Parties, Dorms, and Social Norms by Lisa Meeks and Tracy Masterson (XAD Meeks 2016) The authors are respectful and informative in explaining concepts that may be socially confusing and cloaked in non-verbal cues for young adults on the spectrum. This manual fills a gap in resources and, for that, we parents and young adults on […]
by Rylan Jay Testa, PhD; Deborah Coolhart, PhD; Jayme Peta, MA (XAT Testa 2015) A guide for teens and young adults exploring gender identity. If available, item can be checked out from resource room at no cost.
Learning the Hidden Curriculum by Judy Endow MSW (XAD Endow 2012) The framework presented in this book enables readers to learn to create their own social rules and, as a result, live freer, more successful lives. The fact that the book is written by an autistic person who has learned by trial and error makes […]
Business for Aspies by Ashley Stanford (XAD Stanf 2011) This book explains exactly how those with Asperger Syndrome can get their talents recognized and become successful and indispensable employees. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Managing with Asperger Syndrome by Malcolm Johnson (XAD Johns 2005) The author draws on his personal experiences to explain how elements such as the working environment, managing staff, group dynamics and office politics can have a profound influence on work performance. He provides useful examples and guidance on adapting to the workplace and coping with […]
Dear Diana…Diana’s Guide to Independent Living by Diana Bilezikian (XAT Bilez 2014) This book is a helpful collection of advice and support for how to live an independent and meaningful life. Hints and suggestions are grouped under the major headings of Life, Consumer, and Financial Skills; Communication and Interpersonal Skills; Self-Care and Domestic Living; Getting […]
Your Life is Not a Label: A Guide to Living Fully with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome by Jerry Newport. (XAD Newpo 2001) Newport, an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome, has an enthusiasm for life. He encourages teens and other adults on the spectrum to really love themselves, live life to the fullest, and not be afraid […]
What Men with Asperger Syndrome Want to Know about Women, Dating, and Relationships by Maxine Aston. (XAD Aston 2012) This book provides answers to men with Asperger Syndrome’s most frequently asked questions about women, dating, and relationships. Pp.208. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Life with a Partner or Spouse with Asperger Syndrome: Going Over the Edge by Kathy J. Marshack, PhD. (XAD Marsh 2009) This book contains practical steps to saving you and your relationship. Pp. 176. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Asperger’s on the Job by Rudy Simone. (XAD Simon 2010) Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger’s find and keep gainful employment. Pp. 200. If available, item can […]