Reading Recommendations

Panhandle Autism Society Recommended Reading

  • Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew: Updated and Expanded Edition, by Ellen Notbohm

  • Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew, by Ellen Notbohm with Veronica Zysk

  • College for Students with Disabilities: We Do Belong, by Dr. Stephen Shore

  • Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism, by Temple Grandin

  • Look Me In The Eye – My Life with Asperger’s, by John Elder Robison

  • Be Different: My Adventures with Asperger's and My Advice for Fellow Aspergians, Misfits, Families, and Teachers, by John Elder Robison

  • Understanding Autism for Dummies, by Dr. Stephen Shore

  • Ask and Tell: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum, by Dr. Stephen Shore

  • Facing Autism – Giving Parents Reasons for Hope and Guidance for Help, by Lynn M. Hamilton

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders – The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASD’s, by Chantal Sicile-Kira

  • The Ultimate Guide to Sensory Processing Disorder, by Roya Ostovar, Ph.D.

  • My Friend with Autism, by Beverly Bishop (Great book for young children to help them understand Autism. Also great for adults!)

** Recommended by the Autism Society of America

Autism Society of America has made materials available to families through their website that correspond to many stages of development and milestones. The series was developed to provide easy-to-understand, practical information related to the autism spectrum for a broad audience on a wide range of topics. The series will continually evolve, adding new pieces on a regular basis, and address topics across the spectrum and lifespan. Emphasis of all pieces in the series is on living successfully with autism, so articles will provide useful information, helpful tips and additional resources provided by those with expertise on the particular topic. The Living with Autism series is designed for individuals on the autism spectrum, their families, friends and concerned professionals.

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Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wish