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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 59 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How To Be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe
    How To Be Autistic - by Charlotte Amelia Poe

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781912408320 | ISBN 10: 1912408325

    An urgent, funny, shocking, and impassioned memoir by the winner of the Spectrum Art Prize 2018, How To Be Autistic by Charlotte Amelia Poe presents the rarely shown point of view of someone living with autism.  Poe’s voice is confident, moving ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son by Henry Normal
    A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son - by Henry Normal

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473656413 | ISBN 10: 1473656419

    Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic - in his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Funny, You Don
    Funny, You Don't Look Autistic: A Comedian's Guide to Life on the Spectrum - by Michael McCreary

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781773212579 | ISBN 10: 1773212575

    Like many others on the autism spectrum, 20-something stand-up comic Michael McCreary has been told by more than a few well-meaning folks that he doesn't "look" autistic. But, as he's quick to point out in this memoir, autism "looks" different for ju ... more

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  • Cover image of book Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism by Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett
    Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism - by Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett

    £15.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785924347 | ISBN 10: 1785924346

    Barb Cook and 14 other autistic women describe life from a female autistic perspective, and present empowering, helpful and supportive insights from their personal experience for fellow autistic women. Michelle Garnett's comments validate and expand ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism by Debby Elley
    Fifteen Things They Forgot to Tell You About Autism - by Debby Elley

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785924385 | ISBN 10: 1785924389

    Alec and Bobby are twins with autism, but nobody could ever say they are the same. Here, their mum gives a down-to-earth account of their family life, proving that autism is not one-size-fits-all. This honest and funny book shares experience and advi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forest School and Autism: A Practical Guide by Michael James
    Forest School and Autism: A Practical Guide - by Michael James

    £18.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785922916 | ISBN 10: 1785922912

    A practical guide to delivering Forest School methods to people with autism - both children and adults - with advice on how to adapt activities to make them more inclusive. Includes tips on how to set up a Forest School, safety issues and how to gath ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man
    Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism - by Naoki Higashida

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781444799101 | ISBN 10: 144479910x

    Following his ground-breaking international bestseller The Reason I Jump, written when he was only thirteen, Naoki Higashida offers equally illuminating and practical insights into autism from his current perspective as a young man.   Naoki Higash ... more

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  • Cover image of book Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories (TM) by Siobhan Timmins
    Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories (TM) - by Siobhan Timmins

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785923296 | ISBN 10: 1785923293

    Using the highly effective Social Stories™ model, this book focusses on writing and illustrating stories to develop resilience in young people with autism who are particularly susceptible to setbacks. With ideas for coping strategies and positive r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autism and Solution-Focused Practice by Els Mattelin and Hannelore Volckaert
    Autism and Solution-Focused Practice - by Els Mattelin and Hannelore Volckaert

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785923289 | ISBN 10: 1785923285

    This trailblazing book equips practitioners to help clients with autism live well, using adaptable solution-focused methods. It shows how to approach autism in a positive, respectful way, and to understand clients' ways of thinking so you can effecti ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed by Gillan Drew
    An Adult with an Autism Diagnosis: A Guide for the Newly Diagnosed - by Gillan Drew

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785922466 | ISBN 10: 1785922467

    Through the personal experiences of an adult diagnosed with autism, this book will inform on the social challenges of life on the spectrum along with sensible advice for practical situations. Includes an informed introduction to Autism Spectrum Disor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships by Temple Grandin and Sean Barron
    Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships - by Temple Grandin and Sean Barron

    £18.95   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781941765388 | ISBN 10: 1941765386

    Born with autism, both Temple Grandin and Sean Barron now live famously successful social lives. However, their paths were quite different. Temple’s logical mind controlled her social behavior. She interacted with many adults and other children, ex ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unclouded by Longing: Meditations on Autism and Being Present in an Overwhelming World by Christopher Goodchild
    Unclouded by Longing: Meditations on Autism and Being Present in an Overwhelming World - by Christopher Goodchild

