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Autism: Resource List


Books for Children

Ages 4 to 8

  • All About My Brother: An Eight-Year-Old Sister's Introduction To Her Brother Who Has Autism by Sarah Peralta, Edition APC, 2002
  • Andy and His Yellow Frisbee by Mary Thompson Woodbine House, 1996
  • Asperger's huh? A Child's Perspective by Rosina Schnurr Anisor, 1999
  • Autism Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen KidHaven Press, 2005
  • Autism and Me: Sibling Stories by Quisie Shapiro Albert Whitman, 2009
  • Ian's Walk: A Story About Autism by Laurie Lears illustrated by Karen Ritz Albert Whitman, 1998
  • My Brother Charlie by Holly Peete Scholastic Press 2010
  • My Social Stories Book edited by Carol Gray Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002
  • When My Worries Get Too Big: A Relaxation Book for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kari Dunn Baron Autism Asperger Publ Co, 2006

Ages 9 to 12

  • Autism Elaine Landau Franklin Watts, 2001
  • Autism by Carol Baldwin Heinemann Library, 2002
  • Autism Sarah Lennard-Brown Raintree, 2004
  • Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide For Friends And Family by Jude Welton illustrated by Jane Telford, Jessica Kingsley, 2004
  • Caring for Myself by Christy Gast and Jane Krug photographs by Kotoe Laackman Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008
  • Different Like Me: My Book Of Autism Heroes Jennifer Elder illustrations by Marc Thomas and Jennifer Elder Jessica Kingsley, 2005
  • My New School: a Workbook to Help Students Transition of a New School by Melissa Trautman Autism Asperger Publ Co, 2010
  • To Be Me by Rebecca Elinger: WPS Creative Therapy Store, 2005

Teen

  • Asperger Download: A Guide to Help Teenage Males with Asperger Syndrome Trouble-Shoot Life’s Challenges by Joies Santomauro Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2007
  • Asperger Syndrome: An Owner’s Manual 2: For Older Adolescents and Adults: What You, Your Parents and Friends, and Your Employer, Need to Know by Ellen Korin Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2007
  • Coping With Asperger Syndrome Maxine Rosaler The Rosen Pub. Group, 2004
  • Everything You Need to Know When a Brother or Sister Is Autistic Marsha S. Rosenberg Rosen Pub. Group, 1999
  • My Strange and Terrible Malady by Catherine Bristow Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2008
  • Your Life is Not a Label: A Guide to Living Fully with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome by Jerry Newport Future Horizons, 2001

Books for Adults

  • Activity Schedules for Children with Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior by Lynn McClannahan Woodbine House, 2003
  • Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens and Teens Get Ready for the Real World by Teresa Bolick Fair Winds Press, 2001
  • Asperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real World For People Who Know and Care for 3-to-7-Year-Olds by Teresa Bolick Fair Winds Press, 2004
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders: the Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs by Chantal Sicile-Kira and Temple Grandin Perigee Books, 2004
  • Challenging Behavior and Autism: Making Sense - Making Progress by Philip Whitaker Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2002
  • Children With Autism: A Parent's Guide by Michael D. Powers Woodbine House, 2000
  • Could It Be Autism? A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps by Nancy Wiseman Broadway Books, 2006
  • Demystifying Autistic Spectrum Disorders: A Guide to Diagnosis for Parents and Professionals by Carolyn Bruey Woodbine House, 2004
  • Exceptional Parent Magazine, call 1-877-372-7368
  • Finding Our Way: Practical Solutions for Creating a Supportive Home and Community for the Asperger Syndrome Family by Kristi Sakai Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2005
  • Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents & Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years by Shana Nichols Jessica Kingsley Publ, 2008
  • Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges by Lori Ernsperger Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2007
  • Helping Children with Autism Learn: A Guide to Treatment Approaches for Parents and Professionals by Bryna Siegel Oxford University Press, 2003
  • Making Sense of Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Create the Brightest Future for your Child with the Best Treatment Options by James Coplan Bantam, 2010
  • Parenting Your Asperger Child: Individualized Solutions for Teaching Your Child Practical Skills by Alan Sohn Perigee Trade, 2005
  • Quirky, Yes-Hopeless, No: Practical Tips of Help Your Child with Asperger's Syndrome be More Socially Accepted by Cynthia Norall Griffin, 2009
  • Reaching Out, Joining In: Teaching Social Skills to Young Children with Autism by Mary Jane Weiss Woodbine House, 2001
  • The Autistic Spectrum Parents' Daily Helper: A Workbook for You and Your Child by Philip Abrams Ulysses Press, 2004
  • Toilet Training for Individuals With Autism & Other Developmental Issues by Maria Wheeler 2nd edition, Future Horizons, 2007

Other Resources

Autism Society of America
7910 Woodmont Ave. Ste. 650
Bethesda, MD
800-328-8476
http://www.autism-society.org

National Autism Hotline/Autism Services Center
605 Ninth St., Prichland Bldg.
Huntington, WV 25710
304-525-8014


Compiled by Catherine Smith, MLS, medical librarian at the Family Health Library, The Children's Hospital, Denver, CO.
Published by RelayHealth.
Last modified: 2010-06-04
Last reviewed: 2010-06-04

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