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Asperger Resources

Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism Tool Kit

This tool kit from Autism Speaks provides critical information that families need in the first 100 days after on Asperger Syndrome or High Functioning Autism diagnosis.

Internet Resources and Websites

Online Asperger Syndrome Information and Support (OASIS):www.aspergersyndrome.org

Asperger Syndrome: www.aspergersyndrome.com

Asperger Syndrome Education Network (ASPEN): www.aspennj.org

Asperger Parent Network Arizona: www.apnarizona.com

Tony Attwood: www.tonyattwood.com.au

Books

For Children/Teens

Asperger's Huh?: A Child's Perspective by Rosina Schnurr

This book is geared toward children ages 6-12 and is written from the perspecitve of an 11 year old child.

Cats Have Asperger Syndrome by Kathy Hoopmann

A picture book with captions that is easy for young children to read and understand.

Asperger Syndrome: An Owner's Manual- What You, Your Parents and Your Teachers Need to Know: by Ellen Korin

This interactive workbook provides opportunities for self-reflection and insight into the way Asperger's Syndrome may be affecting the child's life in different ways.

Asperger's... What Does it mean to be Me?: Catherine Faherty

This workbook for parents, teachers and children provides insight as to what austism means in relation to crucial areas of life: friendship, fears, abilities and much more.

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Sydrome by Luke Jackson

This narrative written by a 13 year-old boy with Asperger Syndrome draws upon personal experience and family members to inform the general public about living as an adolescent with Aspergers.

Different Like Me by Jennifer Elder

This book is about famous people with Asperger Syndrome.

Books for Parents

Asperger Syndrome by Sarah Sparrow

This book covers the clinical and research aspects of Asperger Syndrome.

A Guide to Asperger Syndrome by Christopher Gillberg

This book provides a full overview of Autism Spectrum Disorders and Asperger Syndrome.

A Parent's Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism by Geraldine Dawson et. al.

This book offers practical problem solving ideas, real-life stories, and useful strategies to help children with Asperger Syndrome interact more comfortably with siblings and peers.

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens and Teens get ready for the Real World by Teresa Bolick

Practical solutions for overcoming obstacles adolescents 10-18 years old with Asperger Syndrome may face.

Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent's Guide by Janet Poland

The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain your sense of Humor by Jeffrey Cohen

This "take-along support group" contains practical suggestions while reminding us to do the one thing many have forgotten to do- laugh.

Asperger Syndrome: A guide for Parents and Professionals by Tony Attwood

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