Supporting Kids on the Spectrum
A selection of books for parents and caregivers of children on the autism spectrum.
2012 by Notbohm, EllenGet this item
Although children on the spectrum are unique, there are some common characteristics of thinking, behaving, feeling, and learning. This book helps us understand what children on the spectrum want and need from those who love them.
2015 by Prizant, Barry M.Get this item
A framework-shifting perspective that invites parents and caregivers of children with autism to view them as having unique skills and abilities, rather than as having a disability and being disordered in their actions.
Raising Kids on the Spectrum : 101 Inspirational Stories for Parents of Children with Autism and Asperger's2013Get this item
It's encouraging to know that our experiences are common to others and we are not alone. There's a story for everyone to relate to in this collection.
2010 by Notbohm, EllenGet this item
Parenting and teaching require a lot of trial and error. This book offers many strategies to support communication, address challenging behavior, teach daily living skills, and develop important social skills.
2007 by Barbera, Mary LynchGet this item
This step-by-step guide uses Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) to provide a resource for families with children who have minimal or no verbal speech ability.
2015 by Gray, CarolGet this item
Social stories are short stories that depict situations, events, or activities children may encounter as well as guidance on how to respond to them appropriately. Social stories can help children prepare for various social situations and learn new skills. This book provides ready-to-use social stories as well as tips on how to write your own.
2010 by Batts, BrendaGet this item
Toileting isn't an easy skill to learn--it takes patience and practice, and it can be especially difficult for children on the spectrum. This book offers strategies to help.
2016 by Phelan, Thomas W.Get this item
This popular approach to modifying behavior by encouraging children to make positive choices is effective for many on and off the spectrum.
2013 by Higashida, NaokiGet this item
Translated from Japanese, this memoir is authored by a 13-year-old boy and offers an intimate glance into his thoughts and experiences, offering a perspective that is not often heard.