Further Reading


The Autism Encyclopedia
John T. Neisworth
This one-of-a-kind encyclopedia is a clear, comprehensive guide to the wide range of terminology related to autism spectrum disorders. More than a hundred respected autism experts have contributed items from various disciplines to bring professionals and parents reliable information on the subject.

The Stolen Child: Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Ann Hewetson
Personal stories and professional research findings make this highly readable book a ready summary of the knowledge surrounding autism today. Directed toward parents and professionals, it explains what research has revealed and supports it with personal accounts written by people with autism and the parents of autistic children.

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and Other ASDs
Chantal Sicile-Kira
This book is based on nearly two decades of Chantal Sicile-Kira's experiences, as a professional and a parent, with individuals and families affected by this growing epidemic.

Demystifying Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Guide to Diagnosis for Parents and Professionals
Carolyn Thorwarth Bruey
This invaluable guide for lay readers-parents, educators, and caregivers-describes the five developmental disorders that fall under the ASD umbrella, spells out the distinctions among them, demystifies the technical jargon, and provides an overview of treatment.

A Mind Apart: Understanding Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome
Peter Szatmari
A well-written book that employs actual case studies to illustrate the characteristic symptoms of autism as well as the impact on family members and others, this is a must read for anyone involved in the life of a child with autism spectrum disorders.

Ninos y Ninas Autistas: Una Perspectiva Evolutiva
Marian Sigman & Lisa Cappa
Spanish language edition of Children with Autism, in which the authors combine clinical vignettes, research findings, methodological considerations, and historical accounts to make sense of the many features of autism.

Overcoming Autism
Lynn Kern Koegel & Claire LaZebnik
This book combines Koegel's clinical experience with LaZebnik's personal perspective to give the reader a highly useful resource on autism.