Autism Books To Read

Here is a list of Great Books to Read on Autism, Asperger Syndrome and Related Conditions:



New and Key Titles (2009) CLICK ON Titles to get more details

Choosing a School for a Child With Special Needs
Successful School Change and Transition for the Child With Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Parents
Managing Family Meltdown: The Low Arousal Approach and Autism
Motivate to Communicate!: 300 Games and Activities for Your Child With Autism
The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-diversity Handbook: Asperger’s Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia and Related Conditions
The One and Only Sam: A Story Explaining Idioms for Children With Asperger Syndrome and Other Communication Difficulties

Really Great Books to Read

Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes

Books by Kathy Hoopman

Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure (Asperger Adventures)
Of Mice and Aliens: An Asperger Adventure (Asperger Adventures)
Lisa and the Lacemaker: An Asperger Adventure
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome
All Dogs Have ADHD

Books on Challenging Behaviour and Stress Management

The Red Beast: Controlling Anger in Children With Asperger’s Syndrome
A Non-violent Resistance Approach With Children in Distress: A Guide for Parents and ProfessionalsAsperger Syndrome and Anxiety: A Guide to Successful Stress Management

Best Sellers from JKP (Jessica King Publishers)

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome
Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence
Kids in the Syndrome Mix of ADHD, LD, Asperger’s, Tourette’s, Bipolar and More!: The One Stop Guide for Parents, Teachers and Other Professionals

Books by Simon Baron Cohen

Mind Reading: The Interactice Guide to Emotions, Version 1.3CD
Mind Reading: The Interactice Guide to Emotions, Version 1.3 with Game Zone, Learning Center, and Library DVD
The Exact Mind: An Artist With Asperger Syndrome

Key Titles for Teachers

Addressing the Unproductive Classroom Behaviours of Students With Special Needs
Asperger Syndrome – What Teachers Need to Know: Written for Cloud 9 Children’s Foundation

Adult & Family Relationships

The Asperger Couple’s Workbook: Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors
Loving Mr. Spock: Understanding an Aloof Lover – Could It Be Asperger’s Syndrome?
Adults on the Autism Spectrum Leave the Nest: Achieving Supported Independence
A Spectrum of Light: Inspirational Interviews With Families Affected by Autism
Autistics’ Guide to Dating: A Book By Autistics, For Autistics and Those Who Love Them or Who Are in Love with Them
The Asperger Couple’s Workbook: Practical Advice and Activities for Couples and Counsellors
The Love-Shy Survival Guide
Love, Sex and Long-Term Relationships: What People With Asperger Syndrome Really Really Want
22 Things a Woman Must Know: If She Loves a Man With Asperger’s Syndrome
Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years
Making Sense of Sex: A Forthright Guide to Puberty, Sex and Relationships for People With Asperger’s Syndrome

Books to Manage Emotions and Therapy

Deeno’s Dream Journeys in the Big Blue Bubble: A Relaxation Programmme to Help Children Manage Their Emotions
Yoga Therapy for Every Special Child: Meeting Needs in a Natural Setting

Intensive Interaction Books

Understanding Intensive Interaction: Context and Concepts for Professionals and Families
Finding You, Finding Me: Using Intensive Interaction to Get in Touch With People With Severe Learning Disabilities Combined With Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Books I found very useful and Interesting:

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Children with Starving Brains: A Medical Treatment Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder
The Autistic Spectrum: A Parents’ Guide to Understanding and Helping Your Child
Raising a Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues
Living With Autism (Overcoming Common Problems)
How to Live With Autism and Asperger Syndrome: Practical Strategies for Parents and Professionals
The Autism Answer Book: More Than 300 of the Top Questions Parents Ask
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 HIGHLY RECOMMENDED
Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals


Other bestselling Books on Autistic Spectrum Conditions

Can the World Afford Autistic Spectrum Disorder?: Nonverbal Communication, Asperger Syndrome and the Interbrain

The Imprinted Brain: How Genes Set the Balance of the Mind Between Autism and Psychosis

First Steps in Intervention With Your Child With Autism: Frameworks for Communication

Art as an Early Intervention Tool for Children With Autism

The Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome