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NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

Steve Silberman · Avery, a member of Penguin Group USA
Pages: 534
Format: Print book

A New York Times bestsellerWinner of the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fictionA groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. What is autism?...
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Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism

Tom Fields-Meyer · Simon & Schuster
Format: Hardcover

Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism a groundbreaking book on autism, by one of the worlds leading experts, who portrays autism not as a tragic disability, but as a unique way of being human. Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist...
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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Naoki Higashida · Random House
Pages: 135
Format: Hardcover

"One of the most remarkable books I've ever read. It's truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid." - Jon Stewart, The Daily ShowNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BYNPR * The Wall Street Journal * Bloomberg Businessweek * BookishFINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER...
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In a Different Key: The Story of Autism

John Donvan · Crown Publishing Group (NY)
Pages: 608
Format: Hardcover

Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi became the first child diagnosed with autism. This book tells the extraordinary story of the world his diagnosis created. It is a riveting human drama that takes us across continents, and through some of the great social...
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How to Be a Sister: A Love Story with a Twist of Autism

Eileen Garvin · The Experiment
Pages: 272
Format: Paperback

Eileen Garvin's older sister, Margaret, was diagnosed with severe autism at age three. Growing up alongside Margaret wasn't easy: Eileen often found herself in situations that were simultaneously awkward, hilarious, and heartbreaking. For example, losing a blue plastic hairbrush...
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The Autism Job Club: The Neurodiverse Workforce in the New Normal of Employment

Michael S. Bernick · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 235
Format: Print book

The Autism Job Club is a groundbreaking book for bringing adults with autism and other neuro-diverse conditions into the work world.The book has its basis in the autism job club that the authors have been part of in the San Francisco Bay Area, the job-creation and job-placement efforts...
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Parallel Play: Growing Up with Undiagnosed Asperger's

Tim Page · Doubleday
Pages: 197
Format: Print book

An affecting memoir of life as a boy who didn't know he had Asperger's syndrome until he became a man. In 1997, Tim Page won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism for his work as the chief classical music critic of The Washington Post, work that the Pulitzer board called "lucid...
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The Autism Revolution: Whole-Body Strategies for Making Life All It Can Be

Karen Weintraub · Ballantine Books
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

Move beyond conventional thinking about autism. . . . After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, prominent Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism is not a hardwired...
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Solving Sleep Problems in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide for Frazzled Families

Terry Katz · Woodbine House

2014 ForeWord Reviews INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards Finalist Health category Do nightly struggles to get your child with an autism spectrum disorder ASD to go to sleep and stay asleep leave you frazzled and frustrated? Pinpoint and solve the problems underlying sleep difficulties and improve...
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The Ride Together: a brother and sister's memoir of autism in the family

Paul Karasik and Judy Karasik · Washington Square Press
Format: Book

The oldest son, David, recites Superman episodes as he walks around the living room. A late-night family poker game spirals into a fog-driven duel. A thug from an old black-and-white rerun crawls out of the television. A housekeeper transforms into an avenging angel. A broken plate signals...

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A Full Life with Autism: From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence

Chantal Sicile-Kira · Palgrave Macmillan; Original edition
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

A guide for helping our children lead meaningful and independent lives as they reach adulthoodIn the next five years, hundreds of thousands of children with autism spectrum disorder will reach adulthood. And while diagnosis and treatment for children has improved in recent years, parents...
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Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

Daniel Tammet · Free Press; 1 edition
Pages: 240
Format: Hardcover

A journey into one of the most fascinating minds alive todayguided by the owner himselfBestselling author Daniel Tammet Thinking in Numbers is virtually unique among people who have severe autistic disorders in that he is capable of living a fully independent life and able to explain what...
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Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism

Temple Grandin · Vintage; Reissue edition
Format: Book

Temple Grandin, Ph.D., is a gifted animal scientist who has designed one third of all the livestock-handling facilities in the United States. She also lectures widely on autism—because Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences the world in ways that are incomprehensible...
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The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum

Richard Panek · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

From Barnes & NobleTemple Grandin wrote her first book about autism in 1986. Since then, so much about changed about what we know and think about this condition, and perhaps no one has communicated more effectively about those changes than Temple herself. Both her keen intelligence and identity...
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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior

Temple Grandin · Scribner; 1 edition
Pages: 368
Format: Hardcover

I dont know if people will ever be able to talk to animals the way Doctor Doolittle could, or whether animals will be able to talk back. Maybe science will have something to say about that. But I do know people can learn to talk to animals, and to hear what animals have to say, better than...
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Emergence: Labeled Autistic

Temple Grandin · Academic Therapy Pubns; 1st edition
Pages: 184
Format: Paperback

A true story that is both uniquely moving and exceptionally inspiring, Emergence is the first-hand account of a courageous autistic woman who beat the odds and cured herself. As a child, Temple Grandin was forced to leave her "normal" school and enroll in a school for autistic...
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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's

John Elder Robison · Crown; 1 edition
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ever since he was small, John Robison had longed to connect with other people, but by the time he was a teenager, his odd habits—an inclination to blurt out non sequiturs, avoid eye contact, dismantle radios, and dig five-foot holes (and stick his younger brother in them)—had...
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Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives

John Elder Robison · Crown; 1 edition
Pages: 384
Format: Hardcover

The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an unconventional dads relationship with his equally offbeat son—complete with fast cars, tall tales, homemade explosives, and a whole lot of fun and trouble   Misfit, truant, delinquent. John Robison was never a model child, and he wasnt a model...
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Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers

John Elder Robison · Crown Archetype
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

"I believe those of us with Asperger's are here for a reason, and we have much to offer. This book will help you bring out those gifts."

In his bestselling memoir, Look Me in the Eye, John Elder Robison described growing up with Asperger's syndrome at a time...
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