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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Drawing a Blank: Improving Comprehension for Readers on the Autism Spectrum

Students with autism should not have struggle with reading comprehension! Many individuals with autism spectrum disorder may be fluent word callers; indeed, many have advanced ability to recognize words. However, many people with autism spectrum disorder need support when it comes to reading comprehension. Comprehension difficulties in readers with ASD can be subtle and difficult to tease out. As a result, their substantial level of risk for reading comprehension problems is often overlooked or unaddressed, and many students struggle in silence.

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January 31, 2011

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Come to Life! Your Guide to Self-Discovery Mom s Choice Awards Recipient

Helping Youth with Autism and Learning Differences Shape Their Futures. How many young people are struggling or experiencing undesirable outcomes once they leave school? Far more than you might imagine, especially if they have an autism spectrum disorder, a learning disability or similar condition. Come to Life! is a unique new book that helps readers engage in an active process of self-discovery to improve the transition to adulthood.

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September 15, 2017

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Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy: An Ethical and Clinical Guide

Touch in Child Counseling and Play Therapy explores the professional and legal boundaries around physical contact in therapy and offers best-practice guidelines from a variety of perspectives. Chapters address issues around appropriate and sensitive therapist-initiated touch, therapeutic approaches that use touch as an intervention in child treatment, and both positive and challenging forms of touch that are initiated by children. In these pages, professionals and students alike will find valuable information on ways to address potential ethical dilemmas, including defining boundaries, working with parents and guardians, documentation, consent forms, cultural considerations, countertransference, and much more.

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February 24, 2017

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Infant Play Therapy: Foundations, Models, Programs, and Practice

Infant Play Therapy is a groundbreaking resource for practitioners interested in the varied play therapy theories, models, and programs available for the unique developmental needs of infants and children under the age of three.
The impressive list of expert contributors in the fields of play therapy and infant mental health cover a wide range of early intervention play-based models and topics. Chapters explore areas including: neurobiology, developmental trauma, parent-infant attachment relationships, neurosensory play, affective touch, grief and loss, perinatal depression, adoption, autism, domestic violence, sociocultural factors, and more. Chapter case studies highlight leading approaches and offer techniques to provide a comprehensive understanding of both play therapy and the ways we understand and recognize the therapeutic role of play with infants

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Mar 31, 2020

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Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Play-Based Interventions for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders explores the most recognized, researched, and practical methods for using play therapy with the increasing number of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs), and shows clincians how to integrate these methods into their practices. Using a diverse array of play-based approaches, the book brings together the voices of researchers and practicing clinicians who are successfully utilizing play and play-based interventions with children and adolescents on the autism spectrum. It also examines the neurobiological underpinnings of play in children on the autism spectrum and the overall effect of play on neuro-typical and neuro-atypical development.

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April 27, 2012

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Not All Frogs Are Green (Adventures of Neo)

Not All Frogs Are Green is the adventurous tale of friendship, bravery, and self-discovery of an autistic boy.
A green, slimy, and beady-eyed monster has entered Neo's house and is hopping about. How did it get there? What will it do? How will Neo and his family escape the monster and get it out of the house for good?
Join Neo as he faces his most challenging adventure yet in Not All Frogs Are Green. Discover how Neo will save the day and learn courage for himself and in helping others.

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1 Dec 2017

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When Down Syndrome and Autism Intersect: A Guide to DS-ASD for Parents and Professionals

While it's well known that the incidence of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is skyrocketing in the general population, it's less well known that ASD is even more common in people with Down syndrome.
When Down Syndrome and Autism Intersect offers a thorough examination of the unique profile of a Down Syndrome-Autism Spectrum Disorder (DS-ASD) diagnosis and best practices for screening, treatment, and caretaking through the lifespan. This one-stop resource, the first of its kind, will greatly benefit families whose child is already diagnosed, and also those who suspect something more than Down syndrome. Professionals, too, will find information on how to distinguish DS-ASD from a diagnosis of just Down syndrome, and guidance on providing services for children and adults.

