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Grandin, Temple

3 holds on 1 copy

Summary: "Empowering strategies for anyone who works with children and teens on the spectrum. International best-selling writer and autist Temple Grandin joins psychologist Debra Moore in presenting nine strengths-based mindsets necessary to successfully work with young people on the autism spectrum. Examples and stories bring the approaches to life, and detailed suggestions and checklists help readers...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Company 2021

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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

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 TIL

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Greenspan, Stanley I.

Summary: In [this book, the authors] describe the DIR/Floortime approach and show how to enter a child's world and bring her or him into a shared world of relating, communicating, and thinking. Part I presents a new, more accurate way of defining autism and ASD and observing a child's earliest signs, and describes goals for working with children with ASD and other special needs within the DIR framework....

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong Books 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.928 Greenspan

Suskind, Ron.

Summary: "Imagine being trapped inside a Disney movie and having to learn about life mostly from animated characters dancing across a screen of color. A fantasy? A nightmare? This is the real-life story of Owen Suskind, the son of the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Ron Suskind and his wife, Cornelia. An autistic boy who couldn't speak for years, Owen memorized dozens of Disney movies, turned them...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 SUSKIND, OWEN SUS

Volkmar, Fred R.

Contents: Autism and related conditions: an overview -- Getting a diagnosis -- Raising a healthy child with an autism spectrum disorder -- Coping with common medical problems -- Handling visits to the emergency room or hospital -- Growth and nutritional issues -- Safety and your child -- Sleep and sleep problems -- Seizure disorders -- Dental care -- Sensory issues -- Common challenging behaviors -- Drug...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 2004

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 649.154 Volkmar

Summary: Follows one Texas couple and their autistic son as they trek on horseback through Outer Mongolia in an attempt to find healing for him. When two-year-old Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson, a writer and former horse trainer, and his wife Kristin sought the best possible medical care, but traditional therapies had little effect. They discovered that Rowan has a profound affinity...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Zeitgeist Films 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Fleischmann, Arthur.

Summary: The father of a child who was diagnosed as autistic at the age of two describes the intensive therapies that were pursued before Carly had a breakthrough at the age of ten, when she began using her computer to communicate.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2012

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 FLE

Isaacson, Rupert.

Summary: Describes the author's attempts to help his autistic son, Rowan, by taking the family to a remote area of Mongolia in order to consult shamans and allow Rowan to interact with horses and other animals in a quiet, accepting environment.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2009

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 921 ISAACSON, RUPERT ISA

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.8982 OUR

Wiseman, Nancy D.

Summary: An essential guide for managing all aspects of a child's autism in the crucial stage after diagnosis.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Life Long 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

McClannahan, Lynn E.

Summary: "A revolutionary teaching tool, an activity schedule is a set of pictures and/or words that cue children and adults to perform tasks, engage in activities, or enjoy rewards. For example, activity schedules can help a person do laundry, talk to a classmate, or play with toys. This new edition of the bestselling guide for families and professionals covers all the exciting successes and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Woodbine House 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.92 MCC

Roy, Yvon

Summary: A visual exploration of the highs and lows experienced by a parent learning how to adapt to his son's autism. Faced with a challenging road ahead, the author uses creative flair and ingenuity in order to connect with his son, enable him to reach his fullest potential and prepare him for the transition into adulthood. This insight into the nature of autism and the daily struggles of a parent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2020

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 ROY

Summary: "At three years old, a chatty, energetic little boy named Owen Suskind suddenly stopped speaking and disappeared into autism. Almost four years passed and the only thing that seemed to engage Owen were Disney films. Then one day his father donned one of his son's puppets--Iago, the wisecracking parrot from Aladdin--and asked 'What's it like to be you?' Suddenly, Owen responded to his father...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIF
1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF LIF

Gilpeer, Valerie

Summary: A remarkable memoir by a mother and her autistic daughter who'd long been unable to communicate--until a miraculous breakthrough revealed a young woman with a rich and creative interior life, a poet, who'd been trapped inside for more than two decades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow & Company, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2021

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GIL

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 GILPEER, VALERIE GIL

Knipper, Stephanie

Summary: "In the spirit of Vanessa Diffenbaugh's The Language of Flowers--and with a touch of the magical--comes a spellbinding debut about a wondrously gifted child. Sisters Rose and Lily Martin were inseparable when they were kids. As adults, they've been estranged for years, until circumstances force them to come together to protect Rose's daughter. Ten-year-old Antoinette has a severe form of autism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KNI

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

Hornok, Julie

Summary: "When faced with challenge and hardship, we seek allies, support, and advice from those who have been trhough similar situations. The same is true for families dealings with a world-changing diagnosis of autism in their child. As a mother of a daughter with autism, Julie Hornok brings together thirty inspiring stories from parents raising children from all places on the spectrum and from all...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Brown Books Publishing Group 2018

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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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Genova, Lisa.

Summary: Two women in Nantucket, dealing with their own separate issues of death and heartbreak, find solace in each other's friendship.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gallery Books 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GEN

Tobe, Keiko.

Summary: A little effort goes a long way--that's what Sachiko Azuma, her fellow parents, and the teachers learn as they struggle to work together to make life easier for the children in the Special Education class. With the help of innovative gadgets and the support of more people than meet the eye, the autistic Hikaru and Miyu become better able to communicate with the world around them. but when a...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2008

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1 available in Adult Graphic Novels, Call number: 741.5 WIT

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

Sullivan, Teresa

Summary: When Mikey is young, the Sullivans are a closely knit unit, all of them devoted to caring for her. But as Mikey grows older, she also grows increasingly violent. By the time she's twelve, institutionalization is the only available option--and without the shared purpose of caring for Mikey, the family begins to unravel. As her family falls apart, Teresa searches for relief and connection during...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: She Writes Press 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 SUL

Woodcock, Linda.

Contents: Understanding autism -- Understanding challenging or distressed behaviour -- The low arousal approach -- Using video -- Relationships : keeping it together! -- Medical issues -- Other common problems -- Looking after your health.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649.154 WOO

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