Autism Resources available at the Center for Disability Resources Library


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1001 great ideas for teaching and raising children with autistic spectrum disorders. Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk. Arlington, Tex.: Future Horizons. Call number: FAM WM 203.5 N899z 2004
Activity schedules for children with autism: Teaching independent behavior.Lynn McClannahan and Patricia Krantz. Woodbine House, 1999. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 M126a 1999.
-Part of the Topics in Autism series, this book includes instructions on how to start with a photographic schedule, then progress to more sophisticated schedules to help your child manage their time.
Addressing the challenging behavior of children with high functioning Autism/Asperger syndrome in the classroom: A guide for teachers and parents. Rebecca Moyes. Jessica Kingsley, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 M938a 2002.
-Discusses different approaches for teachers and parents. Includes many examples of Behavioral Support Plans.

Art as an early intervention tool for children with autism. Nicole Martin. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009. Call number: Disabilities-TRANS WM 203.5 M382a 2009.

The assessment of basic language and learning skills (the ABLLS): An assessment, curriculum guide, and skills tracking system for children with autism or other developmental disabilities.James Partington and Mark L. Sundberg. Version 2.3. Behavior Analysts, 1998. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 P273a 1998.
A strange world- Autism, asperger's syndrome, and PDD-NOS: A guide for parents, partners, professional carers, and people with ASDs. Martine F. Delfos. London; Philadelphia: J. Kingsley, Publishers, 2005. Call number: Disabilities- PROF WM 203.5 D351s 2005.
-An intriguing and comprehensive guide to autism spectrum disorder presented from a new biopsychological perspective. An accessible resource for parents and an important textbook for students and professionals.
At home with Autism: Three families' stories. Danielle Morse. 1998. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 M884a 1998.
-This booklet provides basic information on autism and coping strategies.
Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal stories of college students with autism. Ohio University Press, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 A656 2002.
Autipower!: Successful living and working with an autism spectrum disorder. Herman Jansen and Betty Rombout ; translated by Karin Lemmen. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2014. Call number: Disabilities-TRAN WM 203.5 J35a 2014.
-This book offers tips on how to well well with an autism spectrum disorder.
Autism. Gay Clement-Atkinson. South Carolina University Affiliated Program, Center for Developmental Disabilities, School of Medicine, 1996. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 C626a 1996.
-This booklet includes an overview of autism, behavior management tips, and tips for teachers.
Autism. Laura Schreibman. 1988. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 S378a 1988.
-This book provides an overview of autism, including behavioral characteristics, diagnosis, treatment models, and prognosis.
Autism and its medical management : A guide for parents and professionals. Michael G. Chez. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 C531a 2008.
-This book explains the medical aspects of autism and how both parents and professionals can use current medical knowledge to better understand how to address the medical aspects of autism. This book offers accessible explanations of medical terminology and treatment relevant to ASDs.
Autism, brain, and environment. Richard Lathe. London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley, 2006. Call number: Disabilities- PROF WM 203.5 L352a 2006.
-Autism, Brain, and Environment proposes that autism is a disorder of the limbic brain, which is damaged by toxic heavy metals present in the environment. Lathe argues that most ASD children have additional physiological problems and that these can produce and exacerbate the condition.
Autism: Effective biomedical treatments: Have we done everything we can for this child? Jon Pangborn. Boston, MA 2005. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 P191a 2005.
-This text is a complete revision of previous editions of Biomedical Assessment Options for Children with Autism & Related Problems that have revolutionized the biomedical approach to diagnosis and treatment of autism, PDD, and related disorders.
Autism in adolescents and adults. Edited by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. 1983. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 A9375 1983.
-This book focuses on autism in adolescents and adults and contains chapters on recreation and leisure needs, education needs, medical needs, management of aggressive behavior, and North Carolina's TEACCH program.
Autism, advocates, and law enforcement professionals: Recognizing and reducing risk situations for people with autism spectrum disorders. Dennis Debbaudt. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HV 6133 D286a 2002.
Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Edited by Uta Frith. 1991. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 A9368 1991.
-Frith describes the clinical and human features of autism and asperger syndrome. Case studies and a translation of Asperger's paper are included.
The Autism Encyclopedia Edited by John Neisworth and Pamela Wolfe. Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 2005. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 13 A939 2005.

