Recommended Books & Lending Library

AutismUp has a complete Lending Library for Parents, that includes the following books and more!  The online catalog can be found here:

Understanding Autism
10 Things Every Child with Autism Wish You Knew by Ellen Notbohm
The Boy Who Loved Windows by Patricia Stacey
Engaging Autism by Stanley Greenspan
The Sensory Sensitive Child by Karen A. Smith and Karen R. Gouze
Solving the Relationship Puzzle by Steven E. Gutstein
The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s by Temple Grandin, PhD
Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder and Marc Thomas

Books About Asperger’s Syndrome
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann
Asperger’s Huh? A Child’s Perspective by Rosina G. Schnurr, PhD
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s by John Elder Robison
I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-

Books for Siblings
All About My Brother by Sarah Peralta
Rules by Cynthia Lord
The Sibling Slam Book: What it’s Really Like to Have a Brother or Sister with Special Needs by Don Meyer
Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters With Autism by Fiona Bleach
Autism and Me: Sibling Stories by Ouisie Shapiro and Steven Vote

Behavioral Support
The Explosive Child by Dr. Ross Greene
Lost At School by Dr. Ross Greene
1-2-3 Magic: Effective Discipline for Children 2-12 by Thomas W. Phelan, PhD
A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism by Beth Fouse and Maria Wheeler

Health, Sexuality, and Family Issues
Life Skills Activities for Special Children by D. Manix
It’s So Amazing! A Book about Eggs, Sperm, Birth, Babies and Families by Robie H. Harris and M. Emberley
Taking Care of Myself: A Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Care Curriculum for Young People with Autism by Mary Wrobel
What’s the Big Secret? Talking about Sex with Girls and Boys by Marc Brown

Special Education Law and Advocacy Issues
From Emotions to Advocacy by Peter & Pamela Wright
How to Compromise with Your School District without Compromising Your Child by Gary Mayerson

Books for the Classroom
The Autism Acceptance Book by Ellen Sabin
Comic Strip Conversations by Carol Gray
A Work in Progress by Ron Leaf, John McEachin, and Jaisom D. Harsh
More than Words by Fern Sussman
My Best Friend Will by Jamie Lowell & Tara Tuchel
The Social Skills Picture Book by Jed Baker
You’re Going to Love This Kid! by Paula Kluth
Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally and David Harrington
My Friend with Autism: A Coloring Book for Peers and Siblings by Beverly Bishop
Taking Autism to School by Andreanna Edwards and Tom Dineen
A Is for Autism F Is for Friend: A Kid’s Book for Making Friends with a Child Who Has Autism by Joanna L. Keating-Velasco
When My Worries Get Too Big! A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety by Kari Dunn Buron