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Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
by Temple Grandin
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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 autismbecause Temple Grandin is autistic, a woman who thinks, feels, and experiences... (read more)

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The Natural Medicine Guide to Autism
The Natural Medicine Guide to Autism
by Stephanie Marohn
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Autism is now epidemic in the U.S. The incidence rate averages 1 in 500, but can be as high as 1 in 150 in some areas. In the last 15 years, autism has risen by as much as 1000%. Satisfactory explanations for the meteoric rise in autism have been lacking,... (read more)

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The Thought That Counts: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)
The Thought That Counts: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands' Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)
by Jared Douglas Kant
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For the more than 2 million Americans with obsessive-compulsive disorder, the intrusive thoughts and uncontrollable behaviors can take a harsh toll, as author Jared Douglas Kant knows all too well. Diagnosed with OCD at age 11, Jared became ruled by... (read more)

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A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism (Topics in Autism)
A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism (Topics in Autism)
by Andy Bondy
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Examining the value of nonverbal communication strategies for children with autism who do not speak, this title presents the Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) developed by authors. PECS allows a child to use pictures to express his needs and... (read more)

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The Horse Boy: A Memoir of Healing
The Horse Boy: A Memoir of Healing
by Rupert Isaacson
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When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson was devastated, afraid he might never be able to communicate with his child. But when Isaacson, a lifelong horseman, rode their neighbor's horse with Rowan, Rowan improved immeasurably. He was... (read more)

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Dreamguider: Open the Door to Your Child's Dreams
Dreamguider: Open the Door to Your Child's Dreams
by Denyse Beaudet
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Denyse Beaudet, a Jungian developmental psychologist for more than 25 years, has helped countless parents understand their children's dreaming lives. By engaging parents in their children's dreamworld, Dreamguider: * Increases children's comfort with... (read more)

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Send in the Idiots: Stories from the Other Side of Autism
Send in the Idiots: Stories from the Other Side of Autism
by Kamran Nazeer
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In 1982, when he was four years old, Kamran Nazeer was enrolled in a special school alongside a dozen other children diagnosed with autism. Calling themselves the Idiots, these kids received care that was at the cutting edge of developmental psychology... (read more)

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How to Talk to an Autistic Kid
How to Talk to an Autistic Kid
by Daniel Stefanski
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Kids with autism have a hard time communicating, which can be frustrating for autistic kids and for their peers. In this intimate yet practical book, author Daniel Stefanski, a fourteen-year-old boy with autism, helps readers understand why autistic... (read more)

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The Emergence of Morality in Young Children (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and Development)
The Emergence of Morality in Young Children (John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation Series on Mental Health and Development)
by Jerome Kagan
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"The Emergence of Morality in Young Children is one of very few scholarly books concerning the development of moral tendencies in the early years. In its pages, a diverse group of eminent social and behavioral scientists address this fascinating topic... (read more)

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What You Must Think of Me: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Social Anxiety Disorder (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)
What You Must Think of Me: A Firsthand Account of One Teenager's Experience with Social Anxiety Disorder (Adolescent Mental Health Initiative)
by Emily Ford
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We've all felt occasional pangs of shyness and self-consciousness, but for the 15 million Americans with social anxiety disorder, the fear of being scrutinized and criticized can reach disabling proportions. Such was the case for Emily Ford, who shares... (read more)

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Act Early Against Autism: Give Your Child a Fighting Chance from the Start
Act Early Against Autism: Give Your Child a Fighting Chance from the Start
by Jayne Lytel
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Jayne Lytel was a successful syndicated columnist when her son Leo was diagnosed with autism. Using her reporting skills to better understand her son's health issues, she helped Leo gain essential abilities. After four years of therapy, he no longer... (read more)

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The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son
The Horse Boy: A Father's Quest to Heal His Son
by Rupert Isaacson
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An extraordinary tale filled with heart, The Horse Boy tells the moving story of the Isaacson family’s quest to heal their son Rowan of autism. An inspiring journey for every reader.... (read more)

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Childhood and Society
Childhood and Society
by Erik Erikson
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The original and vastly influential ideas of Erik H. Erikson underlie much of our understanding of human development. His insights into the interdependence of the individuals' growth and historical change, his now-famous concepts of identity, growth, and... (read more)

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Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph Over Autism
by Catherine Maurice
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The Spiritual Life of Children
The Spiritual Life of Children
by Robert Coles
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In this best-selling volume--the most popular he has written--Coles goes a step beyond any of his other inquiries and shows us children--Christian, Moslem, Jewish, secular--face-to-face with the idea of God. Mary Gordon writes in The New York Times Book... (read more)

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Divergent Realities: The Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, & Adolescents
Divergent Realities: The Emotional Lives of Mothers, Fathers, & Adolescents
by Reed Larson
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A study of the causes of family conflict draws on the Experience Sampling Method to argue that family life breaks down when members fail to experience the same events in the same way.... (read more)

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Following Ezra: What One Father Learned about Gumby, Otters, Autism, and Love from His Extraordinary Son
Following Ezra: What One Father Learned about Gumby, Otters, Autism, and Love from His Extraordinary Son
by Tom Fields-Meyer
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A heartwarming, intimate and amusing memoir of a father's experience raising his autistic son. When Tom Fields-Meyer's son Ezra was three and showing early signs of autism, a therapist suggested that the father needed to grieve. "For what?" he... (read more)

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Identity: Youth and Crisis
Identity: Youth and Crisis
by Erik H Erikson
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Identity, Erikson writes, is an unfathomable as it is all-pervasive. It deals with a process that is located both in the core of the individual and in the core of the communal culture. As the culture changes, new kinds of identity questions arise-Erikson... (read more)

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Paradox and the family system
Paradox and the family system
by Camillo Loriedo
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Provides therapists with an understanding of the principles, applications and implications of paradoxical therapy, the rationale for the use of paradox in family therapy and the therapist's role in paradoxical interventions.... (read more)

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Getting the Best for Your Child with Autism: An Expert's Guide to Treatment
Getting the Best for Your Child with Autism: An Expert's Guide to Treatment
by Bryna Siegel
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Each child on the autism spectrum has a unique set of special needs. That's why their parents deserve a smart, caring advocate to help zero in on proven interventions that are right for their child. Bestselling author Bryna Siegel, one of the world's... (read more)

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