Autism and Play. Janiik Beyer and Lone Fammeltoft. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 B573a 1999.
Autism/Aspergers: Solving the Relationship Puzzle. Steven Gutstein. 2000. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 G984a 2000.
-Gutstein describes his social skills training program, the Relationship Development Intervention.
Autism: Explaining the Enigma, 2nd ed. Uta Frith. Malden, MA: Blackwell Pub., 2003. Call number: Disabilities- PROF WM 203.5 F919a 2003.
- Provides the first satisfactory psychological account of what happens in the mind of a person with autism. Suggests that from the beginning, problems of communication, social interaction, and flexibility follow as the complex interactions of human development unfold.
Autism in children and adults: Etiology, assessment, and intervention. Edited by Johnny L. Matson. 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 A93755 1994.
-Definition and assessment, differential diagnosis, self-help and community skills, and other topics are covered in this autism text.
Autism in your classroom: A general educator's guide to students with autism spectrum disorders. Deborah Fein and Michelle A. Dunn. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2007. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION WM 203.5 F299a 2007.
-What you need to know about autism spectrum disorders: What is autism? More about autism spectrum disorders; What causes autism spectrum disorders? The impact of autism on the family; What treatments are used for children with autism? The student in your classroom, Educational placements, Getting started, Cognition and motor issues, Language issues, Academics, Social skills, Troubleshooting behaviors in the classroom, The balancing act, Case studies of success and failure.
Autism through the lifespan: The Eden model. David L. Holmes. 1997. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 H749a 1997.
-Holmes, founder of the Eden Institute, describes Eden's theories and services. In addition, a basic overview of autism is provided.
The autistic spectrum: A parents' guide to understanding and helping your child. Lorna Wing. 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W769a 2001.
-Wing, a mother of a child with autism, gives practical advice such as teaching basic skills and reducing inappropriate behavior. She also provides a great introduction to autistic disorders.
Autism spectrum disorders from A to Z: Assessment, diagnosis, and more! Barbara T. Doyle. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 D754a 2004.
-A book incorporating impeccable research and common sense for people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their parents, and professionals who work with them. Presented in an easy-to-read format, this is a must have book for everyone new to ASD.
Autistics' Guide to Dating: A Book by Autistics, for Autistics, and Those Who Love Them or Who Are In Love with Them. Emilia Murry Ramey and Jody John Ramey. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 R172a 2008.
-For people on the autism spectrum dating is so often an elusive art form, requiring the very skills--in communication, in social perception--that don't come naturally to them. This book presents strategies for overcoming social skills deficits and sensory issues, to make for relationship success.
Autistic spectrum disorders: Understanding the diagnosis and getting help.Mitzi Waltz. 2nd ed. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W241a 2002.
-This parent guide focuses on getting and understanding the diagnosis, treatment options, and coping and support systems. Several stories of families living with autistic spectrum disorders are included.
Autism- The Eighth colour of the rainbow: Learn to speak autistic. Florica Stone. London; New York: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004. Call number: Disabilities- FAM WM 203.5 S877a 2004.
-Shows how shared meanings can be expressed between autistic and non-autistic individuals, though they experience different perceptions of reality. Helps people interact meaningfully with autistic kids.
Behavioral intervention for young children with autism: A manual for parents and professionals. Edited by Catherine Maurice. Pro-Ed., 1996. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 B3427 1996.
Beyond the autism diagnosis: A professional's guide to helping families.Marion O'Brien and Julie A. Daggett. Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., 2006. Call number: Disabilities- PROF WM 203.5 O13b 2006.
-After a child's autism diagnosis, how can professionals best support parents and carers? This incisive guide gives readers something they can't get elsewhere- a deep understanding of parents' needs and feelings, directly from more than 60 families with firsthand experience.
Biological treatments for autism and PDD. William Shaw.2nd ed. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 S537b 2002.
-This is a comprehensive guide to the wide range of therapies that have been useful in the treatment of autism.
Biomedical assessment options for children with autism and related disorders. A biomedical approach: A consensus report of the Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!)Conference, Dallas, Texas, January 1995. Sidney M. Baker and Jon Pangborn. 1999. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 B168b.

The boy who loved windows: Opening the heart and mind of a child threatened with autism. Patricia Stacey. Da Capo Press, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S775b 2003.
Bright splinters of the mind: A personal story of research with autistic savants.Beate Hermelin. Philadelphia, PA: J. Kingsley, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 H553b 2001.
-Hermelin discusses her research investigating the talents, such as poetry, foreign language acquisition, numerical calculations, and art, of individuals with autism.

Can the world afford autistic spectrum disorder? : nonverbal communication, Asperger syndrome and the interbrain. Digby Tantam. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 T169c 2009.

A child called Noah. Josh Greenfield. 1972. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 G812c.
-A father's account of his life with Noah, his son with autism.
Children with autism: A parent's guide. Edited by Michael D. Powers. 2000. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 C536.
-Trusted, respected source of information on Autism and other conditions within the spectrum of Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD). Supports parents in their efforts to secure the brightest possible future for their child. A must-have reference.

Coach yourself through the autism spectrum. Ruth Knott Schroeder. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S381c 2009.

Communication unbound: How facilitated communication is challenging traditional views of autism and ability-disability. Douglas Biklen. 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 B594c.
-Using facilitated communication, the difficulties of change, and rethinking disability comprise the three major chapters of this volume.
The Conversation Train: A Visual Approach to Conversation for Children on the Autism Spectrum. Joel Shaul. 2014. Call number: Disabilities-TRAN WM 203.5 S533c 2014.
-This inventive color picture book uses the metaphor of a train to teach basic conventions of conversation to children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs).
Could it be autism?: A parent's guide to the first signs and next steps. Nancy D. Wiseman with Kim Painter Koffsky. New York: Broadway Books, 2006. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W814c 2006.
-Most children are not diagnosed with autism until they go to school, but problems can be recognized much earlier. The books contains an easy-to-use checklist for milestones, beginning at 4 months, early detection and intervention strategies for developmental delays, etc.
Crossing bridges: A parent's perspective on coping after a child is diagnosed with autism/PDD. Viki Satkiewicz-Gayhardt, Barbara Peerenboom, Roxanne Campbell. 1998. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S253c.
-This booklet is in a question/answer format that covers topics such as medical support, special education, feelings, and sensory integration.
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. Mark Haddon. New York: Vintage Contemporaries, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H127c 2004.
-National bestseller about an autistic boy, Christopher Boone. He knows every prime number up to 7,057 and detests the color yellow. This is the improbable story of his quest to investigate the suspicious death of a neighborhood dog. It makes for one of the most captivating novels in recent years.
Daily life therapy: A method of educating autistic children. Kiyo Kitahara. 1984. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 K62d.
-This book provides an overview of daily life therapy, Kitahara's method of educating children with autism.
Decreasing behaviors of severely retarded and autistic persons. Richard M. Foxx. 1982. Call number: Disabilities-Transition WM 308 F795d.
-Time out, the least restrictive treatment model, overcorrection, punishment, and program development are some of the topics covered in this book.
Demystifying autism spectrum disorders: A guide to diagnosis for parents and professionals. Carolyn Thorwarth Bruey. Woodbine House, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 B889d 2004.

