My Brother Has Autism

mybrotherhasautism My Brother Has Autism by Jackie Igafo-Te’o.

(XBC Igafo 2005)

This book was written by an 8 year old girl whose brother has Autism. It describes her feelings and what life is like living with a sibling who has a disability. Pp. 24.

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Since We’re Friends (Autism picture book)

sincewe'refriends Since We’re Friends (Autism picture book) by Celeste Shally.

(XBC Shall 2007)

This book is about two boys. One has autism, the other does not. The story of their relationship provides practical examples of how to make such a friendship work. It will help children see that their peers with autism can make a fun, genuine contribution to friendship. Pp. 32.

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My Best Friend Will

mybestfriendwill My Best Friend Will  by Jamie Lowell and Tara Tuchel.

(XBC Lowel 2005)

In this book, enter Willie’s world through Jamie’s eyes as it unfolds at school, at home, and at play. In the process, you will gain a rich understanding and appreciation of Willie’s many unique qualities and come to accept that these are all a part of who he is. Pp. 48.

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Going to the Doctor (Social Stories, 2)

goingtothedoctor Going to the Doctor (Social Stories, 2) by Cindy Bailey (Board book)

(XSS Baile 2002doctor)

A social skills book with pictures to assist children in knowing what to do when they go to the doctor.  Pp. 22. (other) (social skills) (books for children)

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I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

iamutterlyunique I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism by Vivian Strand.

(XBC Larso 2006)

Discover the unique characteristics and abilities of children with Asperger Syndrome and high-functioning autism – from A to Z. This book, laid out in an A-to-Z format, celebrates the extraordinary gifts and unique perspectives that ASD children possess. Pp. 56.

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All About My Brother

allaboutmybrother All About My Brother by Sarah Peralta.

(XBC Peral 2002)

This book was written by a young girl who has been involved in helping her autistic brother learn.  It is written from Sarah’s perspective, and is a testament to the parental support that has fostered a strong positive relationship between Sarah and her brother. Pp. 127.

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Russell Is Extra Special: A Book About Autism for Children

russellisextraspecial Russell Is Extra Special: A Book About Autism for Children by Charles A. Amenta, III.

(XBC Ament 1992)

Since explaining autism to children can be a difficult task, this book was published to help children and their parents understand the disorder.  Pp. 20.

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Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters With Autism

everybodyisdifferent Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters With Autism by Fiona Bleach.

(XBC Bleac 2001)

This book is specially designed to give answers to the many of the questions the brothers and sisters of young people on the autistic spectrum may have. It also explains the characteristics of autism, and is full of helpful suggestions for making family life more comfortable for everyone concerned.  Pp. 82.

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Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes

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

(XBC Elder 2005)

This book is filled with inspirational and historical stories about people with autism who conquered their differences and achieved great accomplishments in the fields of science, art, math, literature, philosophy and comedy.  This book discusses many people who have excelled in a variety of different fields, yet still at times found it difficult to fit-in, just like the eight-year-old narrator, Quinn. Pp. 50.

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Asperger’s Huh? A Child’s Perspective

aspergershuhAsperger’s Huh?  A Child’s Perspective by John Strachan and Rosina G. Schnurr.

(XBC Schnu 1999)

This is a children’s story which explains Asperger’s Syndrome.  It describes the life of a child with Asperger’s. Pp. 52.

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I Like Birthdays…It’s the Parties I’m Not Sure About!

ilikebirthdaysI Like Birthdays…It’s the parties I’m not sure about! by Laurie Renke.

(XBC Renke 2005)

Written through the eyes of a young child with sensory integration disorder, this book helps readers understand why birthday parties can be a joyless, noisy, bothersome, and even scary experience. Pp. 44.

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Hanni and Beth SAFE and SOUND

safeandsoundHanni and Beth SAFE and SOUND by Beth Finke.

(XBC Finke 2007)

This straightforward book will help children understand that blindness doesn’t have to be a disability, especially with the help of a companion animal. Notes from Hanni and Beth will also help children understand the journey that each had to go through in order to become companions.  Pp. 32.

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This is Asperger Syndrome

thisisaspergerssyndromeThis is Asperger Syndrome  by Elisa Ganon.

(XBC Gagno 1999)

This book introduces siblings, peers and other children to the everyday challenges faced by children with Asperger Syndrome at home or at school. The book is written for children ages 6-12.  A special section, ‘Notes on Asperger Syndrome’, at the end of the book summarizes the major characteristics of Asperger Syndrome. Pp.20.

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Tubes in my Ears: Down Syndrome and Surgery

tubesinmyearsTubes in my Ears: Down Syndrome and Surgery by Georgia Villalobos.

(XBC Villa 2008)

This book is about a child with Down’s syndrome who had ear surgery. It has pictures to show each step as we go through her adventure. Pp.24.

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All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

allcatshaveaspergersAll Cats Have Asperger Syndrome By Kathy Hoopmann.

(XBC Hoopm 2007)

Delightful color photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked and particular eating habits. Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is different and leaves the reader with a sense of the dignity, individuality and potential of people with ASD. Pp.72.

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Stranger Safety

strangersafetyStranger Safety

(XBC Stran 2005)

A DVD from The Safe Side.

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