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Books to Help Explain Autism to Children

For Use with YOUNGER children

Bishop, B. (2002) My Friend with Autism Arlington, Texas
Future Horizons Inc. *#

Campbell, K. (2002) Someone I Know Has Autism Hertford, UK, Hertfordshire County Council *

Campbell, K. (2002) My Brother Has Autism Hertford, UK, Hertfordshire County Council

Campbell, K. (2002) My Sister Has Autism Hertford, UK, Hertfordshire County Council

Campbell, K. (2002) I Have Autism Hertford, UK, Hertfordshire County Council

Davies, J. (1996) Children with Autism: A Booklet for Brothers and Sisters Child Development Research Unit. University of Nottingham. (available from the Early Years Centre, 272 Longdale Lane, Ravenshead, Notts. ENGLAND) *#

Davies, J. (1996) Able Autistic Children – Children with Asperger’s Syndrome: A Booklet for Brothers and Sisters Child Development Research Unit, University of Nottingham (see above) *#

Doherty, K., McNally, P. & Sherrard, E. (2000) I Have Autism… What’s That? Northern Ireland. Down Lisburn Trust #

Dunn Buron, K. (2003) When My Autism Gets Too Big: A Relaxation Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders , Kansas, USA.
Autism Asperger Publishing Company

Edwards, A. (2001) Taking Autism To School Plainview, NY. JayJo Books (Also for older kids) #

Ely, L. and Dunbar, P. (2004) Looking After Louis Illinois, USA. Albert Whitman and Company

Espin,R. (2003) Amazingly ….. Alphie! Understanding & Accepting Different Ways of Being Kansas, USA Autism Asperger Publishing Company

Gorrord, L. & Carver, B. (1998) My Brother is Different*#

Katz, I. & Ritvo, E. (1993) Joey and Sam California Real Life Storybooks *# (There are more in this series)

Lears, L. (1998) Ian’s Walk: A Story About Autism Morton Grove, IL., Albert Whitman & Company *#

Lowell, J. & Tuchel, T. (2005) My Best Friend Will Kansas, USA, Autism Asperger Publishing Company *#

Messner, A.B. (1996) Captain Tommy Stratham, NH, USA. Potential Unlimited Publishing *#

Thompson, M. (1996) Andy and His Yellow Frisbee U.S.A. Woodbine House *#

For Use with Older children and Adolescents

Band, E.B. & Hecht, E. (2001) Autism Through A Sister’s Eyes Arlington, TX. Future Horizons

Bleach, F. (2001) Everybody is Different: A book for young people who have brothers or sisters with autism London, UK, National Autistic Society #

Gartenberg, Z. (1998) Mori’s Story Minneapolis, USA, Lerner Publications Company #

Haddon, M. (2002) The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time London, UK, Doubleday

Hall, K. (2003) Aspergers Syndrome – The Universe & Everything London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Holliday Willey, L. (ed.) (2003) Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence: Living with the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between New York, USA, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hoopman, K. (2001) Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers *#

Hoopman, K. (2001) Of Mice and Aliens: An Asperger Adventure London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers *#

Jackson, L. (2002) Freaks, Geeks & Aspergers Syndrome London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Leonard-Toomey, P. (1997) In Our Own Words… Stories by Brothers and Sisters of Children with an ASD Fall River, MA., Community Autism Resources, Adsum, Incorporated *

Ogaz, N. (2002) Buster and the Amazing Daisy: Adventures with Asperger Syndrome London. Jessica Kingsley Publishers #

Sainsbury, C. (2000) Martian in the Playground Bristol, UK. Lucky Duck #

Schnurr, R.G. (1999) Asperger’s Huh? Canada. Anisor Publishing. *#

Shaw, J. (2002) I’m Not Naughty – I’m Autistic. Jodi’s Journey London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Simmons, K.L. (1998) Little Rainman: Autism – through the eyes of a child. Arlington, Texas, Future Horizons Inc. *#

Smith Myles, B. & Gagnon, E. (1999) This is Asperger Syndrome Kansas, Autism Asperger Publishing Company *#

Twachtman-Cullen, D. (1998) Trevor Trevor Cromwell, CT. Starfish Press www.starfishpress.com #

Information for families

Harris, S.L. (1994) Topics in Autism: Siblings of Children with Autism. A Guide for Families Bethesda, MD, Woodbine House *#

Holliday-Willey, L. (2001) Asperger Syndrome in the Family London, UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Powers, M. (2002) Asperger Syndrome & Your Family. A Parent’s Guide New York, Harper Resources

Targ Brill, M. (2001) Keys to Parenting the Child with Autism New York, Barrons *#

• * - Available from the Geneva Centre Lending Library (Members Only)
• # - Available for purchase through Parentbooks at www.parentbooks.ca