For additional resource options, contact the ASRC
Many of the books listed below can be purchased through the Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
STAYING IN THE GAME - James W. Loomis, PhD - AAPC Publisher
- Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence, Brenda Smith Myles
- Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments, Brenda Smith Myles
- Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience, Susan Thompson Moore
- Asperger Syndrome and Your Child, Michael Powers
- A Work in Progress, Ron Leaf
- Children with Autism, Michael Powers
- Crossing Bridges: A Parent's Perspective on Coping After a Child is Diagnosed with Autism/PDD, Viki Sakowitz-Gayhardt
- Educating Children with Autism, National Research Council
- One Small Starfish, Anne Addison
- Los Trastornos del Espectro de Autismo de la A a la Z, Barbara T. Doyle
- Parents' Education as Autism Therapists: Applied Behavior Analysis in Context, Mickey Keenan
- The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a Child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain Your Sense of Humor, Jeffrey Cohen
- The Explosive Child, Ross Greene
- The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Advice, Support, Insight and Inspiration, Patricia Romanowski and Barb Kirby
- The Out of Synch Child, Carol Kranowitz
- The Out of Synch Child has Fun, Carol Kranowitz
- Wrightslaw: From Emotions To Advocacy, Peter and Pam Wright
- Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, Peter and Pam Wright
GUIDING YOUR TEENAGER WITH SPECIAL NEEDS THROUGH THE TRANSITION FROM SCHOOL TO ADULT LIFE - Mary Korpi - Jessica Kingsley Publisher
AUTISM & THE TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD: SUCCESS BEYOND THE CLASSROOM - Paul Wehman, PhD, Marcia DatlowSmith, PhD & Carol Schall, PhD - Brooks Publisher
SUCCEEDING IN COLLEGE WITH ASPERGER SYNDROME, A STUDENT GUIDE - John Harpur, Maria Lawlor & Michael Fitzgerald - Jessica Kingsley Publisher
STUDENTS WITH ASPERGERS SYNDROME: A GUIDE FOR COLLEGE PERSONNEL - Lorraine E. Wolf, PhD, Jane Theirfield Brown, EdD & Ruth Kukiela Bork, M.Ed - AAPC Publisher
LIFE AND LOVE: POSITIVE STRATEGIES FOR AUTISTIC ADULTS - Zosia Zaks - AAPC Publishers
THE HIDDEN CURRICULUM - Brenda Smith Myles, PhD - AAPC Publishers
REALIZING THE COLLEGE DREAM WITH AUTISM OR ASPERGER SYNDROME: A PARENT'S GUIDE TO STUDENT SUCCESS - Ann Palmer - Jessica Kingsley Publisher
HOW TO FIND WORK THAT WORKS FOR PEOPLE WITH ASPERGERS SYNDROME - Gail Hawkins - Jessica Kingsley Publisher
ASPERGER SYNDROME EMPLOYMENT WORKBOOK: AN EMPLOYMENT WORKBOOK FOR ADULTS WITH ASPERGERS SYNDROME - R.N. Meyer - Jessica Kingsley Publisher
Whether you are a parent, individual on the spectrum or professional working with individuals, we think the above list will be helpful.
The same can be said for the DVDs' listed below:
ASPERGER SYNDROME: TRANSITION WORK - Coulter, www.coultervideo.com/transwork2.htm
MANNERS FOR THE REAL WORLD: BASIC SOCIAL SKILLS - Coulter, www.coultervideo.com/manners.htm
ASPERGER SYNDROME: TRANSITION TO COLLEGE AND WORK - Coulter, www.coultervideo.com/transitionvideo.htm
RECOMMENDED RESOURCES FOR PREPARATION TO DRIVE:
EASTER SEALS MOBILITY CENTER - MERIDEN, CT., They will test to see if your child (age 16 or older) has the potential to
drive a vehicle safely. Call them for further information - (203) 630-2208
PARENT'S TRAINING GUIDE: The guide is useful to help anyone teaching a child to break down skills into learnable chunks.
It lists the skills that a new drive needs to practice. An excellent tool.
THE CT AUTISM SPECTRUM RESOURCE CENTER - ASRC's Media Center has SMART DRIVER - A video game that trains visual tracking and self
control. It has 90 progressive levels of difficulty. The purpose is to teach the concepts and attitudes necessary for smart, safe driving
plus a few of the basic rules of the road. It is designed to be fun while improving visual tracking skills, hand-eye coordination, planning
and attention to detail, concentration, memory and patience. Call (203) 265-7717 for further information.
Resources in Connecticut
****If you live in CT, please contact SERC (Special Education Resource Center) at (860) 632-1485 and obtain:
- A free copy of the Report of the CT Task Force on Issues for the Education of Children with Autism. This is a document produced by the State Dept of Education's Bureau of Special Education and Pupil Services and contains some useful information about school programming expectations in CT for students with autism spectrum disorders.
- Request to be included on their Focus on Autism training series mailing list. You will receive a booklet describing the training workshops available through SERC during the coming year (and you will remain on the list thereafter).