Book Reviews

ASK AND TELL: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum

ASK AND TELL: Self-Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum edited by Stephen Shore foreword by Temple Grandin This book provides concrete, applicable advice from successful autistic people, who have been there and know what they're talking about. Each chapter is written by a different author: Ruth Elaine Joyner Hane wrote "Communicating Through Advocacy and Self-Disclosure: Four Ways to...[ read more ]

The Autism Trail Guide: Postcards From the Road Less Traveled

The Autism Trail Guide: Postcards From the Road Less Traveled by Ellen Notbohm I know most of you already know and love Ellen Notbohm's classics, Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew (2005) and Ten Things Your Student with Autism Wishes You Knew (2006).  If you haven't read these books yet, stop right now and go read them....[ read more ]

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism by Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron, edited by Veronica Zysk BOOK REVIEW Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspective of Autism was written by Dr. Temple Grandin and Sean Barron, edited by Veronica Zysk, and published by Future Horizons, Inc. ...[ read more ]

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman This is one long book, but when I finally got around to it I was glad I took the time to read the whole thing. Silberman starts way back in history, describing historical figures who, today, might well be diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder.  Some of them...[ read more ]



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