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.

We would love to get recommendations from you on any useful books for children with Autism that are not in this list. You could write to us at contact@autismconnect.com

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Autism and Reading Comprehension: Ready-to-use Lessons for Teachers

The predictable format, repetition, and routine of these lessons will create a relaxed learning environment, while the variations in the topics will hold students attention and help them generalize the reading skills they need to succeed! Starting with Level 1 (The Cat) and ending with Level 9 (The Lizard), special-educator Joseph Porter has developed an amazing 90 hours of animal-themed, whole-group instructions. There are two student worksheets for each of nine animals, totaling eighteen worksheets. Each worksheet has four variations, and there is a ready-to-go lesson plan for each one! There are also two sentence-building exercises for each animal theme, which will build students observation skills and help them transform those skills into conversation and written language.

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1 October 2012

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Is It Sensory or Is It Behavior?: Behavior Problem Identification, Assessment, and Intervention

Sensory and behavior issues are often complex, intermingled, and pertinent to most clinicians who work with children. This book provides information and strategies for distinguishing between Sensory-based and non-Sensory-based behaviors, as well as intervention techniques. Topics addressed include causes of behavior, Sensory integrative dysfunction, environmental factors that impact behavior, managing challenging behaviors, and implementing Sensory diets. The case studies and worksheets included offer practical suggestions when working with children. This book will help analyze behavior in children to determine if Sensory issues exist or if it is a behavior related problem as well as identify what factors are the root cause of the problem. Laminated cards include intervention strategies for challenging behaviors.

December 30, 2004

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Population One: Autism, Adversity, and the Will to Succeed

Part memoir, part inspirational guide, Population One: Autism, Adversity, and the Will to Succeed is a groundbreaking book that offers readers the ability to see life through the eyes of a young man with autism. Written by Tyler McNamer at the age of 17, Tyler not only details his challenges, but he also offers hope and encouragement to others who face seemingly insurmountable obstacles. Whether you re an educator, a family member of someone with autism, or simply looking for inspiration, you ll appreciate the opportunity to step inside this remarkable young man s mind. As Tyler explains, I ve been called a retard, dumb, and disabled. I ve been bullied, picked on, and made fun of. They put me in special classes and told me that I should not expect to reach my goals. Yet rather than view his diagnosis negatively, Tyler considers his unique viewpoint a gift.

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August 5, 2013

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Gut and Psychology Syndrome: Natural Treatment for Autism, Dyspraxia, A.D.D., Dyslexia, A.D.H.D., Depression, Schizophrenia

Dr. Natasha Campbell-McBride set up The Cambridge Nutrition Clinic in 1998. As a parent of a child diagnosed with learning disabilities, she is acutely aware of the difficulties facing other parents like her, and she has devoted much of her time to helping these families. She realized that nutrition played a critical role in helping children and adults to overcome their disabilities, and has pioneered the use of probiotics in this field. Her willingness to share her knowledge has resulted in her contributing to many publications, as well as presenting at numerous seminars and conferences on the subjects of learning disabilities and digestive disorders. Her book Gut and Psychology Syndrome captures her experience and knowledge, incorporating her most recent work.

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November 15, 2010

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A Problem With the Moon: Book 3 in Fisher's Autism Trilogy

This is the third, and final,book in the Through Fisher's Eyes trilogy. Fisher and his autistic super hero friends must lead the Earth to a new life as part of a global community. They meet an alien named Robert, a mountain man named Mountain John, and a strange being named Triptych.

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September 30, 2016

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Dark Spectrum: Book 2 in Fisher's Autism Trilogy

This is book two in my autism trilogy. The first book is Through Fisher's Eyes: An Autism Adventure. In Dark Spectrum, Fisher and his band of autistic Behira warriors must once again battle Jonah and the Choshek tribe. This adventure takes place at Gettysburg Battlefield in the not-too-distant future. The battlefield is in terribly neglected condition, and the warriors meet in much the same way as the original 1863 battle. This story is filled with Pennsylvania ghosts, demons, Civil War history and folklore.

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15 November, 2015

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Fisher's Autism Trilogy: Through Fisher's Eyes

Fisher Stevens is 17, and autistic.. He lives with his dad. His mom has passed away after a long illness. Fisher's brain sees hundreds of pictures each minute. He also discovers that he and his autistic friends possess amazing powers of the brain. With the help of a mysterious mentor, Fisher and his friends harness these abilities to fight evil. This is an adventure for all ages, filled with magic, excitement and humor. Many of the stories are based on actual experiences of the author and his autistic son, Michael. This is the first book in Fisher's Autism Trilogy.

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July 30, 2015

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Autism Food Rules: Practical Solutions for Expanding Your Child’s Diet

Autism Food Rules: Practical Solutions for Expanding Your Child’s Diet shows you exactly how you can modify mealtimes, increase your child’s interest in new foods, and ultimately expand and improve your child’s diet.
Feeding a selective eater with autism can be frustrating, tedious, and demoralizing. I know! I work with children just like yours every day - ones who eat less than 10 foods, can’t stand to see others eating, avoid complete food groups, and meltdown at just the sight of new food.

