Learning the Hidden Curriculum

Learning the Hidden Curriculum hiddenby Judy Endow MSW
(XAD Endow 2012)
The framework presented in this book enables readers to learn to create their own social rules and, as a result, live freer, more successful lives. The fact that the book is written by an autistic person who has learned by trial and error makes it all the more valuable.

If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.

Navigating College A Handbook on Self Advocacy

navigating collegeNavigating College A Handbook on Self Advocacy by Autistic Self Advocacy Network (ASAN)
(XAT Asan 2013)

Navigating College is an introduction to the college experience from those of us who’ve been there. The writers and contributors are Autistic adults, and we’re giving you the advice that we wish someone could have given us when we headed off to college.

You can download the book here.

If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.

Neurotypical

Neurotypical is a documentary from the perspective of individuals with autism discussing what they think about individuals without autism.  We’ve included the preview of the 50 minute documentary, but you can stream the entire film.

Rosie Explains Autism

In this video (from the BBC) Rosie explains what autism means to her as a person diagnosed with Asperger’s and a big sister to a boy with more severe autism.  This video really highlights the autism spectrum and discusses the challenges associated with autism from the child’s point of view.