The Care and Keeping of You

The Care and Keeping of You (American Girl)  by Valorie Schaefer and Norm Bendell. (XAT Schae 1998) This bestselling guide answers all the questions growing girls have about their bodies – from hair care to healthy eating, bad breath to bra buying, pimples to periods. It offers guidance about basic hygiene and health without addressing […]

Asperger’s and Girls

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 […]

Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges by Lori Ernsperger Ph.D, Danielle Wendel, and Liane Holliday Willey. (XAB Ernsp 2007) The authors give a voice to girls under the umbrella of autism spectrum disorders. They provide insightful first-hand accounts of girls’ lives along with research-based strategies and practical techniques for addressing the unique needs […]