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The best autism spectrum books

Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years
Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-Teen and Teenage Years
Shana Nichols. Growing up isn't easy, and the trials and tribulations of being a teenager can be particularly confusing for girls with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs). This book covers all the concerns commonly faced by girls with ASDs and their parents, from periods and puberty to worries over friendships and "fitting...

I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery for Adults
I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery for Adults
Cynthia Kim. What if instead of being weird, shy, geeky or introverted, your brain is wired differently? For adults with undiagnosed autism spectrum disorder (ASD), there is often an "aha!" moment--when you realize that ASD just might be the explanation for why you've always felt so different...

The Parent's Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum
The Parent's Guide to College for Students on the Autism Spectrum
Jane Thierfeld Brown. Sending a son or daughter off to college is daunting and fear-provoking experience for most parents, but if your child has an autism spectrum disorder, the challenge is magnified many times over. Even high-functioning students with excellent academic preparation face difficulties in higher education,...

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum: 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Asperger's
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum: 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Asperger's
Rebecca Dr. Landa. With its 101 stories from other parents and experts, this book will comfort, encourage, and uplift parents of children with autism and Asperger’s. - If you are the parent of a child – from newborn to college age – with autism or Asperger’s, you will find support, advice, and insight in these...

Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum: What You Need to Know to Move into a Place of Your Own, Succeed at Work, Start a Relationship, Stay Safe, and Enjoy Life as an Adult on the Autism Spectrum
Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum: What You Need to Know to Move into a Place of Your Own, Succeed at Work, Start a Relationship, Stay Safe, and Enjoy Life as an Adult on the Autism Spectrum
Lynne Soraya. Shape your way in the world and overcome any challenge! - Living on your own for the very first time can be exciting yet nerve-wracking--you'll search for roommates, interview for jobs, manage finances, and form relationships...

Healing without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful Medications
Healing without Hurting: Treating ADHD, Apraxia and Autism Spectrum Disorders Naturally and Effectively without Harmful Medications
LPC Kozek. Jennifer Kozek is a therapist who practices in Connecticut, and is also the mother of a son with Autism Spectrum disorders. After treating Evan bio-medically, along with other healing practices, Jennifer witnessed the kind of improvements that every parent of a similarly diagnosed child dreams of: Evan...

Living Well on the Spectrum: How to Use Your Strengths to Meet the Challenges of Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism
Living Well on the Spectrum: How to Use Your Strengths to Meet the Challenges of Asperger Syndrome/High-Functioning Autism
Valerie L. Gaus PhD. Navigating the "neurotypical" world with Asperger syndrome or high-functioning autism (AS/HFA) can be extremely stressful. But by understanding the specific ways your brain works differently--and how to tap into your personal strengths--you can greatly enhance your well-being...

Marriage and Lasting Relationships with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Successful Strategies for Couples or Counselors
Marriage and Lasting Relationships with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): Successful Strategies for Couples or Counselors
Eva A. Mendes. Proven counseling strategies that will help improve the relationships of married, long-term or co-habiting couples with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder). ASD relationship expert Eva A. Mendes provides advice straight from the couples' counselling room that can be applied in day-to-day...

Autism: Help For Autistic Adults, Understanding Adults with Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorders, Special Needs, ASD Books)
Autism: Help For Autistic Adults, Understanding Adults with Autism (Autism Spectrum Disorders, Special Needs, ASD Books)
Mark Spectrum. Helping Autistic Adults-Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments For Adults With Autism - Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), is a developmental disability, which affects 1 in 68 people in the United States...

Parties, Dorms and Social Norms: A Crash Course in Safe Living for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Parties, Dorms and Social Norms: A Crash Course in Safe Living for Young Adults on the Autism Spectrum
Lisa Meeks. The late teens and twenties are exciting times, but filled with potential pitfalls as young people navigate the transition into independent adult life. This handbook is filled with the information that young people with ASD say they want (and need) to know about alcohol and drugs, social media and online...

Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and Long-Term Relationships: Fully Revised and Updated with DSM-5® Criteria Second Edition
Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and Long-Term Relationships: Fully Revised and Updated with DSM-5® Criteria Second Edition
Ashley Stanford. Happily married to her husband with Asperger Syndrome for 25 years, Ashley Stanford is an expert on how Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) can affect a relationship and her bestselling book has helped thousands of couples...

Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)
Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Ultimate Teen Guide (It Happened to Me)
Francis Tabone. One out of every 68 persons is diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). In addition, about 1 percent of the world population is afflicted with this condition. There is a vast amount of conjecture surrounding the topic of autism, so it is crucial to make sure relevant and appropriate information...

Finding Your Own Way to Grieve: A Creative Activity Workbook for Kids and Teens on the Autism Spectrum
Finding Your Own Way to Grieve: A Creative Activity Workbook for Kids and Teens on the Autism Spectrum
Karla Helbert. Children and teenagers with autism can struggle to cope with the loss of a loved one, and the complicated and painful emotions of bereavement. This book explains death in concrete terms that the child with autism will understand, explores feelings that the child may encounter as a part of bereavement,...

56 Traits of Aspergers Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Do the Hypersensitive and Eccentric People in Your Life Have Aspergers Syndrome?
56 Traits of Aspergers Syndrome, High Functioning Autism, and Autism Spectrum Disorders: Do the Hypersensitive and Eccentric People in Your Life Have Aspergers Syndrome?
J. B. Snow. Asperger's Syndrome, or high-functioning autism, is a form of autism that falls on the autism spectrum. Asperger's Syndrome can be seen in adults and in children if you know what to look for. Many people who can be described as hypersensitive, odd or eccentric have Asperger's Syndrome which has gone...

