Books

These books are available for SASI members to borrow for free in our lending library.

Asperger's on the Job

Asperger’s on the Job: Must Have Advice for People with High Functioning Autism

Up to 85% of the Asperger’s population are without full-time employment, though many have above-average intelligence. Rudy Simone, an adult with Asperger’s Syndrome and an accomplished author, consultant, and musician, created this insightful resource to help employers, educators, and therapists accommodate this growing population, and to help people with Asperger’s find and keep gainful employment. […]

Asperger's... What Does It Mean to Me?

Asperger’s… What Does it Mean to Me?

This is a book that will never become irrelevant or “outdated.” Every child who uses it also becomes its co-author. Each chapter is divided in two parts: the first part – the Workbook – is for the child to complete, by writing or highlighting “What is True for Me” in lists of simple statements. The […]

Attacking Anxiety

Attacking Anxiety

Drawing on the principles of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), this book sets out a clear, enjoyable, step-by-step approach for addressing the sorts of anxieties, fears and phobias that are so common in children and teens with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and related challenges. Using this easy-to-follow model, parents and professionals will have the tools they […]

Autism 101

Autism 101

When you need answers to your questions about anything related to autism, including early diagnosis, therapies, the buzz about vaccinations, social skills, self-esteem, planning for the future, coping skills, music therapy, or solving reading problems, this master collection gives you practical and proven answers. The Official Autism 101 Manual is the most comprehensive book ever […]

Autism Spectrum Disorders

Autism Spectrum Disorders: Interventions and Treatments for Children and Youth

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) present a perplexing challenge for parents and school professionals. This essential resource was developed to respond directly to the difficulty school professionals and families face in selecting and applying appropriate interventions and treatments for the children in their care. The information is presented in a straightforward format, practical for finding answers […]

Autism Through a Sister's Eyes

Autism Through A Sister’s Eyes

When young people have questions about a brother or sister with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome, clear answers can be hard to find. Written by Eve Band, Ph.D., a clinical psychologist, this book gives voice to ten-year-old Emily’s story: her questions about her brother, her search for answers about autism, and her exploration of her feelings […]

Autism - The Musical

Autism: The Musical

At a time when one in 150 children born in the United States is diagnosed with autism, filmmaker Tricia Regan takes an optimistic approach to this troubling trend by following five autistic children as they write and produce their very own full-length musical. Show over the course of an entire year, this documentary follows the […]

Changing the Course of Autism

Changing the Course of Autism

This book shows that autism can be treated by reducing the neurological inflammation that is part of the disease process, rather than simply masking the symptoms with drugs like Ritalin and Prozac. The authors have have seen autistic behaviors improve dramatically or disappear completely with appropriate medical treatment. The book reviews the medical literature regarding […]