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December 19, 2012

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Jumpstarting Communication Skills in Children with Autism: A Parents' Guide to Applied Verbal Behavior

When children's communication skills lag, all areas of learning and socialization are affected. Jumpstarting Communication Skills in Children with Autism describes how an ABA approach can help children age 2-10 who have significant communication problems--difficulty making requests, perseverative speech, a lack of fluency in conversational exchanges, trouble reading others' signals, and more--learn to understand and use speech and language.
Enriched by case studies, this straightforward and information-packed book examines using the Applied Verbal Behavior (AVB) method to tackle a wide variety of communication problems typical of children with autism. In a nutshell, AVB consists of observing and analyzing a child's communication behaviors, breaking them down into functions, and then teaching and reinforcing needed skills.

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September 18, 2011

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Asperger's Syndrome (Guide and Explanation, from Child to Adult)

Asperger syndrome, if left untreated, can be a major cause of depression as a result of anxiety and loneliness, two emotions that individuals with Asperger's autism can experience.
Children and adults with Asperger's disorder may experience social dislocation due to a restrictive concern for one or a series of interests and the intense attention given to their topic.

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June 27, 2019

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The pattern of pervasive developmental disorders in Iraqi children: Pediatric Psychiatry

Little is known about the pattern of pervasive developmental disorders in Iraq. This is a retrospective clinical study aiming at describing the pattern of pervasive developmental disorders in Iraqi children observed at the pediatric psychiatry clinic in a tertiary pediatric referral center. During nine months period (18 November 2018 to 18 July 2019), fifty one patients with pervasive developmental disorders (30 males and 21 females) were observed at the psychiatry clinic at the Children Teaching Hospital of Baghdad Medical City. In this series, typical autism without significant mental retardation accounted for 65%. Atypical autism (Pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise) was the second most common type of Pervasive developmental disorders accounting for about 23%. Asperger syndrome accounted for only 6% of the cases in this series.

July 23, 2019

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Communication Alternatives in Autism: Perspectives on Typing and Spelling Approaches for the Nonspeaking

Ten autistic self-advocates share their experiences with alternative forms of communication such as rapid prompting method (RPM) and facilitated communication (FC), both highly controversial. Their narratives document the complexities that autistic individuals navigate--in both educational and community settings--when choosing to use approaches that utilize letter boards and keyboards. While the controversies remain--RPM requires further scientific study, and FC is subject to criticism about confirmation bias--these individuals share powerful stories in the context of aiming for disability rights. The book concludes with a chapter about best practices for educators, particularly for schools and colleges that have students who use these communication methods.

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September 6, 2019

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A Mother's Journey Through Autism, Redemption and Freedom

A Mother's Journey through Autism, Redemption and Freedom is a true story of a mother's struggle raising a child with Autism, her faith and ultimately her Salvation. She was in no way prepared for her child to lose his voice and change in so many ways that she would barely be able to recognize him as her own. If you are a parent of a child with special needs, you may find hope, inspiration and understanding of your own personal journey.
Juliana is overwhelmed and brought to her knees by the four children the Lord has blessed her with. One child with Autism continues to test her to the very core of her being. She cries out to the Lord for help and he sends help through one of her prior therapy patients' whom is terminally ill. The patient leads her on a spiritual journey to faith and trust in the Lord before his final breath.

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September 19, 2019

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The Autism Discussion Page on Stress, Anxiety, Shutdowns and Meltdowns

Anxiety, meltdowns and emotional regulation can be hugely challenging for autistic people. This book is full of proactive strategies for understanding, accepting and respecting the processing differences in autism. It contains tools for reducing sensory, social and mental drain, and offers strategies to protect from ongoing stress and anxiety. These help minimize shutdowns and burnout, while maximizing self-esteem, autistic identity and mental health.
Learn strategies for matching environmental demands to the person's processing needs, how to support vulnerabilities, and how to prevent and manage meltdowns while protecting the identify and self-esteem of the individual with autism.

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October 21, 2019

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I Know You're in There: Winning Our War Against Autism

There was something wrong with Ryan. His parents knew it before the psychiatrist predicted he would end up in an institution. Ryan was diagnosed with autism at age four. That day changed everything. There was no recovery from autism . . . there was no cure . . . there
was no hope. Or was there?
I Know You’re in There tells the true story of how, through diet, applied behavior analysis, consistent and rigorous medical treatment, and more, Ryan’s family was able to overcome autism. It took a lot of trial and error, but today Ryan is an aerospace engineer, has friends, and lives a happy “typical” life. His recovery wasn’t miraculous, but instead the result of getting proper medical care, and his parents never taking “no” for an answer.

