Autism & Related Disorders
Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
This work by the authority on Asperger Syndrome helps readers identify
the disorder as well as learn methods of treatment and care for children
Autistic Spectrum: A Parent's Guide to Understanding and Helping Your
This book is written by a clinical researcher and parent of an autistic
child, and is useful for both identifying the disorder and giving
practical advice for caregivers.
Temple Grandin and Margaret M. Scariano
This book gives insights into the world of autism that only one who
suffers from the disorder can portray. Now a PhD scholar in the world
of animal science, Temple Grandin shows the reader how it feels to
have the disorder and how she has largely overcome its effects.
in Pictures: and Other Reports from My Life with Autism
Temple Grandin again shows us what the world looks like to someone
with autism and further elucidates her life and her struggle with
the disorder. This is a highly informative book for anyone wishing
to understand autism from the "inside".
Natural Medicine Guide to Autism
For families facing autism in a child, this book discusses natural
medicine approaches to dealing with the biological aspects of autism.
Positive Approach to Autism
This work gives an overview of what the disorder is, its possible
causes, and what behavioral and biological therapies are current options
a Child with Autism: A Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents
ABA is one of the most promising behavioral therapies in use for helping
children with autism. This book attempts to explain the method in
laymans' terms so that parents can help with their child's therapy
Stolen Child: Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome
This book combines research and personal stories to provide a clear
picture of autism for both parents and professionals. It also discusses
implications for autistic people as older children and adults.
Different Shades of Autism: The Screening and Diagnosis of Autistic
Spectrum Disorders (video)
This film for parents, teachers, and professionals goes through diagnosis
to treatment, stressing the importance of early intervention in treating
autism. It covers all of the disorders on the spectrum.
the Glass Wall: Journeys Into the Closed-Off Worlds of the Autistic
As founder of the Adam Shelton Center for autistic children in Paris,
the author focuses on the engagement of children with mimicry. Because
of the way the children respond, he feels they will obtain a better
connection with the non-autistic world. The book talks about individual
children at the center, giving insight into the lives of several of