamFree Living
    (800) 860-0771 or visit www.ScreamFree.com
    Program that helps solve parenting challenges, from calming tantrums to teaching responsibility and respect.

  • The Sensory Processing Disorder Answer Book: Practical Answers to the Top 250 Questions Parents Ask
    Tara Delaney

  • The Sensory-Sensitive Child: Practical Solutions for Out-of-Bounds Behavior
    Karen Smith and Karen R. Gouze

  • A Shot in the Dark: Why the P in the DPT Vaccination May Be Hazardous to Your Child's Health
    Harris L. Coulter and Barbara Loe Fisher

  • Siblings of Children With Autism: A Guide for Families
    Sandra L. Harris, PhD, and Beth A. Glasberg, PhD.

  • Sibling Stories: Reflections on Life with a Brother or Sister on Autism
    Lynne Stern Feiges, Mary Jane Weiss, Sandra L. Harris

  • Sibshops: Workshops for Siblings of Children with Special Needs
    Donald Meyer and Patricia Vadesy

  • Social Skills and Autistic Spectrum Disorders (Autistic Spectrum Disorder Support Kit)
    Lynn Bowen and Maggie Bowen

  • Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond
    Jed Baker, PhD

  • The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism
    Jed Baker, PhD

  • Social Skills Training and Frustration Management (DVD)
    Jed Baker, PhD

  • Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Social-Communications Problems
    Jed Baker, PhD

  • Somebody Somewhere
    Donna Williams

  • Some Kids Have Autism
    Martha E. H. Rustad

  • Soon Will Come the Light
    Thomas A. McKean

  • Sound of a Miracle: A Child's Triumph over Autism
    Annabel Stehli

  • Special Diets For Special Kids: Understanding and Impleementing a Gluten and Casein Free Diet to Aid in the Treatment of Autism and Related Development
    Lisa Lewis

  • Special Diets For Special Kids, Two
    Lisa Lewis

  • Special Needs Freedom Guide
    The Estate Planning Law Group, Wheaton, IL
    (630) 871-8778
    Parents will learn why preparing for your child's future is so important. As a parent, you have the responsibility to make sure that your child's future is well planned for, even after you are no longer here. Get a free guide.

  • Special Siblings: Growing Up With Someone with a Disability
    Mary McHugh

  • Spectrumite Magazine
    Subscribe to new, free, online magazine. Provides strategies for living effectively on the autism and human spectrum. Go to Archives. Issue 1 & 2 currently available. Download here.
    Brian King, LCSW, Author

  • StoryCorps
    In early 2006, 12-year-old Joshua Littman, who has Asperger’s Syndrome, interviewed his mother, Sarah, at StoryCorps. Their one-of-a-kind conversation covered everything from cockroaches to Sarah’s feelings about Joshua as a son is shown in this online video.

  • A Strange World-Autism, Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS: A guide for parents, partners, professional careers, and people with ASDs
    Martine Delfos and Tony Attwood

  • Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel
    Lorraine E. Wolf, PhD, Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD, Ruth Bork, MEd

  • Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Effective Instructional Practices
    L. Juane Heflin and Donna Florino Alaimo

  • Succeeding in College With Asperger Syndrome
    John Harpur, Maria Lawlor and Michael Fitzgerald

  • Taking the Mystery Out of Medication in Autism/Asperger's Syndromes
    Luke Tsai, MD

  • The TEACCH Approach to Autism Spectrum Disorders (Issues in Clinical Child Psychology)
    Gary B. Mesibov, Victoria Shea and Eric Schopler

  • Teaching Children with Autism: Strategies to Enhance Communication and Socialization (Health anf Life Science)
    Kathleen Ann Quill

  • Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew
    Ellen Notbohm

  • That's Life With Autism: Tales And Tips for Families With Autism
    Donna Satterlee Ross and Kelly Ann Jolly

  • There's a Boy In Here: Emerging from the Bonds of Autism
    Judy Barron and Sean Barron

  • Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports From My Life With Autism
    Judy Barron and Sean Barron

  • Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism
    Temple Grandin, PhD

  • Thorn in My Pocket: Temple Grandin's Mother Tells the Family Story
    Eustacia Cutler

