Deer Creek Psychological Associates: Resources

Austism Spectrum/Asperger Syndrom/PDD

Online & Multimedia Resources
Mind Reading CD-Rom.
www.amazon.com.
  • Superb compilation of faces and voices to teach Theory of Mind Mechanisms.
  • Michelle Winner Social Thinking Program.
    www.socialthinking.com
    www.autismresearchcentre.com
  • Autism Research Center- cutting edge research by Simon-Baron-Cohen's group.
  • www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger (this is OASIS)
    www.futurehorizons-autism.com
    www.aspergers.org (this is Aspen of America)
    www.thegraycenter.org
    Organizations
    Autism Society of Vermont. (802) 295-6369.
    Autism Information Center. (800) 559-7398, Lisa Lawlor, lisa@autism-info.org
    Institute for the Study of the Neurologically Typical. isnt.autistics.org
  • Very funny and thought provoking site.
  • Autism Institute
    Kathleen Quill, EdD, Director
    25R Pine St.
    Manchester, MA 01944
  • Good information and resources for autistic children and their families.
  • Programs
    Developmental Therapy Program
    Karen Davis, Director
    191 East Broad Street, Suite 309
    Athens, GA 30601-2801
    (706) 369-5689
    Fax (706) 369-5690
  • She has a good approach using a developmental milestones framework to help severely disabled children using art, music, and movement therapies.
  • Books
    Attwood, Tony. (1998). Asperger's Syndrome, A Guide for Parents and Professionals. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
    Attwood, Tony. (1998). The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
    Baker, Jed. (2006). Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome. Future Horizons.
    Baron-Cohen, Simon. (1995). Mindblindness: An Essay on Autism and Theory of Mind. MIT press.
  • Excellent theory based on latest research on how autistic children think.
  • Bleach, F. (2001). Everybody is Different: A Book for Young People who have Brothers or Sisters with Autism. The National Autistic Society.
    Becker-Cottrill, B. & McFarland-Whisman, J. (2007). : A Primer for Educators. The John Deaver Drinko Academy.
    Bolick, Teresa. (2001). Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens and Teens Get Ready for the Real World. Fair Winds Press.
    Boyd, Brenda (2003) Parenting a child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 tips and strategies. Jessica Kingsley
    Coucouvanis, J. (2005). Super Skills: A Social Skills Group Program for Children with Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and Related Challenges. Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
    Crump, M. (2005). NO B.O.! The Head-to-Toe Book of Hygiene for Preteens. Free Spirit Publishing Co.
    Cumine, Val; Leach, Julia, & Stevenson, Gill. (1998). Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers. David Fulton Publishers.
    Duke, Marshall & Nowicki, (1996). Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success. Peachtree Publishers.
    Dunn, K., et al. (2004). Incredible 5-Point Scale: Assisting Students with Autism Sprectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses.
    Dunn, K. (2007). A 5 is Against the Law! Social Boundaries: Straight up!. Autism Asperger Publ.
    Faherty,C. (2000). Asperger's-What Does it Mean to Me? Future Horizons.
    Fling, E. (2000). Eating an Artichoke. Jessica Kingley Publishing.
    Fovel, J.T. (2002). The ABA Program Companion. DRL books.
  • Excellent program with CD-Rom for setting up a behavior modification program for language, communication, and socialization. Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
  • Frith, Uta. (1991). Autism and Asperger Syndrome. Cambridge press.
  • Excellent descriptions of these individuals with PDD.
  • Fullerton, A., Stratton, J., Coyne, P., & Gray, C. (1996). Higher Functioning Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism. Pro-Ed.
    Gaus, Valerie L. (2007). Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Adult Asperger Syndrome (Guides to Individualized Evidence-Based Treatment). The Guilford Press.
    Grandin, Temple. (1995). Thinking in Pictures. Vintage.
    Grandin, Temple. (2005). Animals in Translation. Scribner.
    Gray, Carol. The Original Social Story Book, The New Social Story Book, and Comic Strip Conversations. Future Horizons, Inc.
  • www.thegraycenter.org
  • Gutstein, S. & Sheely, R. (2004). Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Excellent playful interventions focusing on teaching social interacting and TOM.
  • Gutstein, S. & Sheely, R. (2004). Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Excellent playful interventions focusing on teaching social interacting and TOM.
  • Hadden, Mark. (2004). Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time. Vintage Contemporaries.
