Books and Other Resources for Autism Caregivers

Books and Other Resources for Autism Caregivers

Autism Spectrum Disorders Articles

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ABA therapy: Godsend or six-figure gamble?
ACLU sues over medicaid waiver, food stamp dispute
Addressing needs of those with autism tops awareness month
Adults with autism forced to make tough therapy decisions
Adults with autism lend skills to major motion picture
Adults with autism thrive as software testers
Advances in autism research worry self-advocates
Advocates urge congress to address growing needs of adults with autism
Advocates worry about public associating asperger’s with violence
Advocates worry that autism is stealing the show
Age, problematic pregnancy could increase autism chance
Americans split on autism-vaccine link, poll finds
Amid concerns, H1N1 vaccine approved
Amusement park for those with special needs set to open
Anti-bullying bill puts emphasis on kids with autism
Appeals court says family can seek damages for ‘lost opportunity’
Apple puts spotlight on disability offerings in app store 
Arizona tops ranking of medicaid services
Artist with autism puts extraordinary memory to work
Artists with autism express their desire for love, friendship
Asperger’s growth presents dilemma for new DSM 
Asperger's likely to be left out of new DSM
Asperger's, mental retardation' likely history in revised DSM
At 77, first man diagnosed with autism doing just fine 
Autism affects 1 in 91 children, government says
Autism, anorexia could share origins
Autism behavior therapy successful in kids as young as 18 months
Autism brings moms a whole new level of stress, study says
Autism clusters uncover trends, not causes of disorder
Autism defense cropping up across country, but merits of claims questionable
Autism doesn’t predict divorce, study finds
Autism families getting by on less
Autism fears could explain drop in vaccinations
Autism film ‘wretches & jabberers’ gets wider release
Autism helps scientists understand complexity of social development 
Autism inspires cornell coach
Autism insurance bill turns divisive 
Autism insurance, independent living get boost in senate
Autism in the workplace
Autism is more widespread, U.S. studies show, but why?
Autism is the grandmothers age significant?Autism odds double for kids born to moms over 40
Autism linked to jaundice in newborns, study finds
Autism moms have stress similar to combat soldiers
Autism more common near tech hubs
Autism mutations, scattered across many genes, merge into common network of interactions
Autism not linked to vaccine preservative thimerosal, study indicates
Autism parents face prolonged risk of divorce, study finds 
Autism present in adults at same rate as children, study finds
Autism rate could be as high as 1 In 38
Autism rate may be leveling, study shows
Autism research widens to include grandparents
Autism researcher accused of stealing $1 million from CDC
Autism reshaping grandparent role, survey finds
Autism result of scores of genetic mutations, researchers say
Autism school expands only to find industrial site may be neighbor
Autism seen as asset, not liability, in some jobs
Autism speaks poaches from pfizer to boost research
Autism-specific bowel disease may not exist  
Autism spectrum disorders, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Autism speaks toning down talk on vaccines
Autism symptoms first appear after babies reach 6 months, study finds
Autism’s first child (full version)
Autism's first child: Lessons for adults with autism
Autism takes heavy toll on dads  
Autism treatment: Science hijacked to support alternative therapies
Autism treatments: Risky alternative therapies have little basis in science
Autism wandering poses ‘critical safety issue,’ survey suggests
Autism-vaccine researcher suspected after $2 million missing 
Back to school basics
Batman takes on autism
Behavior specialist with bogus credentials to serve prison time
Behavior therapy plus medication most successful for kids with autism
Better data sought on autism and wandering
Better services prompt families to move
Between  bus and school, 6-year-old with autism gets lost on first day
Bill in congress would allow SSI recipients to save more
Blue shield agrees to cover autism therapy
Brain imaging may help diagnose autism
Brain scan could allow autism diagnosis in infancy
Brain scan could shed new light on autism, developmental disorders
Brain scan could simplify autism screening
Brain scan near perfect test for spotting autism, study finds 
Brain size could help identify autism in young children
Britain bans doctor whose research triggered autism-vaccine scare
CDC: 1 In 6 kids have a developmental disability
CDC confirms 1 in 110 have autism
Census: Nation’s capital worst job market for people with disabilities
Chemical castration drug peddled as autism treatment
Children often age 3 or more before fragile X confirmed
Claire danes opens up about portraying self-advocate temple grandin
Controversial autism insurance bill vetoed
‘Covert affairs’ star opens up about son’s autism
Community living efforts get boost from justice department
Complex genetic picture emerges from autism study
Comprehensive care model for treating autism expands reach 
Computers could hold future of autism screening 
Concerns surround H1N1 vaccine which may contain thimerosal
Controversial autism supplement pulled from stores
Couple accused of bilking $380,000 in autism services 
Court to decide if service dog can go to school
Cuts to in-home care could prove costly
Dad takes mom to court over controversial autism treatment
Decision near in ethics probe of doctor who triggered autism-vaccine fears
Developmental specialists increasingly hard to come by
Diagnosing autism may get new criteria
Disability advocates arrested on capitol hill
Disability caregivers struggling financially, emotionally 
Disability issues at center of heated health care debate
Disability programs may take hit in upcoming budget battle
Disability services not immune under shutdown scenario
Dismissed as nonverbal, teen with autism proves she has a voice
Doctor behind flawed autism-vaccine study resigns
Doctor whose research prompted autism-vaccine scare acted unethically 
Doctors haven't done a great job explaining vaccines, so it's no wonder parents are confused
