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!

A Perfect World: A Father’s Quest to Unriddle the Mysteries of Autism

David Cohen, the father of Eliot, a boy on the autism spectrum, has crafted an extraordinary account of autism in his own family, and in the world.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2007.Authored by David Cohen.

A Picture’s Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communications Strategies in Autism

A Picture's Worth examines verbal communication development and how autism affects these skills, and shows how a child's poor communication skills can lead to problem behaviors. Providing communication options--PECS and the other augmentative and alternative communication strategies (AAC) described in the book--reduces frustration and enhances learning.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2011.Authored by Andy Bondy, Ph.D. and Lori Frost, M.S., CCC/SLP.

A Place in the World: Adults with Autism

Categories: . Format: . Published in 2005.Authored by ABC News.

A Positive Approach to Autism

Jessica Kingsley investigates how people with autism view the world, discusses the symptoms, behaviors, and possible causes of this condition. Examines the related conditions and considers the impact of anxiety and the pros and cons of current treatments including, diet, secretin, and tinted lenses. For clinicians.
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2000.Authored by Stella Waterhouse.

A Practical Guide for Teaching Self-Determination

Targeted at special education teachers/special population instructors, work experience coordinators, vocational assessment personnel, and guidance counselors, this guide examines the relationships among career development, transition, and self-determination for students with disabilities. The guide uses a question-and-answer format to identify and respond to key topics that practitioners need to address to…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 1998.Authored by Sharon Field, Jim Martin, Robert Miller, Michael Ward, and Michael Wehmeyer.

A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know

Autism is in the public spotlight now more than ever as new research and information appears almost daily. Although in many ways this is a positive development it also presents challenges to families and practitioners who want to keep up with the latest developments and are left to sift through…
Categories: . Format: . Published in 2009.Authored by Fred R. Volkmar and Lisa A. Wiesner .

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955 Woodland Street
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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