  • Excellent story from the vantage point of a boy with AS.
  • Harpur, J., Lawlor, M. & Fitgerald, M. (2004). Succeeding in College with Asperger Syndrome: A Student Guide. Jessica Kingsley.
    Henault, I. (2006). Asperger's Syndrome and Sexuality: From Adolesence Through Adulthood. Jessica Kingsley.
    Hoopmann, Kathy. (2003). Haze: An Asperger Novel. Jessica Kingsley.
  • A novel for teenagers.
  • Howlin, Patricia, Baron-Cohen, Simon, & Hadwin, Julie. (1999). Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read, A Practical Guide. John Wiley and Sons.
  • Based on Baron-Cohen's theory of autism.
  • Jackson, Luke & Attwood, Tony. (2002). Freaks Geeks and Aspergers: A User Guide to Adolescence. Jessica Kingsley Publisher.
    Jackson, L. & Attwood, Tony. (2002). Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome. Jessica Kingsley.
  • Written by a 13 year old with AS.
  • Jackson, Luke & Willey, Liane Holliday. (2003). Asperger Syndrome in Adolescence: Living with the Ups, the Downs and Things in Between. Jessica Kingsley.
    Klass, P & Costello, E. (2003). Quirky Kids: Understanding and Helping Your Child Who Doesn't Fit In- When to Worry and When Not to Worry. Ballentyne Books.
    Kranowitz, C.S. (1998). The Out-of-Sync Child. Perigee.
    Leaf, R., & McEachin, J. (1999). A Work in Progress. DRL Books.
    Leedy, L. (1996). How Humans Make Friends. Holiday House.
    Lepscky, I. (1982). Albert Einstein. Barron's Educational Series.
    Levine, M. (2001). Jarvis Clutch, Social Spy. Educators Publishers Service.
    Lovett, Juanita. (2005). Solutions for Adults with Asperger's Syndrome: Maximizing the Benefits, Minimizing the Drawbacks to Achieve Success. Fair Winds Press.
    Myles, Brenda & Andreson, Diane. (2001). Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success. Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
    Myles, Brenda Smith & Southwick, Jack. (1999). When My Autism Gets Too Big!: A Relaxation Book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
    Myles, B. & Buron, K. (2004). Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments. Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
  • Practical solutions for tantrums, rage, and meltdowns.
  • Packer, Alex J. (1997). How Rude! Teenagers Guide to Good Manners, Proper Behavior, and Not Grossing People Out. Free Spirit Publishing.
  • Humorous.
  • Packer, Alex J. (2004). How Rude! Friendship and Dating Manners for Teens: Surviving the Social Scene. Free Spirit Publishing.
    Prince-Hughes, Dawn (2002). Aquamarine Blue: Personal stories of college students with autism. Swallow.
    Quill, Kathleen. (2002). Do-Watch-Listen-Say: Social and Communication Intervention for Children with Autism. Brookes Publ.
  • She has a lot of good information and resources for autistic children and their families.
  • Reichenberg-Ullman, Judyth & Ullman, Robert & Luepker, Ian. (2005). A Drug-Free Approach to Asperger Syndrome and Autism-Homeopathic Care for Exceptional Kids. Order at www.drugfreesperger.com.
    Richard, Gail. (1997). The Source for Autism. LinguiSystems.
    Robison, John (2007) Look Me in the Eye: My life with Asperger's. Crown.
    Welton, Jude. (2004). Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? Jessica Kingsley.
  • It was written by a youngster with AS and describes how to tell his classmates.
  • Williams, D. (1992). Nobody Nowhere. Times Books.
  • Fascinating autobiography of an autistic woman.
  • Willey, Liane Holliday. (1999). Pretending to be Normal. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
  • Living with Asperger's Syndrome.
  • Winner, Michelle. (2003). Thinking About You, Thinking About Me: Philosophy and Strategies for Facilitating the Development of Perspective Taking for Students with Social Cognitive Deficits. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
    Wood, Mary. (1996). Developmental Therapy-Developmental Teaching, 3rd Ed. Pro-ed.
  • Excellent guide to the developmental stages of young children with accompanying strategies.
  • Publishers
    Jessica Kingsley Publishers
    47 Runway Road
    Levittown, PA, 19057
    800-821-8312
    Autism Asperger Publishing Co.
    PO Box 23173
    Shawnee Mission, KS 66283-0173
    John Wiley and Sons
    605 Third Avenue
    New York, NY 10158-0012
    www.wiley.com
    LinguiSystems
    3100 4th Avenue
    East Moline, IL 61244
    800-776-4332
    www.linguisystems.com
    Future Horizons, Inc.
    721 W. Abram Street
    Arlington, TX 76013
    800-489-0727
    www.thegraycenter.org
    Fulton Publishers, Ltd.
    Ormond House
    26-27 Boswell Street
    London, WC1N 3JD
    Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.
    1700 Chattahoochee Avenue
    Atlanta, GA 30318-2112 (800) 241-0113

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