Have you recently received an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis? Or, maybe instead, it's your child, your sibling, your student, or your friend that has? Whatever the case, we understand firsthand how overwhelming this transition period can be, and we want to make it easier.
Below, you'll find a handful of our resources that specifically aim to help those who are new to autism, from books to DVDs to library bundles.
Your journey with autism, whether it's your own or that of someone close to you, is going to be more rewarding than you can probably imagine. We hope that this autism resource guide can lessen any stress or anxiety that you're currently experiencing, and give you the answers that you need in order to move forward and learn more. If you have questions about our autism resources, don't hesitate to contact us!
New to Autism? A Package for You!
This package of nine resources is your Autism 101 - and maybe 102 and 103!
Featuring titles by Temple Grandin, Ellen Notbohm, Jim Ball, and many more.
Autism Books & Magazines
1001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism or Asperger's
By Ellen Notbohm & Veronica Zysk
Quickly find solutions, explanations, and strategies that speak to the variety of developmental levels, learning styles, and abilities inherent in children with autism or Asperger’s. Ellen and Veronica have blended knowledge from the most credible experts with their own invaluable wealth of humor, common sense, and experience. LEARN MORE
Autism Asperger's Digest Subscription
Print & Digital; Available in the USA, Canada, and Internationally
Educational and inspirational articles, featured books, and regular columns authored by noted ASD professionals, including an exclusive column by Dr. Temple Grandin. All presented within an unswerving positive attitude about people with autism/AS and their abilities. LEARN MORE
The Way I See It - Collector's 3rd Edition
By Dr. Temple Grandin
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, all based on her “insider” perspective and a great deal of research. LEARN MORE
The Aspie Teen's Survival Guide
Autism: What Does It Mean to Me?
By Catherine Faherty
This workbook will provide insight into your child's mind, and make him/her more self aware, learning what autism means in relation to crucial areas of his/her life: friendships, fears, abilities, and much more. LEARN MORE
The Parent's Guide to the Medical World of Autism
By Dr. Edward Aull
"This is the first book I have read where a wise, highly experienced doctor has discussed his use of medications on many different types of individuals on the autism spectrum. This book is essential reading for every parent who has a child who is either taking medication or thinking about the use of medication. " - Dr. Temple Grandin LEARN MORE
Autism Presentations & Movies
Each week, we like to share news stories from around the world that we feel will inspire and empower the autism community. Some of our favorites are listed below, and you can read more in our news section!
• Autism in photos and one mom’s definition of success
• Young artist with autism mentors students on the spectrum
• Facebook response gives boy with autism his best birthday yet
• Winners of the 2014 Temple Grandin Awards
• Child with autism featured on mainstream magazine cover for the first time