Books can play a big role in helping you and your child with Autism. You’ll find books can be a good way to connect with your children as they learn to share, make eye contact and it enhances their speech while reading one with their parents.

Here is a list of specially curated books related to Autism available on Kindle, Pdf version and paperback.

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Handbook of Treatments for Autism Spectrum Disorder

This handbook provides a comprehensive review of the numerous factors associated with treatments for children, youth, and adults with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). It offers in-depth analysis of evidence-based treatments for young children, providing coverage on interventions within social skills training, school curricula, communication and speech training, and augmentative communication. It also covers treatments for adolescents and adults, including vocational programs, social integration programs, and mental health resources. Chapters also review several popular interventions such as functional behavior analysis, sensory integration therapy, early intensive behavioral interventions (EIBI), and floor time. In addition, the Handbook discusses standards of practice, focusing on ethical issues, review boards, training concerns, and informed consent.

Johnny L. Matson

Kindle/Paperback

2017

for Kindle/Paperback

English

1001 Great Ideas for Teaching & Raising Children with Autism or Asperger's

Winner of a Silver medal in the Independent Publishers Book Awards and Learning Magazine's Teachers Choice Award, 1001 Great Ideas has been a treasured resource in the autism community since 2004. In this expanded second edition, Ellen Notbohm (best-selling author of the revolutionary book Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew) and Veronica Zysk (award-winning author and former editor of Autism Asperger's Digest magazine) present parents and educators with over 1,800 ideas try-it-now tips, eye-opening advice, and grassroots strategies. More than 600 fresh ideas join tried-and-true tactics from the original edition, offering modifications for older kids, honing in on Asperger's challenges, and enhancing already-effective ways to help your child or student achieve success at home, in school, and in the community. This one-stop-shop of solutions, explanations, and strategies guides the reader to quickly find ideas that speak to the variety of developmental levels, learning styles, and abilities inherent in children with autism and Asperger's.

Ellen Notbohm

Kindle/Paperback

2010

for Kindle/Paperback

English

1001 Tips for the parents of autistic boys

This book seeks to provide helpful tips, general information, and strategies to help families master Autism. This book is not intended to provide specific medical advise, all therapies and treatments discussed are for informational purpose only. If anything in this book conflicts with your doctors advise you should follow ypur doctors advise. All medical treatments have the potential for harmful side effects, so seek the advise of your doctor before beginning any biomedical treatments for your child.

Ken Siri

Kindle/Paperback

2010

for Kindle/Paperback

English

1001 Tips for the parents of autistic girls

Parents of girls with Autism face unique challenges as their girls grow into their teens. Having to teach daughters about physical aspects of menstruation, why they have a period, and facts about birth control are topics that all parents grapple with, parents of girls with autism have the the added challenge of discussing sexuality, and giving of witholding of concent for their daughters who have much more difficulty understanding the feelings and rules associated with sexual relationships.

Tony Lyons

Kindle/Paperback

2010

for Kindle/Paperback

English

A Beginner's Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorders: Essential Information for Parents and Professionals

This short introduction is an ideal starting point for anyone encountering Autism Spectrum Disorder for the first time. The book covers all of the essential information needed to ground an understanding of the condition and offers effective practical strategies for assisting children who are living with ASD. It advocates putting aside conventional thinking and considering things from a different perspective? the way that the child with ASD sees the world.

Paul G. Taylor

Kindle/Paperback

2011

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

A Book of Questions: A Playful Journal to Keep Thoughts & Feelings

It encourages you to "talk" with yourself by writing about what you think and feel. I hope the questions will get you started in keeping your own journal or diary. You can type your responses to the writing prompt questions directly on your computer screen and keep the journal in your computer or print it out.
Each page in this journal poses a provocative, interesting question to help people discover their writers' voices and express their inner thoughts. There is also a secret message on the book's pages written in sign language with a code to help you decipher.

Bill Zammerman

eBook

1997

for Kindle/Paperback/Free for eBook

English

A Comprehensive Book on Autism Spectrum Disorders

This book arose from experiences of learners, teachers, clinicians, children and adolescent psychiatrists and other professionals. It is an attempt to synthesize the humanistic and caring demands of our discipline with its pragmatic and scientific needs. This synthesis is written by clinicians, experts in child and adolescent psychiatry. This book is an attempt to bring visibility to Autism Spectrum Disorders in child and adolescent psychological practices. The famous dictum of William Osler says: ?Medicine is a science of uncertainty and an art of probability?. This book could not have been written without the support and assistance of many people. Even for the most successful book editions there comes a time for the closure and a time for the new beginning. This book is the new beginning, offering readers new views and insights on Autism Spectrum Disorders.

Mohammad-Reza Mohammadi

Paperback/eBook

2011

for Kindle/Paperback/Free for eBook

English

A Freshman Survival Guide for College Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders : The Stuff Nobody Tells You About!

How do you know which college is right for you? What happens if you don't get on with your roommate? And what on earth is the Greek system all about? As a university student with High-Functioning Autism, Haley Moss offers essential tips and advice in this insider's guide to surviving the Freshman year of college.

