Book Recommendations for parents of children with autism

Autism parents: Got book recommendations?

This is a dated list of book recommendations, and I’d like to update it with your help. Is there a book that has helped you? Let me know and I’ll add it to the list.

A Regular Guy: Growing up with Autism. Now that is one great book.

A Regular Guy: Growing up with Autism. Now that is one great book.

FICTION

PERSONAL ACCOUNTS/MEMOIR

GUIDES/SCIENCE/PARENTING

 

Feeding Issues

  • The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook., Pamela Compart, MD and Dana Laake, RDH, MS, LDN
  • Just Take A Bite, Lori Ernsperger, Tania Stegen-Hanson, and Temple Grandin
  • Special Diets for Special Kids II, Lisa Lewis

SOCIAL SKILLS

SENSORY ISSUES

  • Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast Too Tight, Sharon Heller

BOOKS THAT LAURA SHUMAKER HAS CONTRIBUTED TO

Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism

Gravity Pulls You In

Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum

Easy to Love, Hard to Raise

Voices of Autism

Cup Of Comfort for Parents of Children with Special Needs

Something that Matters

Writin’ on Empty

Narrative Inquiry in Bioethics (I love this one-makes me look smart)