Developing leisure time skills for persons with autism: A practical approach for home, school and community. Phyllis Coyne, Colleen Nyberg, Mary Lou Vandenburg. 1999. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 C881d 1999.
Diagnosis and assessment in autism. Edited by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. 1988. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 D536.
-Diagnosis classification, behavioral assessment, assessment in the classroom, and family assessment are some of the chapters in this volume of the Current Issues in Autism series.
Different croaks for different folks: All about children with special learning needs by Ochiai, Midori, Shinya Miyamoto, Hiroko Fujiwara, and Esther Sanders. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006. Call number: USC-SOM Disabilitites-FAM LC 4704 O16d 2006.
-Aimed at children with autism and related spectrum conditions. Each lesson gives practical advice on issues such as hard-to-break habits and physical coordination difficulties.
Early Start for Young Children with Autism/PDD: Practical InterventionsMcConnell, Kathleen. Austin, Tex.: Pro-Ed, 2006. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 M129e 2006.
-Provides teachers, parents, interventionists, therapists, and caregivers with intervention strategies for young children with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. An educational product that focuses specifically onyoung children, ages 2 through 5, with autism/PDD.
Educating children with autism. Committee on Educational Interventions for Children with Autism.Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4718 E24 2001.

Effective practices for children with autism : educational and behavioral support interventions that work. Luiselli, James et al. New York : Oxford University Press, 2008. Call number: Disabilities-TRANS WM 203.5 E265 2008.

The effects of autism on the family. Edited by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. 1984. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 E27.
-Advocacy, developmental changes in families with children with autism, parents as behavior therapists, and training programs are some of the topics included in this volume of the Current Issues in Autism series.
Exiting Nirvana: A daughter's life with autism. Clara Claiborne Park. 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 P235e.
-This is Park's second book about her daughter Jessy's experience with autism. Jessy is now middle-aged.
Facing autism: Giving parents reasons for hope and guidance. Lynn Hamilton. 2000. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H218f.
-This parent guide includes chapters on the parent-doctor balance, ten things to do first, applied behavior analysis, and education and communication needs.
Fighting for Tony. Mary Callahan. 1987. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 C156f.
-Callahan tells the story of her son Tony, who at age two was diagnosed as autistic. His mother now believes that his behavior was due to a cerebral allergy to milk.

First steps in intervention with your child with autism : frameworks for communication. Phil Christie et al; illustrated by Pamela Venus. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009. Call number: Disabilites-FAM WM 203.5 F527 2009.

Freedom from meltdowns : Dr. Thompson's solutions for children with autism. Travis Thompson. Baltimore : Paul H. Brookes Pub. Co., c2009. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 T477f 2009.

Genius! Nurturing the spirit of the wild, odd, and oppositional child. George T. Lynn. London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WS 350 L987g 2006.
-An inspiring guide to nurturing the remarkable abilities of attention deficit children diagnosed with conditions like autism, AD/HD, etc. An essential guide for parents and caregivers who want to bring out the best.
Getting services for your child on the Autism spectrum. Matthew G. Foley and DeAnn Hyatt-Foley. Jessica Kingsley, 2002.Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 F663g.
-A how-to guide that provides parents with information on obtaining services and arranging the best schooling.
Getting the best for your child with autism: An expert's guide to treatment. Bryna Siegel, PhD. The Guilford Press, 2008. Call Number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S571g 2008.