Chatty, honest and full of really useful information, Haley's first-hand account of the college experience covers everything students with Autism Spectrum Disorders need to know. She talks through getting ready for college, dorm life and living away from parents, what to expect from classes, professors and exams, and how to cope in new social situations and make friends.

This book is a must-read for all students on the autism spectrum who are about to begin their first year of college, parents and teachers who are helping them prepare, and college faculty and staff.

Haley Moss

Kindle/Paperback/eBook

2014

for Kindle/Paperback/Free for eBook

English

A PARENT'S GUIDE TO AUTISM

A basic guide outlining the major symptoms and effects of autism on the life of a young child.

eBook

for Kindle/Paperback/Free for eBook

English

A Parents Guide to Vision In Autistic Spectrum Disorders

The visual world of autism Is often very different to that most people expect. They have difficulties with facial and expression recognition and In this book we detail how we stop the problem in seconds. They have problems with sensory timing and we explain how modifying visual timing and mapping can have so many effects that can change lives - in seconds!

Ian Jordan

Kindle/Paperback

2015

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

A Positive Approach to Autism - Stella Waterhouse

In this fresh and positive book, Stella Waterhouse investigates how people with autism perceive the world, and discusses the symptoms, behaviours and possible causes of this condition. In addition to examining the relation of autism to hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Tourette Syndrome, she also considers the impact of anxiety and the pros and cons of some of the current treatments including secretin, diet, tinted lenses and Auditory Integration Training. Her approach emphasises the importance of taking into account the views of people with autism and their families. This is a practical and sympathetic book, which will be of interest to professionals and non-professionals alike.

Stella Waterhouse

Paperback

2000

for Kindle/Paperback

English

A Thorn in My Pocket

A Thorn in My Pocket is Eustacia Cutler's story of raising her daughter, Temple Grandin, in the conservative Leave-it-to-Beaver world of the fifties, a time when children with autism were routinely diagnosed as infant schizophrenics and banished to institutions. She tells of her fight to keep Temple in the mainstream of family, community, and school life, how Temple responded and went on to succeed, as Ms. Cutler puts it, beyond my wildest dreams. Ms. Cutler also explores the nature of the autism disorder as doctors understand it today, and how its predominant characteristics reflect our own traits in an exaggerated form. Insightful chapters include: And Baby Makes Three As the Twig Is Bent Childhood The Separate Worlds Begin Things Fall Apart And Start All Over Again The End of Childhood Then What Happened? Looking for the Source The Legacy of Genes What It Means to Be Human

Eustacia Cutler

Kindle/Paperback

2004

for Kindle/Paperback

English

A Treasure Chest of Behavioural Strategies for Individuals with Autism

A cornucopia of ideas, strategies, and concepts that will apply to virtually any situation! The authors address sensory, communication, and physical and social-emotional issues by increasing desired behaviors and decreasing unwanted behaviors. You will also learn how to build "sensory diets" into everyday activities; use antecedent control; teach students to self-regulate; deal with self-injurious behaviors, physical or verbal aggression, toilet training, obsessive-compulsive behavior, and fixations; deal with crisis/stress/data management, data management, and much more. Whatever problems you face, you'll find helpful solutions to them in this book. This book should be on every teacher's and parent's bookshelf. Great reference source!

Beth Fouse , Maria Wheeler

Kindle/Paperback

1997

for Kindle/Paperback

English

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism: Using Everyday Activities to Help Kids Connect, Communicate, and Learn

Cutting-edge research reveals that parents can play a major role in teaching even the youngest children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) how to connect with others and live up to their potential. The key is turning everyday activities into rich and enjoyable learning experiences that target specific developmental skills -- while also bringing parents and kids closer together. Drs. Sally Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, and Laurie Vismara translate their groundbreaking early intervention approach into step-by-step strategies that help parents promote play, language, and engagement during daily routines like meal time and bath time. Compassionate, accessible, and optimistic, this book opens new doors for families coping with the challenges of ASD.

Sally J. Rogers , Geraldine Dawson , Laurie A. Vismara

Kindle/Paperback

2012

for Kindle/Paperback

English

Applied Behavior Analysis for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism was once thought of as a rare condition, until the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention?s Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network released the statistic that about 1 in every 150 eight-year-old children in various areas across the United States is afflicted by an autism spectrum disorder, or ASD. This news led to a dramatic expansion of research into autism spectrum disorders and to the emergence of applied behavior analysis (ABA) as the preferred method of treatment, even among prescribing practitioners.
Applied Behavioral Analysis for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders ably synthesizes research data and trends with best-practice interventions into a comprehensive, state-of-the-art resource. Within its chapters, leading experts review current ABA literature in depth; identify interventions most relevant to children across the autism spectrum; and discuss potential developments in these core areas: Assessment methods, from functional assessment to single case research designs.Treatment methods, including reinforcement, replacement behaviors, and other effective strategies. The role of the differential diagnosis in ABA treatment planning. Specific deficit areas: communication, social skills, stereotypies/rituals. Target behaviors, such as self-injury, aggression, adaptive and self-help problems. ASD-related training concerns, including maintenance and transition issues, and parent training programs. This volume is a vital resource for researchers, graduate students, and professionals in clinical child and school psychology as well as the related fields of education and mental health.

