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DARN Book List

Attenion Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder - A Practice Guide for Teachers by Paul Cooper & Katherine Ideus; 1-85346-431-7

ADHD Handbook - A Guide for Parents & Professionalsby Alison Mundel & Jon Arcelus; 1-85302-756-1

Attention Deficit Disorder and Learning Disabilities: Realities, Myths and
Controversial Treatments by Barbara D. Ingersoll and Sam Goldstein;

Making Sense of Art: Sensory - Based Art Activities for Children with
Autism, Asperger Syndrome & other Pervasive Developmental Disorders by Sandra R. Davalos; 0-96725-144-3

Reaching the Child with Autism through Art by Toni Flowers

Autism Resources
Autism Resources by John Wobus

An Autistic Elf by Amanda Baggs

Asperger's Huh? A child's Perspective by Rosia Schmurr, Ph.D.

Discovering My Autism - With Apologies to Cardinal Newman by Edgar Schneider; 1-85302-724-3

Eating the Artichoke - A Mother's Perspective on Asperger's Syndrome by Echo R. Fling; 1-85302-724-3

I'm Special By Oeter Vereulen

Just This Side of Normal - Glimpses Into Life with Autism by Elizabeth King Gerlach; 0-9637578-4-9

Ooops Wrong Planet! Syndrome by Janet Norman-Bain

Pretending to be Normal - Living with Asperger Syndrome by Dr. Laine
Holliday Willey; 1-85302-749-9

Soon Will Come the Light - A Veiw from Inside the Autism Puzzle by Thomas A. McKean

Life Behind Glass: A Personal account of Autism Spectrum Disorder by Wendy Lawson; 1-875-85531-9

Through the Eyes of Aliens - A Book about Autistic Peopleby Jasmine Lee O'Neil; 1-85302-387-6

Without Reason - A Family Copes with 2 Generations of Autism by Charles Hart

Living Your Best Life with Asperger's Syndrome - How a Young Boy and His Mother Deal with the Challenges & Joys of Being Eleven, Brilliant and Socially Absent, authored by Karra Barber

A Parent's Introduction to Behavior Modification by Jim Wilson

A Teasure Chest of Behavior Stategies - for Individuals with Autism by Dr. Beth Fouse & Maria Wheeler

Activity Schedules for Children with Autism - Teaching Independent Behavior by Lynn E. McClannahan Ph. D. & Patricia J. Krantz  Ph. D.

Asperger Syndrome & Difficult Moments - Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage & Melt Downs by Brenda Smith Myles & Jack Southwick 0-9672514-3-5 & 0-967251-400

Behavior Intervention for Young Children with Autism by Catherine Maurice

Explosive Child : A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, 'Chronically Inflexible' Children by Ross W. Greene;

Picture the Process - Drawings of Positive Student Behavior for Behavior Cards, Discussion Cards & Rule Charts by Annanbeele Steet & Robert Cattoche

Skillstreaming the Adolescent: New Strategies and Perspectives for Teaching Prosocial Skills (revised edition), Arnold P. Goldstein and Ellen McGinnis;0-87822-369-X

Skillstreaming in Early Childhood: Teaching Prosocial Skills to the
Preschool and Kindergarten Child by Ellen McGinnis & Arnold P. Goldstein; 8-87822-321-5

Skillstreaming the Elementary School Child: New Strategies and Perspectives for Teaching Prosocial Skills, Ellen McGinnis & Arnold P. Goldstein; 0-87822-373-8

Solving Behavior Problems in Autism - Improving Communication with Visual Strategies by Annanbeele Steet & Robert Cattoche

Visual Strategies for Improving Communication: Practical Support for School and Home by Linda Hodgdon

Cartoons / Humor
Ants in His Pants by Michael Giangreco

Flying by the Seat of your Pants by Michael Giangreco

Laughing & Loving with Autism - A Collection of Real Life Stories by Wayne Gilpin

