13 Highly Recommended Books

Nadia Shanab | autism, general advice, parenting
19 Jun 2010

The following are books that I have read and learned a lot from. They helped me in my job working with autistic kids.


Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin – An autistic adult telling her own struggling and suffering with her condition as an Asperger, and how she became a huge success

10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm

10 Things your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm

1001 Great Ideas by Ellen Notbohm & Veronica Zysk

A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies by Beth Fouse & Maria Wheeler – Discipline, reinforcement, timeout, communication and much more

The Autistic Spectrum by Lorna Wing

Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments by Brenda Smith Myles

Taking charge of ADHD by Russell A. Barkley – The best book I have read about ADHD

More Than Words by Fern Sussman – Helping parents promote communication and social skills in children on ASD

Social Intelligence by Daniel Goleman – To broaden your understanding of human relationships


Unstrange Minds by Roy Richard Grinker – A father, a daughter, and a search for new answers about living with autism

How Can I Talk if my Lips Don’t Move? by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay – A true story

Look me in the Eye by John Elder Robison – A life told from the perspective of a man with Asperger

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time by Mark Haddon – An autistic boy explains how he perceives the world

Mrs. A

Tags: , , , , ,


  1. Melissa Bean says:

    I never in a million years would’ve thought at things like this. This is going to make my afternoon a whole lot easier.

  2. Mrs. A says:

    I am so happy the site is useful! I’ll keep sharing. I appreciate your nice comment it made my day!
    Mrs. A

  3. Mrs. A says:

    Thank you!