Giggle Time: Establishing the social connection: A program to develop the communication skills of children with Autism, Asperger Syndrome and PDD.Susan Aud Sonders. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S698g 2003.
A guide to successful employment for individuals with autism. Marcia Datlow Smith, Ronald G. Belcher, and Patricia D. Juhrs. 1995. Call number: Disabilities-Transition HV 3005 S655g.
-This text addresses all aspects of job placement for individuals with autism and includes case studies.
Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders. Editors: Donald J. Cohen, Anne M. Donnellan. 1987. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 H236.
-This book covers descriptive and diagnostic characteristics, biological contributions, intervention techniques and legal and social issues.
Health care financing for severe developmental disabilities. Arnold Birenbaum and Dorothy Guyot, Herbert J. Cohen. 1990. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 107 B618h.
-Family health care costs associated with severe mental retardation and autism are discussed.
Healthcare for children on the autism spectrum: A guide to medical, nutritional, and behavioral issues. Fred R. Volkmar and Lisa A. Wiesner. Woodbine House, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 V919h 2004.
Helping a child with nonverbal learning disorder or Asperger's syndrome: A parent's guide. Kathryn Stewart. New Harbinger Publications, Inc., 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S849h.
-Stewart relates techniques and tips gained from her experiences working with children with Asperger's syndrome.
Helping children with autism learn: Treatment approaches for parents and Professionals. Bryna Siegel. Oxford University Press, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 S571h 2003.
Helping people with autism manage their behavior. Nancy Justin Dalrymple. 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 D151h.
-This booklet from the Indiana Resource Center for Autism addresses techniques directed at specific behaviors, creating a physical environment for learning, and positive programming.
High-functioning individuals with autism. Edited by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. 1992. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H638.
-Provides information pertaining to diagnostic issues, neuropsychological studies, and neurological localization. Personal accounts written by autistic people and parents are included.
Home educating our autistic spectrum children: Paths are made by walking. Edited by Terri Dowty and Kitt Cowlishaw. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM RJ 506 .A9 H765.
-Parents that are home educating their children with autism or Asperger syndrome answer frequently asked questions on how to get started. The authors discuss the controversies surrounding home education.

The horse boy : a father's quest to heal his son. Rupert Isaacson. New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2009. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 I73h 2009.

How to live with autism and asperger syndrome: practical strategies for parents and professionals. Chris Williams and Barry Wrigt. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W722h 2004.
-This introduction to caring for a child with autism is an ideal resource for teachers and members of a child with autism's immediate and extended family. The author tackles common problems experienced in everyday routines.
How to teach pivotal behaviors to children with autism: A training manual. Robert L. Koegel. 1989. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 H847.
-This manual shows examples of family interactions between individuals with autism and their parents and siblings.
Incentives for change: Motivating people with autism spectrum disorders to learn and gain independence. Topics in Autism Series. Lara Delmolino, Sandra L. Harris. 1st ed. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 D359i 2004.
Increasing behaviors of persons with severe retardation and autism. Richard M. Foxx. 1982. Call number: Disabilities-Transition WM 308 F795i.
-Reinforcers, prompting, shaping, modeling and program evaluation are some of the topics covered in this text.
Learning and cognition in autism. Edited by Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. 1995. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 L438.
-Educational strategies, verbal and nonverbal cognitive processes, motivating communication in autistic children, and the TEACCH system are some of the topics covered in this book.
Let me hear your voice: a family's triumph over autism. Catherine Maurice. 1994. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 M454L.
-A story of a family with two children with autism and their success using behavioral therapy.
Living with autism: The parents' stories. Kathleen M. Dillon. Parkway Publishers, 1995. Call number: Disabilitites-FAM WM 203.5 D579L 1995.
- This book presents the experiences of six parents who are raising children with autism. The children profiled here range in age from six to twenty-two years old, and exhibit a wide range of abilities and needs. It gives glimpses of life ahead, and Dillon’s book informs readers of the successful coping strategies adopted by some of these parents.
Making a Difference: Behavioral Intervention for Autism. Edited by Catherine Maurice, Gina Green, Richard M. Foxx. Austin, Tex.: Pro-Ed, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 M235 2001. 
-Interacts with many parents and professionals who are concerned about individuals with autism of all ages, from kid to adult. Satisfies some thirst for knowledge and Brings at least some hope to people with autism, to their families, and to those who teach and work with them.
Making peace with autism: One family's story of struggle, discovery, and unexpected gifts. Susan Senator. Boston: Trumpeter Books, 2005. Call number: Disabilities- FAM WM 203.5 S474m 2005.
-The author explains why a diagnosis of autism doesn't have to shatter a family's dreams of happiness. Without offering a miracle or cure, Senator offers valuable strategies for coping successfully with the daily struggles of life with an autistic child.

Making sense of sex : a forthright guide to puberty, sex and relationships for people with Asperger's syndrome Sarah Attwood ; illustrated by Jonathon Powell. London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008. Call number: Disabilities-PROF HQ 53 A886m 2008.

A mind apart: Understanding children with autism and Asperger's syndrome. Peter Szatmari. New York: Guilford Press, c2004. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 S996m 2004.
Music Therapy: Another path to learning and communication for children in the autism spectrum. Betsey K. Brunk. 1999. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 450.5 .M8 B896m.
-This book focuses on the nine therapeutic characteristics of music therapy.

My child has autism : what parents need to know. Clarissa Willis ; illustrated by Deborah Johnson and Marie Ferrante Doyle. Beltsville, Md. : Gryphon House, c2009.

