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Infantile Autism: The Syndrome and Its Implications for a Neural Theory of Behavior by Bernard Rimland, Ph.D.

by Stephen M. Edelson, James B. Adams, Martha R. Herbert & Robert K. Naviaux et al.

With updates from some of the best-known names in the autism field, Bernard Rimland's seminal work on autism theory is made available for a new generation of readers in this anniversary edition.


An Asperger's Guide to Entrepreneurship: Setting Up Your Own Business for Professionals with Autism Spectrum Disorder

by Rosalind Bergemann & Michael John Carley

Are you a business person with Asperger Syndrome considering a new career path by going it alone, or a young graduate on the spectrum with a great business idea? This is a comprehensive guide to using Asperger...


Autism Spectrum Disorders in Adolescents and Adults: Evidence-Based and Promising Interventions

by Matt Tincani & Andy Bondy

Bringing together leading experts, this book presents effective practices for helping people with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) to thrive in adulthood. As individuals with ASD mature, their needs change as...


Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything: Kenneth's Book

by Kenneth Hall

Kenneth Hall was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome at the age of eight. He is in a unique position to describe some of the inner experiences and perceptions of autism in childhood. He has a warm and positive...


I am Aspiengirl: The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Females on the Autism Spectrum

by Tania Marshall

Have you ever wondered why she says she feels different to her peers? Wondered why life seems challenging for her? Her peers seem to gracefully and naturally meet their milestones, yet she has reached some developmental...


Drawing Autism

by Jill Mullin & Temple Grandin

Autism spectrum disorder is found in one of every eighty-eight children—this gorgeous book offers powerful insight into the disorder.


Group Therapy Techniques with Children, Adolescents, and Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Growth and Connection for all Ages

by Kevin B. Hull

Group Therapy Techniques with Children, Adolescents, and Adults on the Autism Spectrum explains a comprehensive group therapy approach to helping children, adolescents, and adults on the autism spectrum learn...


Making Autism a Gift: Inspiring Children to Believe in Themselves and Lead Happy, Fulfilling Lives

by Robert Evert Cimera

Despite new research and increased public awareness, autism is still looked at in a negative light. Most books on the subject perpetuate this notion by saying that autism is bad or needs to be overcome, rather...


Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience

by Susan P. Sherkow, D. M. D. Harrison & D. M. D. Singletary

Autism Spectrum Disorder: Perspectives from Psychoanalysis and Neuroscience, offers a guide to understanding and treating the ASD toddler from the dual perspectives of psychoanalysis and neurofunction through...


Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers Second Edition

by Julia Moor

This book is not just a collection of play ideas; it shows how to break down activities into manageable stages, and ways to gain a child's attention and build on small achievements. Each chapter covers a theme,...


An Asperger Leader's Guide to Living and Leading Change

by Rosalind Bergemann & Will Napier

People with Asperger Syndrome (AS) often struggle with change and this is magnified when it is part of their professional role to manage and lead change. Written by a business leader with Asperger Syndrome,...


Therapeutic Massage and Bodywork for Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Parents and Caregivers

by Virginia S. Cowen

Massage techniques are widely and effectively used in treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) to address sensory issues, motor problems and touch receptivity. This book is the perfect resource to find...


A Practical Guide to Mental Health Problems in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder: It's not just their autism!

by Alvina Ali, Michelle O'Reilly & Khalid Karim

This book explores the relationship between mental health and ASD. Illustrating with case studies a wide range of mental health issues commonly found in autistic children, the authors go on to suggest practical...


The Asperger Couple's Workbook: Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors

by Maxine Aston

Aston has created this workbook to help couples where one partner has AS. With candid advice, activities and worksheets, she explores a variety of approaches. She identifies specific issues, such verbal and...


It's Raining Cats and Dogs: An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors and Everyday Expressions

by Michael Barton & Delia Barton

This book features 72 witty drawings illustrating how people on the autism spectrum interpret figurative language. It will inspire and give confidence to those on the spectrum to recognise figures of speech,...


Autism Spectrum Disorders Through the Life Span

by Digby Tantam

This book contains the latest research on assessment, diagnosis, treatment, intervention and support of individuals with ASD, and examines their implications at various stages of life. A wide range of neurological,...


Teaching Your Child with Love and Skill: A Guide for Parents and Other Educators of Children with Autism, including Moderate to Severe Autism

by Joyce Show

This book shows parents how to nurture the learning and development of their child with autism by adapting different educational strategies. Parents will learn how to motivate play, encourage communication,...


Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs: Engaging with Nature to Combat Anxiety, Promote Sensory Integrati

by Natasha Etherington

Natasha Etherington offers a simple gardening program that empowers teachers and parents with little gardening know-how to get outside and use nature to help children with autism and special needs to play, learn...


Managing Meltdowns: Using the S.C.A.R.E.D. Calming Technique with Children and Adults with Autism

by William S Richards & Deborah Lipsky

Using the acronym S.C.A.R.E.D, this guide offers strategies and techniques that will be valuable to anyone in a first response position. The authors have created a training programme to explain the autistic...


Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children with Autism

by Nicole Martin

The book is packed with suggestions for providing art therapy for children with autism, covering topics such as the materials required, safety issues, how to set up a workspace, and managing difficult behaviour....