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785921223 | ISBN 10: 1785921223

    In this collection of short, contemplative, enlightening reflections, spiritual teacher and Quaker Christopher Goodchild, inspired by his own experiences, guides you through his spiritual and philosophical journey to his truest and most peaceful self ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum by Dr Judy Eaton
    A Guide to Mental Health Issues in Girls and Young Women on the Autism Spectrum - by Dr Judy Eaton

    £18.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785920929 | ISBN 10: 1785920928

    This book addresses the specific mental health needs of girls and young women with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Looking at the ways autism presents differently in girls than in boys, and the mental health conditions that occur most frequently in g ... more

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  • Cover image of book Justice for Laughing Boy: Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference by Sara Ryan
    Justice for Laughing Boy: Connor Sparrowhawk - A Death by Indifference - by Sara Ryan

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785923487 | ISBN 10: 178592348x

    On July 4th 2013, Connor Sparrowhawk, also known as Laughing Boy or LB, was found dead in a specialist NHS unit. Connor, who had autism and epilepsy, had a seizure while in the bath and no member of staff was on hand to stop him from drowning. An ent ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maria and Me: A Father, A Daughter (and Autism) by Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo
    Maria and Me: A Father, A Daughter (and Autism) - by Maria Gallardo and Miguel Gallardo

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785923814 | ISBN 10: 1785923811

    Giving a father's insight into life with his daughter Maria, aged 12, who has autism, this comic tells the story of their week holiday in the Canary Islands, Spain. Delightful illustrations and dialogue between father and daughter show the day-to-day ... more

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  • Cover image of book Transitioning Together: One Couple
    Transitioning Together: One Couple's Journey of Gender and Identity Discovery - by Wenn B. Lawson and Beatrice M. Lawson

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781785921032 | ISBN 10: 1785921037

    This is the story of a long-lasting relationship, surviving against the odds. It is the story of Wenn and Beatrice Lawson, born almost twelve years apart in different countries with different cultures, who were both assigned female at birth. After ni ... more

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  • Cover image of book In a Different Key: The Story of Autism by John Donvan and Caren Zucker
    In a Different Key: The Story of Autism - by John Donvan and Caren Zucker

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780241958179 | ISBN 10: 0241958172

    *Pulitzer finalist 2017*  The stunning history of autism as it has been discovered and felt by parents, children and doctors.  Nearly seventy-five years ago, Donald Triplett of Forest, Mississippi became the first child diagnosed with ... more

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  • Cover image of book Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity, and Equality by Katherine Runswick-Cole, Rebecca Mallett and Sami Timimi (Editors)
    Re-Thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity, and Equality - by Katherine Runswick-Cole, Rebecca Mallett and Sami Timimi (Editors)

    £18.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849055819 | ISBN 10: 1849055815

    Disputing the existing accepted approaches to autism and the focus on diagnosis and 'treatment', this book challenges the attitudes, assumptions and prejudices around autism that are generated from the medical model, suggesting that they can be margi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently by Steve Silberman
    Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently - by Steve Silberman

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781760113643 | ISBN 10: 1760113646

    A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-F ... more

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  • Cover image of book M is for Autism by The Students of Limpsfield Grange School and Vicky Martin
    M is for Autism - by The Students of Limpsfield Grange School and Vicky Martin

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849056847 | ISBN 10: 1849056846

    Written by the students of Limpsfield Grange School for girls with autism, M is for Autism is a truly authentic coming-of-age novel that shows what it's really like to grow up feeling a bit different.   Why is being normal so easy for everyon ... more

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  • Cover image of book A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently by Pat Thomas, illustrated by Claire Keay
    A First Look at Autism: I See Things Differently - by Pat Thomas, illustrated by Claire Keay

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780750289481 | ISBN 10: 0750289481

