I am an information junkie; a researcher to the core, especially when it comes to something that is relevant to my life. Recently my son received an attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) diagnosis. For me, it is important to know every single thing I can about the subject, and how I can best support him.

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in Autism Books by Rachel Andersen

This new book by an internationally recognized expert in ADHD and related problems offers 12 detailed case examples showing how he effectively treated some very bright children, teenagers, and adults on the autism spectrum who had struggled with unrecognized ADHD and related difficulties in social functioning. Includes updated science-based information about ADHD and asperger’s Syndrome.

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in Autism Books by Thomas E. Brown, PhD

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

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. Best Books to

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in Autism Books by Kim Barloso, AB

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

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 Tobik, BA

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