RECOMMENDED READING on Autistic Spectrum Disorder (A.S.D.):
ATTWOOD, Tony. (1998). Aspergerís Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
BARRON, J. and Barron, S. (1992). Thereís a Boy in Here. New York: Simon and Schuster.
BIRCH, Jen. (2003). Congratulations! Itís Asperger Syndrome. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
GRANDIN, Temple. (1995). Thinking in Pictures. New York: Doubleday. (All other books by Temple Grandin are also highly recommended).
IVES, Martine. (1999). What is Asperger Syndrome, and how will it affect me?
London: National Autistic Society.
SCHNEIDER, Edgar. (1999). Discovering my Autism: Apologia Pro Vita Sua (With Apologies to Cardinal Newman). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
WILLIAMS, Donna. (1994). Nobody Nowhere. London: Transworld Publishers.
You may be able to borrow these from your public library, or via the libraryís interloan service.
If you belong to an Autism organisation, they may have a lending library with such books as these for you to borrow.
For New Zealand readers: Autism NZ Inc. National Office has books for sale and for hire, and can post you a catalogue. You may contact them at:
PO Box 7305,