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Books: Disability Specific Resources: Asperger Syndrome


See also Autism.


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Publishers


Autism Asperger Publishing Company (AAPC) was established in 1999. The mission of this publisher is to be the first source for practical solutions related to Autism, Asperger Syndrome, and other Pervasive Developmental Disorders. They are an independent publisher, targeting professionals and parents alike. They strive to offer publications at affordable prices, so that important resources will not be off limits to anyone with an interest in the Autism Spectrum. The Autism Asperger Publishing Company specializes in providing mainstream, hands-on advice and information to parents, educators and others about topics related to Autism Spectrum Disorders. Accordingly, their books are more practical than technical. For more information, visit their website or write to P.O. Box 23173, Shawnee Mission, KS 66283-0173.

Future Horizonsí mission is to bring current, helpful information on Autism and Asperger Syndrome to individuals, families and professionals. They became a publisher in the world of Autism/Asperger primarily because the founder's son, Alex, was diagnosed with Autism. This event led him to write a charming book called, "Laughing and Loving with Autism," as he tried to show the world some of the positives and joys that a child with Autism can bring.

New Sign Social Skills Training Project: Books and Manuals is a fee for service company that utilizes a primarily cognitive-behavioral approach to teach social skills to children, adolescents, and adults who have social-communication difficulties. Their books are sold through the publisher, Future Horizons listed above. For more information on their books, visit their website above or send mail to Jed Baker, Ph.D., 29 Collinwood Road, Maplewood, New Jersey 07040 or send e-mail to: jandbbaker@aol.com.


Books


A Drug-Free Approach to Aspergerís Syndrome: Exceptional Medicine for Exceptional Kids

This book is written by Drs. Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman and Robert Ullman, board certified, 25 years experience, with forward by Dr. Bernanrd Rimland.


The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a Child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain Your Sense of Humor

This books is by Jeffrey Cohen. This book is written by a father who offers insight into raising a child with Asperger Syndrome. The author takes an honest look at what can go awry and what to do about it. This is a down to earth book and takes a look at all a parent can expect and will be feeling through this experience.


Asperger Syndrome

Edited by Ami Klin, PhD, Fred R. Volkmar, MD, and Sara S. Sparrow, PhD Child Study Center, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT. This book is a collection of articles which delve into all aspects of Asperger Syndrome. This book is available at Amazon.com. UK visitors may order through Amazon.co.uk.


Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism? (Current Issues in Autism)

This book is written by Eric Schopler (Editor), Gary B. Mesibov (Editor), Linda J. Kunce (Editor) from the TEACCH program of the Department of Psychology of the University of North Carolina, . They have written a book that is about Asperger Syndrome and how it compares with Hich Functioning Autism. Compiled research on the history, diagnosis, related conditions and treatment. The book also includes essays by people who have experienced autism in their personal lives. This book is available at Amazon.com


Autism and Asperger Syndrome

This book is edited by Uta Frith. This book provides the translation of the original Hans Asperger paper. This book is available at Amazon.com. UK visitors may order through Amazon.co.uk.


Children With Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Practitioners and Careers

This book is by Patricia Howlin. This book discusses the nature, causes, and treatment of these syndromes. The book outlines therapies addressing language impairments, social deficits and behaviors and offers advice to parents on seeking treatment. This book is available at Amazon.com UK visitors may order through Amazon.co.uk.


New Sign Preparing for Life

This book is by Dr. Jed Baker. Preparing for Life is a comprehensive guide for students and all those working with them to create plans to transition to adult life. Practical information on applying for college, vocational training, residential programs, and financial assistance is provided along with guidelines for helping students understand their strengths and challenges so they can advocate for themselves. The book contains over 70 skill lessons pertaining to friendship, dating, employment, transportation, finances and managing frustration and anxiety, allowing students to prepare for all aspects of adult life. This book will help manage all aspects of the transition process. Order this book from Future Horizons


Pretending to Be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome

This book is by Liane Holliday Willey, PhD. Liane is a writer, teacher, wife and mother who discovered her Asperger Syndrome after her daughter was diagnosed. This book is available at Amazon.com UK visitors may order through Amazon.co.uk.


Women From Another Planet? Our Lives in the Universe of Autism

This book is edited by Jean Kearns Miller. This is a collection of writings by women on the autism spectrum. The book offers up their stories, their perspectives and provides information that will help the rest of us understand, appreciate, and and respect these amazing women. This book is available at Amazon.com.


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