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Summary: Richard Everts and Sugey Cruz-Everts, parents of a child with autism, travel the United States forty days, meeting with other from a broad range of cultures who tell about how autism has affected them.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC UNI

Guglielmo, Amy

Summary: Presents the story of Grandins "squeeze machine," describing her childhood love of building and design, as well as her sensitivities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atheneum Books for Young Readers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 GRA

Squire, Ann O.

Summary: Autism affects millions people around the world by limiting their ability to communicate and interact socially with other people. Some face minor difficulties, while others are so severely affected that they require special assistance throughout their lives. Readers will find out what it is like to live with autism, what causes this condition, how it is treated, and more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press, an Imprint of Scholastic Inc. 2016

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Herbert, Martha R.

Summary: "Move beyond conventional thinking about autism. . . . After years of treating patients and analyzing scientific data, prominent Harvard researcher and clinician Dr. Martha Herbert offers a revolutionary new view of autism and a transformative strategy for dealing with it. Autism is not a hardwired impairment programmed into a child's genes and destined to remain fixed forever, as we're often...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.8588 HER

Arnold, Elana K

Summary: When Bat's older sister Janie gets a part in the school play, and can't watch him after school, it means some pretty big changes. For one, someone else will have to take care of the skunk kit in the afternoons.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC ARN

Prizant, Barry M.

Summary: Autism is usually portrayed as a checklist of deficits, including difficulties interacting socially, problems in communicating, sensory challenges, and repetitive behavior patterns. This perspective leads to therapies focused on ridding individuals of "autistic" symptoms. Now Dr. Barry M. Prizant, an internationally renowned autism expert, offers a new and compelling paradigm: the most...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 PRI

Summary: Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV GOO

Summary: Gathers inspirational stories about parents raising children on the autism spectrum.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chicken Soup for the Soul Pub. 2013

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Ludwig, Benjamin

Summary: Meet Ginny Moon. She's mostly your average teenager--she plays flute in the high school band, has weekly basketball practice, and reads Robert Frost poems in English class. But Ginny is autistic. And so what's important to her might seem a bit ... different: starting every day with exactly nine grapes for breakfast, Michael Jackson, her baby doll, and crafting a secret plan of escape. After...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wheeler Publishing 2017

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1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC LUD

Tilton, Adelle Jameson.

Summary: Provides practical advice, expert reassurance, and real-life tips to help your family cope with an autistic child.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2010

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 TIL

Coucouvanis, Judith

Summary: This book gives parents the tools they need to develop their child's behavior intervention and skill development plans. A major focus is on helping parents answer the question: What can I do that will help my child be successful? Topics include behavior, communication, reward systems, social skills, and medication support.--Publisher.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: AAPC Publishing 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 COU

Marohn, Stephanie.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hampton Roads Pub. 2002

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.85882 MAR

Ellis, Michael A.

Summary: When your child is diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder, you have questions. As ASD parents themselves, Michael and Lori Ellis provide a holistic view of what comes after diagnosis, answer the most commonly asked questions, discuss what medications and therapies are available, and examine the global impact ASD has on the child's environment.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.92 ELL

Grandin, Temple.

Summary: "A cutting-edge account of the latest science of autism, from the best-selling author and advocate Temple Grandin is a star, a Time Magazine top 100 Hero and an inspiration to millions worldwide. Since she started writing and speaking about autism, the number of people diagnosed with it has skyrocketed--but so has the research that is transforming our understanding of the autistic brain....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013

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Reyl, Hilary

Summary: Martin is an American teen on the autism spectrum living in France with his movie-director mother and sister for the summer. He falls for a French girl who he thinks is a real-life incarnation of a character in his favorite book. Over time Martin comes to realize she is a real person and not a character in a novel while at the same time learning that love is not out of his reach just because he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2017

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC REY

Bernier, Raphael (Raphael A.)

Summary: "What have scientists learned about the causes of autism spectrum disorder? Why do different kids have such different symptoms, and what are the best ways to deal with them? Will there ever be a cure? From leading autism researchers, this accessible guide helps you put the latest advances to work for your unique child. Separating fact from fiction about causes, treatments, and prevention, the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The Guilford Press 2020

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Bishop, Beverly.

Summary: Children describe what makes their autistic friend different but also explain the activities at which he excels, in a book with coloring pages and resources for parents and educators on a CD-ROM.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Future Horizons 2011

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1 available in Multi-Media Kits, Call number: KIT J ORANGE MY

Bailey, Jenn

Summary: Henry would like to find a friend at school, but for a boy on the autism spectrum, making friends can be difficult, as his efforts are sometimes misinterpreted, or things just go wrong--but Henry keeps trying, and in the end he finds a friend he can playwith.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Chronicle Books 2019

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE BAI

Donahue, Karin

Summary: This book is a comprehensive yet accessible resource explaining the best practices for teaching young children with autism, especially in its milder forms. It offers practical, easy-to-use strategies for building social and emotional skills-strategies that enrich the learning environment for neurotypical children as well.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Rowman & Littlefield 2020

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1 available in Consider This, Call number: 371.94 DON

Gerber, Lauren

Summary: From psychologist Dr. Lauren Gerber comes Autism and You, the first in the new Dr. Lauren Library series. Illustrated by Norm Bendell, this unique introduction to autism includes educational material for both kids and adults. In the book's first part, young readers meet Billy, a boy with autism, as he shares his experiences, feelings, and plans for the future. The second part features a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brown Books Kids 2015

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.928 Gerber 2015

Rudolph, Shaina.

Summary: Zane rushes home to tell his mother about problems he faced during his school day, and she reminds him that while others may only see his "autism stripe," he has stripes for honesty, caring, and much more.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Magination Press, American Psychological Association 2015

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E RUD

Anderson, Marvin D.

Summary: The book, Autism Prevention Care and Management, written by a physician with 10 years experience caring for children with this calamity, summarizes the problem and solution to the epidemic of autism that is spreading throughout the world. Chapter One describes each person's biochemical individuality and stresses how attention to this must shape medical management strategies. Chapter Two decries...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: G.U.D. Publishers 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.8 AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.8 AND

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.8 AND

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.85 Anderson 2012

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 And

Baskin, Nora Raleigh.

Summary: Jason, a twelve-year-old autistic boy who wants to become a writer, relates what his life is like as he tries to make sense of his world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 2009

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Grandin, Temple.

Summary: Here, in Temple Grandin's own words, is the story of what it is like to live with autism, to be among the few people who have broken through many of the neurological impairments associated with autism. Throughout her life, she has developed unique coping strategies, including her famous "squeeze machine," which she modeled after seeing the calming effect of squeeze chutes on cattle. She...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1996

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GRANDIN, TEMPLE GRA

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