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Parents' Primer: Autism and Asperger's Syndrome

Books

Note: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J PAPERBK BURNS Burns, Laura J. The Case of the Slippery Soap Star
2005
J PAPERBK BURNS Burns, Laura J. The Case of the Trail Mix-Up
2005
J CHOLD Choldenko, Gennifer Al Capone Does My Shirts
2004
J DAY Day, Alexandra The Flight of a Dove
2004
J DOWD Dowd, Siobhan The London Eye Mystery
2007
J EDEN Eden, Alexandra The Duchess to the Rescue
2006
J PAPERBK ENNIS Ennis, Ryan R. The Thursday Surprise : A Story about Kids and Autism
At Parker Elementary, this is no ordinary school year for Katie. Fourth grade brings many changes, and she is not too sure about them. Knowing little about special needs, Katie feels uncomfortable when she is picked to be a helper in Mr. Appleton's class...--Cover back.
2010
J PAPERBK HOOPM Hoopmann, Kathy Of Mice and Aliens: An Asperger Adventure
2001
J KOCHK Kochka The Boy Who Ate Stars
2006
J LEARS Lears, Laurie Ian's Walk: a Story about Autism
1998
J LORD Lord, Cynthia Rules
2006
J MATLI Matlin, Marlee Nobody's Perfect
2006
J PARKE Parker, Richard He is Your Brother
1974
J PATNE Patneaude, David Colder Than Ice
2003
J RODOW Rodowsky, Colby Clay
2001
J THOMP Thompson, Mary Andy and his Yellow Frisbee
1996
J371.94 COHEN Cohen, Marlene J. Visual Supports for People with Autism: a Guide for Parents and Professionals
2007
J371.94 SILVE Silverman, Stephan School success for kids with Asperger's Syndrome
2007
J616.85882 BARDH Bardhan-Quallen, Sudipta Autism
2005
J618.85882 BARTO Barton, Michael It's Raining Cats and Dogs : An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors, and Everyday Expressions
Uses literal illustrations of metaphors to demonstrate the difficulty people with autism have understanding them.
2012
J616.85882 CAFIE Cafiero, Joanne Meaningful Exchanges for People with Autism
2005
J616.85882 LOWEL Lowell, Jamie My Best Friend Will
2005
J616.85882 SABIN Sabin, Ellen The Autism Acceptance Book
2006
J616.85882 SNEDD Snedden, Robert Explaining Autism
2010
J616.858832 VANNI Van Niekerk, Clarabelle Understanding Sam and Asperger's Syndrome
2008
J618.9285882 AMENT Amenta, Charles A. Russell is Extra Special
1992
J618.9285882 AMENT Amenta, Charles A. Russell's World : A Story for Kids about Autism
2011
J618.9285882 CHILM Chilman-Blair, Kim Medikidz Explain Autism
In graphic novel format, the Medikidz, superheroes from the planet Mediland, help the reader and Ben understand autism.
2011
J618.9285882 Elder, Jennifer Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes
2006
J618.9285882 GARTE Gartenberg, Zachary M. Mori's Story: a Book about a Boy with Autism
1998
J618.9285882 GAST Gast, Christy Caring for Myself: A Social Skills Storybook
2008
J618.9285882 MCCAR McCarthy, Jenny and Jerry Kartzinel, M.D. Healing and Preventing Autism: A Complete Guide
2009
J618.9285882 MORVA Morvay, Barbara J. My Brother is Different : A Parents' Guide to Help Children Cope with an Autistic Sibling
This book is two-sided : Part I is for parents dealing with the realities of life with an autistic child, explaining the book's purpose and use. Part II is to be read to the "normal" child. It tells of parents dealing with an autistic child and the effect it has on their other child, providing straight talk about a difficult subject.
2010
J618.9285882 PERAL Peralta, Sarah All about My Brother
2002
J618.9285882 RUSTA Rustad, Martha E.H. Some Kids Have Autism
2008
J618.9285882 Shapiro, Ouisie Autism and Me: Sibling Stories
2009
J618.9285882 SMITH Smith, Miriam Point to Happy
Presents an illustrated book with exercises for increasing social and communication skills for children with a diagnosis of autism.
2011
J618.9285882 Tourville, Amanda Doering My Friend Has Autism
"My friend Zack has a disability called autism. But that doesn't matter to us. We talk about airplanes, build models, and enjoy hanging out together…"--back cover.
2010
J618.9285882 VEENE Veenendall, Jennifer Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions that Build Success
2008
J618.92858832 HOOPM Hoopmann, Kathy All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome
2006
J618.9289 KEATI Keating-Velasco, Joanna L. A is for Autism, F is for Friend: A Kid's Book on Making Friends with a Child Who Has Autism
2007
J618.9289 LANCE Lancelle, Matthew Sundays with Matthew: a Young Boy with Autism and an Artist Share Their Sketchbooks
2006
J649.154 SELF Anderson, Stephen R. Self-Help Skills for People With Autism: A Systematic Teaching Approach
2007
J681.9289 MILLE Miller, Eileen The Girl Who Spoke with Pictures: Autism through Art
2008
