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.
Autism Every Day by Alyson Beytien. (XAB Beyti 2011) This guidebook combines real-life stories of challenges and successes with practical ideas for handling autism, every day. Autism consultant Alyson Beytien outlines over 150 tried-and-true techniques for home, school, and community. Pp. 286. If available, this can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
The Complete Guide to Autism Treatments by Dr. Sabrina Freeman. ( XAB Freeman 2007) This book scrutinizes the range of treatment options offered to parents of children with autism so that parents can make sure that the treatment they have chosen for their child stands up to the claims made by the treatment provider. Pp. 509. If available, […]
Living Along the Autism Spectrum: What Does It Mean to have Autism or Asperger Syndrome? (XAB Shore 2009) This DVD s from a father’s perspective and covers the general characteristics of a child on the Autism Spectrum, as well as touching on subjects that affect the entire family. Some of these issues include siblings, employment, grief, and culture. This […]
A Mind Apart by Peter Szatmari. (XAB Szatm 2004) The author shows that children with autism spectrum disorders act the way they do because they think in vastly different ways than other people. Dr. Szatmari shares the compelling stories of children he has treated who hear everyday conversation like a foreign language or experience hugs like the clamp of […]
Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum by Ruth Elain Joyner Hane. (XAB Shore 2004) This book aims to help people with autism effectively self-advocate in their pursuit of independent, productive, and fulfilling lives. Ask and Tell is unique by being the first book to speak to the twin issues of self- advocacy and […]
Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Best Practice Guidelines for Screening, Diagnosis and Assessment by the California Department of Developmental Services. (XAB ASD 2002) Based on validated scientific evidence, clinical experience and clinical judgment, the Guidelines provides professionals, policymakers, parents and other stakeholders with detailed “best practice” recommendations and rationale for screening, evaluating and assessing individuals suspected of having autistic spectrum disorders. […]