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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The Parent's Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and Other Special Needs: Practical Strategies for Motor Skills, Sensory Integration, Toilet Training, and More

With the help of this handy guide, you can bring tried and tested occupational therapy activities into your home and encourage your child to succeed with everyday tasks while having fun in the process. This expanded edition of the award-winning book includes new advice on toilet training, coping with changes in routine, repetitive behaviors, self-regulation and much more. The simple explanations and easy exercises will soon make daily activities enjoyable and productive.

Kindle/Paperback

21 Feb 2016

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English

The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders

The Verbal Behavior (VB) approach is a form of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), that is based on B.F. Skinner's analysis of verbal behavior and works particularly well with children with minimal or no speech abilities. In this book Dr. Mary Lynch Barbera draws on her own experiences as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and also as a parent of a child with autism to explain VB and how to use it. 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. An entire chapter focuses on ways to reduce problem behavior, and there is also useful information on teaching toileting and other important self-help skills, that would benefit any child. This book will enable parents and professionals unfamiliar with the principles of ABA and VB to get started immediately using the Verbal Behavior approach to teach children with autism and related disorders.

Kindle/Paperback

15 May 2007

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English

The Autism Activities Handbook: Activities to Help Kids Communicate, Make Friends, and Learn Life Skills (Autism Spectrum Disorder, Autism Books)

The Autism Activities Handbook offers strategies and ideas to enrich the lives of children through meaningful activity.

More than 30 games and activities help the child on the spectrum:

Kindle/Paperback

19 Apr 2016

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English

The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate
When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on the spectrum. And our thinking about it has undergone a transformation in her lifetime: Autism studies have moved from the realm of psychology to neurology and genetics, and there is far more hope today than ever before thanks to groundbreaking new research into causes and treatments. Now Temple Grandin reports from the forefront of autism science, bringing her singular perspective to a thrilling journey into the heart of the autism revolution.

Kindle/Paperback

30 Apr 2013

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English

The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate
When Temple Grandin was born in 1947, autism had only just been named. Today it is more prevalent than ever, with one in 88 children diagnosed on the spectrum. And our thinking about it has undergone a transformation in her lifetime: Autism studies have moved from the realm of psychology to neurology and genetics, and there is far more hope today than ever before thanks to groundbreaking new research into causes and treatments. Now Temple Grandin reports from the forefront of autism science, bringing her singular perspective to a thrilling journey into the heart of the autism revolution.

Kindle/Paperback

30 Apr 2013

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

A Warm Hug from Michael: Lessons and Meditations for Autism Parents

Are you an autism parent? Do you have an autistic family member or friend? Was your child recently diagnosed as ASD or Asperger's? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may be feeling overwhelmed, depressed and frightened. I'm Paul Nelson, a retired teacher of "special kids" music and an autism dad. My non-verbal autistic son has inspired me to write autism fiction. Now Michael and I have put together our diaries and writings from our autism experiences. This tiny book, A WARM HUG FROM MICHAEL, is a collection of tips for autism family members and friends about some of the lessons Michael has taught me. It also includes some simple non-denominational meditations for dealing with stress and distress from being an autism care giver. As I cared for Michael, I taught music in the public schools here. Since I was an autism dad, I was always assigned the special music classes

Kindle

November 14, 2019

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English

Positive Parenting for Autism: Powerful Strategies To help Your Child Overcome Challenges and Thrive

Raising a child with autism is one of the most challenging responsibilities any parent can face. It can be difficult to manage the commitments of daily life and also feel as though you’re doing all you can to support the development of your special needs child. Positive Parenting for Autism delivers scientifically-proven techniques to practice in your day-to-day life to help your child develop the essential skills they need to thrive and live a fulfilling life with autism.

Kindle/Paperback

18 Dec 2018

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English

Can I tell you about Autism?: A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals

Meet Tom - a young boy with autism. Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective, helping them to understand what it is and explaining the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and changes in his routine. Tom tells readers about all the ways he can be helped and supported by those around him. This illustrated book is ideally suited for readers aged 7 and upwards, and will be an excellent way to increase understanding about autism, in the classroom or at home. It also includes clear, useful information for parents and professionals.

Kindle/Paperback

21 Mar 2014

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

How to Support and Teach Children on the Autism Spectrum

31 Mar 2005

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

Temple Grandin: The Stories I Tell My Friends

Temple Grandin is the most famous person with autism in the world. Whether you know her from the HBO movie Temple Grandin, her decades of work in the meat and cattle industry, or her unmatched contribution to the autism world, surely you know a thing or two about Temple. Well, prepare to meet a whole new side of her! Temple’s close friend and author, Anita Lesko, conducts personal and unique interviews that include chapters such as

Kindle/Paperback

April 2, 2018

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Autistic Community and the Neurodiversity Movement