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Noah Chases the Wind

Noah knew he was different. He could see things that others couldn't, like the patterns in the dust that floated down on sunbeams.
Noah is different. He sees, hears, feels, and thinks in ways that other people don't always understand, and he asks a lot of questions along the way. Noah loves science, especially the weather. His books usually provide him with the answers he needs, until one day, there's one question they don't answer—and that is where Noah's windy adventure begins.
Filled with rich, sweeping illustrations, this picture book celebrates the inquisitive nature of all children, including those on the autism spectrum, who cannot stop asking a question until an answer has been unearthed.
The book contains a page of information for parents, caregivers, and educators about the importance of helping children feel good about their differences and know that being different is okay.

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April 14, 2015

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I Love Being My Own Autistic Self!

Love Being My Own Autistic Self is a funny and upbeat book for autistic people, their families, and others who care about them. Author Landon Bryce uses a colorful cast of cartoon characters to gently introduce neurodiversity, the idea that neurological differences should be respected and valued.

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November 22, 2012

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Leah's Voice

Leah's Voice is a story that touches on the difficulties children encounter when they meet a child with autism or special needs. Siblings may find it hard to explain to their friends or feel disappointed when others aren't understanding. This book tells the story of two sisters facing these challenges. Through her kindness and devotion, one sister teaches by example the importance of including everyone and showing acceptance.

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31 Oct 2013

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Uniquely Wired

Zak is obsessed with watches. Before that it was trains. He owns hundreds of watches and is quick to tell everyone everything about them. Zak also has autism, so he sometimes responds to the world around him in unconventional ways. As Zak describes his point of view, young readers gain a better understanding of his behaviors and learn valuable lessons about patience, tolerance and understanding. Grades K-5.

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February 1, 2018

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A Friend Like Simon

This is a special education childrens picture books that introduces autism. When an autistic child joins a mainstream school, many children can find it difficult to understand and cope with a student that is somewhat ‘different’ to them. This story encourages other children to be mindful and patient of the differences that exist and to also appreciate the positive contribution that an autistic child can make to the group

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August 12, 2008

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Hello, My Name Is Max and I Have Autism: An Insight Into the Autistic Mind

Hello, My Name is Max and I Have Autism is a beautifully composed collection of essays and drawings by Max Miller, a 12 year old boy on the autism spectrum. Max eloquently explains to the reader about what life is like with autism, providing insight into the autistic mind through the words and drawings of a child on the spectrum. Max's work is powerful and honest. It is unique as it is a book written by a child without prompting or direction. His words are straight from the heart. It is a must-own for any educator, parent, or loved one impacted by autism. Hello, My Name is Max and I Have Autism is a story full of hope and gives a glimpse into life on the spectrum as can only be told from personal experience. Written with the intent of advocating for others with ASD, Max hopes to create compassion, awareness and understanding for all autistic children. His words and pictures not only break down barriers, but show how children with ASD are not so different from other kids.

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June 30, 2014

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Cooper and the Big Apple

Cooper the cat is purrfectly content with his life in Texas. So when his best friend Jennifer tells him they're taking a trip to New York City, he's not really sure what all the fuss is about. But, like a good friend, he embarks on the new adventure with her.
Jennifer takes Cooper to climb the Statue of Liberty, to visit the Stock Exchange, and to attend a Broadway musical, and to see many other New York City landmarks. At each new location, Cooper realizes the Big Apple is not what he expected and even more than he imagined!

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October 13, 2015

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Tacos Anyone? An Autism Story

Summary: 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. This fully color illustrated, bilingual (English and Spanish) children's book is written for young readers, parents, siblings, family members, and professionals who work with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Recipient of the 2005 Barbara Jordan Media Award.

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July 1, 2005

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All My Stripes: A Story for Children With Autism

This is the story of Zane, a zebra with autism, who worries that his differences make him stand out from his peers. With careful guidance from his mother, Zane learns that autism is only one of many qualities that make him special. Contains a Note to Parents by Drew Coman, PhD, and Ellen Braaten, PhD, as well as a Foreword by Alison Singer, President of the Autism Science Foundation.

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March 22, 2015

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Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes Hardcover

Different Like Me introduces children aged 8 to 12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, math, literature, philosophy and comedy. Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, Dian Fossey and Wassily Kandinsky to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by the fact that they often found it difficult to fit in-just like Quinn. Fully illustrated in colour and written in child-friendly language, this book will be a wonderful resource for children, particularly children with autism, their parents, teachers, carers and siblings.

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16 Dec, 2005

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Ethan's Story: My Life With Autism

A children's book written by eight year old Ethan Rice who happens to be autistic. In this fully illustrated book Ethan explains what autism means to him and why he feels so very blessed that God made him this way.

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June 4, 2012

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The Girl Who Thought In Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin

When young Temple was diagnosed with autism, no one expected her to talk, let alone become one of the most powerful voices in modern science. Yet, the determined visual thinker did just that. Her unique mind allowed her to connect with animals in a special way, helping her invent groundbreaking improvements for farms around the globe!
The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin is the first book in a brand new educational series about the inspirational lives of amazing scientists. In addition to the illustrated rhyming tale, you’ll find a complete biography, fun facts, a colorful timeline of events, and even a note from Temple herself!

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August 29, 2017

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