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Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
by John Elder Robison
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “As sweet and funny and sad and true and heartfelt a memoir as one could find.” —from the foreword by Augusten Burroughs Ever since he was young, John Robison longed to connect with other people, but by the... (read more)

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The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism
by Naoki Higashida
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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER You’ve never read a book like The Reason I Jump. Written by Naoki Higashida, a very smart, very self-aware, and very charming thirteen-year-old boy with autism, it is a one-of-a-kind memoir that demonstrates how an... (read more)

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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 Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum
The Autistic Brain: Thinking across the Spectrum
by Temple Grandin and Richard Panek
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A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate Temple Grandin is a star, a Time Magazine top 100 Hero and an inspiration to millions worldwide. Since she started writing and speaking about autism, the... (read more)

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Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives
Raising Cubby: A Father and Son's Adventures with Asperger's, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives
by John Elder Robison
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The slyly funny, sweetly moving memoir of an unconventional dad’s relationship with his equally offbeat son—complete with fast cars, tall tales, homemade explosives, and a whole lot of fun and trouble   Misfit, truant, delinquent. John... (read more)

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Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
Animals in Translation: Using the Mysteries of Autism to Decode Animal Behavior
by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson
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One of the most revealing, readable books about the mind to come along in years. A simply fascinating glimpse into animal behavior — on the farm, at home, and even in the mirror.... (read more)

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Way I See It, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's
Way I See It, Revised and Expanded 2nd Edition: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger's
by Temple Grandin
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In this innovative book, Dr. Temple Grandin gets down to the REAL issues of autism, the ones parents, teachers, and individuals on the spectrum face every day. Temple offers helpful do’s and don’ts, practical strategies, and try-it-now tips,... (read more)

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The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius
The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing Genius
by Kristine Barnett
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Kristine Barnett’s son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein’s, a photographic memory, and he taught himself calculus in two weeks. At nine he started working on an original theory in astrophysics that experts believe may someday put him in... (read more)

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Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy
Callous Disregard: Autism and Vaccines: The Truth Behind a Tragedy
by Andrew J Wakefield
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As Andrew Wakefield states in his prologue, “If autism does not affect your family now, it will. If something does not change—and change soon—this is almost a mathematical certainty. This book affects you also. It is not a parochial... (read more)

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Complete Guide To Asperger's Syndrome (06 Edition)
Complete Guide To Asperger's Syndrome (06 Edition)
by Tony Attwood
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The definitive handbook for anyone affected by Asperger's Syndrome, this work brings together a wealth of information on all aspects of the condition for children as well as adults.... (read more)

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Preventing Autism: What You Can Do to Protect Your Children Before and After Birth
Preventing Autism: What You Can Do to Protect Your Children Before and After Birth
by Jay Gordon
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A groundbreaking approach to preventing autism—from a renowned pediatrician. Something is happening to our children, and Dr. Jay Gordon is determined to stop it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in eighty-eight... (read more)

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Engaging Autism: Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think (Merloyd Lawrence Book)
Engaging Autism: Using the Floortime Approach to Help Children Relate, Communicate, and Think (Merloyd Lawrence Book)
by Stanley Greenspan
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Grateful parents and professionals worldwide have welcomed this essential guide to the highly recommended Floortime approach for treating children with any of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Now available in paperback, Engaging Autism includes new... (read more)

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The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
The Journal of Best Practices: A Memoir of Marriage, Asperger Syndrome, and One Man's Quest to Be a Better Husband
by David Finch
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The warm and hilarious bestselling memoir by a man diagnosed with Asperger syndrome who sets out to save his marriage At some point in nearly every marriage, a wife finds herself asking, What the @#!% is wrong with my husband?! In David Finchs case, this... (read more)

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Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds
Mother Warriors: A Nation of Parents Healing Autism Against All Odds
by Jenny Mccarthy
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Stories of hope and recovery from a nation of parents of autistic children, by the high-profile, bestselling author of Louder Than Words. When Jenny McCarthy published Louder Than Words, the story of her successful efforts to save her son, Evan, from... (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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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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Seeing Ezra: A Mother's Story of Autism, Unconditional Love, and the Meaning of Normal
Seeing Ezra: A Mother's Story of Autism, Unconditional Love, and the Meaning of Normal
by Kerry Cohen
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Seeing Ezra is the soulful, beautifully written memoir of a mothers fierce love for her autistic son, and a poignant examination of what it means to be “normal.” When Kerry Cohens son Ezra turns one, a babysitter suggests he may be “... (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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Developing Talents
Developing Talents
by Temple Grandin
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This career planning guide is written specifically for high-functioning adolescents and young adults on the autism spectrum, their families, teachers, and counselors. The two authors weave together a unique blend of information and advice based on... (read more)

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Parallel Play: Growing Up with Undiagnosed Asperger's
Parallel Play: Growing Up with Undiagnosed Asperger's
by Tim Page
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PROLOGUE My second- grade teacher never liked me much, and one assignment I turned in annoyed her so extravagantly that the red pencil with which she scrawled "See me!" broke through the lined paper. Our class had been asked to write about a recent field... (read more)

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