Books about Autism

There are various types of Autism books that are recommended for reading. Check out these books below to learn more about Autism. I did not list all of them, because there are so many that I can’t even keep count, so this list is based on my personal and professional experiences. These books can benefit for everyone!

Books by individuals living with Autism:

  1. Carly’s Voice: Breaking Through Autism by Arthur Fleischmann and Carly Fleischmann
  2. The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism by Naoki Higashida
  3. Fall Down 7 times Get Up 8 by Naoki Higashida
  4. Different, Not Less: Ultimate Success Stories from People with Autism and Asperger’s by Temple Grandin, Tony Attwood (Foreword)
  5. Defining Autism from the Heart by Kerry Magro
  6. Autistic Me by Amanda Hochfelder-Santi

Books for professionals helping individuals living with Autism:

  1. Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin
  2. The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s by Temple Grandin
  3. The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum by Temple Grandin
  4. The Loving Push: How Parents and Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults by Temple Grandin and Debra Moore
  5. Breaking Through: Using Educational Technology for Children with Special Needs by Barbara Albers Hill

Children’s books for students to learn about Autism:

  1. My Brother Charlie by Denene Millner, Holly Robinson Peete, and Ryan Elizabeth Peete
  2. The Girl Who Thought in Pictures: The Story of Dr. Temple Grandin by Julia Finley Mosca
  3. A Friend Like Simon by Kate Gaynot
  4. I Will Light It Up Blue! by Kerry Magro

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