    A beautifully illustrated and reassuring picture book that helps children to understand autism.  This reassuring picture book explains what autism is in simple terms. It aims to help children who may have siblings or classmates with autism unde ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Obsessive Joy of Autism by Julia Bascom, illustrated by Elou Carroll
    The Obsessive Joy of Autism - by Julia Bascom, illustrated by Elou Carroll

    £9.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849057264 | ISBN 10: 1849057265

    Julia Bascom offers a rare and powerful insight into the joys of autistic obsessions. Her writing will resonate powerfully with other autistic people, and encourage those who have a person with autism in their lives to look out for and nurture that j ... more

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  • Cover image of book LEGO-Based Therapy by Daniel B. LeGoff, Gina Gmez de la Cuesta, GW Krauss, and Simon Baron-Cohen
    LEGO-Based Therapy - by Daniel B. LeGoff, Gina Gmez de la Cuesta, GW Krauss, and Simon Baron-Cohen

    £14.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849055376 | ISBN 10: 1849055378

    How to build social competence through LEGO-based Clubs for children with autism and related conditions   A comprehensive guide to setting up LEGO Therapy groups to promote social skills in children with autism spectrum disorders and relate ... more

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  • Cover image of book Can I Tell You About Autism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals by Jane Telford, Jude Welton and Glenys Jones
    Can I Tell You About Autism? A Guide for Friends, Family and Professionals - by Jane Telford, Jude Welton and Glenys Jones

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781849054539 | ISBN 10: 1849054533

    Tom invites readers to learn about autism from his perspective in this beautifully-illustrated book, suitable for readers aged 7 and upwards.  He explains the challenges he faces with issues such as social communication, sensory overload and cha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Drawing Autism by Jill Mullin (Editor), with a Foreword by Temple Grandin
    Drawing Autism - by Jill Mullin (Editor), with a Foreword by Temple Grandin

    £16.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781617751981 | ISBN 10: 1617751987

    Over the last decade autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has become an international topic of conversation, knowing no racial, ethnic, or social barriers. Behavior analyst and educator Mullin has assembled a staggering array of work from established artis ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autism and Gender: From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks by Jordynn Jack
    Autism and Gender: From Refrigerator Mothers to Computer Geeks - by Jordynn Jack

    £18.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780252079894 | ISBN 10: 0252079892

    The first ever study of how conceptions of gender influence debates about autism. The reasons behind the increase in autism diagnoses have become hotly contested in the media as well as within the medical, scholarly, and autistic communities. In ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Reason I Jump: One Boy
    The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism - by Naoki Higashida, translated by K.A Yoshida and David Mitchell

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444776775 | ISBN 10: 1444776770

    A rare and important insight into the mind of an autistic child. Written by Naoki Higishida when he was only thirteen, this remarkable book explains the often baffling behaviour of autistic children and shows the way they think and feel - such as a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spark: A Mother
    The Spark: A Mother's Story of Nurturing, Genius and Autism - by Kristine Barnett

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780241961810 | ISBN 10: 0241961815

    Kristine Barnett's son Jacob has an IQ higher than Einstein and a photographic memory. At nine he developed an original theory in astrophysics that may earn a Nobel Prize. But Jake's story is all the more remarkable because his extraordinary mind was ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Fraser Met Billy by Louise Booth
    When Fraser Met Billy - by Louise Booth

    £14.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444769227 | ISBN 10: 1444769227

    Billy the cat was rescued from an abandoned house. Fraser was a two-year-old autistic child with a multitude of problems when he first met Billy at the cat protection shelter. Billy purred, laid his paws across Fraser and they have been inseparable e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Enviromental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates by Brita Belli
    The Autism Puzzle: Connecting the Dots Between Enviromental Toxins and Rising Autism Rates - by Brita Belli

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781609804602 | ISBN 10: 1609804600

