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Our Big Blog About Books

Sep 28th, 2021

We have a number of book recommendations in our resource blogs and from our, AutismBC Connects Interviews from our members. We love when our members share with us books that they found helpful, impactful, or influential on their autism journeys.  We hope to continue to share them here:

For Autistic Adults

Autistics Recommend: Books on Autism 

Books about Autistic Women and Girls 

NeuroDivergent Rebel’s 2021 Neurodiversity Book List 

For Everyone 

Uniquely Human – Dr. Barry Prizant  

Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8 – Naoki Higashida (author of The Reason I Jump) 

Thinking in Pictures – Dr. Temple Grandin 

For Caregivers

The Explosive Child – Dr. Ross Greene 

Lost at School: Why our kids with behavioural challenges are falling through the cracks and how we can help them – Dr. Ross Greene 

Raising Human Beings: Creating a Collaborative Partnership with your Child 

Self-Reg: How to Help Your Child and You Break the Stress Cycle and Successfully Engage with Life – Dr. Stuart Shanker 

Beyond Behaviours: Using Brain Science & Compassion to Understand and Solve Children’s Behavioural Challenges 

The Whole Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind 

For Children 

It’s OK to be Different: A Children’s Picture Book about Diversity and Kindness – Sujata Saha 

Why Johnny Doesn’t Flap: NT is OK! – Clay & Gail Morton  

Kindness is my SuperPower: A Children’s Book about Empathy, Kindness & Compassion – Alicia Ortego 

The Girl Who Thought in Pictures – The Story of Dr Temple Grandin – Julia Finley Mosca & Daniel Rieley

For Teens/Tweens 

The Awesome Autistic Go-to-Guide (for teens and tweens) – Yenn Purkis & Tanya Masterman 

The Aspie Teen Survival Guide – J. D. Kraus

The ASD Independence Workbook: Transition Skills for Teens and Young Adults – Francis Tabone

Autistically Thriving – Judy Endow


Other Resources: 

AutismBC Highlights: AIDE Lending Library

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