More Laughing & Loving with Autism by Wayne Gilpin

Choldren with Autism, 2nd Edition - Diagnosis & Intervention to Meet Their Needs by Colyn Trevarthen, Kenneth Aitken, Despina Papoudi & Jacqueline Robarts; 1-85302-555-0

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual fourth revision (DSM - IV) of the of the American Psychiatric Association

Pervasive Developmental Disorders - Finding a Diagnosis & Getting Help ; For parents & patients with PDD - NOS & Atypical PDD

Diet / Nutrition
Special Diets for Special Kids - Implemnting a Diet to Improve the Lives of Children with Autism & Related Disorders by Dr. Lisa Lewis

What's for Dinner - Why Dietary Intervention by Lisa Lewis

What's for Lunch by What's for Lunch by Lisa Lewis

Developmental Dyspraxia: A Practical Manual for Parents and Professionals Madeleine Portwood; 1-897585-21-7

Developmental Dyspraxia: Identification and Intervention; A Manual for
Parents and Professionals by Madeline Portwood; 1-85346-988-2

Dyspraxia: A Guide for Teachers and Parents by Kate Ripley, Bob Daines, and Jenny Barrett; 1-85346-444-9

Making Visual Supports / Autism & Asperger by ? / Autism Asperger Publishing Co

Emotional Intelligence
Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ by Daniel Goleman; 0-553-09503-X

Asperger Employment Guide: A Workbook for Individuals on the Autistic
Spectrum, Their Families and Helping Professionals by Roger N. Meyer;

Family Managment
The Family Manager by Kathy Peel; 0-8499-3937- 2    (how to organize, manage, deligate & say No)

Asperger Syndrome by Ami Klin, Fred Volkmar and Sara Sparrow; 57230-534-7

Asperger Syndrome - A Guide for Parents & Professionals by Tony Attwood; 1-85302-577-1

Asperger Syndrome or Higher Fuctioning Autism? by Eric Schopler, Gary B. Mesibov & Linda J. Kunce;  0-306-45746-6

Asperger's Disorder by Kaan R. Ozbayrak

Autism and Asperger Syndrome by Uta Frith, Hans Asperger, Lorna Wing, Christopher Gillberg, Digby Tantam, Margaret Dewey, Francesca G.E. Happe.;0-521-38608-X

Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Cambridge Monographs in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) by Fred R. Volkmar, MD; 0-52155-386-5

Autism:  An Inside - Out Approach -An Innovative Look at the Mechanics of OAutism & its Developmental Cousins by Dona Williams 1-85302-387-6

Autistic Spectrum: A Guide for Parents and Professionals by Lorna Wing; 0-094-7516-9

Biology of the Autistic Syndromes, 2nd Ed; Christopher Gillberg & Mary
Coleman; 0-521-43228-6

Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide by Michael D. Powers, PsyD;

Diagnosing Jefferson: Evidence of a Condition that Guided His Beleif,
Behavior, and Personal Associations

Extraordinary Kids by Cheri Fuller and Louise Tucker Jones; 1-56179-558-5

Facing Autism by Lynn Hamilton; ISBN 1-57856-262-7

Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders by Donald J. Cohen and Fred R. Volkmar, MD; 0-47153-242-8

Is This Your Child? by Doris Rapp M.D; 0-688-11907-7

I Am Special: a Method to introduce Children, Adolescents and ypung Adults to their Autism Spectrum Disorder by Peter Vermeulen

Left Brain - Right Brain: Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience by Sally P. Springer and Georg Deutsch; 0-7167-3111-8

Neuropsychological Assessment of Children: A Treatment-Oriented Approach by Byron P. Rourke, John L. Fisk, and John D. Strang; 0-89862-676-5

One - on - One:  Working with Low - Functioning Children with Autism and other Developmental Delays by Marily Chassman

Shadow Syndromes by John J. Ratey, MD and Catherine Johnson, PhD;

Special People, Special Ways by Maguire, Arlene

This is Asperger Syndrome by ? / Autism Asperger Publishing Co.