  • Thoughtful Response to Agitation, Escalation, and Meltdowns in Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (DVD)
    Rebecca Klaw

  • Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism or Other Developmental Issues (2nd ed.)
    Maria Wheeler and Carol Stock Kranowitz

  • Too Loud Too Bright Too Fast Too Tight: What To Do If You Are Sensory Defective In An Overstimulating World
    Sharon Heller

  • A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism
    Beth Fouse and Maria Wheeler

  • Triumphs in Early Autism Treatment
    Ennio Cipani, PhD

  • Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum (DVD)
    Starring: Jessie Coulter, Drew Coulter Director: Dan Coulter

  • Understanding the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders: A Mother's Story of Research and Recovery
    Karyn Seroussi

  • Understanding the Nature of Autism: A Guide to the Autism Spectrum Disorders, (2nd ed.)
    Janice E. Janzen

  • Understanding the Nature of Autism: A Practical Guide
    Janice E. Janzen

  • Unlocking the Mysteries of Sensory Dysfunction: A Resource for Anyone Who Works With, or Lives With, a Child With Sensory Issues
    Elizabeth Anderson and Pauline Emmons

  • Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder: A Mother's Story of Research of Recovery
    Karyn Seroussi and Bernard Rimland, PhD

  • The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism
    Temple Grandin and Sean Barron

  • A Users Guide to the GF/CF Diet: For Autism, Aspergers Syndrome, and AD/HD
    Luke Jackson and Merilyn LeBreton

  • The Vaccine Book: Making the Right Decision for Your Child
    Robert Sears

  • Vaccines, Autism, and Childhood Disorders: Crucial Data that Could Save Your Child's Life
    Niel Z. Miller and Bernard Rimland

  • Visual Recipes: A Cookbook for Non-Readers
    Tabitha Orth

  • Visual Strategies for Improving Communication: Practical Supports for School and Home
    Linda A. Hodgdon

  • Visual Supports for People with Autism: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
    Marlene J. Cohen and Donna L. Sloan

  • Voices from the Spectrum: Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People with Autism, and Professionals Share Their Wisdom
    Cindy N. Ariel and Robert A. Naseef

  • Walk Awhile in My Autism
    Nan Negri and Kate McGinnity

  • What to Do When You're Totally Screwed: Simple Strategies for Bringing Your Life into Balance
    Brian R King, LCSW

  • What You Can Do Right Now to Help Your Child with Autism
    Jonathan Levy

  • What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations
    Stephanie Cave and Deborah Mitchell

  • What You Should Know About Autism Spectrum Disorders. Signs, symptoms, treatments and effects on daily life
    Raymond Le Blanc and Hennie Volkers

  • When Snow Turns to Rain: One Family's Struggle to Solve the Riddle of Autism
    Craig B. Schulze

  • Why Does Chris Do That? Some Suggestions Regarding the Cause and Management of the Unusual Behavior of Children and Adults with Autism and Asperger Syndrome (revised 2003)
    Tony Attwood

  • A Will of his Own: Reflections on Parenting a Child with Autism
    Kelly Harland

  • With Open Arms: Creating School Communities of Support for Kids with Social Challenges Using Circle of Friends, Extracurricular Activities, and Learning Teams
    Mary Schlieder

  • Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide
    Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright

  • Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind
    Peter W. D. Wright, Pamela Darr Wright and Suzanne Whitney Heath

  • Wrightslaw: Special Education Law (2nd ed.)
    Peter W. D. Wright and Pamela Darr Wright 

  • Wrightslaw: Surviving Due Process: Stephen Jeffers v. School Board
    (DVD, Cost: $19.95).

  • WrongPlanet.net
    An online resource and community for autism and Asperger's. Web site was created by two teens with Asperger's Syndrome. The site features forums, articles, and a variety of great resources. 


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Autism is a complex disorder. Our Web site provides information and resources for families with a child with autism. If you feel your child is experiencing behavior and/or symptoms that may be associated with autistic spectrum disorders, please contact your pediatrician or a licensed physician. A comprehensive evaluation may be needed from a psychologist, neurologist, psychiatrist, speech therapist and other professionals.


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