Loving the Tasmanian Devil by Maureen McCarthy Bartlet. (XAD Bartl 2011) In this book, the author shares the ups, the downs, the growth, and the regression in their particular AS-NT journey, the author hopes that others on a similar path may find humor, recognition, and ways to view the unique life of loving an Aspergian […]
Social Thinking at Work by Michelle Garcia Winner. (XAD Winner 2011) This book helps families and professionals who support a child with ASD learn how to promote generalization of social skills to everyday experiences. Pp. 157. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Living the Smart Life by Ablelink Technologies. This DVD provides a glimpse of life as it will be when technological endeavors are driven by person-centered perspective. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Normal People Scare Me (XAD Norma 2006) In the film, Cross offers a quirky and refreshing interview style as he asks questions including: “Do you like being autistic?”; “What do you want to be when you grow up?”; and Have you been teased? Interviews with over 65 individuals offer powerful, poignant insight to the joys […]
Making Self-Employment Work for People with Disabilities by Cary Griffin and David Hammis. (XAD Griffi 2003) This book focuses on how to identify and utilize the critical business supports necessary for the development of self-employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Specific topics covered include the role of community rehabilitation personnel and vocational rehabilitation counselors and […]
Love, Sex, and Long-Term Relationships: What people with Asperger Syndrome Really, Really Want by Sarah Hendricks. ( XAD Hendr 2008) For the first time people with AS discuss their desires, needs and preferences in their own words. AS attitudes to issues such as gender, sexual identity and infidelity are included, as well as positive advice […]
Autism-Asperger’s and Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond by Jerry Newport and Mary Newport. (XAD Newpo 2002) This is a personal look at the sexual challenges of those diagnosed with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome. The authors were both diagnosed with Asperger’s Syndrome as adults. They spent much of their lives trying to be “normal” and never quite […]
How to Find Work that Works for People with Asperger Syndrome ) by Gail Hawkins. (XAD Hawki 2004 This book guides readers through the entire process of gaining employment, from building a supportive team, identifying and addressing workplace challenges, to securing an appropriate position. Including practical tips on topics such as finding potential employers and […]
Job Related Social Skills by Marjorie Montague, Ph.D., and Kathryn A. Lunch, Ph.D. (XAT Monta 1991) This curriculum of 18 essential social skills for getting—and keeping– jobs is designed for special needs students. It includes scripts, role plays,overhead backlines, student materials, assessment materials, and activities. Pp. 350. If available, item can be checked out from […]
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 […]