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BOOKS

THINKING IN PICTURES
by Temple Grandin
Temple Grandin is possibly one of the most famous individuals living with Autism in the world. In this book, she provides insight into visual thinking and the way in which the Autistic brain works from both a professional and personal perspective.
Buy it from Amazon (link here:
http://www.amazon.com/Thinking-Pictures-Expanded-Life-Autism/dp/0307275655
)


THE WAY I SEE IT
by Temple Grandin
Another book by Grandin, this book provides practical information for parents and caregivers as well as insight into individuals with Autism and what works best for them.
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http://www.amazon.com/Way-See-Revised-Expanded-2nd/dp/193527421X
B003XU7WG4/ref=pd_sim_b_2)


THE REASON I JUMP
By Naoki Higashidabr
This New York Times bestselling book is written by a 13-year-old boy with Autism and provides exceptional insight into the condition. Even though Naoki is non-verbal, he is clearly able to express abstract thoughts and ideas by painstakingly using an alphabet grid to construct words and sentences.
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http://www.amazon.com/The-Reason-Jump-Thirteen-Year-Old-Autism/dp/0812994868
1843107554/ref=pd_sim_b_1)


GEORGE & SAM: TWO BOYS, ONE FAMILY AND AUTISM
by Charlotte Moore
Journalist Charlotte Moore has three children, George, Sam and Jake. George and Sam are autistic. Moore's book takes the reader from the births of each of the two boys, through to diagnosis, interventions, schooling and beyond. Buy it from Amazon (link here:
http://www.amazon.com/George-Sam-Boys-Family-Autism/dp/B0035G03YE/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1305873376&sr=1-1%29)


THE SIEGE: A FAMILY'S JOURNEY INTO THE WORLD OF AN AUTISTIC CHILD
by Clara Claiborne Park
At two, Jessy was withdrawn, unable to walk or talk, yet content within the invisible walls that surrounded her. This moving book records the challenges and rewards of the first eight years of Jessy's life.
Buy it from Amazon (link here:
http://www.amazon.com/Siege-Familys-Journey-World-Autistic/dp/B003XU7WG4/ref=pd_sim_b_2)


RUNNING WITH WALKER: A MEMOIR
by Robert Hughes
College professor Hughes describes how he and his wife coped when they came to realise that their little boy was not like other children.
Buy it from Amazon (link here:
http://www.amazon.com/Running-Walker-Memoir-Robert-Hughes/dp/1843107554/ref=pd_sim_b_1)