The emerging market for books related to autism is penned by parents or authors exclusively for people with special needs who tend to be overlooked. Inspired by the literature many more authors, as of late, have lent their support in educating people about ways to handle manage and treat children with autism.
Some of the top picks of books related to autism topic is from memoirs that are easily understood by parents and caretakers of people on the spectrum. These books are available on Kindle, in Pdf or paperback version. If you need good books about autism, click on this link provided by Autism Connect here.
· A PARENT'S GUIDE TO AUTISM
This is an extremely helpful educational guide that can encourage parents to indulge in occupational therapy activities at their own home.
This award-winning edition consists of ways to train a child with autism to control repetitive behaviours, toilet training, cope with sudden changes in routine, and much more. With simple explanations and easy exercises, this book is sure to make daily activities enjoyable and encourage the child to succeed with his/her everyday tasks.
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· A Parents Guide to Vision In Autistic Spectrum Disorders (2015)
By: Ian Jordan
The world of a child with autism is very different because they face difficulties with facial expressions, repetitive behaviour, etc. This is one of the best autism related books, a perfect guide for parents, where the author Ian Jordan provides a simple introduction to what seems to be a complex subject.
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· A Positive Approach to Autism (2000)
By: Stella Waterhouse
This book, by Stella Waterhouse, provides a positive outlook on how people with autism can overcome their drawbacks such as tantrums and anxiety with various treatments. She debates the pros and cons of current treatments and also emphasizes on how a child with autism perceives the world. She also relates the causes of autistic condition, symptoms and behaviours such as hyperactivity, attention deficit, obsessive compulsive disorder and many other symptoms that surround a child with autism. This book is an interesting guide for both professionals and non-professionals.
· A Thorn in My Pocket (2004)
By: Eustacia Cutler
This is a true story of a mother who narrates her experience laced with emotion, happiness, struggles and disappointment in raising her daughter who was diagnosed with autism. The mother of Temple Grandin, the most famous person with autism today, tells about her struggle with her husband and medical authorities to keep her daughter from being sent to an institution. This is one of the most prominent books related to autism that project the journey of a mothering a child with autism to be full of trials, guilt, frustration, anger, goals and fear of the unknown.
It’s a known fact that most mothers of children with autism share similar experiences and feelings. The author Eustacia Cutler guides parents through her personal experience of raising a daughter with autism during a time when people were not fully aware of autism. Sheshares her doubts and searches for answers to her quest amidst a situation that offered her little support.
The autism related books are written especially for children on the autism spectrum and their parents and caregivers and also for siblings and friends. Regardless of the specific audience, these books about the causes, signs, symptoms and various therapies for the disorder, provide a level of knowledge that can be achieved only through a good reading.