April is National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month, and Thursday, April 2, is World Autism Awareness Day. The library has many books related to autism spectrum disorder, including clinical books, memoirs, and even fiction. Come to the library to check out these featured books:reason


The reason I jump: the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism by Naoki Higashida; translated by KA Yoshida and David Mitchell

bornBorn on a blue day: inside the extraordinary mind of an autistic savant: a memoir by Daniel Tammet

Thinking in pictures: and other reports from my life with autism by Temple Grandin


curiousThe curious incident of the dog in the night-time by Mark Haddon

Recent nonfiction and clinical: (many more clinical books on ASD are also available at the library)

Nursing of autism spectrum disorder: evidence-based integrated care across the lifespan edited by Ellen Giarelli, Marcia R. Gardner

teachWould you teach a fish to climb a tree?: a different take on kids with ADD, ADHD, OCD, and autism by Anne Maxwell, LCSW, Gary M. Douglas, and Dr. Dain Heer

Asperger syndrome: assessing and treating high-functioning autism spectrum disorders edited by James C. McPartland, Ami Klin, Fred R. Volkmar; foreword by Maria Asperger Felder

animalAnimal-assisted interventions for individuals with autism by Merope Pavlides; foreword by Temple Grandin

Handbook of autism and pervasive developmental disorders edited by Fred R. Volkmar, Sally J. Rogers, Rhea Paul, and Kevin A. Pelphrey

Visual language in autism by Howard C. Shane, Sharon Weiss-Kapp


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