This open access book marks the first historical overview of the autism rights branch of the neurodiversity movement, describing the activities and rationales of key leaders in their own words since it organized into a unique community in 1992. Sandwiched by editorial chapters that include critical analysis, the book contains 19 chapters by 21 authors about the forming of the autistic community and neurodiversity movement, progress in their influence on the broader autism community and field, and their possible threshold of the advocacy establishment. The actions covered are legendary in the autistic community, including manifestos such as “Don’t Mourn for Us”, mailing lists, websites or webpages, conferences, issue campaigns, academic project and journal, a book, and advisory roles. These actions have shifted the landscape toward viewing autism in social terms of human rights and identity to accept, rather than as a medical collection of deficits and symptoms to cure.

eBook

3 Feb 2020

for Kindle/Paperback/Free for eBook

English

Speech Therapy for Kids : Techniques and Parents Guide for Speech Therapy (speech therapy, speech therapy materials)

Learn How to Help Your Children a Proper Speech and Language Development Through Speech Therapy for Kids Book

Kindle

September 5, 2014

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

The Special Needs SCHOOL Survival Guide: Handbook for Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, ADHD, Learning Disabilities & More!

Cara's knowledge is quite in-depth, sharing how to ensure your child's success by utilizing various government or school-based programs. This book contains easy-to follow-school activities. The Q & A format makes the book easy to read and understand. It will prove to be a resource you will use frequently as your student with special needs progresses through school.
Cara Koscinski has a master's degree in Occupational Therapy (OT) and frequently speaks at special needs conferences. She is the mother to two children with autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, and medically complex needs. She has successfully founded two private practices in OT and has created CDs for children who fear loud noises. Cara has authored previous books, including The Parent's Guide to Occupational Therapy for Autism and The Weighted Blanket Guide .

Kindle/Paperback

February 1, 2016

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English

Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Autism Spectrum, Tourette's, Anxiety, and More!: The one-stop guide for parents, teachers, and other professionals

"The completely updated and expanded new edition of this well-established text incorporates DSM-5 changes as well as other new developments. The all-in-one guide covers the whole range of often co-existing neuro-behavioral disorders in children – from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), obsessive-compulsive disorder, and anxiety, to autism spectrum disorders, nonverbal learning disabilities, Tourette's, sensory integration problems, and executive dysfunction.
A completely revised chapter on the autism spectrum by Tony Attwood explains not only new understanding in the field, but the new diagnostic criteria, and the anticipated usage of the term 'Asperger's Syndrome'. Dr. Kutscher provides accessible information on causes, symptoms, interactions with other conditions, and treatments.

Paperback

March 21, 2014

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English

Thriving with ADHD Workbook for Kids: 60 Fun Activities to Help Children Self-Regulate, Focus, and Succeed

For millions of kids who live with ADHD, feelings of loneliness, frustration, and helplessness are all too common. Thriving with ADHD is a workbook specially designed to helps kids with ADHD develop essential skills for managing their ADHD symptoms, while also providing a powerful message of hope and encouragement for their future.
In Thriving with ADHD family therapist Kelli Miller draws upon both her professional expertise, as well as her experience as the mother of two ADHD children, to help kids reframe the way they think about ADHD and discover that they have special talents that are unique to them. With fun activities that engage their busy minds, Thriving with ADHD offers kids a better understanding of themselves, their ADHD, and the simple things they can do to feel more confident and in control.

Kindle/Paperback

12 June 2018

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English

Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age

The difference that being female makes to the diagnosis, life and experiences of a person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) has largely gone unresearched and unreported until recently. In this book Sarah Hendrickx has collected both academic research and personal stories about girls and women on the autism spectrum to present a picture of their feelings, thoughts and experiences at each stage of their lives. Outlining how autism presents differently and can hide itself in females and what the likely impact will be for them throughout their lifespan, the book looks at how females with ASD experience diagnosis, childhood, education, adolescence, friendships, sexuality, employment, pregnancy and parenting, and aging. It will provide invaluable guidance for the professionals who support these girls and women and it will offer women with autism a guiding light in interpreting and understanding their own life experiences through the experiences of others

Kindle/Paperback

21 May 2015

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English

I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery for Adults

What if instead of being weird, shy, geeky or introverted, your brain is wired differently? For adults with undiagnosed autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is often an ""aha!"" moment--when you realize that ASD just might be the explanation for why you've always felt so different.
""I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery for Adults"" begins from that ""aha!' moment, addressing the many questions that follow. What do the symptoms of ASD look like in adults? Is getting a diagnosis worth it? What does an assessment consist of and how can you prepare for it?

Kindle/Paperback

8 June 2013

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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

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

The Autism Acceptance Book : Being a Friend to Someone with Autism

Paperback

March 12, 2008

for Kindle/Paperback/ for eBook

English

Growing Up on the Spectrum: A Guide to Life, Love, and Learning for Teens and Young Adults with Autism and Asperger’s

With an estimated half a million Americans under twenty-six on the autism spectrum, this book offers the reassurance, solace, and practical solutions that so many people are searching for. Following up on their work in Overcoming Autism, which offered advice for teaching young children on the spectrum, Lynn Koegel and Claire LaZebnik now present strategies for working with teens and young adults living with this complex condition. Addressing universal parental concerns, from first crushes and a changing body to how to succeed in college and beyond, Growing Up on the Spectrum is a beacon of hope and wisdom for parents, therapists, and educators alike.

Kindle/Paperback

March 19, 2009

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English

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