Doctors routinely turn away kids on medicaid
Drug maker pfizer creates unit to tackle autism
Drugs could hold key to unlocking fragile X
Earliest possible causes of autism studied by NIH autism center of excellence network
Early autism intervention takes on new meaning
Educators struggle to meet needs of students with multiple disabilities
Employment firm sued after applicant with asperger’s rejected
Entering adult life with autism: What families of teens and young adults need to know
Environment may have bigger hand in autism than genetics
Expected changes in DSM-V leave some questioning who’s normal
Facebook, social networks opening doors for people with disabilities
Factors associated with driving in teens with autism spectrum disorders  
Families get creative with special needs living
Families sue after provider discontinues autism therapy
Family: Boy, 15, shot to death after attacking police had autism disorder
Family moving to ‘autism friendly’ state after insurance mandate fails
Father files suit over alternative autism treatment
FDA warns companies peddling unproven autism treatments
Federal autism research plan unveiled, vaccines still an issue
Federal disaster plans lacking for people with disabilities
Feds give abilify green light to treat autism behaviors
Feds infuse millions to expand respite care
Feds propose greater flexibility for community-based services
Finding good apps for children with autism
Five appointed to federal autism research committee
Flood of public comments helping to shape new DSM
Floortime autism therapy looks to be back on track
For some jobs, asperger's syndrome can be an asset
Gene expression in the brain offers clues to autism's roots
Gene may indicate why more boys than girls have autism
Group offers plain english guides to autism insurance laws
Groups split on plan to extend autism act
Guide looks to help parents tackling challenging behavior 
H1N1 striking children with disabilities hard, officials say
Handwriting a struggle for kids with autism
HBO’s ‘temple grandin’ gets emmy nod
HBO's temple grandin' offers inside look at autism
Health care reform and people with disabilities
Health care vote ushers in big changes for people with disabilities  
Hospital to focus on treating adults with autism
House approves bill removing ‘mental retardation’ from law  
House bill mandates autism coverage for military
House to vote on replacing ‘mental retardation’ with ‘intellectual disability’
Housing and residential supports tool kit
How to get the break you need
1 in 4 parents believe vaccines cause autism, study finds
9 in 10 kids with autism bullied at school
Illinois company seeks adults with autism
10 impressive special college programs for students with autism
Inclusion questioned by parents of kids with severe disabilities
In-home care hit hard in cash-strapped states
In landmark settlement, insurer to reimburse for ABA therapy since 2003
In shift, autism speaks appoints self-advocate to advisory board
In shift, nation’s largest district to mainstream most special education students
IQ requirements hindering families
Jobless rate ticks back up for people with disabilities
Job seekers with disabilities focus of new website
Job situation remains rocky for americans with disabilities 
Journal retracts study that suggested autism-vaccine link
Judge denies mom's bid to exempt girl from school vaccine requirement
Judge okays plan to expand community living
Judge orders state provider to resume autism therapy 
Judge slams tactic insurers use to deny autism coverage
Judge will not block swine flu vaccine containing thimerosal
Kate Winslet to lend voice to autism film
Kids with autism often unaware if smiles are fake or real
Kids with autism to get ‘cars 2’ sneak peek
Lakers star to auction championship ring to benefit youth mental health
Landmarks to go blue for autism awareness
Layoffs force special needs families to cut back
Lawmakers call for emphasis on community living
Legitimacy of centers treating autism, other disorders questioned
Licensing of behavior analysts called into question
Likelihood of autism triples when pregnancies are closely spaced
Lip-reading discovery could aid autism diagnosis  
Love of planes leads teen with asperger's to steal car, fly cross-country
Magic could be trick to pinpointing autism
Major metros top best places to live with autism
Major new study to seek answers on autism Philadelphia is one of four sites nationwide that will follow mothers and children through key stages of development
A manual for married people with Asperger's
Medicaid patients struggle to find doctors
Mom sues after son with autism voted out of kindergarten class
More americans with disabilities looking for work
More parents refuse or delay vaccines, study finds
Most pediatricians skip developmental screening, study finds
Most successful autism treatments behaviorally-based, report says
Moving out of state to get autism treatment
Music as therapy for autistic children
Nasal spray may boost social skills in those with autism, study finds
National audit office report on supporting adults with autism
National town hall to focus on adults with autism
Nation's third largest school district pledges special education makeover
New data on autism spectrum disorders
New facility to prepare teens, adults with autism for careers
New gene test identifies more cases of autism 
New kit allows for at-home autism diagnosis
New national autism clearinghouse in the works
'New rage' for students with autism: iPads
New research questions gluten-free diets
NIH to study fragile x in depth
No autism-vaccine link, court finds
No long-term benefit to delaying vaccines, study finds
No single factor behind autism, study finds
Not everyone on board with autism ‘awareness’
Obama announces nearly $100 million for autism research
Obama budget seeks boost for special education, autism
Obama defends disability programs, but says reform needed
Obama seeks additional $250 stimulus payments for people with disabilities
Obama signs autism act
Obama signs bill ensuring funding for independent living centers
Obama signs bill replacing 'mental retardation' with 'intellectual disability'
Obama signs health care bill, enhancing access for those with disabilities
Obama to sign disability rights treaty