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January 28, 2020

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The Autism Language Launcher: A Parent's Guide to Helping Your Child Turn Sounds and Words into Simple Conversations

Do you want to help your child on the autism spectrum to verbally communicate with you and others? You've picked up the right book. The Autism Language Launcher gives you something totally new: a step-by-step guide that ignites language lift-off by using methods such as tapping into your child's innate intelligence, going with your child instead of against your child and providing techniques that work with adults on the spectrum. Written for parents, relatives, professionals, educators, or caregivers of a child or adult who is not yet verbal, making some sounds, using some words, speaking in single words, or using two-word phrases, this book uses the author's decades of experience with children and adults on the spectrum. Kate also demonstrates how to effectively address your child's echolalia, repetitious language, and repetitive questions in a way that your child will find supportive, bonding, and even joyful. Ultimately, this book shows you how to make language happen.

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August 21, 2019

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At Home in the Land of Oz: Autism, My Sister, and Me Second Edition

Anne's sister Becky was born in 1958, long before most people had even heard of autism. Diagnosed with ""emotional disturbance,"" Becky was subjected for much of her childhood to well-meaning but futile efforts at ""rehabilitation"" or ""cure,"" as well as prolonged spells in institutions away from her family.
Painting a vivid picture of growing up in small-town America during the Sixties, Anne describes her sister's and her own painful childhood experiences with compassion and honesty. Struggling with the separation from her sister and the emotional and financial hardships the family experienced as a result of Becky's condition, Anne nevertheless found that her sister had something that ""normal"" people were unable to offer. Today she is accepting of her sister's autism and the impact, both painful and positive, it has had on both their lives.

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June 15, 2007

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My Brother is Autistic (Let's Talk About It!)

My Brother is Autistic describes a condition that affects many families. Medical experts are just beginning to understand varying degrees of autism and its impact on both the autistic child and his family. This book describes an autistic child from his brother's point of view. It talks about ways autistic kids can be helped and how they can better relate to their family and surroundings.
The sensitively written Let's Talk About It! books encourage preschool-age and early-grades children to explore their feelings, deal with problems that trouble them, and understand others who have problems of their own. Each title speaks to a particular concern that children might encounter in the course of growing up. All books in this series have appealing color illustrations on every page. A short section at the back of each book offers related advice to parents.

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October 1, 2008

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The Insider's Guide to ADHD

Who knows better what kids with ADHD need than adults who grew up with similar struggles? In her quest for the ultimate ADHD insights, award-winning author, Penny Williams, went right to the source, interviewing dozens of adults whose childhood was clouded by ADHD. Williams analyzes the wisdom and valuable perceptions of these adults, including what works and what doesn't work for kids with ADHD. The Insider's Guide to ADHD bypasses the reward charts, strict limits, and other standard recommendations to get to the root of the true formula for effective ADHD parenting. Inside, you'll find twelve positive parenting strategies for ADHD that all lead to one universal truth for creating success in the lives of kids with ADHD and their families.

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1 Dec 2015

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The Hidden Layers of ADHD: The Underlying Complexities of ADHD, and Their Powerful Effect on Your Parenting Success

There’s so much more to ADHD than the list of symptoms clinicians use to diagnose the condition. Yet, parents are rarely, if ever, clued in on all these additional layers upon diagnosis. In fact, it’s only recently that the additional complexities were undeniably linked to ADHD.
In The Hidden Layers of ADHD, Williams dives deep below the surface to explore the notion that ADHD is like an iceberg. This concept of hidden layers beneath the surface — and the danger of not detecting them, and changing your course because of them — aptly illustrates just how critical the acknowledgement of these underlying complexities is to succeeding at this special parenthood, and creating success for your child.

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December 11, 2017

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The Insider's Guide to ADHD: Adults with ADHD Reveal the Secret to Parenting Kids with ADHD

Who knows better what kids with ADHD need than adults who grew up with similar struggles? In her quest for the ultimate ADHD insights, award-winning author Penny Williams went right to the source, interviewing dozens of adults whose childhood was clouded by ADHD. Williams analyzes the wisdom and valuable perceptions of these adults, including what works and what doesn’t work for kids with ADHD. The Insider's Guide to ADHD bypasses the reward charts, strict limits, and other standard recommendations to get to the root of the true formula for effective ADHD parenting. Inside, you’ll find twelve positive parenting strategies for ADHD that all lead to one universal truth for creating success in the lives of kids with ADHD and their families.

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November 12, 2015

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