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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Living Well on the Spectrum: How to Use Your Strengths to Meet the Challenges of Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism

Navigating the ""neurotypical"" world with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism (AS/HFA) can be extremely stressful. But by understanding the specific ways your brain works differently--and how to tap into your personal strengths--you can greatly enhance your well-being. In this wise and practical book, experienced therapist Valerie L. Gaus helps you identify goals that will make your life better and take concrete steps to achieve them. Grounded in psychological science, the techniques in this book help you:
*Learn the unspoken rules of social situations.
*Improve your communication skills.
*Get organized at home and at work.
*Manage anxiety and depression.
*Strengthen your relationships with family and friends.
*Live more successfully on your own or with others.

Paperback

March 15, 2011

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English

An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed

Being diagnosed with autism as an adult can be disorienting and isolating; however, if you can understand the condition and how it affects perceptions, relationships, and your relationship with the world in general, a happy and successful life is attainable. Through an introduction to the autism spectrum, and how the Level 1 diagnosis is characterised, the author draws on personal experiences to provide positive advice on dealing with life, health, and relationships following an adult diagnosis.
The effect of autism on social skills is described with tips for dealing with family and personal relationships, parenting, living arrangements, and employment. Important topics include disclosure, available resources, and options for different therapeutic routes.

Kindle/Paperback

March 21, 2017

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English

Autism Grows Up: Book Five of the School Daze Series

At twenty-one, Suzie has withdrawn from a world she finds alien and confusing. Ability is not the problem, nor is interest – many things fascinate her. But, she has Asperger's Syndrome and high anxiety. To her, the world is a harsh, scary place where she does not fit.
She spends much of her day sleeping and most of her nights on the computer. Her mother, Amanda, wishes Suzie would get a job, go to school or at least help out around the house. Suzie feels that her time is amply filled with the compelling world lurking within her computer.
Amanda has two full time jobs – one involves working at the office every day, the second involves looking after Suzie. Amanda wants more for Suze, but does not know how to help her move forward. When she tries putting pressure on her, Suzie suffers from paralyzing anxiety, resulting in morose withdrawal or worse, lengthy tantrums. Suzie is most content when alone in the basement with her computer.

Kindle/Paperback

31 August 2016

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English

Autism Questions Parents Ask: Autism Help Series - Book One

"Your child has an autism diagnosis. Now what?
First, do no harm. Well, that’s a no-brainer, right?
When your child receives an autism diagnosis, the research begins. You want to learn all that you can and find the best ways to help him or her.
You will receive advice from specialists that makes sense to you - that fits with your life philosophy and with what you know of your child. You will receive advice that does not sit so well with you, the needs of your family and what you believe are the needs of your child.
Trust your instincts. You know your child the best and no one has his well-being at heart as much as you.
Whether or not you feel prepared right now, you as the parent will be your child's primary therapist. You spend the most time with him and have the biggest impact on his life.
This book is for you.

Kindle

7 July 2019

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English

Reaching the Child with Autism Through Art

It is no secret that the arts are often underestimated when it comes to education. But author Toni Flowers knows better. Art encourages communication, positive self-image, concept development, spatial relationships, fine-motor skills, and many more facets of healthy child development. In this book, she provides dozens of artistic activities (called “experiences") that will delight children with autism. Notes on each activity page offer helpful dos and don’ts, along with many real-life experiences Toni encountered while working with children on each activity. Give the children in your life the opportunity to express themselves!

Kindle/Paperback

September 1, 1996

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English

Sensory Yoga for Kids: Therapeutic Movement for Children of all Abilities

This book shows how to use yoga to bring calm and focus (and exercise!) to kids with special needs.
Childhood is a time filled with new motor challenges and hurdles; and this is doubly true for kids with autism and other special needs. The motor challenges kids face require strength, coordination, and the ability to focus and attend.
Yoga can help kids with these challenges as it can strengthen their bodies while calming. This book demonstrates how to get kids started with the discipline that so many of us use in our daily lives. Occupational therapist Britt Collins tells how to use yoga to support special needs, increasing body awareness and fine tune coordination skills.

Kindle/Paperback

1 Dec 2015

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English

Stacy the Shark - Educating Children about Autism

Stacy the Shark-Educating Children about Autism
This book is aimed at educating children ages 4-8. The story explains a specific medical condition in kid-friendly language in hopes of demystifying perceived differences to readers so they can comfortably and freely interact with others who are unlike themselves without fearing the unknown. Educating children early in life will help them appreciate diversity and acceptance.

Paperback

January 31, 2013

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

1 October 2012

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English

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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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

August 5, 2013

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

November 15, 2010

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

September 30, 2016

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

15 November, 2015

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

July 30, 2015

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English

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.

Kindle

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

April 14, 2015

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

November 22, 2012

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

31 Oct 2013

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English

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.

Paperback

February 1, 2018

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English

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

Kindle/Paperback

August 12, 2008

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English

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