My social stories book. Carol Gray and Abbie Leigh White. London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 G778m 2002.
-The author's social stories approach has become established as a highly effective way of teaching social and life skills to children on the autism spectrum. Using short narratives (for young children), the stories in this book take children through basic activities and helps children to understand different experiences.
Navigating the social world: A curriculum for individuals with Asperger's syndrome, high functioning autism and related disorders. Jeanette L. McAfee. Future Horizons, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 M113n 2002.
Neurobiological Issues in Autism. Eric Schopler and Gary B. Mesibov. 1987. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 N494.
-This volume in the Current Issues in Autism series provides information on neurological, genetic, and drug treatment issues in autism.
The new social story book. Illustrated edition. Carol Gray. 2000. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 N532.
-Examples of social stories covering a variety of topics.
Ninos autistas: Guia para padres, terapeutas y educadores. Michael Powers. Woodbine House, 1999. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 N716.
-A guide for parents with children with autism. Written in Spanish.
Nobody nowhere: The extraordinary autobiography of an autistic. Donna Williams. 1992. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W722n.
-Autobiography of Donna Williams, a young Australian woman with autism.
Nonverbal learning disabilities at school: Educating students with NLD, Asperger Syndrome and related conditions. Pamela B. Tanguay. Jessica Kingsley, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM LC 4704.5 T164n 2002.
The only boy in the world: A father explores the mysteries of autism. Michael Blastand. New York, NY: Marlowe & Company, 2006. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 B644o 2006.
-A father's account of learning to understand his son's autism.
A parent's guide to asperger syndrome and high-functioning autism: How to meet the challenges and help your child thrive. Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson, James McPartland. New York, NY: Guilford Press, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 O99p.
-Leading psychologists explain how to work with your child's paradoxical combination of precocious talents and social difficulties to help him or her learn to engage more fully with the world. Features loads of everyday problem-solving ideas.
The picture exchange communication system training manual. Lori Frost and Andy Bondy. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF LC 4019.8 F939p.
-This manual describes the picture exchange communication system and how to implement it in a variety of settings.
A picture's worth: PECS and other visual communication strategies in Autism. Andy Bondy & Lori Frost. Woodbine House, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 B711p.
-Visual communication strategies for children with autism, such as PECS, are explored.
Playing, laughing, and learning with children on the autism spectrum: A practical resource of play ideas for parents and carers. Julia Moor. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 M819p.
-Each chapter has a theme such as, music, art, reading, physical activities, puzzles, playing outdoors and turn taking. Moor gives examples of how obsession and ritual can be redirected positively and how to build on small achievements.
Practical guide to services for people with disabilities and special needs. S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, Office of Community Education. 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WB 320 P83.
Preschool education programs for children with autism. Edited by Sandra L. Harris and Jan S. Handleman. 1994. Call number: Disabilities-FAM LC 4718 P929.
-This book includes case studies of various preschool programs for children with autism.
Preschool issues in autism. Edited by Eric Schopler, Mary E. Van Bourgondien, and Marie M. Bristol. 1993. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 P928.
-This text focuses on the preschool years with an emphasis on early intervention and diagnosis. Information on behavior management and legislation is also included.
Raising a child with autism: A guide to applied behavior analysis for parents. Shira Richman. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Pub., 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 R532r 2001.
-Table of Contents: 1. What is autism? 2. Learning theory and Applied Behavior Analysis. 3. Structuring your child's free time. 4. Reducing maladaptive behaviors. 5. Daily living skills. 6. Increasing communication. 7. Sibling interaction. 8. Bringing your child with autism into the community. 9. A parent's personal account.
Reaching the autistic child: A parent training program. Martin A. Kozloff. Reprinted 1993. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 K885r.
-Kozloff provides examples of teaching daily living skills to children with autism.
Reaching out, joining in: Teaching social skills to young children with autism. Mary Jane Weiss, Sandra L.Harris. 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 G475r.
-Examples and techniques of Applied Behavior Analysis are described for parents of preschool to kindergarten-aged children diagnosed with one of the Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD).
Red and green choices: A positive behavioral development strategy for students with autism or behavioral predispositions and minor attentional concerns. Green Irene. Huron, OH: Green Irene, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 I66r 2003.
-This strategy was developed in April 1999. It is based on child choice and adult expectations of appropriate behavioral responses.
Relationship development intervention with children, adolescents and adults: Social and emotional development activities for Asperger syndrome, autism, PDD and NLD. Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 G984r.
Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children: Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD. Steven Gustein and Rachelle Sheely. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 G9841r 2002.
-This manual describes activities designed to enhance the social skills of younger children, between the ages of two and eight. Includes objectives and information on evaluating progress for parents and teachers.
The research basis for autism intervention. Edited by Eric Schopler. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 R432 2001.
-This volume is the outcome of a cooperative scientific workshop between researchers from Israel and North Carolina, entitled Research Frontiers in Autism: Genetics, Behavior and Intervention, held in Jerusalem, June 28-30, 1999.
Revealing the Hidden Social Code: Social Stories for People with Autistic Spectrum Disorders. Marie Howley and Eileen Arnold. London; Philadelphia: J. Kingsley Publishers, 2005. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION WM 203.5 H865r 2005.
-The Social Stories approach is a widely acknowledged as a key technique for helping people with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) understand and become more familiar with social and life skills.
Reweaving the autistic tapestry: Autism, Asperger syndrome, and ADHD. Lisa Blakemore-Brown. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 B636r.
-Blakemore-Brown uses the tapestry metaphor to describe the similarities between ADHD and autism spectrum disorders.
The ride together: A brother and sister's memoir of autism in the family. Judy Karasik and Paul Karasik. Washington Square Press, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 K18r.
Right from the start: Behavior intervention for young children with autism. Sandra L. Harris and Mary Jane Weiss. Woodbine House, 2007. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H313r 2007.
-Indispensable resource for families of newly diagnosed children with autism spectrum disorders is now updated and expanded. The book contains a wealth of practical information on how to choose evidence-based early intervention.
Running with Walker: A memoir. Robert Hughes. New York: Jessica Kingsley, 2003. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H894r.
The Science and Fiction of Autism. Laura Schreibman. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2005. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 S378s 2005.
-One of the leading experts in behavioral treatments approaches autism through the context of its controversies, showing where extraordinary and unfounded claims have falsely raised hopes, stirred fears, and ruined lives. Schreibman arms her readers with information to deal with the ideas about autism.
Self-help skills for people with autism: A systematic teaching approach. Stephen R. Anderson, Amy L. Jablonski, Marcus L. Thomeer, & Vicki Madause Knapp. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2007. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION WS 203.5 S465 2007.
-Addresses a core group of essential skills - eating, toileting, dressing, and personal hygeine - that are key for children's independence and participation in school, home, and community.
Siblings of children with autism: A guide for families. Sandra Harris and Beth Glasberg. 2nd ed. 2003. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H316s 2003.
-A practical guide that includes information on sibling relationships and how to describe autism to children of various ages.
The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching communication, play and emotion. Dr. Jed Baker. Future Horizons. 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 B167s 2001.
Son-rise: The miracle continues. Barry Neil Kaufman. 1994. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 K21s.
-A book about the work of Barry and Samahria Kaufman. Includes case studies.
Special Diets for Special Kids. Lisa Lewis. 1998. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 L674s.
-Lewis describes her own success with removing gluten and casein from her child's diet and includes over 150 recipes.
The stolen child: Aspects of autism and asperger syndrome. Ann Hewetson. 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 H598s.
-Hewetson discusses the latest research findings and includes personal stories that complement the findings.
Straight Talk About Autism with Parents and Kids: Childhood and Adolescent Issues (DVD). Verona, WI: Attainment Co., c2002. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 S896 2002.
-This two-part DVD-video features interviews with kids with autism and their parents. They examine the key issues encountered during childhood and adolescence.
Supporting individuals with autism spectrum disorder in recreation. Phyllis Coyne & Ann Fullerton. Champaign, IL: Sagamore Pub., 2004. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WS 350 C881s 2004.