Oversight concerns raised with autism scholarship program
Parents face truancy charges over special education dispute
Parent facilitated autism therapy shows promise
Parents of disabled children giving up on Illinois
PBS gets earful in response to autism series
Pediatrician group calls for increased mental health, autism screening
People with autism complete IQ test faster, learn differently, study says
Photo exhibit offers perspectives from kids with autism
Physician behind questionable autism treatment suspended
Picky eating could point to autism
Plans emerge to increase special education funding 
President's budget includes increased disability spending
Pressure mounts to include special needs benefits in insurance coverage
Program makes college degree a reality for students with autism
Proposal for autism-specific schools draws mixed reaction
Proposed special needs communities stir debate
Psychiatric and psychosocial problems in adults with normal-intelligence autism spectrum disorders
Push for autism insurance mandate shifts into high gear
Questions abound over industrial chemical turned autism treatment
Quinn's spending plan threatens lifeline for many struggling families: Clinics for people with disabilities could fall victim to cost cutting
Radio program helps those with autism learn to communicate
'Rapid weight gain' found in kids on psychiatric meds
Rapid weight gain poses quandary for people taking antipsychotics
Rapper with autism finds success
Report: 15 percent worldwide have disabilities
Report outlines action plan to meet housing need of adults with autism
Report: vaccines safe, not linked to autism
Researcher behind debunked autism-vaccine study stood to make millions 
Researchers pinpoint genes tied to autism
Researchers question screening all children for autism
Revising the book on mental illness
Robots could be future of social skills therapy
Rollout of health care reforms to begin  
Safety of alternative autism treatments questioned
Salons pitch in to make prom memorable for girls with special needs
School community toolkit
Schools charged with delaying, ignoring special education evaluations
Schools grapple with paying for special education
Scientists find commonalities among autistic brains
Senate candidate under fire over autism insurance remarks
Senate confirms controversial autism self-advocate to national disability council
Sensory-friendly becomes new selling point in housing market
Sensory-friendly entertainment coming to broadway 
Sensory processing disorder considered for new DSM
Sensory room is ideal for people with autism
Service dog heads to school following legal battle
Service dogs reduce stress, behaviors in kids with autism, study finds
Should teens with autism drive?
Simple checklist may lead to earlier autism diagnosis
Social circles could be behind increased autism diagnosis
Social network blackout to raise money for autism
Social network Squag aims to be a safe place for autistic kids
Social security commissioner acknowledges flaws In SSI program
Social security proposes shift away from ‘mental retardation’
Social skills hamper job hopes for adults on the spectrum
Socioeconomics factor less in diagnosing autism, study finds 
Special diets lack support as autism treatment, expert panel finds
Special education cutoff at age 20 sparks legal action
Special education hard hit by economy, poll finds  
A special needs guide to beating swine flu
Special needs respite care goes 5-star
Stars sign on for comedy central autism benefit
State may repeal autism insurance mandate
States roll out autism insurance mandates with new year 
States slash in-home care for people with disabilities
States to get millions to boost disability employment
Stats show autism rising, but who's really autistic?
Students with autism learn how to succeed at work
Study backs iPad for students with disabilities
Study: rate of autism equal for children, adults
Study: regression leads to more severe autism
Study to look for autism clues among somali immigrants 
Success the only option at 'extreme sports camp' for kids with autism
Support lacking for drugs as autism treatment
Supreme court rules on private school reimbursement
Supreme court seeks input on special education case
Supreme court to consider if vaccine makers can be sued
Supreme court to hear vaccine liability case
Teen overcomes autism barriers to graduate top of his class
Teen with autism assumed drunk, arrested
Teen with autism on track for perfect NCAA bracket
Teen years bring new issues for those with autism
Teenagers with autism: want a job?
Teens win $100,000 for creating software to help kids with autism
'Temple grandin' honored with peabody award
Temple grandin’ snags five emmys
Test could identify autism, other disorders in embryo
The challenge of driving with Asperger’s
Therapy dogs show promise for kids with autism
Thousands of UK adults with autism 'consigned to poverty,' report says
Top mental health officials urge new approach
Toys ‘R’ Us to bring autism therapy robot to masses
Transition programs to get boost
Transition tool kit 
Trials beginning on drug to 'correct or improve' fragile x
Trouble with self-reflection could explain autism social skills deficits
True smarts of kids with autism often differ from IQ
TV autism benefit gets emmy nod
Twin research suggests genes a factor in autism
Understanding asperger syndrome: A professor’s guide
Under threat of lawsuit, insurer says it will cover autism behavior therapy
Undiagnosed autism could be to blame in many school suspensions
University autism center to close its doors
University program helps teens with asperger’s learn to make friends
Vaccine issue yields second defection at autism speaks
Vaccine preservative does not cause autism, court finds
Vermont tops national ranking of disability services
Veteran educators to hit the books for mandatory autism training
Watch-like device helps monitor stress, prevent meltdowns
When life hands you lemons, make lemonade
White house reaches out to disability advocates 
White house remains steadfast in support of disability council nominee
White house wants autism act renewed this year 
With federal approval, states cut special education spending
Will feds fund autism vaccine research? Maybe
With prompts, those with asperger's can overcome social hurdle

