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Autism and Asperger's Syndrome: Books for Adults







Notbohm, Ellen
J618.9289 NOTBO, 2010 (PTC)

A bestseller throughout the autism community, this expanded edition, adds over 400 new ideas, which are complimented by a new layout specially designed to enhance the readers' experience.
Sandison, Ronald
618.9285882 SA5P

Features expert interviews and advice, providing an overview of autism. The author relies on personal experience and biblical knowledge in helping parents raise children on the autism spectrum.
Ozonoff, Sally
618.9285882 OZ7P, 2015

This updated, second edition provides parents with helpful strategies for helping their child better interact with peers at school and other social settings.
Bashe, Patricia Romanowski
616.858832 B29O, 2014

This updated and expanded, third edition covers many aspects of parenting a child with Asperger Syndrome, including working with teachers, healthcare, insurance.
Bradshaw, Stephen
618.92858832 B72A

This book is a comprehensive and accessible resource for teachers, carers and professionals working with young people with AS, equipping them with the insight to help AS pupils succeed, not only in school, but in the wider world. Parents will also find it useful.
Crawford, Merle J.
618.9285882 C85A

"Equips early intervention providers with strategies for supporting families to facilitate critical skills for young children with autism or with characteristics of autism during typical everyday routines and activities. Focuses on those skills particularly challenging for this population, e.g., regulation flexibility, social communication,"--Provided by publisher
Scott, Elizabeth Burton
J618.9285882 SCOTT (PTC)

"This book...is a complete and practical guide enabling special students to make amazing developmental progress.... an extraordinary tool parents and educators can use to connect with children within the autism spectrum. It provides keys to unlock the learning potential of the child you yearn to help."~ Tom Wilson, Ph.D.
Doehring, Peter
J616.85882 DOEHR (PTC)

Includes bibliographical references and index.
Robinson, Ricki G., M.D., M.P.H
J618.9285882 ROBIN (PTC)

An experienced expert's integrative, strengths-based approach to treatment. Includes a thorough evaluation of your child's medical, developmental, social, emotional, behavioral and educational issues to find the solutions that maximize your child's health and well-being.
Buie, Amy
J371.94 BUIE (PTC)

A manual for creating visual maps to help students whose primary learning style is visual become better problem solvers by literally showing them cause and effect and choices in various situations. The ultimate goal is to make students more successful learners and reduce the incidence of unacceptable behavior.
Cullinane, Diane
618.9285882 C85A

This book offers a comprehensive view of behavioral challenges for a child with autism or other special needs from a developmental perspective based on the DIRFloortime framework
Bellini, Scott
J618.9285882 BELLI

This is the improved and expanded version of the highly-regarded and award-wining book. It is both empirically-based and practical, intended for social skill therapists and parents.--Publisher.
Iland, Emily Doyle
J371.94 ILAND

Although they may be fluent readers individuals with autism spectrum disorders often need support for comprehension. Comprehension difficulties in readers with ASD can be subtle, qualitative, and difficult to tease out. As a result, their problems are often overlooked or unaddressed, and many students struggle in silence.
Harrower, Joshua K.
371.94 H24E

Provides a framework for using high quality coaching to plan collaborative teaming and instruction, to assess progress, to support teachers, and to prepare students on the autism spectrum to transition out of school.
Snedden, Robert
J616.85882 SNEDD

Explains autism, how it is diagnosed, how it affects people, and how it can be treated. Case studies illustrate how it feels to have an ASD and how children and adults manage their conditions and live full and happy lives.
McKibbin, Karen
616.85882 M21L

This practical guide explains the unique issues that affect females with autism and provides tools and strategies that girls, women and their families can use in day-to-day life.
Cafiero, Joanne
J616.85882 CAFIE

This guide to augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) provides an overview of the AAC techniques and devices available today.
Morvay, Barbara J.
J618.9285882 MORVA

Flip book, divided into three parts: Part I : A parents guide to help children cope with an autistic sibling -- Part II : A sibling's guide to coping with autism -- Part III : Positive affirmations.
Willis, Clarissa Ph. D.
J618.9285882 WILLI (PTC)

This book explains autism in simple terms for families.
Riley-Hall, Eileen
J618.9285882 RILEY (PTC)

This book is a celebration of all the wonderful and unexpected gifts that having a daughter on the autism spectrum can bring to a family. Each chapter offers encouragement and guidance on issues such as school, friendships, meltdowns, special gifts, family relationships, therapies and interventions.
Heinrichs, Rebekah
J371.58 HEINR (PTC)

This book takes an honest look at the different types of bullying and the actions adults must take to curb bullying, thereby helping to prevent the often lifelong effects of this insidious form of behavior on victims. Practical strategies and solutions at the school, class and individual level are presented.
Bareket, Rachael
J618.9285882 BAREK (PTC)

This collection of practical, hands-on social skills activities are easy for both parents and teachers to carry out with a child. The activities result in a finished product that can serve as a reminder to reinforce skills in addition to practicing reading, writing, fine-motor, etc.
Combs, Lisa
J371.94 COMBS (PTC)

A series of strategies to make it easier for general education teachers to help students with autism spectrum disorders gain access to and be successful in the general education curriculum.
Weiss, Mary Jane
J618.9285882 WEISS (PTC)

A book for parents and teachers to help children with autism become better adjusted socially at school and home.
Harris, Sandra L.
J618.9285882 HARRI, 2007 (PTC)

