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  • A 5 is Against the Law! Social Boundaries: Straight Up! An Honest Guide for Teens and Young Adults
    Kari Dunn Buron
  • Andy and His Yellow Frisbee
    Mary Thompson
  • Asperger Syndrome Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome
    Roger N. Meyer and Tony Attwood
  • Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual 2 (for Older Adolescents and Adults) What You, Your Parents and Friends, and Your Employer, Need to Know
    Ellen S. Heller Korin
  • Asperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World
    Brenda Myles
  • Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything
    Kenneth Hall
  • Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolescence Through Adulthood
    Isabelle Henault and Tony Attwood
  • Asperger's Syndrome in Adolescence: Living With the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between
    Luke Jackson and Liane Holliday Willey
  • Buster and the Amazing Daisy
    Nancy Ogaz and Patricia Shubeck
  • 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.
  • Developing Talents: Careers For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome And High-functioning Autism- Updated, Expanded Edition
    Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy
  • Diseases and Disorders-Autism
    Michele Engel Edwards
  • Employment for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome or Non-Verbal Learning Disability: Stories and Strategies
    Yvona Fast
  • A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy and the Dog That Unlocked His World
    Nuala Gardner
  • George and Sam: Two Boys, One Family, and Autism
    Charlotte Moore
  • A Guide to Successful Employment for Individuals with Autism
    Smith, Belcher and Juhrs
  • The Kid-Friendly ADHD and Autism Cookbook: The Ultimate Guide to the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet
    Pamela Compart and Dana Laake
  • Living with Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Guidance for Parents, Carers and Siblings (Autistic Spectrum Disorder Support Kit)
    Elizabeth Attfield and Hugh Morgan
  • Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
    Jed Baker
     
  • Right Address, Wrong Planet: Children with Asperger Syndrome Becoming Adults
    G.P. Barnhill

  • Sibling Stories: Reflections on Life with a Brother or Sister on Autism
    Lynne Stern Feiges, Mary Jane Weiss, Sandra L. Harris
  • The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond
    Jed Baker
  • 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.
  • Students with Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel
    Lorraine E. Wolf, PhD, Jane Thierfeld Brown, EdD, Ruth Bork, MEd
  • Succeeding in College With Asperger Syndrome
    John Harpur, Maria Lawlor and Michael Fitzgerald
  • Taking Autism to School
    Andreanna Edwards and Tom Dineen
  • This is Asperger Syndrome
    Elisa Ganon and Brenda Smith-Myles
  • Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum (DVD)
    Starring: Jessie Coulter, Drew Coulter Director: Dan Coulter
  • WrongPlanet.net
    An online resource and community for autism and Asperger's. Website was created by two teens with Asperger's syndrome. The site features forums, articles, and a variety of great resources.


Although our Web site includes links providing direct access to other Internet sites, the Autism Resource Center at Rush University takes no responsibility for the content or information contained on those other sites, and does not exert any editorial or other control over those other sites.

The information on this Web site is provided for general reference purposes. It does not constitute medical or other professional advice and should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your child and adolescent psychiatrist or other physician. Only a qualified, licensed physician can determine the individual treatment that is appropriate for your particular circumstances. All decisions about clinical care should be made in consultation with a physician. Inclusion of information on this Web site does not constitute an endorsement of views, persons, methodologies or products. The health care providers whose information is available on the Web site are not necessarily the agents or employees of Rush University Medical Center. In consideration for use of this Web site, Rush University Medical Center or any other party involved in producing or delivering this Web site will not be liable to you for any action or nonaction that you take in reliance upon the information provided on this Web site.


 


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.


 


The Autism Resource Center's referral and resource list is not an all-inclusive list and is subject to change. Each day the Autism Resource Center team will be adding new resources and building to our Web site. If you have trouble finding a referral within your area, we encourage you to call (312) 563-2272 for further information. We hope that you visit our Web site again for any future referrals.





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