 

Reading for Adults

Scholarships and Financial Aid for Students with Disabilities

Our guide includes valuable resources for students with disabilities, such as:

  • A curated list of more than 85 disability-specific scholarships
  • Strategies for utilizing state and local financial aid resources
  • An overview of loan forgiveness and reduction options

Career Guide for People With Disabilities 

In this guide you will find:

  • Job-Search 101 - All You Need to Know
  • Know Your Rights - All You Need to Know About ADA
  • 73+ Careers for People With Disabilities
  • Top 9 Job Sites for People With Disabilities
  • FAQ - Everything You Need to Know
  • Other Resources

Family Guide to Medicaid Managed Care Appeals 

Information on how to purchase a separate insurance plan that covers ABA services specifically.


NewMouth

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 31% of adults between ages 20-44 have untreated dental caries. One out of every two American adults over 30 has periodontal disease. New Mouth was created to keep the public educated about current dental care practices, oral health basics, and how to find the best treatment possible.

Reading for Children

A is for Autism, F is for Friend: A Kid's Book for Making Friends With A Child Who Has Autism
Joanna Keating-Velasco


Al Capone Does My Shirts
Gennifer Choldenko


All About My Brother
Sarah Peralta


Amazingly Alphie!: Understanding and Accepting Different Ways of Being
Roz Espin and Beverley Ransom


Andy and his Yellow Frisbee
Mary Thompson


Are You Alone on Purpose?
Nancy Werlin


Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success
Jennifer Veenendall


The Autism Acceptance Book: Being a Friend to Someone with Autism
Ellen Sabin


The Boy’s Body Book
Kelli Dunham


Cooking With Autism
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.


Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes
Jennifer Elder and Marc Thomas


Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters with Autism
Fiona Bleach


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


I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger's Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism
Elaine Marie Larson (Author); Vivian Strand (Illustrator)


Ian's Walk: A Story About Autism
Laurie Lears and Karen Ritz


Joey and Sam: A Heartwarming Storybook About Autism, A Family, and A Brother's Love
Illana Katz, Edward, M.D. Ritvo, and Franz Borowitz


Keisha's Doors: An Autism Story
Marvie Ellis


The Kid-Friendly ADHD and Autism Cookbook: The Ultimate Guide to the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet
Pamela Compart and Dana Laake


Kristy and the Secret of Susan (Baby Sitters Club)
Ann Martin


Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs: A book for sibs
Donald Meyer and Patricia Vadasy


Max from the Planet of Cool
McNall and Max


My Best Friend Will
Jamie Lowell and Tara Tuchel


My Book Full of Feelings: How to Control and React to the Size of Your Emotions
Amy V. Jaffe and Luci Gardner


My Friend with Autism: A Coloring Book for Peers and Siblings
Beverly Bishop and Craig Bishop


My PECS School To Home Communicator
Laura T. Behrendt


The New Social Story Book - Illustrated Edition
Carol Gray


Oliver Onion: The Onion Who Learns to Accept and Be Himself
Diane Murrell


Personal hygiene? What's that got to do with me?
Pat Crissey


Play Free
McNall and Max


Rules
Cynthia Lord


Russel is Extra Special
Charles Amenta


Sensory Smarts: A Book for Kids with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Sensory Integration Problems
Kathleen A. Chara, Paul J. Chara, Christian P. Chara, Joel M. Berns


The Sibling Slam Book: What it is really like to have a brother or sister with special needs
Don Meyer


Since We're Friends: An Autism Picture Book
Celeste Shally and David Harrington


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


Some Kids Have Autism
Martha E.H. Rustad


Sometimes My Brother: Helping Kids Understand Autism Through A Sibling's Eyes
Angie Healy


Special People, Special Ways
Arlene Maguire


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.


Taking Autism to School
Andreanna Edwards and Tom Dineen


Taking Care of Myself: A Healthy, Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism
Mary Wrobel


Talking to Angels
Esther Watson


Thank You Sammy
Brian R. King, LCSW


That's What's Different About Me: Story and Coloring Book
Heather McCracken and Kathryn Robbins


This is Asperger's Syndrome
Elisa Ganon and Brenda Smith-Myles


To the Moon Billy June
McNall and Max


Tobin Learns to Make Friends
Diane Murrell


Tru Confessions
Janet Tashjian


Views from Our Shoes: Growing up with a brother or sister with special needs
Don Meyer


What's Happening to Tom?: A book about puberty for boys and young men with autism and related conditions (Sexuality and Safety with Tom and Ellie)
Author: Kate E. Reynolds; Illustrator: Jonathan Powell


When My Autism Gets Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders
Kari Dunn Buron and Brenda Smith Myles

Reading for Parents

Is a Therapy Dog Right for Your Child with Autism? 
Helpful information and tips on anyone considering a therapy dog for their child with autism.


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 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 Adulthood
Susan Senator


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


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 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.


The Autism Mom’s Survival Guide
Susan Senator


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


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


Chimes for Tyler
A story about a boy with autism named Tyler Doi who loves wind chimes.


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


Cooking With Autism 
Multimedia publication created for parents and educators of children with autism. Let's Cook! Life Skills for Kids on the Autism Spectrumcombines 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


Dirt
Susan Senator


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


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


For the Love of Dogs
An inspiring, heart-warming story told through the eyes of Cory: a brilliant and talented 11 year-old boy with Asperger’s Syndrome. Witness how a boy’s passion for dogs has opened up his communication with the world around him.


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


Go Jackson Doll
A mother’s mental strength is tested when she enrolls her son with autism in an ice skating program.


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


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 Peace with Autism
Susan Senator


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


Op-Ed: North Shore Lacks Housing Options for Youth With Special Needs
Online article provided by Make it Better


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 Caregivers
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. 


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


Sproutflix
Films featuring people on the autism spectrum.


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 Siblings Would Like Parents and Service Providers to Know
Don Meyer, Sibling Support Project
A Kindering Center program, 6512 23rd Ave., NW #322, Seattle, WA 98117
(206) 297-6368
email: donmeyer@siblingsupport.org
www.siblingsupport.org


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. Website was created by two teens with Asperger's syndrome. The site features forums, articles, and a variety of great resources.

