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Books for Children with Asperger Syndrome & Their Families

Getting Started: What is Asperger Syndrome?
Book - Asperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real WorldAsperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real World

Teresa Bolick

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Book - Starting PointsStarting Points: The Basics of Understanding and Supporting Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome

Jill Hudson and Brenda Smith Myles

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Book - Quirky KidsQuirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn't Fit In — When to Worry and When Not to Worry

Perry Klass, M.D. and Eileen Costello, M.D.

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Book - Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's ManualAsperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual--What You, Your Parents and Your Teachers Need to Know

Ellen S. Heller Korin, M.Ed.

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Book - Inside OutInside Out: What makes a Person with Social Cognitive Deficits Tick?

Michelle Garcia Winner

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Book - Parenting without Panic: A Pocket Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger's Syndrome)Parenting without Panic: A Pocket Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum (Asperger's Syndrome)

Brenda Dater

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Personal Memoirs: Growing up with Asperger's in the Family
Book - The Best Kind of DifferentThe Best Kind of Different: Our Family's Journey with Asperger's Syndrome

Shonda Schilling

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Book - The Anti-Romantic ChildThe Anti-Romantic Child: A Story of Unexpected Joy

Priscilla Gilman

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Book - Asperger Syndrome in the Family: Redefining NormalAsperger Syndrome in the Family: Redefining Normal

Liane Holliday Willey

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Book - Look Me in the EyeLook Me in the Eye

John Elder Robison

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Book - Be DifferentBe Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers

John Elder Robison

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Book - Parallel PlayParallel Play: Growing Up with Undiagnosed Asperger's

Tim Page

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Emotional Regulation
Book - The Incredible 5-Point ScaleThe Incredible 5-Point Scale: Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses

Kari Dunn Buron, Mitzi Curtis

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Book - My Book Full of FeelingsMy Book Full of Feelings: How to Control and React to the Size of Your Emotions

Amy V. Jaffe and Luci Gardner

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Book - When My Worries Get Too BigWhen My Worries Get Too Big: A Relaxation Book for Children Who Live with Anxiety

Kari Dunn Buron

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Book - Asperger Syndrome in the Family: Redefining NormalAsperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments: Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns

Brenda Smith Myles and Jack Southwick

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Book - ReplaysReplays: Using Play to Enhance Emotional And Behavioral Development for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorder

Karen Levine and Naomi Chedd

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Sensory
Book - The Out-Of-Sync ChildThe Out-Of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping With Sensory Integration Dysfunction

Carol Stock Kranowitz

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Book - Growing an In-Sync ChildGrowing an In-Sync Child: Simple, Fun Activities to Help Every Child Develop, Learn, and Grow

Carol Stock Kranowitz and Joye Newman

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Book - Asperger Syndrome and Sensory IssuesAsperger Syndrome and Sensory Issues: Practical Solutions for Making Sense of the World

Brenda Smith Myles

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Book - Sensational KidsSensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder

Lucy Jane Miller, Ph.D., OTR
Foreword by Carol Stock Kranowitz

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Book - Answers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory IntegrationAnswers to Questions Teachers Ask about Sensory Integration: Forms, Checklists, and Practical Tools for Teachers and Parents

Jane Koomar, Carol Stock Kranowitz, et al.

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Book - Living SensationallyLiving Sensationally: Understanding Your Senses

Winnie Dunn

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Disclosure (for children, extended family members and your child with AS)
Book - Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome?Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome?: A Guide for Friends and Family

Jude Welton
Illustrated by Jane Telford

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Book - This is Asperger SyndromeThis is Asperger Syndrome

Elisa Gagnon and Brenda Smith Myles
Illustrated by Sachi Tahara

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Book - All Cats Have Asperger SyndromeAll Cats Have Asperger Syndrome

Kathy Hoopman

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Book - Brotherly FeelingsBrotherly Feelings: Me, My Emotions, and My Brother with Asperger's Syndrome

Sam Frender and Robin Schiffmiller
Illustrated by Dennis Dittrich

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Book - What It Is to Be Me!What It Is to Be Me!: An Asperger Kid Book

Angela Wine

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Book - Autistic PlanetAutistic Planet

Jennifer Elder
Illustrated by Marc Thomas

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Fiction for Children that Includes a Character with Asperger Syndrome
Book - Adam's Alternative Sports DayAdam's Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story