Treating Eating Problems of Children W/ Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities: Interventions for Professionals and Parents
Treating Eating Problems of Children W/ Autism Spectrum Disorders and Developmental Disabilities: Interventions for Professionals and Parents
Keith E. Williams. A child's incessant screaming, spitting, and food throwing during mealtime are enough to frustrate any parent or caregiver! Continuous resistance to eating not only leads to malnourishment, but physical and intellectual developmental become additional concerns...

Intimate Relationships and Sexual Health: A Curriculum for Teaching Adolescents/Adults with High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Challenges Catherine Davies. This comprehensive and well-researched curriculum fills a long-felt need in the autism community--a frank, up-to-date resource on sexuality tailored to the unique characteristics of high-functioning adolescents and adults on the spectrum...

Aspergers and Adulthood: A Guide to Working, Loving, and Living With Aspergers Syndrome Blythe Grossberg PsyD. From the bestselling author of Asperger’s Rules! and Asperger’s Teens comes Asperger’s and Adulthood. Blythe Grossberg brings her 15+ years experience working with Asperger’s patients to deliver this definitive guide for adults living with Asperger’s syndrome...

The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder): A Guide to Living in an Intimate Relationship with a Partner who is on the Autism Spectrum Second Edition Maxine Aston. Does your other half have Asperger Syndrome or do you suspect that he or she is on the autism spectrum? This quick and helpful relationships guide provides all the information you need for relationship success with your ASD partner...

Decoding Dating: A Guide to the Unwritten Social Rules of Dating for Men with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) John Miller. The ultimate guide to cracking the social code of dating!The rules of dating are a conundrum for many men, but for men with Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) who often have difficulty understanding social communication, they can be almost indecipherable...

Older Adults and Autism Spectrum Conditions: An Introduction and Guide Wenn B. Lawson. The first book to look seriously at the practical issues facing older adults with autism spectrum conditions (ASC), Wenn Lawson's groundbreaking handbook offers support, advice, and sensible ways in which to look at the issues...

Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum Marc Fleisher. Marc Fleisher's new self-help guide for autistic teenagers and adults will help readers improve their quality of life and overcome many everyday challenges, be it through the development of independent living skills, building a more varied and fulfilling social life, or mastering a course in higher education...

Loving Someone with Asperger's Syndrome: Understanding and Connecting with your Partner (The New Harbinger Loving Someone Series) Cindy Ariel PhD. If you’re in a relationship with someone who has Asperger’s syndrome, it’s likely that your partner sometimes seems cold and insensitive. Other times, he or she may have emotional outbursts for no apparent reason...

Your Autism Journey: A self-exploration workbook for young women on the autism spectrum Victoria Honeybourne. As a young woman on the autism spectrum you perhaps have many questions: What does autism mean? How will it affect you? How can you not just survive but thrive in a world not designed for you? Can you be happy and autistic? Working through this book you will learn more about your autism, identify what...

Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome Jed Baker. Typically, ASD high school graduates are unprepared for the transition to independence. Early, ongoing training in the social skills crucial to establishing successful adult relationships—in college, vocational school, residential living, or on the job—can help...

Babies Are Noisy: A book for big brothers and sisters including those on the autism spectrum Anne-Marie Harrison. When Andre starts to notice Mummy's tummy getting bigger, it's the start of lots of changes for his family. My Baby is on his way and he's bringing lots of noise with him!This engaging illustrated children's book is ideal for preparing young children age 3+ on and off the autism spectrum for the arrival...

The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband David Finch. The warm and hilarious bestselling memoir by a man diagnosed with Asperger syndrome who sets out to save his marriage. - At some point in nearly every marriage, a wife finds herself asking, What the @#!% is wrong with my husband?! In David Finch’s case, this turns out to be an apt question...

Autism, reviewed and corrected by a man with Asperger syndrome: Controversial testimony from a Conscious genius Pierre-André Pelletier. WARNING ! THIS BOOK ABOUT AUTISM IS NOT A BOOK AMONG OR LIKE MANY OTHERS. . . - Discover the hidden face of autism in this work by Pierre-André Pelletier where he delivers highly controversial testimony about autism and his life as a person with autism and Asperger syndrome...

Asperger's: A Literal Journey David Marr. We all know people popularly described as “on the spectrum” - people who have Aspergers Syndrome. In this memoir, David vividly and clearly describes what that means: in the home, in schoolyards, in classrooms, in the work place and in a love relationship...

Autism and the Stress Effect: A 4-step lifestyle approach to transform your child's health, happiness and vitality Theresa Hamlin. Presenting a revolutionary lifestyle approach for the whole family, this step-by-step guide will help you to reduce your child's stress and anxiety levels by regulating their environment, eating and nutrition, energy, and encouraging emotional self-regulation...

All Birds Have Anxiety Kathy Hoopmann. Life as a bird can be stressful! From worrying about airplanes, windows, and getting enough worms to eat, it is clear that birds can be anxious beings. Through a light-touch, quizzical depiction of bird behaviour, All Birds Have Anxiety uses colourful images and astute explanations to explore with gentle...

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