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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Brown Books Publishing Group 2018

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Adams Media 2010

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.92 TIL

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...

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

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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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Simsion, Graeme C.

Summary: Don Tillman and Rosie Jarman are back in Australia after a decade in New York, and they're about to face their most important challenge. Their son, Hudson, is struggling at school: he's socially awkward and not fitting in. Don's spent a lifetime trying to fit in, so who better to teach Hudson the skills he needs? The Hudson Project will require the help of friends old and new, force Don to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Text Publishing 2019

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SIM

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Titan Comics 2020

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The Guilford Press 2020

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

Stuart, Keith

Summary: "Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world's most uncomfortable blow-up bed. As Alex navigates single life, long-buried family secrets, and part-time fatherhood, his son begins playing Minecraft. Sam's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC STU

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

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

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 810.8 Lan

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: AAPC Publishing 2015

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2001

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yen Press 2008

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2010

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

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

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

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Touchstone/Simon & Schuster 2012

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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

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....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Lifelong Books 2006

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.928 Greenspan

Sears, Michael

Summary: Struggling to rebuild his life after a two-year prison term for unscrupulous choices, former Wall Street hotshot Jason Stafford is tapped by an investment firm to investigate the suspicious death of a junior trader.

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Publisher / Publication Date: G. P. Putnam's Sons 2012

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SEA

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

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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

Tobe, Keiko.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yen 2011

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

Wiseman, Nancy D.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Da Capo Life Long 2009

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

Louise, Lynette.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Robert D. Reed Publishers 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.928 LOU

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