Taking Care of Myself: A hygiene, puberty and personal curriculum for young people with autism. Mary Wrobel. Future Horizons. 2003. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W957t 2003.

Taking the mystery out of medications in Autism/Asperger syndromes: A guide for parents and non-medical professionals. Luke Y. Tsai. Future Horizons, 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 T877t 2001.
Taming the recess jungle. Carol Gray. 1994. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 G778t.
-This booklet covers the variety of social challenges that exist during recess.
Targeting autism: What we know, don't know, and can do to help young children with autism and related disorders.Shirley Cohen. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 C678t 2002
Teach me language: A language manual for children with autism, Asperger's syndrome, and related developmental disorders. Sabrina Freeman, Lorelei. 1997. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 F855t.
-This manual is based on speech pathology methods and includes step-by-step instructions, examples, and games.
Teaching children with autism: Strategies to enhance communication and socialization. Edited by Kathleen Ann Quill. 1995. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 T253.
-This book focuses on instructional adaptations and strategies that promote communication and emphasizes the individual strengths of the individual.
Teaching conversation to children with autism : scripts and script fading. Lynn E. McClannahan & Patricia J. Krantz. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2005. Call number: Disabilities-TRANSITION WM 203.5 M126t 2005.
-First book to describe how scripts and script fading can provide a predictable and meaningful structure for children and adults with autism to engage in conversation.
Ten things every child with autism wishes you knew. Ellen Notbohm. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, 2005. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 N899t 2005.
-Speaks to children's wishes and the choices parents can make to honor them. Focuses on the importance of sensory issues, addresses the infamous "meltdowns" and provides techniques to construct a visual strategy to help a child to navigate his day.
There's a boy in here. Judy Barron and Sean Barron. 1992. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 B277t.
-In alternating paragraphs, Judy, a mother, and Sean, her son with autism, reflect on the challenges and his progress.
Toilet training for individuals with autism & related disorders: A comprehensive guide for parents & teachers.Maria Wheeler. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, 1998. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 W563t 1998.
-Individuals with autism have been reported by researchers as being the most difficult population to toilet train. This book offers effective strategies for teaching toileting skills.

Toilet training for individuals with autism or other developmental issues : a comprehensive guide for parents & teachers. Maria Wheeler. Arlington, TX : Future Horizons, c2007. Call number: Disabilites-FAM WM 203.5 W563t 2007.

A treasure chest of behavioral strategies for individuals with autism. Beth Fouse, Maria Wheeler. Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, c. 1997. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 F781t 1997.

