Lending Library

Autism Tennessee has the largest autism specific lending library in the state.  Check out the books and DVDs we have available for you to borrow, including recordings of many of our educational Workshops!  To see if an item you would like to borrow is available, call our Parent Representatives at (615) 385-2077, ext. 1.

We are always happy to accept library donations!  If you have an item that you are done using and would like to make it available to others in the community, just drop it by our office!

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.

Your Hyperactive Child: A Parent

The authoritative and up-to-date handbook provides a wealth of urgently needed information to help parents of a hyperactive child understand and cope with their child's baffling behavior.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1988.Authored by Barbara Ingersoll Ph.D..

Your Adolescent: Emotional, Behavioral, and Cognitive Development from Early Adolescence Through the Teen Years

This guide is designed to help parents of adolescents understand and cope with some of childhood's most challenging years. Includes sections on sex, drugs, alcohol, self-esteem, divorce, school, and other issues facing young teens.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1999.Authored by David Pruitt.

Your Two-Year-Old: Terrible or Tender

What are two-year-old girls and boys thinking and feeling? How do they see others around them? With humor and compassion, the author describes the general characteristics of these complex toddlers: their physical growth trends, their emotional and psychological maturation. Also included are insights into how two-year-olds behave with family and…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1980.Authored by Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D..

Your Eight-Year-Old

First in a series of books by the Gesell Institute of Human Development on typical stages of childhood development.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1989.Authored by Louise Bates Ames, Ph.D. and Carol Chase Haber, M.A..

Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind

The No Child Left Behind Act is confusing to parents, educators, administrators, advocates, and most attorneys. Wrightslaw: No Child Left Behind provides a clear roadmap to the law.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2004.Authored by Paul E. Peterson and Martin R. West.

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law

Special education law is more than a legal specialty niche. Special education laws govern eligibility, IEPs, evaluations, placement, educational progress, transition plans, discipline, and educational records - and are vitally important to parents of disabled children, educators, child advocates, school psychologists, health care providers, and school administrators.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1999.Authored by Peter W.D. Wright and Pamela Dan Wright.

Yoga for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Step-by-step Guide for Parents And Caregivers

Having successfully used yoga to combat the stress of their own busy lives, Dion and Stacey Betts discovered its potential for their son Joshua, who has Asperger's Syndrome. This fully-illustrated book combines the authors' professional expertise with their experience of parenting, offering a range of gentle and fun yoga positions…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2006.Authored by Dion E. Betts and Stacey W. Betts .

What Does it Mean to Me?

This is a book that will never become irrelevant or "outdated." Every child who uses it also becomes its co-author. Each chapter is divided in two parts: the first part - the Workbook - is for the child to complete, by writing or highlighting "What is True for Me" in…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2000.Authored by Catherine Faherty.

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