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!

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children’s Vaccinations

This is an essential guide for parents about vaccinations. Dr. Stephanie Cave explains their pros and cons and the book provides information to help parents make a knowledgeable, responsible choice about vaccinating their children.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2001.Authored by Stephanie Cave, M.D., F.A.A.F.P. and Deborah MItchell.

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This is a book that will never become irrelevant or "outdated."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.

What’s Wrong with Timmy?

The heart warming story of a little boy named Timmy and how there is nothing "wrong" with him, just different. A great book to read to children to explain differences.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2001.Authored by Maria Shriver.

When Babies Read: A Practical Guide to Helping Young Children With Hyperlexia, Asperger Syndrome And High-functioning Autism

Audra Jensen's son began reading when he was only two years old. She shares her experiences - both the challenges and joys - of raising a child with autism and hyperlexia (an early and obsessive interest in the written word associated with social deficits and significant difficulty in understanding verbal…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2005.Authored by Audra Jensen .

When You Worry About the Child You Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children

The coauthor of the bestselling Driven to Distraction broadens his scope with this practical, accessible guide to coping with a wide range of behavioral problems in children from birth to age eighteen.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1997.Authored by Edward Hallowell, M.D..

When My Worries Get Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety

Engaging and easy to read, this book is personalized as the child develops his or her own self-calming strategies.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2006.Authored by Kari Dunn Buron .

With Open Arms: Embracing a Bright Financial Future for You and Your Child

Easter Seals and the National Endowment for Financial Education have collaborated to create a 72-page financial planning booklet for parents, caregivers, grandparents or others involved in the care of a special needs child. Included is information on estate planning, finding the right lawyer or knowledgeable financial planner, wills, special-needs trusts,…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2002.Authored by Easter Seals and the National Endowment for Financial Education .

What’s Going On Down There? : Answers to Questions Boys Find Hard to Ask

Why is my voice making such weird sounds? When will I be able to start shaving? Why do I keep getting pimples? What is a wet dream? Your body has been behaving very strangely lately. You hardly know what to expect from one day to the next. Karen Gravelle, with…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1998.Authored by Karen Gravelle, Nick Castro, Chava Castro, and Robert Leighton.

Wishing on the Midnight Star: My Asperger Brother

Alex is having a hard time. With his widowed mother frequently gone on her midwife duties, a threatening bully, the stirrings of a first crush, and his "Aspie" (Asperger's Syndrome) brother, the 13-year-old wishes that he were part of a different family. He sees his brother's quirks as a big…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2004.Authored by Nancy Ogaz.

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Nashville, TN 37206
Office Hours: Mon-Thurs 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
(Open Late Tuesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm)
Additional hours available by appointment.

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