|The Asperkid's (Secret) Book of Social Rules: The Handbook of Not-So-Obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome|
by Jennifer Cook O'Toole (Author), Brian Bojanowski (Illustrator)
Being a teen or tween isn't easy for anyone -- but it's especially tough for Asperkids. I know. I was one, I taught a whole bunch, and I am going to be raising three! That's also why I know that Asperkdis deserve their very own guide to all of the hidden social rules that are awfully confusing to us, even if they seem obvious to everyone else. "The Asperkids' (Secret) Rule Book of Social Rules." This isn't your momma's Emily Post, and there is no "don't do this" finger-wagging or patronizing...
|The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And Their Parents)|
by Elizabeth Verdick (Author), Elizabeth Reeve M.D. (Author)
This positive, straightforward book offers kids with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) their own comprehensive resource for both understanding their condition and finding tools to cope with the challenges they face every day. Some children with ASDs are gifted; others struggle academically. Some are more introverted, while others try to be social. Some get "stuck" on things, have limited interests, or experience repeated motor movements like flapping or pacing ("stims"). The Survival...
|The Don't Freak Out Guide To Parenting Kids With Asperger's|
by Sharon Fuentes (Author), Neil McNerney (Author)
Don’t Freak Out… You are not alone!
You are half way through grocery shopping and can tell that your Aspie is about to melt down. You know you should just 86 the whole thing but you really need milk, bread and coffee. Eventually your child can’t stand it anymore and falls to the floor in anger and frustration!
The outside world sees a big sobbing and screaming kid having a fit. You see the truth; your baby has fallen off the wall and you need to help put this little Humpty...
|The Aspie Teen's Survival Guide: Candid Advice for Teens, Tweens, and Parents, from a Young Man with Asperger's Syndrome|
by J. D. Kraus (Author)
The teenage years are a time when being social is the number one priority for kids. But for kids with Asperger's who have acute social challenges, these years can be the most difficult, confusing time in their lives.
Enter J. D. Kraus, a young man who has been there, done that! He offers practical advice to his peers so they can get the most out of middle school and high school, both academically and socially. From sensory sensitivity to awkwardness, dating to driving, he tackles...
|All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome|
by Kathy Hoopmann (Author)
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome takes a playful look at Asperger Syndrome (AS), drawing inspiration from the feline world in a way that will strike a chord with all those who are familiar with AS.
Delightful colour photographs of cats bring to life familiar characteristics such as sensitive hearing, scampering at the first sign of being stroked, and particular eating habits.
Touching, humorous and insightful, this book evokes the difficulties and joys of raising a child who is...
|Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes|
by Jennifer Elder (Author), Jennifer Elder (Illustrator), Marc Thomas (Illustrator)
Different Like Me introduces children aged 8 to 12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, math, literature, philosophy and comedy.
Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers about the achievements and characteristics of his autism heroes, from Albert Einstein, Dian Fossey and Wassily Kandinsky to Lewis Carroll, Benjamin Banneker and Julia Bowman Robinson, among others. All excel in different fields, but are united by...
|Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence|
by Luke Jackson (Author)
Part of the Reading Well scheme. 27 books selected by young people and health professionals to provide 13 to 18 year olds with high-quality support, information and advice about common mental health issues and related conditions.
Winner of the NASEN & TES Special Educational Needs Children's Book Award 2003
Have you ever been called a freak or a geek? Have you ever felt like one? Luke Jackson is 13 years old and has Asperger Syndrome. Over the years Luke has learned to...
|Can I tell you about Asperger Syndrome?: A guide for friends and family|
by Jude Welton (Author), Jane Telford (Illustrator), Elizabeth Newson (Illustrator)
Meet Adam - a young boy with AS. Adam invites young readers to learn about AS from his perspective. He helps children understand the difficulties faced by a child with AS - he tells them what AS is, what it feels like to have AS and how they can help children with AS by understanding their differences and appreciating their many talents. This illustrated book is ideally suited for boys and girls between 7 and 15 years old and also serves as an excellent starting point for family and classroom...
|What It Is to Be Me!: An Asperger Kid Book|
by Angela Wine (Author)
What It Is To Be Me! is an excellent snapshot into what Asperger's Syndrome is all about. Written from the perspective of the author's son, Danny, a boy with Asperger's Syndrome, shares the ups, downs, and pride of being an Asperger kid. Fully illustrated, this book is insightful and entertaining for both children and adults alike.
|How to Teach Life Skills to Kids with Autism or Asperger's|
by Jennifer McIlwee Myers (Author), Temple Grandin (Foreword)
In the real world, people on the autism spectrum need the same kinds of day-to-day skills everyone else needs to be functional!
It's true. No matter how high-functioning children with autism or Asperger's may be or may become, they function better as adults if they’ve had the chance to learn basic skills, from being on time to good personal hygiene. Many reach adulthood without those skills; enter Jennifer McIlwee Myers, Aspie at Large!
Co-author of the groundbreaking...