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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Brotherly Feelings: Me, My Emotions, and My Brother with Asperger's Syndrome

Brotherly Feelings” tells the story of Sam and his brother Eric, who has autism. The other kids don’t understand Eric because he acts differently than them. Sometimes, Sam gets embarrassed of the way his brother acts. But, when Sam sees Eric being bullied, it’s important to him to make sure the other kids understand his brother’s autism and treat him with respect. In this book, Sam learns what it means to be a good sibling.

Kindle/Paperback

15 February 2007

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English

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.

Kindle/Paperback

July 9, 2012

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Willard and Spackman's Occupational Therapy

Celebrating 100 years of the Occupational Therapy profession, this Centennial Edition of Willard & Spackman’s Occupational Therapy continues to live up to its well-earned reputation as the foundational book that welcomes students into their newly chosen profession. Now fully updated to reflect current practice, the 13th Edition remains the must-have resource that students that will use throughout their entire OT program, from class to fieldwork and throughout their careers. One of the top texts informing the NBCOT certification exam, it is a must have for new practitioners.
Packed with first-person narratives that offer a unique perspective on the lives of those living with disease, this edition offers much that is new as it continues to help students and clinicians develop the knowledge and skills they need to apply a client-centered, evidence-based and culturally relevant approach across the full spectrum of practice settings.

Paperback

17 Oct 2018

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English

The Beginner's Ultimate Autism Diet Cookbook: Gluten-Free Casein-Free Recipes for Autistic Children and Their Families

The Beginner's Ultimate Autism Diet Cookbook: Gluten-Free Casein-Free Recipes for Autistic Children and Their Families is the ultimate guide to beginning a Gluten-Free, Casein-Free (GFCF) diet, often referred to as the "Autism Diet." The Autism Diet has been proven to increase deficits often seen in children on the spectrum, such as verbal skills, eye-contact, and social abilities. Furthermore, it has demonstrated an ability to decrease many of the negative behaviors associated with spectrum disorders, such as tantrums and self-stimulation.

Kindle

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Finding Your Lost Child: Understanding Allergies, Nutrition, and Detox in Autism

If you want to learn how to help your child become healthier, having fewer and fewer temper tantrums, having less cravings for sugars and detrimental foods, this is the book you can’t miss! You will learn how to have a healthy and happy family by changing life style and learning how to alleviate and even eliminate allergies. The whole family will feel and act better and may see progress in a little as a couple of weeks.

Kindle/Paperback

February 13, 2018

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Nathan's Autism Spectrum Superpowers

The superhero of this book, Nathan, explains about his Autism Spectrum Superpowers, how they affect him, and ways his friends can help out when his superpowers spiral out of control. This book is a tool to help children and their friends, families and caregivers understand kids with superpowers. All children need to know they're wanted, loved and special. All children need to know they have superpowers. And all children especially need to know they're wonderfully made.

Kindle/Paperback

October 9, 2018

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My Friend Has Autism

My friend Zack has a disability called autism. But that doesn’t matter to us. We talk about airplanes, build models, and enjoy hanging out at each other’s house. I’m glad Zack is my friend!

Kindle/Paperback

February 1, 2010

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Ian's Walk: A Story about Autism

Julie can't wait to go to the park and feed the ducks with her big sister. Her little brother, Ian, who has autism, wants to go, too. Ian doesn't have the same reactions to all the sights and sounds that his sisters have, and Julie thinks he looks silly.

Kindle/Paperback

January 1, 1998

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English

Waiting For Benjamin: A Story about Autism

Alexander's little brother, Benjamin, doesn't do things the way Alexander thinks he should. He would rather stare at the wall than play with Alexander. And instead of talking, he just wiggles his fingers and rocks. Alexander knows it's wrong, but he can't help but feel embarrassed when one of his friends calls Benjamin a ""wacko.""
When Benjamin's family learns that he has autism, they hire special teachers to teach him how to listen and talk and play. Alexander is glad-he just wants Benjamin to grow up faster. While Benjamin works with his teachers, Alexander works through his feelings of disappointment and jealousy. As time passes and each boy grows, Alexander discovers that Benjamin isn't just his brother-he is also his friend.

Kindle/Paperback

March 1, 2008

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The Friendship Puzzle: Helping Kids Learn About Accepting and Including Kids with Autism

The world of autism is one that few understand. The condition comes in many forms, and those affected exhibit a wide range of personality traits, some of which make social relations daunting. The Friendship Puzzle helps young readers learn about accepting and including their friends and classmates with autism. Mackenzie Mackabee is going to school at Brook Acres Elementary. Mackenzie loves to make new friends, and she's very excited when she finds out there is a new boy at school named Dylan. But when her attempts at befriending him fail, she goes to her mother for advice. Together they determine to solve this “friendship puzzle.” As she sets out to learn how she can be his friend, Mackenzie discovers that friendships come in many different forms. This book is lively, upbeat and sends an encouraging message about the importance of friendship and inclusion. The activity guide makes the book especially useful for educators and parents.

