Category: General Autism

World of the Autistic Child: Understanding and Treating Autistic Spectrum Disorders

This book is about understanding the diagnosis of autism, the available treatments, and how to decide what is best for a particular child with autism or PDD. Straightforward and sympathetic, Dr. Siegel guides readers through the thicket of symptoms and labels, explaining the crucial importance of intensive early education and…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1996.Authored by Bryna Siegel.

Walk Awhile in My Autism

A manual of sensitivity presentations to promote understanding of people on the autism spectrum.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2005.Authored by Kate McGinnity and Nan Negri .

We’ve Climbed Mountains: Increasing Our Understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder

Autism is a word that conjures many images in the minds of the general public, and that is understood in various ways by family members and professionals. To help us understand what it truly means to have an autism spectrum disorder, it is important to listen to individuals with this…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2001.Authored by Kim Davis.

Understanding Other Minds: Perspectives from Autism

This book focuses on a recent, important psychological theory of autism, the theory of mind hypothesis. This claims that children with autism fail to develop the ability to think about mental states in the normal way and thus fail to understand behavior in terms of mental states. This psychological deficit…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1993.Authored by Simon Baron-Cohen, Michael Lombardo, and Helen Tager-Flusberg.

Understanding Autism For Dummies

Autism affects more than 1 million children and adults in the United States, and parents may be confused by the behavior of their children on the autism spectrum. This book provides help and hope by explaining the differences between various types of autism and delivering the lowdown on behavioral, educational,…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2006.Authored by Stephen M. Shore, Linda G. Rastelli, and Temple Grandin.

Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorders: Frequently Asked Questions

Readers seeking information about autism spectrum disorders often find it very difficult to find straightforward answers to their questions. In response to this, Diane Yapko has produced this practical resource in an easy to read question and answer format so readers can go directly to the questions that interest them.…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2003.Authored by Diane Yapko.

Through the Glass Wall: A Therapist’s Lifelong Journey to Reach the Children of Autism

A remarkable testament of hope and love, these pages recount Howard Buten
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2004.Authored by Howard Buten, Ph. D..

The Power of Words: How We Talk About People With Autism Spectrum Disorders Matters!

Based on a poem "The Language of Us and Them" (Shevin, 1987), The Power of Words combines words, pictures, and music to present examples of how the '149' talk about the '1' with autism, noting that even well-meaning and kind words can set the tone for acceptance or rejection as…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2009.Authored by Judy Endow .

The Fabric of Autism: Weaving the Threads Into a Cogent Theory

Judith Bluestone combines her personal experience with autism with acedemic research and over 40 years of clinical practice to craft a unique and compelling view of the phenomenon called autism. Bluestone's book is both a significant clinical work and a moving memoir that illuminates the humanity beneath the brewildering facade…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2004.Authored by Judith Bluestone.

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