    Paperback edition features a foreword by Caroline Cox, Research Director from the Center for Environmental Health, and a new preface updating the first edition.  With 1 in 88 American children now affected by autism, The Autism Puzzle is the fi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs by Natasha Etherington
    Gardening for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Special Educational Needs - by Natasha Etherington

    £13.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849052788 | ISBN 10: 1849052786

    A garden or nature setting presents the perfect opportunity for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and special needs to learn, play and strengthen body and mind. This book empowers teachers and parents with little gardening know-how to get outsi ... more

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  • Cover image of book George and Sam by Charlotte Moore
    George and Sam - by Charlotte Moore

    £10.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780241956601 | ISBN 10: 0241956609

    George and Sam are autistic. For their mother Charlotte Moore, writer of the Guardian's 'Mind the Gap' column, that means they can be as much a source of trouble as joy. The boys will only eat certain foods, have no sense of danger, listen obsessivel ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neurodiversity by Thomas Armstrong
    Neurodiversity - by Thomas Armstrong

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780738215242 | ISBN 10: 0738215244

    ADHD. dyslexia. autism. the number of illness categories listed by the American Psychiatric Association has tripled in the last fifty years. With so many people affected, it is time to revisit our perceptions on this "culture of disabilities."   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men
    The Myth of Autism: Medicalising Men's and Boys' Social and Emotional Competence - by Sami Timimi, Neil Gardner and Mr Brian McCabe

    £34.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780230545267 | ISBN 10: 0230545262

    In this groundbreaking book, the authors dispute the concept of autism and explore the cultural and political reasons why the number of those diagnosed with it has increased over the years.   This is a must-read for students studying autism a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Horse Boy: The True Story of a Father
    The Horse Boy: The True Story of a Father's Miraculous Journey to Heal His Son - by Rupert Isaacson

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141033631 | ISBN 10: 0141033630

    One family's epic journey to rescue their son...  Rupert and Kirstin Isaacson were heartbroken when they learned that their two-year-old son Rowan was autistic. And with each passing day, Rowan's growing isolation, his uncontrollable fits, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Empowered Autism Parenting: Celebrating (and Defending) Your Child
    Empowered Autism Parenting: Celebrating (and Defending) Your Child's Place in the World - by William Stillman

    £12.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780470475874 | ISBN 10: 0470475870

    How parents can appreciate their autistic children prevent them from being pathologized, over-medicated, and marginalized.  In this groundbreaking book, William Stillman, an expert and passionate advocate on behalf of those with autism, off ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-Diversity Handbook: Asperger
    The Adolescent and Adult Neuro-Diversity Handbook: Asperger's Syndrome, ADHD, Dyslexia, Dyspraxia - by Sarah Hendrickx, with a contribution from Claire Salter

    £13.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781843109808 | ISBN 10: 1843109808

    Increasing numbers of adults are realising that they have been living with an undiagnosed developmental condition, yet most information and support focuses on children. This leaves many adults confused and in the dark.   The Adolescent and Adu ... more

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  • Cover image of book Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind by Daniel Tammet
    Embracing the Wide Sky: A Tour Across the Horizons of the Mind - by Daniel Tammet

    £10.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780340961339 | ISBN 10: 0340961333

    Daniel's internationally bestselling memoir of living with Asperger`s Syndrome and Savant Syndrome, Born on a Blue Day, established him as one of the most original talents in contemporary non-fiction.  Now, in his new book, Embracing the Wide ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not Stupid: One Mother
    Not Stupid: One Mother's Fight to Give Her Autistic Children the Quality of Life They Deserve - by Anna Kennedy

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844547845 | ISBN 10: 1844547841

    When Anna and Sean Kennedy discovered that one of their sons had asperger's syndrome and that their other son was autistic, they were truly devastated, but their family's troubles were just the beginning. Turned away by no fewer than 26 special needs ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Book About What Autism Can be Like by Written and illustrated by Sue Adams
    A Book About What Autism Can be Like - by Written and illustrated by Sue Adams

