As a parent, you may be finding it difficult to gather all the information necessary to learn to adjust your life to living with someone with Autism Spectrum Disorder. There are many resources available online, and we have compiled some here so that you can have a head start.

Resources for Parents of Children with Autism

Please take your time to look through these resources so that you can learn more about Autism and what you can do to help your child.


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Autism Resources

Books for Autism

  • A Work in Progress Leaf, R.; McEachin, J. (1999). New York, DRL Books, L.L.C.
  • Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism Maurice, C., Green, G., & Luce, S. (1996). Austin, PRO-ED, Inc.
  • Sense and Nonsense in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism: It Has To Be Said Leaf, R.; McEachin, J.; and Taubman, M. (2008). New York, DRL Books, Inc.

Books By Authors With Autism

  • “Thinking in Pictures” by Temple Grandin
  • “The Autistic Brain” by Temple Grandin
  • “Look Me in The Eye” by John Elder Robison
  • “The Reason I Jump” by Naoki Higashida
  • “How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger’s”
    by Jennifer McIlwee Myers

Books by Parents of Autistic Children

  • “The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism” by Shannon Des Rochas Rosa and Jennifer Byde Myers
  • “A Regular Guy: Growing up with Autism” by Laura Shumaker
  • “Carly’s Voice: Breaking Through Autism” by Arthur Fleischmann and Carly Fleischmann

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