Unlocking the potential of secretin: Information and questions for parents and physicians who want to learn more about secretin as its use is explored in autism and other disorders. Gary and Victoria Beck. 1998. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 U58.
Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism. Grandin, Temple. 2005. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 G753u.
-Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron use their colorful life stories to explain the unwritten rules and patterns of social relationships.
A user guide to the GF/CF diet for autism, Asperger syndrome and AD/HD. Luke Jackson. London: Jessica Kingsley, 2002. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 J13u.
-Twelve-year-old Luke Jackson explains what it is like to follow a gluten and casein-free diet. Some family recipes are included.
The verbal behavior approach : how to teach children with autism and related disorders. Mary Lynch Barbera. London ; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley, 2007. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 B234t 2007.
-This step-by-step guide provides an abundance of information about how to help children develop better language and speaking skills, and also explains how to teach non-vocal children to use sign language.
Visual supports for people with autism: A guide for parents and professionals. Marlene J. Cohen and Donna L. Sloan. Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 2007. Call number: Disabilities-PROF WM 203.5 C678v 2007.
-Marlene J. Cohen and Donna L. Sloan show parents and educators how incorporating visual supports while teaching can improve academic performance, behavior, interaction with others, and self-help skills.
Voices from the spectrum: Parents, grandparents, siblings, people with autism, and professionals share their wisdom. Cindy N. Ariel and Robert A. Naseef. London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2006. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WM 203.5 V889 2006.
-A masterful collection of essays from contributors who graciously share their perspectives, quests, struggles, hopes, and thoughts on life mingled with autism.
Without reason: A family copes with two generations of autism. Charles Hart. 1995. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WS 203.5 H325w.
-Hart relates the struggles and accomplishments of two generations of men with autism in his family.

Children's Books

Andy and his yellow Frisbee. Mary Thompson. Publisher Bethesda, MD: Woodbine House, 1996. Call number: Disabilties-FAM PR 990 T484a 1996.
-The new girl at school tries to befriend Andy, an autistic boy who spends every recess by himself, spinning a yellow frisbee under the watchful eye of his older sister.
Different like me: My book of autism heroes. Jennifer Elder. London; Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005. Call number: Disabilities- FAM WM 203.5 E37d 2005.
-This book introduces children aged 8 to 12 to inspirational famous and historical figures from the worlds of science, art, math, etc. All excel in their own particular fields, but are united by the fact that they, too, often found it difficult to fit in.
Everything you need to know: When a brother or sister is autistic. Marsha Sarah Rosenberg. Rosen Pub.Group, 2000. Call number: Disabilties-FAM WM 203.5 R813e 2000.
-Discusses what autism is, how it is diagnosed and treated, and ways that siblings of people with autism can find support.
Ian's walk: A story about autism. Laurie Lears. 1998.Call number: Disabilities-FAM PR 990 L438i 1998.
-A young girl realizes how much she cares for her autistic brother Ian when he gets lost at the park.
Sensory Smarts: A book for kids with ADHD or autism spectrum disorders struggling with sensory integration problems. Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr. with Christian P. Chiara. Philadelphia, PA: Jessica Kingsley, 2004. Call number: Disabilities-FAM WS 350.6 .A8 C469s 2004.
-Contents: Sensitivity scale -- Success reward chart -- Interactive page -- Sensory "diets" -- Calming and alerting activities -- Other fun sensory ideas -- Certificate of achievement.
Tacos, Anyone? Alguien Quiere Tacos?: An Autism Story. Marvie Ellis. Round Rock, TX: Speech Kids Texas Press, 2005. Call number: Disabilities-FAM PR 990 E47t 2005.
-Michael is a four year old boy with Autism. His older brother, Thomas, doesn't understand why Michael behaves the way he does. The therapist teaches Thomas how to play with Michael, making sibling time fun again. (Spanish and English)
Taking Autism to School. Andreanna Edwards. 2001. Call number: Disabilities-FAM PR 990 E26t.
-Angel discusses going to school with her friend Sam, a boy with autism.

Audiovisual Resources

A is for autism (video). Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, 1992(12 min.). Call Number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 A111 1992.
- This program offers a glimpse into the condition of autism with words, drawing and music all contributed by autistic people. Combination of live action and animation.
At the gates of autism: Emerging into life (DVD). Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2003. (59 min.) Call Number: Disabilities- AV WM 203.5 A861 2004.
-As a child, Dr. Temple Grandin was diagnosed as brain-damaged; doctors today would call her autistic. This program provides the rare opportunity to hear an autistic person discuss her condition and how she deals with life. She offers many insights into the motivations behind autistic behavior.
Autism and applied behavioral analysis (DVD). Princeton, NJ: Films for the Humanities and Sciences, 2003. Call number: Disabilities- AV WM 203.5 A9397 2003.
-Research shows that some autistic children who are enrolled in a curriculum of applied behavior analysis, as a child they can be put right into the public school system. This ABC News program profiles 2 children with autism who receive this intensive form of therapy and it discusses the mixed results of it.
Autism & the new law (video): Resources for treatment, Hope for a cure.Edvantage, 2001. 30 minutes. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 A9394 2001.
- Designed to help parents, educators and health care professionals better understand autism or similar diagnosis such as Pervasive Developmental Disorder (PDD) and Asperger's Syndrome. Learn about components of The Advancement of Pediatric Autism Research Act, a subtitle of the Children's Health Act of 2000.
Autism: Now what do I do? (video). Produced by International Documentary Television Corp. Langley, B.C.: SKF Books, 2003. 35 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 A9398 2003.
-"This video is designed for parents of a child just diagnosed with autism who want a no nonsense, step-by-step roadmap for medically necessary autism treatment"—Video Container.
Autism: The hidden epidemic (DVD). 2005. Call Number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 A9396 2005.
-This special program explores the incredible strain autism places on the entire family, and documents the Pichettes' personal struggles as they care for their autistic son. The family discusses their determined quest to provide their son with the best care and education.
Autism and informed response(video). West Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Autism Society, c1999. 8 min. Call Number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 A9395 1999.
- This video provides tips for police officers and the general public for approaching and assisting individuals with autism. Includes interviews with individuals with autism.
Autism is a world (DVD). Washington, D.C.: State of the Art, Inc. 2004. Call Number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 A93942 2004.
-"A documentary about Sue Rubin, who is autistic. Sue was diagnosed and treated mentally retarded until the age of 13 when she began communicating using a keyboard. Now she is a junior in college. In Sue's own words, 'Autism is a World' takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world and her life with autism."
Autism spectrum disorders (DVD). Verona, WI: IEP Resources, 2002. 39 min. Call number: Disabilities- AV WM 203.5 A9399 2002.
-Educational psychologist Glenis Benson, Ph.D. presents a comprehensive overview of autism spectrum disorders. Her developmental perspective covers major issue areas: Cognitive style, diagnostic characteristics, communication skills and deficits, social behaviors, support strategies and challenging behaviors.
Breakthroughs (video): How to reach students with autism. Verona, WI: Attainment Co., 1998. 1 videocassette (27 min.) + 1 manual. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 B828 1998.
-Karen Sewell, a special education teacher for 20 years, displays her experience in dealing with autistic children by working successfully with a 3-year-old girl.
Building Independence Through Adaptations and Enablers (video). Bloomington, IN: Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1989. 1 videocassette (21 min). Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 B932 1989.
-This video takes a look at individuals with autism, and ways of enhancing independence using adaptations in the work, school and home environment referred to as enablers. It looks at the need for an ordered environment and ways to enhance a communication.
But he knows all his colors: Characteristics of autism in children birth to three (video). University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. 1995. 28 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 B983.
-In this video, four children with a diagnosis of autism demonstrate some of the characteristic behaviors.
Different Shades of Autism (video). Riva, MD: Veronica Bird Charitable Foundation: Distributed by the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003. Call number: Disabilities- AV WM 203.5 D569 2003. \
-This video incorporates the practice parameters of the American Academy of Neurology. It explains signs of Autism, infantile versus regressive forms, testing procedures, and early referral and intervention.
Dr. Temple Grandin on Visual Thinking, Sensory, Careers, and Medications (DVD). Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, 1999. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 D756 1999.
- This DVD contains Dr. Temple Grandin's successful video series. Temple describes the challenges she faced and offers ideas on how others detailing with autism can improve their quality of life. She is an inspiration and role model to many persons with autism. This edition includes Temple offering a personal view into her life.
Embracing play: Teaching your child with autism (video). Behavioral Intervention Association, 2000. 47 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 E53.
-Designed to give parents immediate hands on techniques to help them engage and teach their newly diagnosed child.
Normal people scare me: A film about autism (video). Normal films, 2006. 90 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 N842
-Conceived by Taylor Cross, a fifteen year old aspiring filmmaker with autism, this film offers poignant insight to the joys and sorrows behind the faces and mysteries of autism through interviews with over 65 individuals. An excellent tool for in-service.
Prisoners of Silence (video). Consortium of Public Television Stations. Washington, DC: PBS Video, 1992. 56 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 P959.
-Facilitated communication (FC) is a technique that is profoundly altering the lives of people with autism and their families. Heralded by many as a breakthrough technique for communicating with nonverbal people with autism, it is being rejected by many scientists as simply not real.
Rain Man (video). Washington, DC: MGM/UA Home Video, 1989. (with Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise)134 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 R154.
-A callous young hustler living in California finds his father has died and left him only rose bushes and a '49 Buick convertible. Feeling cheated out of what he considers is his 3 million dollar inheritance, he is in for an even bigger surprise-a brother he never knew he had! (Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise) Rated: R.
Refrigerator mothers (video). ITVS, Independent Television Service. 2002. 1 videocassette (53 min). Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 R332 2002.
-From the 1950s through the early 1970s, the American medical establishment thought it had found the cause of autism: poor mothering. Doctors presumed that the bizarre behaviors of autistic children-rigid rituals, difficulty with speech, extreme self-isolation-stemmed from their mothers' emotional frigidity. We now know that autism is a brain disorder, not the result of poor parenting. But for a whole generation of women, branded as cold "refrigerator mothers," the damage had been done. (From the Producer)
Relationship-based intervention (video). Pittsburgh, PA: Rebecca Klaw, 2006. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 R382 2006.
-This three-part presentation is designed for anyone who works with young children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The information presented is an eclectic blending of personal philosophy based on a long history of working with individuals with ASD.
Son Rise: A miracle of Love (video). The Option Institute and Fellowship. 1993. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 K211s.
-Against all professional advice and unknown odds, two people refuse to stop hoping, or to stop loving, or to stop trying. The record of their autistic son's intensive journey from a lifeless, totally withdrawn child into an active, affectionate, loving and highly verbal little boy is both astonishing and unique.
The Son-Rise Phenomenon (video). Barry Neil Kaufman and Suzi Lyte Kaufman. Sheffield, MA: The Option Institute and Fellowship, 1993. 20 min. Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 K212s.
-Presents the work of Barry and Samahria Kaufman at the Option Institute and Fellowship.
Understanding Brothers and Sisters on the Autism Spectrum (video). Coulter Video, 2007. 35 min.Call number: Disabilities-AV WM 203.5 U551 2007.
-This DVD contains four programs for siblings of children on the autism spectrum and their parents. Each program covers a range of autistic challenges and strengths, and describes techniques siblings can use to get along and support each other.


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