Reading for Professionals

The ABA Program Companion: Organizing Quality Programs for Children with Autism and PDD
J. Tyler Fovel


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


The ADHD-Autism Connection: A Step Toward More Accurate Diagnoses and Effective Treatments
Diane Kennedy, Rebecca Banks and Temple Grandin


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


All About My Brother
Sarah Peralta


American Normal: The Hidden World of Asperger Syndrome
Lawrence Osborne


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


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


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


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


Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success
Myles and Adreon


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 Employment Workbook: An Employment Workbook for Adults with Asperger Syndrome
R.N. Meyer


Asperger's Syndrome (DVD)
ABC News Primetime


Asperger's 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. Gerhard


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


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


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


Autism, Access And Inclusion on the Front Line: Confessions of an Autism Anorak
Matthew Hesmondhalgh and Jacqui Jackson


Autism Adulthood
Susan Senator


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


Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Fred Volkmar


Autism and Sensing: The Unlost Instinct
Donna Williams


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


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


Autism, Brain, and Environment
Richard Lathe


Autism Early Intervention: Fast Facts
Raun Melmed


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


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


The Autism Mom's Survival Guide
Susan Senator


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 from A to Z: Assessment, Diagnosis & and More!
Barbara T. Doyle and Emily Doyle Iland


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


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


Autism Tomorrow: The Complete Resource Guide to Help Your Child Thrive in the Real World
Karen L. Simmons and Bill Davis


Autism Treatment Guide (2nd ed.)
Elizabeth E. Gerlach


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.


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


Beyond the Autism Diagnosis: A Professional's Guide to Helping Families
Marion O'Brien and Julie A. Daggett


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


Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
Daniel Tammet


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 Bridges Through Sensory Integration: Therapy for Children with Autism and other PDD's
Paula Aquilla, Shirley Sutton and Ellen Yack


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


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


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


Childhood Autism: A Clinician's Guide to Early Diagnosis and Integrated Treatment
Jennifer Hillman, Stephen Snyder, James Neubrander, Temple Grandin


Children and Youth With Asperger Syndrome: Strategies for Success in Inclusive Settings
Brenda Myles


Children with Autism
Lynn Hamilton


Children with Starving Brains: A Medical Treatment Guide for ASD
Jaquelyn McCandless


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


Cooking With Autism
Multimedia publication created for parents and educators of children with autism. Let's Cook! Life Skills for Kids on the Autism Spectrumcombines 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.


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 website.


Counseling People on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Manual
Katherine Paxton and Irene A. Estay


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 Edition
Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy


Developmental Disabilities from Childhood to Adulthood: What Works for Psychiatrists in Community and Institutional Settings
Edited by Roxanne C. Dryden, Edwards, MD, and Lee Combrinck-Graham, MD


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


Dirt
Susan Senator


Disability Across the Life Course
Tamar Heller and Sarah Parker Harris


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 Play: Teaching Child-Autism (DVD)
Hilary Baldi/Detmers


Emergence: Labeled Autistic
Temple Grandin


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


Engaging Autism: Helping Children Relate, Communicate and Think with the DIR Floortime Approach
Stanley I. Greenspan


Enzymes for Autism and other Neurological Conditions (Updated Third Edition)
Karen Defelice


Expect A Miracle: A Mother/Son Asperger Journey of Determination and Triumph
Sandy Petrovic & David Petrovic


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


The Fabric of Autism, Weaving the Threads Into a Cogent Theory
Judith Bluestone


Facing Autism
Lynn 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


From Tutor Scripts to Talking Sticks: 100 Ways to Differentiate Instruction in K-12 Classrooms
Paula Kluth and Sheila Danaher


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


A Guide to Special Education Advocacy
Matthew Cohen


A Guide to Successful Employment for Individuals with Autism
Smith, Belcher and Juhrs


Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Development Disorders (Two Volume Set)
Fred R. Volkmar, Rhea Paul, Ami Klin and Donald J. Cohen


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


Healing The New Childhood Epidemics - Autism, ADHD, Asthma, and Allergies: The Groundbreaking Program for the 4-A Disorders
Kenneth Bock and Cameron Stauth


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


Helping Children with Autism to Learn
Stuart Powell


The Hidden Child: The Linwwod 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


Higher Functioning Adolescents & Young Adults with Autism: A Teacher's Guide
Ann Fullerton, Joyce Stratton, Phyllis Coyne, and Carol Gray


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


The Horse Boy
Rupet Isaacson
For more information on the book and movie, click here.


Housing and Residential Supports Tool Kit
Autism Speaks, Family Services


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


How to Be A Para Pro: A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals
David DeLorenzo and Diane Twachtman-Cullen


How to Talk to Parents About Autism
Roy Q. Sanders


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


Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers and Parents of Children with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome
R. Moyes & S. Moreno


Incredible 5-Point Scale: Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses
Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis


Interactive Play for Children With Autism
Diana Seach


Journal of Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
To order call: (212) 620-8468


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


Keisha's Doors: An Autism Story
Marvie Ellis


Keys to Parenting the Child with Autism
(2nd Edition)
Marlene Targ Brill


Learning Disabilities in Older Adolescents and Adults: Clinical Utility of the Neuropsychological Perspective (Critical Issues in Neuropsychology)
Lynda J. Katz, Gerald Goldstein, Sue R. Beers


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 and Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism
Catherine Maurice


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 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


Making It a Success: Practical Strategies and Worksheets for Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder
Sue Larkey and Tony Attwood


Making Peace with Autism
Susan Senator


Making Sense of Art: Sensory-Based Art and Activities for Children with Autism, Asperger's 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


Navigating CollegeA Handbook on Self-Advocacy
Alexander Eveleth, Jim Sinclair, Lydia Brown, et al.


