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Activity Schedules for Children with Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior 
www.amazon.com

Activity Schedules on iPads for Children with Autism: How to Prepare Them and Teach Their Independent Youth
www.amazon.com

Administering a Special Needs Trust: A Handbook for Trustees
www.specialneedsalliance.org

Adult Autism and Employment: A Guide for Rehabilitation Professionals
www.dps.missouri.edu

Answers for the 4A Epidemic Healing for Kids with Autism, ADHD, Asthma and Allergies
www.amazon.com

Asperger Syndrome in Adulthood: A Comprehensive Guide for Clinicians
www.amazon.com

Autism and Faith: A Journey into Community
rwjms.umdnj.edu

Autism Early Intervention Fast Facts: A Guide that Explains the Evaluations, Diagnoses, and Treatments for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
www.amazon.com

Autism, Epilepsy and Seizures: How to Recognize the Signs and Basic First Aid When You Do
djfiddlefoundation.org

Autism Flip-Chart
www.shop.algra.com

The Autism Handbook
theautismhandbook.com

Autism Interventions: Exploring the Spectrum of Autism
by Carolyn Murray-Slutsky and Betty A. Paris
www.amazon.com

Autism Recovery Manual of Skills and Drills: A Preschool and Kindergarten Education Program for Parents, Teachers, and Therapists
www.rdrpublishers.com

Autism Speaks 100 Day Kit/Asperger Syndrome-High Functioning Autism Tool Kit
www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/100-day-kit
www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/asperger-syndrome-and-high-functioning-autism-tool-kit

Autism Speaks School Community Tool Kit
www.autismspeaks.org/school

Autism Speaks Transition Tool Kit
www.autismspeaks.org/family-services/tool-kits/transition-tool-kit

Autism Tomorrow: The Complete Guide To Help Your Child Thrive In The Real World
www.autismtomorrow.com

The Autistic Child's Guide to How to Behave
by Dr. Heather Mackenzie
www.autismawarenesscentre.com

Bringing ABA to Home, School, and Play for Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Disabilities
by Debra Leach
bringingaba.com

Brothers, Sisters and Autism: A Parent's Guide
from the Organization for Autism Research's "Autism Sibling Support" Initiative
www.researchautism.org

The Caregiver Organizer for MY Special Needs Child: Organizing the Information Only YOU Know!
www.thecaregiverorganizer.com

Caring for Children With Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Resource Toolkit for Clinicians
American Academy of Pediatrics

Children with High-Functioning Autism: A Parent's Guide
www.amazon.com

Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism 2010-2011
www.amazon.com

Earning a High School Diploma through Alternative Routes
www.cehd.umn.edu/nceo/OnlinePubs/Synthesis76/Synthesis76.pdf

The Essential 5: A Practical Guide to Raising Children with Autism
www.amazon.com

The Everything Guide to Cooking for Children with Autism
www.amazon.com

The Family Advocate: A Free Guidebook to Special Needs Planning
www.specialneedsknowledge.org/thefamilyadvocate

First Signs Screening Kit for Pediatric Practitioners
www.firstsigns.org

Friends Like You. Friends Like Me.: Promoting inclusion, respect, and friendship between children of all abilities in all facets of their lives
www.childrens-specialized.org

Generations & Autism Connect
www.easterseals.com

Getting into the Game: Sports Programs for Kids with Autism
www.amazon.com

Grandparents & Autism Connect
www.easterseals.com

Homeschooling the Child with Autism: Answers to the Top Questions Parents and Professionals Ask
www.josseybass.com

How To Be A Para Pro: A Comprehensive Training Manual for Paraprofessionals
www.amazon.com

How to Set Up A Classroom for Students with Autism: A Manual for Teachers, Para-Professionals and Administrators
autismclassroom.com

Innovative Learning - Leading Resource for Accredited & Certified Autism-Related Online Courses
innovative-learning.com

Kind Find: Keeping Spectrum Kids Safe
www.kind-find.com

Life Cycle: How We Grow and Change - A Human Development and Sexuality Education Curriculum
www.lifecycleeducation.com

Life Journey Through Autism Series
www.researchautism.org/resources/reading

Life Journey Through Autism: Navigating the Special Education System
www.researchautism.org