Jude Welton

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Book - Lisa and the LacemakerLisa and the Lacemaker: An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

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Book - Wishing On the Midnight StarWishing On the Midnight Star: My Asperger Brother

Nancy Ogaz

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Book - The Reinvention of Edison ThomasThe Reinvention of Edison Thomas

Jacqueline Houtman

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Book - Blue Bottle MysteryBlue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure

Kathy Hoopmann

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Book - The Amelia Bedelia TreasuryThe Amelia Bedelia Treasury: Three Books by Peggy Parish

Peggy Parish
Illustrated by and Barbara Siebel Thomas

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Teaching Social Skills and Perspective Taking
Book - You are a Social DetectiveYou are a Social Detective: Explaining Social Thinking to Kids

Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke
Illustrated by Kelly Knopp

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Book - Diary of a Social DetectiveDiary of a Social Detective - Real-life tales of mystery, intrigue and interpersonal adventure

Jeffrey E. Jessum Ph.D.

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Book - The New Social Story BookThe New Social Story Book

Carol Gray

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Book - The Hidden CurriculumThe Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Rules in Social Situations

Brenda Smith Myles, Melissa L. Trautman,
and Ronda L. Scelvan

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Book - Thinking About You, Thinking About MeThinking About You, Thinking About Me

Michelle Garcia Winner

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Book - Social Behavior MappingSocial Behavior Mapping: Connecting Behavior, Emotions and Consequences Across the Day

Michelle Garcia Winner

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Book - A Little Book of MannersA Little Book of Manners: Courtesy & Kindness for Young Ladies

Emilie Barnes and Anne Christian Buchanan
Illustrated by Michal Sparks

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Book - A Little Book of Manners for BoysA Little Book of Manners for Boys: A Game Plan for Getting Along with Others

Emilie Barnes and Anne Christian Buchanan
Illustrated by Michal Sparks

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Book - Liam Says "Hi"Liam Says "Hi": Learning to Greet a Friend

Jane Whelen Banks

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This series has other titles to teach other social skills and behaviors.

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Educational Issues for Children
Book - Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and ParentsAsperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents

Brenda Smith Myles and Richard L. Simpson

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Book - Simple Strategies That Work!Simple Strategies That Work! Helpful Hints for All Educators of Students with Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism, and Related Disabilities

Brenda Smith Myles, Diane Adreon, and Dena Gitlitz

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Book - How to Be a Para ProHow to Be a Para Pro: A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals

Diane Twatchman-Cullen and David DeLorenzo

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Book - Children and Youth with Asperger SyndromeChildren and Youth with Asperger Syndrome: Strategies for Success in Inclusive Settings

Brenda Smith Myles

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Book - Martian in the PlaygroundMartian in the Playground: Understanding the Schoolchild with Asperger Syndrome

Clare Sainsbury

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Book - Parents Have the Power to Make Special Education Work: An Insider GuideParents Have the Power to Make Special Education Work: An Insider Guide

Judith Canty Graves and Carson Graves

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Bullying
Book - Perfect TargetsPerfect Targets: Asperger Syndrome and Bullying

Rebekah Heinrichs

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Book - Asperger Syndrome and BullyingAsperger Syndrome and Bullying: Strategies and Solutions

Nick Dubin
Foreword by Micheal John Carley

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Executive Functioning
Book - Strategies for OrganizationStrategies for Organization: Preparing for Homework and the Real World

Michelle Garcia Winner

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Book - No Mind Left BehindNo Mind Left Behind: Understanding and Fostering Executive Control--The Eight Essential Brain SkillsEvery Child Needs to Thrive

Adam J. Cox

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Book - Executive Skills in Children and AdolescentsExecutive Skills in Children and Adolescents, Second Edition: A Practical Guide to Assessment and Intervention

Peg Dawson, Ed.D. and Richard Guare, Ph.D.

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Book - Raising a Thinking PreteenRaising a Thinking Preteen: The "I Can Problem Solve" Program for 8- to 12- Year-Olds

Myrna B. Shure and Roberta Israeloff

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Book - Organizing the Disorganized ChildOrganizing the Disorganized Child: Simple Strategies to Succeed in School

Martin L. Kutscher and Marcella Moran

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