Here are some books on autism for parents and educators with ideas that could be applicable at home or school. Educating and raising children with autism can be challenging. Books are great resources for parents and educators looking to better understand the behavior and perspectives of their students. As a teacher myself, I wrote this

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in Autism Books by Paul Bates

Discover ideas to enjoy and discuss in this award-winning book. Designed to SHINE! Read Aloud Rhymes for Any Size Heart is an alphabetical book beautifully illustrated that uplifts all who read its wise, delightful rhymes. The book covers topics from Attention, Balance and Change to Kindness, Love and Peace, ending with X-Ray, Yes and Zest plus 17

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in Autism Books by Joy Resor

“A dedicated teacher looks back on a long career working with students with autism…. There is also a great emphasis on developing a child’s strengths and not becoming locked into labels.” —Temple Grandin, author of The Autistic Brain and Thinking in Pictures “An exceptional book about exceptional minds by an exceptional teacher…. If I were to

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in Autism Books by Corinne Levitt

This book is ideal for parents that have already started therapy with their child for some time, however feel stuck in critical places. Cracking Autism tells the story of Peter George’s son, who recovered from autism almost completely. And while his story is simple and straightforward, his journey was anything but simple and straightforward! Parents

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in Autism Books by Peter George

Books are excellent teaching tools for kids and adults alike as they are helpful for tackling some of the challenges surrounding autism spectrum disorder (ASD). For a lot of people on the spectrum and their families, reading books about autism is a great way to educate and to help manage everyday life. Quick Navigation Best

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in Autism Books by Kim Barloso, AB

My Writing Journeys I’m often asked, “Why autism?,” followed by “What’s Wayang?” when I tell people about my children’s book, Open—A Boy’s Wayang Adventure. The answers don’t come in one-liners. My path as a writer has been a long and complicated one. I started a food blog some years back to cope with the loneliness of

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in Autism Books by Eva Wong Nava

The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing Genius, by Kristine Barnett, recounts her story as a mother of a child diagnosed with Asperger’s. Kristine narrates how she “lost” her son Jake to autism and her family’s journey to get him back. Jake worked with experts at home and in school, but progress was lacking, and

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in Autism Books by Angelica Villafuerte

When Cindy and Phil Rasmussen welcomed baby son Steven into the world in 1971, the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder also was in its infancy.  In Autism – A Family Journey, published by Kitsap Publishing, author Cindy Rasmussen charts the difficult but inspiring course they have navigated ever since through a maze of

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in Autism Books by Cindy Rasmussen, BASoc

Having a sibling on the spectrum brings great joy. It also brings a flurry of emotions, challenges, and questions. Written by a seven-year-old boy, What About Me? works through the day-to-day struggles and joys of being an autism sibling.  Autism siblings can often feel left out or overlooked as their parents try to balance the

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in Autism Books by Mandy Farmer

The book is a memoir detailing life growing up on the autism spectrum. PLAY NICE It’s a cloudy day out. I follow Corey and a few other boys over to the side of the school where some of the kids race the buses as they come in, dropping more kids off.  Corey and his friends

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in Autism Books by Dylan Emmons

Creativity and compassion are contagious in the DeMonia family. Between writing, drawing, and acting as advocates for children with autism, Lori DeMonia and her daughters, Leah and Sarah, are an inspiration to all families. Lori, a mom who has worked in behavioral health as a therapeutic staff support with special needs children for more than

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in Autism Books by Amy KD Tobik

Book Review by Leslie Burby When the School Says No…How to Get the Yes! By: Vaughn K. Lauer I have to say I was eager to read this book, not that I’m not excited about every book that I’m sent but as a former special educator and now as a mother that joins a PPT

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in Autism Books by Leslie Burby

Practical Techniques to Work Through Anger, Anxiety and Depression by Leslie Burby and Mark Blakey   Emotional awareness is not something that we are taught in school and it is rarely even understood by our parents. We live in a society where even those not in the Autistic Spectrum (Neuro-typical Individuals) suffer to some extent

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in Autism Books by Leslie Burby