Johnny L. Matson

Kindle/Paperback

2009

for Kindle/Paperback

English

Apps For Autism

Autism? There?s an app for that! Actually, there are more than 200 apps for autism, and this book will guide you through them so you can confidently utilize today?s technology to maximize your child or student?s success!
Speech Language Pathologist Lois Jean Brady wrote this book in order to educate parents, teachers, and other professionals about the breakthrough method she calls ?iTherapy??which is the use of Apple products (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and various apps (computer applications) in meeting students? individual educational goals. Lois believes that all persons on the spectrum can learn how to use technology in a way that is relevant to them. She shares important tips on how to use apps responsibly and effectively by maintaining a child-centered, team approach to teaching and learning, taking into account the individual?s interests, strengths/challenges, vision, motor planning, attention, sensory processing, memory, cognitive ability, environment, and access to tools. Lois also coaches adults on how they can use prompting and reinforcement techniques to help establish and generalize skills learned, until students are able to consistently demonstrate the skills in various environments (home, school, etc).

Lois Jean Brady

Paperback

2012

for Kindle/Paperback

English

ASD and Me: Learning About Autism Spectrum Disorder

Back in 2010, author Teresa DeMars went looking for a book to explain autism to her son. When she couldn?t find one that fit the characteristics of his autism, she wrote ASD and Me. Written for kids diagnosed with Asperger?s Syndrome, PDD-NOS, or autism, parents will appreciate the way this heartwarming children's picture book will help them explain Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) to their child on the spectrum. ASD and Me is written from the point of view of Eli, a seven-year-old boy who has ASD. Through the story, Eli explains how he was diagnosed, and how ASD affects the way he thinks and interprets the world around him. He also talks about some of the social and life skills he has learned that help him fit in with others. The story concludes with some of the interests and activities Eli shares with other children. ASD and Me is a great book to help introduce the subject of autism to siblings, classmates, extended family and to those on the spectrum. (Updated print version of the book may not be available from third party sellers.)

Teresa DeMars

Kindle/Paperback

2010

for Kindle/Paperback

English

Asperger's and Self- Esteem Insight and Hope Through Famous Role Models

The Author of Diagnosing Jefferson introduces twelve more high-achieving role models who have made significant contributions to our world. Role models include: Einstein; Mozart; Darwin; Jefferson; Welles; Levent; Robeson; Curie; Mendel; Mozart; Bartok; Sagan; Gould; and Hartford. All exhibited traits common to people with Asperger's Syndrome. Today's young people and adults with AS can also make a difference if they are given support, opportunities, and the freedom to explore their abilities. Many accomplished people have been loners, self-taught, obsessed by an idea, and known for their lack of social skills. How many of them would be diagnosed with Asperger's today? Norm Ledgin makes convincing arguments for an Asperger's role in each of their extraordinary lives. Helpful chapters include: A Challenge for Parents, Teachers, and Health-Care Professionals The Lonely Perspective of the Asperger?s Child Dealing with Fixations that Drive Us Nuts A Ride in the Time Machine of Logic Finding and Offering Relevant Role Models Surprising and Strange Parallels A New Look at the Concept of Genius Our Discomforts, Their Rights Choosing to be Gentle on Their Minds Parents as Role Models

Norm Ledgin , Temple Grandin

Paperback

2002

for Kindle/Paperback

English

Asperger's From the Inside Out: A Supportive and Practical Guide for Anyone with Asperger's Syndrome

An intimate, engaging, and insightful guide to coping with Asperger's-from one of the condition's most passionate advocates.
Michael John Carley was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome at thirty-six-when his young son received the same diagnosis. This fascinating book reveals his personal experience with the confusion and trauma associated with this condition-and offers insights into living an independent and productive life.

Michael John Carley

Kindle/Paperback

2008

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

Asperkids: An Insider's Guide to Loving, Understanding and Teaching Children with Asperger Syndrome

"ASPERKIDS" was named to the TOP 12 BOOKS TO READ IF YOUR LOVED ONE IS DIAGNOSED WITH ASD by Autism Asperger Digest
Author Jennifer Cook O'Toole has been awarded the 2012 Temple Grandin Award, for outstanding accomplishment and contribution to [your] family and community. Dr. Grandin, who established this award, was named to Time magazine's list of Top 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2010.
Ms. O'Toole has also just been honored by GRASP (the Global and Regional Asperger Syndrome Partnership) with the organization's 2012 Distinguished Spectrumite Medal.
As a parent, a teacher and an Aspie herself, Jennifer Cook O'Toole provides a unique insider's look into Asperger Syndrome. She shows how to help children on the spectrum by understanding how they think and exploiting their special interests to promote learning. Her strategies work because she thinks like the children that she teaches.
This book is full of original and effective methods for engaging with children with Asp

Jennifer Cook O'Toole

Kindle/Paperback

2012

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

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