When You Worry About the Child You Love: Emotional and Learning Problems in Children by Edward Hallowell; 0-684-80090-X

The World of the Autistic Child: Understanding and Treating Autistic
Spectrum Disorders, Bryna Siegel, PhD; 0-19-507667-1

Dr. Temple Grandin
Emergence: Labeled Autisc by Dr. Temple Grandin

Thinking In Pictures; And Other Reports from My Life with Autism by Dr. Temple Grandin; 0-679-77289-8

Hyperlexia Handbook: A Guide to Intervention Strategies and Resources by Susan Martins Miller (ed.); 0-9659880-0-7

Reading Too Soon: How to Understand and Help the Hyperlexic Child by Susan Martins Miller; 0-9637921-0-5

IEP / Law
Avoiding Due Process - The Top 10 Things Every Parent Needs to Know by Reed Martin

Creating a Win - Win IEP for students with Autism by Dr. Beth Fouse

Inclusive Programming for Elementary Students with Autism by Sheila Wagner, MEd

Negotiating the Special Education Maze: A Guide for Parents and Teachers by Winifred Anderson, Stephen Chitwood, and Deidre Hayden; 0-933149-30-1

Special Education Law in America - The rights of the Student & the
Responsibility of Those who Serve by Reed Martin

Captain Tommy

Little Rainman by Karen Simmons

The Legendary Blobshocker by Ryan Wilson

The Mystery of a Special Kid by Josie Santomauro

Trevor Trevor

Dead of Night by Randy Wayne White  -  character who has Asperger Syndrome is Dr. Jobe Applebee
Solomon vs. Lord by Paul Levine  -  character who has Asperger Syndrome is Bobby, nephew of main character Steve Solomon
The Deep Blue Alibi by Paul Levine  -  character who has Asperger Syndrome is Bobby, nephew of main character Steve Solomon
Language / Communication
Communication Disorders and Interventions in Low Incidence Pediatric
Populations by Lisa Schoenbrodt, EdD and Romayne A. Smith; 1-565932-20-X

Companion Exercise Forms for Teach Me Language by Dr. Sabrina Freeman & Lorelei Dake

Pragmatic Language Intervention: Interactive Activities by Lynn S. Bliss, PhD; 0-930-59985-3

Teach Me Language: A Language Manual for Children With Autism, Asperger's Syndrome & Related Developmental Disorders by Dr. Sabrina Freeman & Lorelei Dake; 0-9657565-0-5

Visual Strategies for Improving Communication by Linda Hodgdon

Learning Disorders
Diagnosing Learning Disorders: A Neuropsychological Framework by Bruce F. Pennington; 0-89862-563-7

Helping Children Overcome Learning Difficulties by Jerome Rosner;
0-8027-7396-6 or 0-89862-563-7

It's Nobody's Fault by Harold S. Koplewicz; 0-8129-2473-8

Learning Disabilities and Psychosocial Functioning: A Neuropsychological Perspective by Byron P. Rourke and Darren R. Fuerst; 0-89862-767-2

Learning Disabilities: A Family Affair by Betty B. Osman; 0-446-35554-2

Learning To Learn by Carolyn Olivier and Rosemary F. Bowler; 0-684-80990-7

Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: The Syndrome and the Model by Byron P. Rourke; 0-89862-378-2

Misunderstood Child : Understanding and Coping With Your Child's Learning Disabilities by Larry Silver

Source for Nonverbal Learning Disorders, (formerly titled "I Shouldn't Have to Tell you! A Guide to Understanding Nonverbal Learning Disorders") by Sue Thompson, MA, CET

Star Shaped Pegs, Square Holes: Nonverbal Learning Disorders and the Growing Up Years, Kathy Allen

Students With Learning Disabilities by Cecil D. Mercer; 0-13-477176-1

Syndrome of Nonverbal Learning Disabilities: Neurodevelopmental
Manifestations edited by Byron P. Rourke; 0-89862-155-0

Medicines & Vacinations
Autism, Autoimmunity and Immunotherapy a Commentary By Vijendra Singh, Ph.D.

Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD by William Shaw Ph.D; 0-9661238-0-8

Enhancing Conventional Medicine: Alternative Medicine's Place in the World of Autism by Lewis Mehl - Madrona, MD, PhD.

Mercury and Autism: Coinicdence or Ccause and Effect by Lyn Redwood

Learning Through Music Vol. 1   (Pink, Purple, Yellow books each different) by Betsey King Brunk & Kathleen Coleman

Music Therapy:  Another Path to Learning & Communication for Children in the Autism Spectrum by Betsey King Brunk, MMT, MT - BC

News Letter
The Maap - quarterly newsletter by Maap Services, Inc.; P.O. Box 524; Crown Point, IN 46307; (219) 662 - 1311; Fax: (219) 662 - 0638

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
From Thoughts to Obessions - Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in Children & Adolescents by Per Hove Thomsen; 1-85302-721-9

Problem Solving Skills
Raising A Thinking Child by Myrna B. Shure, PhD with Theresa Foy DiGeronimo, MEd;  0-8050-2758-0

Research Itself
Good Research or Bad Research - Understanding the Basics by Janet Kern Ph.D.

On the Safe Side; Teach Your Child to Be Safe, Strong, and Street-Smart by Paula Statman; 0-06095-090-0

Avoiding Unfortunate Situations by Dennis Debbaudt

Sensory Dysfunction
Sensory Integration and the Child by Jean Ayres Ph.D; 0-87424-158-8

Unlocking the Mysteries of Sensory Dysfunction by Elizabeth Anderson & Pauline Emmons

Sibling Care
You Are Special Too by Josie Santomauro

Sleep Better - A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs by V. Mark Durand; 1-55766-315-7

Social Skills
Autism - P.D.D. - More Creative Ideas From age 8 to Early Adulthood by Janice Adams

Comic Strip Conversations by Carol Gray; 1-885-47722-8

Developing Leisure Time Skills for Persons with Autism - A Practicle
Approach for Home School & Community by Phyllis Coyne, Colleen Nyberg & Mary Lou Vandenburg; 1-885477-56-2

Helping The Child Who Doesn't Fit In by Stephen Nowicki, Jr., PhD, and
Marshall P. Duke; 1-56145-025-1

No One to Play With: The Social Side of Learning Disabilities by Betty B. Osman; 0-87879-687-8

New Social Stories... All New Stories - Teaching Social Skills by Carol
Gray; 1-885-47720-1

Original Social Stories Book - A Collection of  Real Life Stories by Carol

Set for Gold: Strategies for life by Josie Santomauro

Socially Speaking: A Pragmatic Social Skills Programme for Pupils with Mild to Moderate Learning Disabilities by Alison Schroeder; 1-855-03252-X

Taming the Recess Jungle by Carol Gray; 1-885-47721-X

Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success by Marshall P. Duke, Ph.D., Stephen Nowicki, Jr., Ph.D. and Elisabeth A. Martin, MEd;

What's Next? -  Educating Students for Success in the Community by Carol

Teaching Strategies / Tools

Homeschooling the Child With Asperger Syndrome: Real Help for Parents Anywhere and on Any Budget by Lisa Pyles

Home Educating our Autistic Spectrum Children: Paths are Made by Walking by Terri Dowty and Kitt Cowlishaw

A Work In Progress - Behavior Strategies for Teaching & Improving Behavior of Autistic Children by Ron Leaf & John McEachin, Editors; 0-9665266-0-0

Asperger Syndrome - A Practice Guide for Teachers by Val Cumine, Julia Leach & Gill Stevenson; 1-85346-499-6

Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents by Brenda Smith Myles and Richard L. Simpson; 89079-727-7

Autism And Learning - A Guide to Good Practice by Edit.: Stuart Powell & Rita Jordan; 1-85346-421-X

Point, Click & Learn by Dr. Camilla Hileman

Southwestern Ohio Instructional Technologhy Association (SOITA)

Teaching For The Two-Sided Mind: A Guide To Right Brain/Left Brain Education by Linda Verlee Williams, ; 0-671-62239-0

Teaching the Tiger - A Handbook for Individuals in the Education of Students with Attention Deficit Disorder, Tourette Syndrome or Obsessive - Compulsive Disorder by Marilyn P. Dornbush, Ph.D. and Sheryl K Pruitt, M.Ed.

