Friday, April 1, 2011

Autism -- Recommended Reading

April is Autism Awareness Month --  Pick a book from this list and learn a little more about Autism.

This is the Recommended Reading List in the back of "Three Times the Love" a book about finding answers and hope for triplets with Autism.

Attwood, Tony:  The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

Barbera, Mary Lynch and Tracy Rasmussen:  The Verbal Behavior Approach:  How to Teach Children with
Autism and Related Disorders.

Biel, Lindsey and Nancy Peske:  Raising a Sensory Smart Children:  The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Integration Issues.

Bleach, Fiona:  Everybody is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters with Autism.

Bondy, Andy and Lori Frost:  A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism

Brazelton, T. Berry and Stanley I. Greenspan:  Irreducible Needs of Children:  What Every Child Must Have to Grow, Learn and Flourish

Brazelton, T. Berry and Joshua Sparrow:  Touchpoints, Three to Six:  You Children's Emotional and Behavioral Development.

Edwards, Andreanna and Tom Dineen:  Taking Autism to School.

Gerlach, Elizabeth:  Just This Side of Normal:  Glimpses into Life with Autism

Grandin, Temple:  Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism.

Grandin, Temple and Margaret Scariano:  Emergence:  Labeled Autistic

Gray, Carol:  The New Social Story Book.

Greenspan, Stanley with Nancy Thorndike Greenspan:  First Feelings:  Milestone in the Emotional development of Your Baby and Child.

Greenspan, Stanley with Nancy Breslau Lewis:  Building Healthy Minds:  The Six Experiences That Create Intelligence and Emotional Worth in Babies and Young Children.

Greenspan, Stanley with Serena Wieder:  Engaging Autism:  Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think.

Greenspan, Stanley with Serena Wieder and Robin Simons:  The Child with Special Needs:  Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth

Gutstein, Steven E., and Rachelle K. Sheely:   Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children:  Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger's Syndrome, Autism, PDD and NLD

Jepson, Bryon, Katie Wright and Jane Johnson:  Changing the Course of Autism:  A Scientific Approach for Parents and Physicians.

Kaufman, Barry Neil and Raun Kaufman:  Son- Rise:  The Miracle Continues.

Kephart, Beth:  A Slant of Sun:  One Child's Courage.

Kerby, David:  Evidence of Harm:  Mercury in Vaccines and the Autism's Epidemic:  A Medical Controversy.

Kluth, Paula:  You're Going to Love This Kid!  Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom.

Koegel, Robert L and Lynn Kern Koegel:  Pivotal Response Treatments for Autism:  Communication, Social and Academic Development.

Leach, Penelope:  Your Baby and Child:  From Birth to Age Five.

Lear, Laurie:  Ina's Walk

Leszl, Janet Lord:  A Pebble to Polish

Lewis, Lisa:  Special Diets for Special Kids

Lovaas, Ivar O.:  Teaching Individuals with Developmental Delays:  Basic Intervention Techniques

Maurice, Catherine:  Let Me Hear Your Voice

McCandless, Jaquelyn:  Children with Starving Brains

McCarthy, Jenny:  Louder Than Words

McElwain, Jane J-Mac:  The Game of My Life:  A True Story of Challenge, Triumph and Growing Up Autistic.

Miller, Lucy Jane and Doris A. Fuller:  Sensational Kids:  Hope and Help for Children with sensory Processing Disorder

Naseef, Robert: Special Children, Challenged Parents:  The Struggles and Rewards of Raising a Child with a Disability

Notbohm, Ellen:  Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

Notbohm, Ellen and Veronica Zysk:  Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew.

Parish, Rover:   Embracing Autism:  Connecting and Communication with Children in The Autism Spectrum

Robison, John Elder:  Look Me in the Eye:  My Life with Asperger's

Senator, Susan:  Making Peace with Autism:  One Family's Story of Struggle

Seroussi, Karyn and Bernard Rimland:  Unraveling the Mystery of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder:  A Mother's Story of Research and Recovery

Shaw, William:  Biological Treatment for Autism and PDD

Shore, Stephen and Linda Rastelli:  Understanding Autism for Dummies

Siegel, Bryna :  Helping Children with Autism Learn:  Treatment Approaches for Parents and Professionals.

Twachtman-Cullen, Diane, Jennifer Twachtman-Reilly, and David L Holmes:  How Well Does Your IEP Measure Up?  Quality Indicator for Effective Service Delivery

Waltz, Mitzi;  Autistic Spectrum Disorders:  Understanding the Diagnosis and Getting Help

Weber, Jayne Dixon:  Children with Fragile X-Syndrome:  A Parent's Guide.

White, Burton L. :  The First Three Years of Life, 20th rev.

Wilens, Timothy E:  Straight Talk About Psychiatric Medications for Kids.

Wiseman, Nancy:  Could it be Autism?  A Parent's Guide to the First Signs and Next Steps.

Wright, Peter:  Wrightslaw:  From Emotions to Advocacy: The Special Education Survival Guide.

If it's underlined I've read it, but not to worry I have a whole shelf of books on autism waiting to be read and I plan to dig into it soon.

I challenge you to read a book on autism this month, or check your TV Guide there's bound to be some movies or documentaries on autism this month that you can watch.  If you have something to recommend for others, please leave a comment. 

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