Working with Parents of a Newly Diagnosed Child with an Autism Spectrum Disorder by Deb Keen and Sylvia Rodger. (XFM Keen 2012) This book sets out the type of support that is most beneficial to families immediately following an ASD diagnosis, and will equip professionals with the information and tools they need to best provide […]
The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum by Temple Grandin. (XAB Grand 2013) Weaving her own experience with remarkable new discoveries, Grandin introduces the neuroimaging advances and genetic research that link brain science to behavior, even sharing her own brain scan to show us which anomalies might explain common symptoms. We meet the scientists and […]
Autism Spectrum Disorders from A to Z: Assessment, Diagnosis… & More! by Barbara T. Doyle. XAB Doyle 2004 This extremely comprehensive book goes step-by-step through the symptoms, definitions, assessments, and diagnoses of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). The authors describe ASDs in terms of the parents, teachers, the school system, medical professionals, adult service providers, and […]
A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member and Teacher Needs to Know by Fred Volkmar and Lisa Wiesner (XAB Volkm 2009 c.2) Written by the director of the Yale Child Study Center and a pediatrician, A Practical Guide to Autism is filled with advice and answers to everyday questions about living and learning […]
Asperger’s Diagnostic Assessment a DVD by Tony Attwood. (XAS Attwo 2004) This DVD features Tony Attwood lecturing on the diagnostic characteristic of Asperger’s Syndrome and describing a process for explaining the diagnosis to a child or adult. It also features an interview with a young man with Asperger’s and his parents. Disc One: 3 hours, […]
Asperger’s and Girls by Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin, Teresa Bolick, and Catherine Faherty. (XAS Attwo 2006) You find in this book up-to-date information for girls and woman with Asperger’s syndrome. It covers topics such as diagnoses, education, puberty, relationships, and careers. Experts in the field share practical advice for both caregivers and the women and […]
Understanding Asperger’s Syndrome: Fast Facts–A Guide for Teachers and Educators to Address the Needs of the Student by Emily Burrows and Sheila Wagner. (XAS Burro 2004) This book is a guide for teachers and educators to address the needs of the student. Pp. 29. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room […]
The Oasis Guide to Asperger’s Patricia Romanowski Bashe, Barbara L. Kirby, Simon Baron-Cohen, and Tony Attwood. This book includes information on diagnosis, evaluation, medication, therapies, and social skill development. Pp. 486. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit (XAB Autis 2010). This is a tool kit to assist families in getting the critical information they need in the first 100 Days after an autism diagnosis. If available, can be checked out from resource room at no cost. Or request a download here.
Wretches and Jabbers a film by Gerardine Wurzburg. (XAB Wretc 2010) Two men with autism embark on a global quest to change prevailing attitudes about disability and intelligence. If available, this can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.