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843109402 | ISBN 10: 1843109409

    Chris and Andrew are very good friends. They are the same in many ways. But they are different in many ways too. This is because Chris has autism. Sue Adams' story helps to explain some of the differences that can come with autism - how Chris pr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autism: A Very Short Introduction by Uta Frith
    Autism: A Very Short Introduction - by Uta Frith

    £7.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780199207565 | ISBN 10: 0199207569

    What causes autism? Is it a genetic disorder, or due to some unknown environmental hazard? Are we facing an autism epidemic? What are the main symptoms, and how does it relate to Asperger syndrome?   Everyone has heard of autism, but the diso ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy & the Dog that Unlocked His World by Nuala Gardner
    A Friend Like Henry: The Remarkable True Story of an Autistic Boy & the Dog that Unlocked His World - by Nuala Gardner

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780340934029 | ISBN 10: 0340934026

    From the publishers of the bestselling Born On a Blue Day and Marley and Me: the moving and inspiring story of how a devoted family dog helped free a little boy from the prison of his autism.When Jamie and Nuala Gardner chose a puppy for their son D ... more

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  • Cover image of book Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet
    Born on a Blue Day - by Daniel Tammet

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780340899755 | ISBN 10: 0340899751

    'I was born on 31 January 1979 - a Wednesday. I know it was a Wednesday, because the date is blue in my mind and Wednesdays are always blue, like the number nine or the sound of loud voices arguing.'  Like the character Hoffman portrayed, he can ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autism Heroes: Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge by Barbara Firestone and Joe Buissink
    Autism Heroes: Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge - by Barbara Firestone and Joe Buissink

    £29.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843108375 | ISBN 10: 1843108372

    Intimate, bold, and inspiring, Dr. Barbara Firestone's Autism Heroes provides a compelling and sensitive account of the experiences of 38 families from different walks of life confronting the challenges of autism spectrum disorders with courage, ten ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mothering Special Needs: A Different Maternal Journey by Anna Karin Kingston
    Mothering Special Needs: A Different Maternal Journey - by Anna Karin Kingston

    £18.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843105435 | ISBN 10: 1843105438

    This book explores the lived experience of mothers raising a child with a learning disability, through interviews with mothers of children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and Down syndrome. With ... more

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  • Cover image of book Send in the Idiots: Stories from the Other Side of Autism by Kamran Nazeer
    Send in the Idiots: Stories from the Other Side of Autism - by Kamran Nazeer

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780747585657 | ISBN 10: 0747585652

    When he was four years old Kamran Nazeer was enrolled in a small school in New York alongside other children diagnosed with autism. Here they received care that was at the cutting edge of developmental psychology. Kamran is now a policy adviser in W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eye Contact by Cammie McGovern
    Eye Contact - by Cammie McGovern

    £18.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141024981 | ISBN 10: 0141024984

    For nine years Adam has been the centre of his mother Cara's world. And, she thinks, she has been the centre of his. Until the day he disappears. When he is found in the woods behind his school, beside the body of a little girl whom Cara has never h ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Be Yourself in a World That
    How to Be Yourself in a World That's Different: An Asperger Syndrome Study Guide for Adolescents - by Yuko Yoshida

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843105046 | ISBN 10: 1843105047

    If you are a teenager or young adult who has been diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome (AS) or another autistic spectrum disorder (ASD), the information in this book can help you change the course of your life.If you have AS or ASD, you have a wonderful ... more

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  • Cover image of book Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin
    Animals in Translation - by Temple Grandin

    £9.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747566694 | ISBN 10: 0747566690

    Animals in Translation is the culmination of Temple Grandin's extraordinary life's work, drawing upon the latest research, her distinguished career as an animal scientist, and her own experience of being autistic. With co-author Catherine Johnson, G ... more

