Autism in Adolescents and Adults (Current Issues in Autism) by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. (XAT Schop 1983) The chapters were written by contributing authors who are distinguished experts in the field, and the book addresses a variety of issues pertaining to ASD in adolescents and adults. Topics include: an overview of ASD in […]
Asperger Syndrome Living Outside the Bell Curve (XAS Asper 2008) This DVD looks at Asperger students in general and focuses on 12 year old Andrew. Dr. Tina Lyama explains the causes, symptoms, and strategies for coping with Asperger Syndrome. If available, item can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Autism by the National Institutes of Health. (XAB Autis 1997) This booklet includes the basics on what autism is, how it’s diagnosed, and accompanying disorders. It also discusses what can be done to improve the prognosis and help families learn to cope with the diagnosis. Pp. 60. If available, this can be checked out from the resource room […]
Autism Spectrum Disorders from A to Z by Barbara T Doyle and Emily Doyle Iland. (XAB Doyle 2004) This book is a simply written, comprehensive introduction to autism spectrum disorders, their diagnosis, and the impact diagnosis may have on families. Pp. 462. If available, this can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
The Autism Book by Jhoanna Robledo and Dawn Ham-Kucharski. (XAB Roble 2005) The authors use their firsthand knowledge and experience to answer parents’ most pressing questions about autism. Pp. 141. If available, this can be checked out from the resource room at no cost.
Making Sense of Autism by Travis Thompson. (XAB Thomp 2007) Think of this book as a solid, balanced understanding of what autism is, how it affects behavior and learning, and what you can do to effectively work with children with autism from their preschool years through elementary school. Pp. 266. If available, this can be checked out from […]