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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Life and Love: Positive Strategies for Autistic Adults by Zosia Zaks and Temple Grandin. (XAD Zaks 2006) Written for adults with autism, this book describes and suggests concrete ways to deal with challenges that may arise in areas of both daily life and love, covering everything from grocery shopping to getting along better with family […]
Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism by Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy. (XAD Grand 2004) This is a useful book for individuals with AS or HFA, and especially valuable to parents and others who aspire to be helpers. Pp. 153. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no […]
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.