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  • Cover image of book Thinking in Pictures - And Other Reports from My Life with Autism by Temple Grandin
    Thinking in Pictures - And Other Reports from My Life with Autism - by Temple Grandin

    £10.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780747585329 | ISBN 10: 0747585326

    The idea that some people think differently, though no less humanly, is explored in this inspiring book.  Temple Grandin is a gifted and successful animal scientist, and she is autistic. Here she tells us what it was like to grow up perceiving t ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Support and Teach Children on the Autism Spectrum by Dave Sherratt
    How to Support and Teach Children on the Autism Spectrum - by Dave Sherratt

    £11.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781855033900 | ISBN 10: 1855033909

    Teaching children on the autism spectrum presents a very particular challenge that requires special understanding from everyone involved. This book offers valuable insight into the nature of autism, Asperger syndrome and other associated conditions. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder
    Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes - by Jennifer Elder

    £11.99   hardback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843108153 | ISBN 10: 1843108151

    Different Like Me introduces children aged 8-12 years to famous, inspirational figures from the world of science, art, maths, literature, philosophy and comedy.  Eight-year-old Quinn, a young boy with Asperger's Syndrome, tells young readers abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Elijah
    Elijah's Cup - by Valerie Paradiz

    £14.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781843108023 | ISBN 10: 184310802x

    From her first inklings of Elijah's difference, to her discovery of a whole spectrum of another way of life that includes everything from civil rights organizations for autistics to Asperger artists, Valerie Paradiz describes how she decided to cross ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sex, Sexuality and the Autistic Spectrum by Wendy Lawson
    Sex, Sexuality and the Autistic Spectrum - by Wendy Lawson

    £13.95   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9781843102847 | ISBN 10: 1843102846

    Sex, Sexuality and the Autistic Spectrum is about how the differing cognitive style and sensory profiles experienced in ASD impact upon communication and relating. It uses plain language and attempts to address ordinary questions such as 'Do autistic ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living the Good Life With Autism by Edgar R. Schneider
    Living the Good Life With Autism - by Edgar R. Schneider

    £17.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9781843107125 | ISBN 10: 1843107120

    His discovery only in retirement that he has high-functioning autism provided Edgar Schneider at last with an explanation for his many differences, explored in Living the Good Life With Autism.  In this book he takes up the story, telling of his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Loved Windows by Patricia Stacey
    The Boy Who Loved Windows - by Patricia Stacey

    £10.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780470869796 | ISBN 10: 0470869798

    In 1997, writer Patricia Stacey and her husband, Cliff, learned that their six-month-old son, Walker, might never walk or talk, or even see or hear. Unwilling to accept this grim prognosis, they embarked on a five-year odyssey that took them into alt ... more

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    I'm Not Naughty - I'm Autistic: Jodi's Journey - by Jean Shaw

    £14.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781843101055 | ISBN 10: 184310105x

    Jodi Shaw was a happy, lively, loving baby who, at the age of eighteen months, suddenly changed into the toddler from hell. He became withdrawn, lost all language, refused to play, avoided physical contact, could not concentrate or be still, and acq ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Social Stories Book by Carol Gray and Abbie Leigh White
    My Social Stories Book - by Carol Gray and Abbie Leigh White

    £12.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9781853029509 | ISBN 10: 1853029505

    Over the last decade, Carol Gray's social stories approach has become established as a highly effective way of teaching social and life skills to children on the autistic spectrum. Taking the form of short narratives, the stories in My Social St ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nobody Nowhere: The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl by Donna Williams
    Nobody Nowhere: The Remarkable Autobiography of an Autistic Girl - by Donna Williams

    £13.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781853027185 | ISBN 10: 1853027189

    Donna Williams was a child with more labels than a jam-jar: deaf, wild, disturbed, stupid, insane... She lived within herself, her own world her foreground, ours a background she only visited. Isolated from herself and from the outside world, Donna w ... more

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