Book Resources

Aspertools: The Practical Guide for Understanding and Embracing Asperger’s, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Neurodiversity

By: Dr Harold Reitman If you ask Dr. Harold Reitman, labels are a lousy way to describe a unique human being, whether it's Asperger's, high functioning autism, ADHD, dyslexia, Tourette's or even the so-called neurotypical brain itself. One size does not fit all. Everyone's brain is different. Helping others 'get it' when it comes to [...]

Helping a Child with Nonverbal Learning Disorder or Asperger’s Disorder: A Parent’s Guide

By: Kathryn Stewart The book offers readers ways to evaluate their child’s strengths and weaknesses in areas such as visual and spatial functioning, writing problems, information processing and organizational skills, social and emotional capabilities, language skills, and interactive abilities. It offers specific strategies for intervening and helping the child to cope with these obstacles, such [...]

The Highly Sensitive Person: How to Thrive when the world overwhelms you

By: Elaine N. Aron Are you a highly sensitive person? Do you have a keen imagination and vivid dreams?  Is time alone each day as essential to you as food and water?  Are you "too shy" or "too sensitive" according to others?  Do noise and confusion quickly overwhelm you?  If your answers are yes, you may be a [...]

Healing the Addicted Brain

By: Harold Urschel "New, scientifically-based approaches that recognize the biological basis of addiction have brought major advances in the treatment of addiction. Dr. Urschel is at the forefront of this treatment paradigm." Dr. Larry Hanselka, Psychologist The Proven Scientific Approach to Conquering Addiction and Defeating the Disease Healing the Addicted Brain is a breakthrough work [...]

Asperger’s, Autism & Girls

By Dr Tony Attwood This DVD offers the most comprehensive presentation yet of the characteristics and reasons why female Aspies fall under the radar in their diagnosis. Dr Attwood covers everything from their ability to camouflage and mimic social behaviours to hide their social confusion to ways their condition may be identified through their [...]

Safety Skills for Asperger’s Women

By Liane Holiday Willey, EDD This insightful and inspirational companion for females with Asperger's Syndrome will aid them in negotiating daily struggles and staying safe. It discusses a variety of social situations and issues such as bullying, self-harm, depression, and eating disorders and encourages readers to recognize that they can live happy, full and [...]

Life Behind Glass

By Wendy Lawson Wendy Lawson has an autism spectrum disorder. Considered to be intellectually disabled and 'almost incapable of doing as she is told' at school, she was later misdiagnosed as schizophrenic - a label that stuck with her for more than 25 years. Her sense of self was then non-existent, but Wendy is [...]

Aspergirls

By Rudy Simone Still considered THE book to read on Female Aspergers. Now in Dutch, German, French, Japanese, Italian Chinese and Polish! Gold Medal Winner Sexuality / Relationships Category  2010 IPPY Awards;  Honorable Mention Women's Issues Category 2010 Foreword Review Awards. Foreword by Liane Holliday Willey Order now from Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP.com) Girls with Asperger's [...]

Pretending to Be Normal

By Liane Holiday Willey Compelling and witty, Liane Holliday Willey's account of growing to adulthood as an undiagnosed 'Aspie' has been read by thousands of people on and off the autism spectrum since it was first published in 1999. Bringing her story up to date, including her diagnosis as an adult, and reflecting on [...]

Asperger’s and Girls

By Tony Attwood Winner of the Gold Award in the 2006 ForeWord Book of the Year competition, this groundbreaking book describes the unique challenges of women and girls with Asperger's Syndrome. In it you'll read candid stories written by the indomitable women who have lived them. You'll also hear from experts who discuss whether [...]