Negotiating The Special Education Maze: A Guide for Parents and Teachers
Deidre Hayden, Cherie Takemoto, Winifred Anderson, and Stephen Chitwood


Nobody Nowhere
Donna Williams


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


The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder (Revised Edition)
Carol Stock Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller


The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun, Revised Edition: Activities for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder
Carol Stock Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller


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


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.


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 Wolfgang


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


Power Cards: Using Special Interests to Motivate Children and Youth with Asperger's Syndrome and Autism
Elisa Gagnon


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


The Reading Comprehension Kit for Hyperlexia and Autism Level 2
Phyllis Kupperman, MA, CCC-SLP
To order call (800) 776-4332


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


Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults
Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely


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. Professionals can create individualized ABA-based curricula, train staff and families in state-of-the-art teaching, monitor progress using automated data-tracking and access tools necessary to manage multiple programs. Everything is video-based and utilizes the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis.


Right Address, Wrong Planet: Children with Asperger Syndrome Becoming Adults
G.P. Barnhill


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


Rules
Cynthia Lond


School Community Toolkit - provided by Autism Speaks
A toolkit to assist members of the school community in understanding and supporting students with autism.


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


Sensory Smarts: A Book for Kids with ADHD or Autism Spectrum Disorders Struggling with Sensory Integration Problems
Kathleen A. Chana, Paul J. Chana, Christian P. Chana and Joel M. Berns


Sex, Sexuality and the Autism Spectrum
Wendy Lawson


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


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


Simple Strategies That Work! Helpful Hints for all Educators of Students with Asperger Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and Related Disabilities
Brenda Smith Myles, Diane Adreon, Dena Gitlitz


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


Social Skills Solutions - A Hands-on Manual for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism
Kelly McKinnon and Janis L. Krempa


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)
Starring & Director: Jed Baker


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


Solving Behavior Problems in Autism (Visual Strategies Series)
Linda A. Hodgdon


Somebody Somewhere
Donna Williams


Soon Will Come the Light
Thomas A. McKean


The Source for Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder Book
Phyllis Kupperman, MA CCC-SLP
To order call (800) 776-4332


The Source for Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorder Book  on CD
Phyllis Kupperman, MA CCC-SLP
To order call (800) 776-4332.


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


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


Strategies at Hand: Quick and Handy Strategies for Working with Students on the Autism Spectrum
Robin Brewer and Tracy Mueller


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


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


Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration (Audio CD)
Carol Kranowitz


Teachers Ask About Sensory Integration (2nd ed.)
Stacey Szklut, David Silver, Carol S. Kranowitz


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


Ten Things Your Student With Autism Wishes You Knew
Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk


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


Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism
Temple Grandin


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


Transition Tool Kit
Provided by Autism Speaks, Family Services. Tool kit serves as a guide that can provide you with options to think about and explore as you and your adolescent with autism begin to plan for adulthood. The kit is broken down into different sections. At the end of each section, resources are provided specific to that section, as well as forms to help you keep track of the many pieces that constitute a transition plan. Since the transition process is different in each state, they have developed timelines for each state, with state agency information that may be helpful to you throughout the process. Download FREE Tool Kit.


Trevor Trevor
Cullen Twachtman amd Diane and Deidre Sassaon


Triumphs in Early Autism Treatment
Ennio Cipani, PhD


Understanding the Nature of Autism: A Guide to the Austism Spectrum Disorders, (2nd edition)
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


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


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


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


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


The World of the Autistic Child
B. Sigel


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.

Resource Centers and Libraries

Advocate Lutheran General Children's Hospital 

Children's Health Resource Center
Kathryn Smart
1675 Dempster St., second floor
Park Ridge, IL 60068
(847) 723-9484
email: lgh-chrc@advocatehealth.com

Free resource: Provides books, newsletters, magazines, videos, DVDs and CD-ROMs on health information for parents, teenagers and children. Library hours: Monday-Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Other times may be available by appointment.