J811.6 LARSO Larson, Elaine M. The Kaleidoscope Kid: Focusing on the Strengths of Children With Asperger Syndrome
2007
JE ALTMA Altman, Alexandra Waiting for Benjamin: A Story About Autism
2008
JE COE Coe, Julie L. The Friendship Puzzle
2009
JE EDWAR Edwards, Becky My Brother Sammy
1999
JE EDWAR Edwards, Becky My Brother Sammy is Special
A boy describes some of the many feelings he has about his brother Sammy, who is autistic.
2011
JE ELY Ely, Lesley Looking after Louis
2004
JE JUDE Jude, Tracey Mr. Topaz Takes a Walk
2005
JE KATZ Katz, Illana Joey and Sam
1993
JE LARSO Larson, Elaine M. I Am Utterly Unique: celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism
2006
JE LUCHS Luchsinger, Dena Playing By the Rules: A Story About Autism
2007
JE MESSN Messner, Abby Ward Captain Tommy
1996
JE MOORE Moore-Mallinos, Jennifer My Brother is Autistic
2008
JE PEETE Peete, Holly Robinson My Brother Charlie
2010
JE REISH Reish, K.B. Matthew's Box
2004
JE SHALL Shally, Celeste Since We're Friends
2007
JE YAMAN Yamanaka, Lois-Ann The Heart's Language
2005
PTC J371.58 HEINR Heinrichs, Rebekah Perfect Targets : Asperger Syndrome and Bullying : Practical Solutions for Surviving the Social World
2003
PTC J371.94 FEIN Fein, Deborah Autism in Your Classroom: a General Educators guide to students with Autism Spectrum Disorders
2007
PTC J371.94 ILAND Iland, Emily Doyle Drawing a Blank : Improving Comprehension for Readers on the Autism Spectrum
2011
PTC J371.94 MYLES Myles, Brenda Smith Simple Strategies that Work! : Helpful Hints for all Educators of Students with Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism, and Related Disabilities
2006
PTC J616.85882 DUNN Dunn Buron, Kari The Incredible 5-point Scale : Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and controlling their emotional responses
2003
PTC J616.85882 HERBE Herbert, Martha, M.D., Ph. D. The Autism Revolution
"…offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a tranformative strategy for dealing with it…"--front flap.
2012
PTC J616.85882 SICIL Sicile-Kira, Chantal What Is Autism?
"…Provides a clear, instructive explanation of autism…"--back cover.
2012
PTC J618.9285882 BAREK Bareket, Rachael Playing It Right!: Social Skills Activities for Parents and Teachers of Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
2006
PTC J618.9285882 HARRI Harris, Sandra L. Right From the Start: Behavioral Intervention for Young People with Autism
2007
PTC J618.9285882 RILEY Riley-Hall, Eileen Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum
"…a celebration of all the wonderful and unexpected gifts that having a daughter on the autism spectrum can bring to a family…"--back cover.
2012
PTC J618.9285882 ROBIN Robinson, Ricki G., M.D., M.P.H. Autism Solutions: How to Create a Healthy and Meaningful Life for Your Child
"…integrative, strengths-based approach to treatment includes a thorough evaluation of your child's medical, developmental, social, emotional, behavioral and educational issues…"--back cover.
2011
PTC J618.9285882 SCOTT Scott, Elizabeth Burton Austism Recovery Manual of Skills and Drills
2010
PTC J618.9285882 SICIL Sicile-Kira, Chantal Autism Life Skills
2008
PTC J618.9285882 WEISS Weiss, Mary Jane Reaching Out, Joining In: Teaching Social Skills to Young Children with Autism
2001
PTC J618.9289 NOTBO, 2010 Notbohm, Ellen 1001 Great Ideas for Teaching & Raising Childen with Autism or Asperger's
2010
PTC J649.154 HARRI Harris, Sandra L. Siblings of Children with Autism: a Guide for Families
2003
PTC J649.62 WHEEL, 2007 Wheeler, Maria Toilet Training for Individuals With Autism or Other Developmental Issues
2007
S J618.9285882 RUSTA Rustad, Martha E. H. Algunos niños tienen autismo = Some Kids Have Autism
Simple text and photographs describe children with autism, their challenges and adaptations, and their everyday activities--in both English and Spanish--Provided by publisher.
2010

Web Sites

Indiana Resource Center for Autism
http://www.iidc.indiana.edu/irca/
This site provides local information and access to modules that are useful for parents, professionals and individuals on the spectrum.


Kids Health for Kids Autism Page
http://kidshealth.org/kid/health_problems/brain/autism.html
Defines autism and describes a course of treatment.


If you need help finding these or other Library materials, please check with anyone in Children's Services. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!




This list was created and is maintained by Children's Services Librarians.
Comments and suggestions can be sent to Mary R. Voors, Manager, Children's Services at mvoors@acpl.info.

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