Kindle/Paperback

March 1, 2009

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Aurora's Gift: Children's Autism Awareness Book for Kids

Based on a true story, Aurora is an extraordinary young girl who has Autism. Despite being nonverbal, throughout the story Aurora searches for ways to overcome her challenges and make herself heard. This rhyming picture story book helps children to understand the world from the point of view of an autistic child and to understand alternative ways of communication that can be used by those with additional needs. "A lovely book to read to my autistic son where the main character faces many of the same challenges as he does. It makes a great change to read him a book about a non neurotypical child." - Reader Review "My two children loved this book. Neither of my children have additional needs but enjoyed this book which helped them understand how children with autism and other disabilities have to overcome obstacles that have never occurred to them before." - Reader Review

Kindle/Paperback

December 20, 2018

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Asanas for Autism and Special Needs: Yoga to Help Children with their Emotions, Self-Regulation and Body Awareness

Teaching yoga to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other special needs is easy using this visual how-to handbook.
Breaking down yoga instruction pose by pose, body part by body part, breath by breath, this book uses easy-to-understand language and clear photographs to show parents, teachers, yoga instructors, and other professionals how to introduce the life-long benefits of yoga to a child with special needs. These benefits include gaining greater awareness and understanding of the body, learning to self-regulate the nervous system, and developing coping skills to work through difficult emotions such as anger and anxiety. Creative yoga games, activities, relaxation exercises, and chair yoga poses are included to make learning yoga a fun, interactive, and calming experience for children with a wide range of abilities.

Kindle/Paperback

December 21, 2014

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My Brother Has Autism

“My Brother Has Autism” is a story about a little boy, named Jake and his younger brother, Johnny. Johnny has Autism. Jake is describing what his brother is like and the therapy his brother experiences. He also tells the reader all the reasons he and his family love his little brother Johnny. This is a great book for siblings of those who have Autism, as well as for friends and family. It describes the busy days within a family of a child with Autism and the love that is generated within that family.

Kindle/eBook

November 25, 2013

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The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius

A powerful and inspiring examination of the connection between the potential for great talent and conditions commonly thought to be “disabilities,” revealing how the source of our struggles can be the origin of our greatest strengths.
In The Power of Different, psychiatrist and bestselling author Gail Saltz examines the latest scientific discoveries, profiles famous geniuses who have been diagnosed with all manner of brain “problems”―including learning disabilities, ADD, anxiety, Depression, Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and Autism―and tells the stories of lay individuals to demonstrate how specific deficits in certain areas of the brain are directly associated with the potential for great talent. Saltz shows how the very conditions that cause people to experience difficulty at school, in social situations, at home, or at work, are inextricably bound to creative, disciplinary, artistic, empathetic, and cognitive abilities.

Kindle/Paperback

March 7, 2017

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Improving Speech and Eating Skills in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders - An Oral Motor Program for Home and School

Many treatment programs encourage verbal imitation and production without addressing the oral hypersensitivities that often make it difficult for children with autism spectrum disorder to produce verbal language. Improving Speech and Eating Skills in Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Oral-Motor Program for Home and School introduces an oral-motor protocol designed to enhance the child's ability to speak and eat by producing more normal movement patterns. It is accompanied by activities that can be incorporated into the child's daily schedule at home or at school for improved eating and speech development. The suggestions and activities will enable parents and professionals to broaden food varieties in a child's diet, increase a child's ability to accept touch inside and around the mouth, and expand the number of sounds and words produced by a child. This is a great resource to help broaden foods in a child's diet and expand a child's sounds and words!

Paperback

June 9, 2008

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Talking with Your Toddler: 75 Fun Activities and Interactive Games that Teach Your Child to Talk

Are you concerned that your child is not verbalizing? The solution may be as simple as a game. Talking with Your Toddler teaches you how to stimulate speech using everyday play. It makes learning to talk fun and engaging for your child.
With proven therapies and easy-to-follow activities, Talking with Your Toddler makes an ideal home companion

Kindle/Paperback

August 9, 2016

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English

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Triumph Over with Ayurveda and Applied Behavior Analysis (Aba)

Autism Spectrum Disorders:
Triumph over with Auyrveda and Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA)
This book is intended for those who are involved as a parent or care taker in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders. This book may be useful to the psychology students, teachers, speech and behavior trainers and above all, the parents of children affected with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Now-a-days ABA is the prime management options for children affected with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Ayurveda as add on therapy with ABA was found to very effective in bringing back autistic children to normalcy. Ayurveda may provide good results if tried earlier even without ABA. This book is not a treatment guide for Autism Spectrum Disorders but can be used to understand the way Ayurveda works to triumph over Autism.

Kindle/Paperback

10 Jun 2016

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English

Raising a Child with Autism: A Guide to Applied Behavior Analysis for Parents

Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) is increasingly recognised as a highly effective way of helping children with autistic spectrum disorders. It is based on a variety of methods and techniques which can be used to promote skills for daily living and change difficult behavior. In Raising a Child with Autism, Shira Richman explains how parents can adapt the practical techniques used in ABA for use at home, providing tips and guidelines to increase play skills, improve communication and sibling interaction and increase independence. The book also covers toilet-training, food selectivity, self-dressing and community outings, and includes an overview of the theory behind ABA as well as a list of resources for further reading. It offers parents a practical and effective way to help autistic children interact more successfully with family, friends and at school.

Kindle/Paperback

1 Nov 2000

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English

Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders (Critical Specialties in Treating Autism and other Behavioral Challenges)

Flexible and Focused: Teaching Executive Function Skills to Individuals with Autism and Attention Disorders is a manual written for individuals who work with learners who struggle with executive function deficits. The manual takes the perspective that executive function skills can be improved through effective intervention, just like any other skills. This how-to manual provides practical strategies for teaching learners to be focused, organized, flexible, and able to effectively manage themselves. Ready-to-use lessons, data sheets, worksheets, and other tools for practitioners, educators, and parents are provided to help them tackle common problems associated with executive function deficits in learners of any diagnosis, ages 5 to adult.

Kindle/Paperback

4 Jan 2017

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English

101 Ways To Do ABA!

"101 Ways To Do ABA" is an easy to understand collection of effective behavioral strategies to handle persistent, challenging behaviors. This exciting book covers everything from tantrums, to self-stimulatory behaviors, to attending to the teacher in a classroom, to dining out in restaurants... all from an Applied Behavior Analysis perspective.

16 Jul 2012

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English

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