Aspire Kids 

1815 S. Wolf Road
Hillside, IL 60162
(708) 236-0979
Cook County
email: pfumofox@aspireofillinois.org

Lending library with books and DVDs geared toward raising healthy families with special needs; books written for children; family support.


Autism Society of Illinois 

Their online Autism Resources Directory provides links to organizations for assistance, advocacy, education, and support related to autism spectrum disorders. Their mission is to improve the lives of Illinois individuals and families affected by autism spectrum disorders. For more information, call (630) 691-1270 or toll free at (866) 691-5553.


Celebrate Differences 

Rebecca Christiansen
2758B Route 34, Suite 327
Oswego, IL 60543
(630) 885-3006
Kendall County
email: info@celebratedifferences.org

Provides a resource library of books and videos on various special needs topics.
Cost: no fee.
No wait list.


Charlie's Gift - Resource Center Library 

Center for Autism and Related Disorders
1048 W. Ogden Ave., Suite 130, Downers Grove, IL 60521
Phone: (630) 323-7500 x239
Email: charliesgift@att.net

Provides books, DVDs and educational toys, loaned for 2-week periods.


Easterseals 

The Autism Program of Easterseals
University of Illinois Rockford
1601 Parkview Avenue
Rockford, IL 61107
Email: Tap.rockford@eastersealschicago.org

The Autism Program of Easterseals provides evidence-based screening, diagnostics, training, information and resources for autism spectrum disorder. The outreach program is for individuals living with an autism spectrum disorder and the families, caregivers, and professionals who support them.


Family Matters 

Parent Training & Information Center
Lincolnland Building
1901 S. 4th St., Suite 209
Effingham, IL 62401
(866) 436-7842
Serving: Kankakee County
email: info@fmptic.org

Lending library includes books and DVDs that families can borrow by requesting items on-line through their Web site or call main number.
Cost: free.


Family Resource Center on Disabilities 

Charlotte Des Jardins
20 E. Jackson Blvd., Room 300
Chicago, IL 60604
Cook County
(312) 939-5313

Provides free seminars, information and training on the special education rights of children with disabilities. Publications include training manuals on how to organize an effective parent/advocacy group, newsletter archive, pamphlets and resource lists.

Library hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., by appointment only.
Nominal fee for some publications.


Giant Steps 

I-Pad Lending Library
Julie Zajac
2500 Cabot Drive
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 864-3854
email: jzajac@mygiantsteps.org

They are pleased to announce the opening of The Giant Steps Assistive Technology Trial Center. The Trial Center aims to give students and their families the opportunity to tryout the latest assistive technologies including iPad and iTouch devices loaded woth Proloque2Go software. These devices will first be made available to students in Giant Steps programming. However, schools, families, speech therapists, and any other community entity will have the opportunity to rent the technology and trial the device. They have 6 iPads and 6 iTouch devices available for rent with plans to add another 40 devices in the near future.


Lake County Health Department 

Behavioral Health Services
Ted Testa, director
2645 Washington St.
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 377-8180
Lake County

Government website that assists family finding the following resources in the Lake County area: AllKids, behavioral health services, child and adolescent behavioral health services (CABS), Child and Family Connections, child care nurse consultant, community dietitian, community health assessment and services (now a part of Population Health Services), community support services, Crisis Care Program (CCP), dental services, Early Intervention, family case management (see Public Health Nursing), family planning, immunizations, outpatient mental health services, primary Care Services, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program (PRP) and vocational services.


Medicaid Waiver information - Indiana 

Two links to provide support to Indiana families with the Medicaid Waiver:


Trinity Services Autism & Family Resource Center 

Resource Library
Mary Kate Burns, Resource Center coordinator
13318 W. Lincoln Highway
New Lenox, IL 60451
(815) 462-4273
Will County

Resource library provides information about various resources, services, and upcoming community events. Families can borrow books, DVD's, games, toys, and other learning aids for short periods of time. 

Announcing Make and Take Fridays at the Resource Room!
When: Every Friday of the month from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost: One project per person is free, additional projects cost $1 to $2 each.
Library hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. or by appointment.


Resource Center for Autism and Developmental Delays (RCADD) 

RCADD at FAST West
Garfield Community Service Center - 10 South Kedzie, Room 202, Chicago, IL 60612
P 312-746-5447 F 312-743-0391


RCADD at FAST South

King Community Service Center - 4314 South Cottage Grove, Room 103, Chicago, IL 60653
P 312-747-8571 F 312-747-8991

The Resource Center shares resources, referral information and trainings for families and educators of children with developmental disabilities.