The L.I.F.E Planning Starter System ™ 
specialneedsknowledge.org/action-support/the-life-planning-starter-system

Living Well With Mitochondrial Disease: A Handbook for Patients, Parents, and Families
www.amazon.com

Managing A Special Needs Trust: A Guide for Trustees
www.amazon.com

More Than Words - Guidebook and DVD for Parents of Children with Autism
www.hanen.org

My Baby Compass - An Easy Program to Help Your Child Think, Speak, Move & Thrive
www.mybabycompass.com

My Child's Map to Services
www.familyvoicesofwashington.com/mychildsmap.pdf

Navigating Autism: The Essential How-to by Parents for Parents
by Melissa Martinez-Areffi, Andrew J Areffi 
www.navautism.com

The Official Autism 101 Manual
Buy From Barnes and Noble

Next Chapter Book Club: A Model Community Literacy Program for People with Intellectual Disabilities
www.amazon.com

Operation Autism: A Resource Guide for Military Families
www.operationautismonline.org

PACER Center Transition Resources
www.pacer.org/publications/transition.asp#handouts

A Parents Guide to Assessment
www.researchautism.org/resources/reading/documents/AssessmentGuide.pdf

 

A Parent's Guide to Special Ed/Special Needs
www.disabilityrights.org/title.htm

Peer Mentoring Program Training Manual www.autismspeaks.org.docs/Peer_Mentoring_Program_Training_Manual.pdf

A Picture's Worth: PECS and Other Visual Communication Strategies in Autism
by Andy Bondy, Ph.D. & Lori Frost, M.S., CCC-SLP
woodbinehouse.com

The Planner Guide - An Organizational and Reference System for People with Social and Cognitive Challenges
www.theplannerguide.com

A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member and Teacher Needs to Know 
www.amazon.com

Raising A Sensory Smart Child: The Definitive Handbook for Helping Your Child with Sensory Processing Issues
www.amazon.com

Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders: Strategies for Helping Them Maximize Their Strengths, Cope with Adversity, and Develope a Social Mindset
by Robert Brooks, PhD and Sam Goldstein, PhD
www.amazon.com

Same Child, Different Day: One Family's Experiences During the First Year After A Child's Autism Diagnosis
www.thesamechild.blogspot.com

Sexuality Education for Children and Adolescents with Developmental Disabilities
www.albany.edu/aging/IDD/documents/parentworkbook.pdf

Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
by Sandra L. Harris and Beth A. Glasberg
www.amazon.com

Sibling Support Project
PDF Information
Find a Sibshop Near You!

Social Skills Groups: What Does the Research Tell Us?
www.aboutourkids.org/files/institutes/assets/social_skills_groups_asn.pdf

The Socially Included Child: A Parent's Guide to Successful Playdates, Recreation, and Family Events for Children with Autism
ebookstore.sony.com

The Special Needs Parents Handbook: Critical Strategies and Practical Advice to Help You Survive and Thrive
www.amazon.com

The Special Needs Planning Guide: How to Prepare for Every Stage of Your Child's Life
specialneedsplanning.com

Special Needs Trust Administration Manual: A Guide for Trustees
by Barbara D. Jackins, Esq.
amazon.com

Students with Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for College Personnel
www.asperger.net/bookstore_9026.htm

Taking Care of Myself: A Personal Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism
by Mary Wrobel
www.amazon.com

TalkAbility Guidebook for Parents
www.hanen.org

Thinking Person's Guide to Autism
edited by Shannon Des Roches Rosa, Jennifer Byde Myers, Liz Ditz, Emily Willingham & Carol Greenburg
www.amazon.com

Training Manuals
education.ucsb.edu/autism/behaviormanuals.html

The Ultimate Guide to Assistive Technology in Special Education: Resources for Education, Intervention and Rehabilitation
by Joan Green
www.amazon.com

Understanding Autism: Training Module
thompsoncenter.missouri.edu/training

What Learning Looks Like: Mediated Learning in Theory and Practice, K-6
www.iriinc.us

Your Child's Brain: A Parent's Guide to Educating Their Special Needs Child
www.yourchildsbrain.com

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