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Getting to Grips with Asperger Syndrome: Understanding Adults on the Autism Spectrum

by Carol Hagland

This is a guide for those caring for or supporting an adult with AS. It will help them understand the condition and the difficulties it may cause so that they can offer support. Practical strategies are offered...


Understanding Autism

by Scientific American Editors

The term “autism” first appeared in the early 1900s and comes from the Greek word “autos,” meaning self, used to describe conditions of social withdrawal – or the isolated self. Today, autism is one...


Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers

by John Elder Robison

“I believe those of us with Asperger’s are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts.”

 

In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison...


Doing Therapy with Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome

by Richard Bromfield

Praise for Doing Therapy with Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome

"Providing an explanation of Asperger's based on a review of scientific research, Richard Bromfield describes how the characteristics...


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...


Charting the Course for Treating Children with Autism: A Beginner's Guide for Therapists

by Linda Kelly & Janice Plunkett D'Avignon

A practical, hands-on guide for working with children diagnosed with high functioning autism spectrum disorders. Therapists play a crucial role in helping children and their families as they navigate the often...


Overcoming Autism: Finding the Answers, Strategies, and Hope That Can Transform a Child's Life

by Lynn Kern Koegel & Claire LaZebnik

A fully revised and updated edition of the definitive guide to reducing symptoms of autism spectrum disorder

Since Overcoming Autism was first published nearly a decade ago, many theories about autism have fallen...


The Autistic Spectrum: All That Matters

by Lorna Selfe

In The Autistic Spectrum: All That Matters, Lorna Selfe explains that research over recent years has shown that there is not one such thing as autism but in fact a variety of autistic spectrum disorders. The...


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.


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, Alexandra M., M.D. Harrison & William M., 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

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,...


The Independent Woman's Handbook for Super Safe Living on the Autistic Spectrum

by Robyn Steward

This honest and personal account is filled with practical tips and strategies for living a safe and independent life as a young woman on the autistic spectrum. It covers common areas of difficulty such as friendships,...


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...


Sexuality and Severe Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Health Educators

by Kate E. Reynolds

Sexual health and sexuality can be difficult subjects for parents and caregivers to broach with autistic children, made more challenging when children are at the severe end of the autism spectrum. Some parents...


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,...