Reading List


For New Diagnosis

An Early Start for Your Child with Autism by Sally J. Rogers, PhD, Geraldine Dawson, PhD and Laurie A. Vismara, PhD
Play and Imagination in Children with Autism  by Pamela J. Wolfberg
What I Wish I’d Known about Raising a Child with Autism: A Mom and a Psychologist Offer Heartfelt Guidance for the First Five Years   by Bobbi Sheahan & Kathy DeOrnellas
The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism : a toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent by Bill Nason
The Autism Revolution by Dr. Martha Herbert
Different Not Less by Temple Grandin


Teach Me Language by Sabrina Freeman and Lorelei Drake
More Than Words by Fern Sussman
Talk Ability by The Hanen Program
It Takes two To Talk by Jan Pepper, and  Elaine Weitzman
Carly’s Voice : Breaking Through Autism by Carley Fleischmann


Eating For Autism: 10 Step Nutrition Plan to Help Treat Your Child’s Autism, Aspergers, or ADHD by Elizabeth Strickland
Diet Intervention and Autism  by Marilyn Le Breton
ASD the Complete Autism Spectrum Disorder Health and Diet Guide  by Smith, Hanna, and Sengmueller

Behaviour and Self-Regulation

The Incredible 5-point Scale : assisting students in understanding social interactions and controlling their emotional responses  by Kari Dunn Burton & Mitzi Curtis
The Zones of Regulation : a Curriculum Designed to Foster Self-regulation and Emotional Control by Leah Kuypers

Sensory and Self-Regulation

The Out Of Sync Child by Carol Kranowitz
The Out Of Sync Child has Fun by Carol Kranowitz
Building Bridges Through Sensory Integration by Yack, Aquilla, and Sutton
Pathways to play! : combining sensory integration and integrated play groups : theme-based activities for children with autism spectrum and other sensory-processing disorders by Glenda Fuge & Rebecca Berry
Sensational Kids : Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) by Lucy Jane Miller
Temple Talks about Autism and Sensory Issues : The World’s Leading Expert on Autism Shares Her Advice and Experiences by Temple Grandin


The New Social Story Book by Carol Gray
The Autism Social Skills Picture Book : Teaching Communication, Play and Emotion by Jed Baker
Building social relationships a systematic approach to teaching social interaction skills to children and adolescents with autism disorders and other social difficulties by Scott Bellini


The Anxiety Cure for Kids : A Guide for Parents by Elizabeth DuPont Spencer, Robert DuPont & Caroline DuPont
What to Do When You Worry Too Much : A Kid’s Guide to Overcoming Anxiety by Dawn Huebner

From Parents and Self-Advocates

The Way I See It : A Personal Look at Autism & Aspergers by Temple Grandin
Parent to parent : Information and Inspiration for Parents Dealing with Autism and Aspergers Syndrome by Ann Boushey
How To Talk to an Autistic Kid by Daniel Stefanski
Freaks, Geeks, and Asperger’s by Luke Jackson

Books for Siblings

Autism and Me : Sibling Stories by Ouisie Shapiro
All about My Brother: An Eight-Year- Old Sister’s Introduction to Her Brother Who Has Autism by Sarah Peralta
My Brother Charlie by Ryan Peete & Holly Peete

Books for Children

Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally
The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
My Friend Has Autism by Amanda Doering Tourville
In My Mind: The World Through the Eyes of Autism by Adonya Wong
I See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism by Pat Thomas