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Here we will share the books and other resources we have found useful or informative for working with children in the autism spectrum. A variety of different types of books and other resources will be discussed including: informational books from professionals, fictional literature, children's books on autism, Videos and more.

101 Activities for Kids in Tight Spaces by Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.

Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko

All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann

Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions For Tantrums, Rage And Meltdowns by Brenda Smith Myles and Jack Southwick

Beast by David N. Donch

Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure by Kathy Hoopmann

The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth by Stanley I. Greenspan, Serena Wieder, Robin Simons

Comic Strip Conversations by Carol Gray

Creative Therapy for Children with Autism, ADD, and Asperger's By Janet Tubbs

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! by Mo Willems

Emergence by Temple Grandin

Engaging Autism by Stanley Greenspan and Serena Wieder

The Guide to Dating for Teenagers with Asperger Syndrome by Jeannie Uhlenkamp

In My Own World By Michelle Weisen Design by Paul & Tracy Mahoney

Incredible 5-Point Scale: Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis

My Friend With Autism by Beverly Bishop

Episodes: My Life As I See It by Blaze Ginsberg

My Turn, Your Turn by Cathy Bollinger

Navigating the Social World: A Curriculum for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and Related Disorders by Jeanette McAfee


Playtime with Zeebu

Power Cards: Using Special Interests to Motivate Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome and Autism by Elisa Gagnon

Reading Horizons Phonics Program

Running on Dreams by Herb Heiman

The Sixth Sense II by Carol Gray

Success Stories: Using Video Stories to Connect, Communicate, and Create True Success with Your Students by Jessica Roberts

Super Skills: A Social Skills Group Program for Children with Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and Related Challenges
by Judith Coucouvanis

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction by Carol Stock Kranowitz

Talk and Work It Out by Cheri J. Meiners

Teaching Asperger's Students Social Skills Through Acting by Amelia Davies

There's a Boy in Here by Judy Barron and Sean Barron

Think Social (A Social Thinking Curriculum for School-Age Students) by Michelle Garcia Winner

Thinking About You Thinking About Me by Michelle G. Winner

Thinking in Pictures And Other Reports From My Life With Autism by Temple Grandin

This is Asperger Syndrome by Elisa Ganon, Brenda Smith Myles

Timez Attack

Visual Support for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Vera Bernard-Opitz and Anne HauBler

When My Autism Gets Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Kari Dunn Buron and Brenda Smith Myles

Why Does Izzy Cover Her Ears? (Dealing with Sensory Overload) by Jennifer Veenendall

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"I am so glad I found your site. I am a first year teacher in an autistic support class. Since my classroom is new, I didn't have a lot of materials or curriculum. I have gotten so many great ideas and tools for use in my room.
What  a great resource!"
Becky M.
Palmerton, PA

"I am an Education Assistant and have supported children with diverse learning for quite a long time. A friend of mine recommended your site as a resource.  I just had to tell you that I'm BLOWN away by this!  It is fantastic.  I actually downloaded so many useful things that I used up all   the ink in my printer!  I can't wait to try out the games, social stories, etc. that I printed off.
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Judy E.
Calgary, AB Canada

"Thank you for providing me, as an educator, with excellent information and resources, which enabled me to support my students identified with autism so well. I made sure our Autism Spectrum Disorder team through our school board was  made aware of your website. I know they were quite impressed with the resources and support it offered. Keep up the amazing work!"
Alison G.
Burlington, AB Canada

"I have only looked at one link on your website and I am SO thankful that I signed up for a membership!  
I am a speech pathologist who works with children with severe autism at one of the elementary schools I'm assigned to.  I can't wait to find creative ideas and lessons to use with my students!  I was running out of ideas so I  can tell that your website will help rejuvenate me. 
Thank you!!!  Thank you!!"
Stacy R.
Aliso Viejo, CA

"I would like to thank you so much for your web site... My grandson is autistic and after three years in the school system, we have seen some strides forward, but as he gets older they are mainstreaming him more and more without the help of an aide.  We have spoke to the district repeatedly and are not getting very much response from my daughter has made the decision to home school.  Your site is very good, comprehensive and a God send. Thank You!!!
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Midvale, UT

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