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21 Books to Help you Better Understand Autism

21 Books to Help you Better Understand Autism Pin

Our family has read many books over the years to help us better understand Autism and various perspectives to help us better be able to help my brother through his journey through life. We wanted to create a resource with various books that we have found helpful and highly recommended.

The Reason I jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen Year old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida


The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism by Kristine Barnett


NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman


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


Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism by Barry M. Prizant


In a Different Key: the Story of Autism by John Donvan & Caren Zucker


Carly’s Voice: Breaking Through Autism by Arthur & Carly Fleishmann


A Parent’s Guide to High-Functioning Autism Spectrum Disorder: How to Meet the Challenges and Help your Child Thrive by Sally Ozonoff, Geraldine Dawson, & James C. McPartland


The Anti-Romantic Child: A Memoir of Unexpected Joy by Priscilla Gilman


Autism Every Day: Over 150 Strategies Lived and Learned by a Professional Autism Consultant with 3 Sons on the Spectrum by Alyson Beytien


Somewhere Over the Sea: A Father’s Letter to his Autistic Son by Halfdan W. Freihow


The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed by Temple Grandin


Autism Spectrum Disorder (revised): The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism by Chantal Sicile-Kira


The Obsessive Joy of Autism by Julia Bascom

The Obsessive Joy of Autism

Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel Method for Awakening the Brain and Transforming the Life of your Child with Special Needs by Anat Baniel

The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism by Jed Baker

The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond by Jed Baker

I See Things Differently: A First Look at Autism by Pat Thomas

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs: An Autism Spectrum Guide to the Confusing World of Idioms, Metaphors, and Everyday Expressions by Michael Barton

Motivate to Communicate!: 300 Games and Activities for your Child with Autism by Simone Griffin

All My Stripes: A Story for Children with Autism by Shaina Rudolph & Danielle Royer

 We wanted to create a comprehensive list that can provide you with a wide variety of options to help you learn more Autism and learn the world through their perspective and eyes. Our family has loved getting to read these books and we hope you will too. Please share with us books that you have enjoyed and if there are any that you feel should be added!

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