Revised and updated to help guide parents of young children -- ages 18 months to 5 years -- recently diagnosed with autism. Offers guidance for facing the critical decision of which educational treatment program to choose for their child.
Coucouvanis, Judith
J371.94 COUCO (PTC)

This book gives parents the tools they need to develop their child's behavior intervention and skill development plans. A major focus is on helping parents answer the question: What can I do that will help my child be successful? Topics include behavior, communication, reward systems, social skills, and medication support.--Publisher.
Silverman, Stephan
J371.94 SILVE (PTC)

Covers topics such as recognizing and diagnosing Asperger's syndrome, addressing the needs of students with Asperger's, implementing successful practices in the classroom, working with the school system, and providing interventions in the home to help develop needed skills.
Anderson, Stephen R.
J649.154 SELF (PTC)

This book thoroughly describes a systematic approach that parents (and educators) can use to teach basic self-care to children, ages 24 months to early teens, and even older individuals.
Myles, Brenda Smith (et al.)
J371.94 MYLES, 2014 (PTC)

This book explains how many children with high-functioning ASD relate to the world through their senses. The book reviews sensory integration terminology and a discussion of how the sensory systems impact behavior. It also takes an in-depth look at sensory issues associated with ASD. Assessment tools can assist children in pinpointing sensory characteristics. Intervention strategies and case studies are also outlined.--Publisher.
Harris, Sandra L.
J649.154 HARRI, 2003 (PTC)

During many years in clinical practice, the authors have worked with hundreds of families and seen firsthand how siblings can become overshadowed by the intensive focus on a child with autism. This common occurrence is only one of the many sibling issues that parents and professionals should not only be sensitive to, but ready to address.
Myles, Brenda Smith
J371.94 MYLES (PTC)

Provides ideas and suggestions that teachers can use to help a student with AS/HFA on the road to success.
Ashcroft, Wendy
J371.94 ASHCR (PTC)

Elwood, Cornelia Pelzer, and D. Scott McLeod
618.92858832 EL8T

Find practical instructions for creating a personalized guide for managing your child's unique profile. This book includes checklists and worksheets to help create your guide.
Downing, June, and Amy Hanreddy
J371.9 DOWNI, 2015

This is a guide for educators and school professionals working to help students with severe disabilities learn to communicate. Teachers using this guide will learn to assess students' communication skills, teach students specific ways to communicate, learn about augmentative and alternative communication (ACC), and help peers and adults communicate with students with disabilities.
O'Toole, Jennifer Cook
371.94 OT6A

Presents ideas for using structured play and for making play equipment at home and school to help Asperkids in areas they struggle with, including motor skills, social skills, planning, and organization.
Herbert, Martha, M.D., Ph. D.
J616.85882 HERBE (PTC)

After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, a prominent Harvard researcher and clinician offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it.
Stillman, William
618.928588 ST5C

A practical guide for parents who want to create a calm, conscientious atmosphere for their child and family.
Hoopman, Kathy, and Rebecca Houkamau
371.94 H76E

A handbook to help teachers better challenge and mentor students with ASD, this book addresses meltdowns, forming friendships, sensory sensitivity, and includes activities for helping peers better understand and accept their classmates with ASD.
Dunn Buron, Kari
J616.85882 DUNN (PTC)

Two teachers share their successful use of the simple concept of 5-point scales to help students understand and control their emotional reactions to everyday events.
Gray, Carol
371.94 H76E

This 15th anniversary edition includes Gray's ready-to-use stories for parents and teachers to share and discuss with children on the autism spectrum. Stories are designed to illustrate how to interact in social situations and are written in a way accessible to children and adults with autism.
Lintala, Janet
649.154 L65U

Learn about natural, nonpsychiatric treatments to address behavior, bowel, and sleep problems often experienced by those on the autism spectrum.
Wheeler, Maria
J649.62 WHEEL, 2007 (PTC)

Deals with the specific issues involved in toilet training children with autism. Easy-to-read bulleted lists offer over 200 do's and don'ts, along with more than fifty real-life examples.
Prelock, Patricia A.
J618.9285882 TREAT

"This accessible textbook gives SLPs the in-depth knowledge they need to evaluate, choose, and apply today's best interventions for communication and social interactions. Brief, illustrative video clips and case studies show the interventions in action, and helpful learning activities prepare SLPs to make sound decisions in scenarios they're likely to encounter in the field."--Publisher description.
Cohen, Marlene J.
J371.94 COHEN (PTC)

Shows parents and educators how incorporating visual supports while teaching can improve academic performance, behaviour, interaction with others, and self-help skills.
Sicile-Kira, Chantal
J616.85882 SICIL (PTC)

Provides a clear, instructive explanation of autism spectrum disorders and what life is like for those on the spectrum. It explores in a simple question-answer format topics such as causes, autism, and symptoms.
Patten, Sarah
618.92858832 P27W

Patten explains personal experience helping her son move from a bland diet to one more colorful and including fruits and vegetables. Includes recipes, menu-planning charts, and tips for making meal times less stressful.
Jackson Brown, Freddy
613.95087 J13W

Discusses issues related to puberty, physical changes, personal hygiene, and sexual behavior, presenting case studies and sexual education programs to help adolescents on the autism spectrum or with other disabilities transition into puberty.