What Does It Mean To Mean?  By Catherine Faherty

What's Next? Educating Students for Success in the Community by Carol Gray

Working Together for a Brighter Future: A Unique Approach for Educating High- Functioning Autisic Students by Marilyb Hays

Toilet Traning
Toilet Training for the Individuals with Autism & related Disorders by Maria Wheeler


Stillman, William. Autism and the God Connection: Redefining the Autistic Experience through Extraordinary Accounts of Spiritual Giftedness. Apr. 2006. 272p. Sourcebooks, paper, $14.95 (1-4022-0649-6). 616.85.

It's So Much Work to Be Your Friend: Helping the Child with Learning Disabilities Find Social Success
by Richard Lavoie, Mel Levine, Michele Reiner,  and Rob Reiner      (Paperback - Oct 3, 2006


"Strange Son" by Portia Iverson and "Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome" by Luke Jackson who is an 11 year old author

The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a Child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain Your Sense of Humor, by Jeffery Cohen and Lori Shery, Autism Asperger Publishing Co., 2002.

Social Skills Training for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Social-Communications Problems, by Dr. Jed Baker, Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2003.

Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families, by  Sandra Harris, Ph.D and Dr. Beth Glasberg, Ph.D, Woodbine House, 2003

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens & Teens Get Ready for the Real World by Teresa Bolick, Ph.D.  Fair Winds Press, 2001

Asperger Syndrome and Young Children: Building Skills for the Real World by Teresa Bolick, Ph.D.  Fair Winds Press, 2004

Autism - Asperger's and Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond by Jerry Newport, Mary Newport, and Teresa Bolick.  Future Horizons, 2002.

Asperger's and Girls by Tony Attwood, Temple Grandin, Teresa Bolick, and Catherine Faherty, Future Horizons, 2006.

The Social Skills Picture Book, by Dr. Jed Baker, Future Horizons, 2003

Adolescence on the Autism Spectrum: A Parent’s Guide to the Cognitive, Social, Physical and Transition Needs of Teens With Autism Spectrum Disorders,  by Chantal Sicile-Kira, (foreword by Temple Grandin, PhD) Penguin Group,  2006

Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Complete Guide to Understanding Autism, Asperger’s Syndrome,

Pervasive Developmental Disorder, and other ASD’s,  by Chantal Sicile-Kira,(foreword by Temple Grandin, PhD)  Penguin Group, 2004  

Living Your Best Life with Asperger's Syndrome, by Karra Barber, Lucky Duck - Paul Chapman Publishing, 2006
Asperger Syndrome, edited by Ami Klin, Fred Volkmar, and Sara S. Sparrow, The Guilford Press, 2000.

The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome, by Patricia Romanowski Bashe and Barbara L. Kirby, Crown Publishers, 2001.

Educational Care, by Dr. Mel Levine, Educators Publishing Service, 1998.

One Mind at a Time, by Dr. Mel Levine, Simon & Schuster, 2002.

Developing Talents: Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism, by Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy, Autism Asperger Publishing Co. 2004

Negotiating the Special Education Maze: A Guide for Parents & Teachers,
by Winifred Anderson, Stephen Chitwood, Deidre Hayden, Woodbine House, 1997.

From Emotions to Advocacy, by Pam and Pete Wright, Harbor House Press, 2003.

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, by Peter and Pam Wright, Harbor House Press, 2002.

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