Asperger / Autism Books

The Official Asperger and Autism Book List

This is a comprehensive list of books about Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism that will be helpful for teachers, parents, and autistics. Many of the books are written by authors who are diagnosed with various forms of Autism.

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Non-fiction

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s

John Elder Robison
Mozart and the Whale: An Asperger's Love Story
Mozart and the Whale: An Asperger’s Love Story

Jerry and Mary Newport
Born On A Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant
Born On A Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

Daniel Tammet
 
Understanding Autism For Dummies
Understanding Autism For Dummies

Stephen Shore
Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism
Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism

Temple Grandin
Solving the Relationship Puzzle
Solving the Relationship Puzzle

Steven E. Gutstein
 
The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Completely Revised and Updated
The OASIS Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Completely Revised and Updated

Barbara L. Kirby
Women From Another Planet?: Our Lives in the Universe of Autism (Paperback)
Women From Another Planet?: Our Lives in the Universe of Autism (Paperback)

Jean Kearns Miller
The Adhd-Autism Connection
The Adhd-Autism Connection

Diane Kennedy, Rebecca Banks, Temple Grandin
 
Sibling Stories
Sibling Stories

Lynne Stern Feiges, Mary Jane Weiss, Sandra L. Harris
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome (Hardcover)
All Cats Have Asperger Syndrome (Hardcover)

Kathy Hoopmann
Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals with Dr. Tony Attwood
Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals with Dr. Tony Attwood

Dr. Tony Attwood
 
Asperger's: What Does It Mean to Me?
Asperger’s: What Does It Mean to Me?

Catherine Faherty
Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Jed Baker
Hitchhiking Through Asperger Syndrome
Hitchhiking Through Asperger Syndrome

by Tony Attwood (Foreword), Lise Pyles
 
Joining In: A Program for Teaching Social Skills
Joining In: A Program for Teaching Social Skills

Autism Asperger Publishing Company
Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships
Asperger Syndrome and Long-Term Relationships

Liane Holliday Willey
Congratulations! It's Asperger Syndrome
Congratulations! It’s Asperger Syndrome

Jen Birch
 
Navigating the Social World
Navigating the Social World

Jeannie McAfee, Dr. Tony Attwood
Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience
Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience

Susan Thompson Moore
Asperger Syndrome
Asperger Syndrome

Dr. Tony Attwood
 
Overcoming Asperger's
Overcoming Asperger’s

Robert S. Sanders Jr.
Running with Scissors: A Memoir (Paperback)
Running with Scissors: A Memoir (Paperback)

Augusten Burroughs
Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism
Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism

Temple Grandin
 
The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism
The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

Temple Grandin
Ask and Tell
Ask and Tell

Ruth Elaine Joyner Hane, Kassiane Sibley et all
Asperger's and Girls
Asperger’s and Girls

Tony Attwood
 
Managing with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for White Collar Professionals (Paperback)
Managing with Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for White Collar Professionals (Paperback)

Malcolm L. Johnson
Succeeding in College With Asperger Syndrome
Succeeding in College With Asperger Syndrome

John Harpur, Maria Lawlor, Michael Fitzgerald
Asperger's Huh? A Child's Perspective (Paperback)
Asperger’s Huh? A Child’s Perspective (Paperback)

Rosina Schnurr
 
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome
Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome

Luke Jackson
The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome: A guide to an Intimate Relationship with a Partner who has Asperger Syndrome
The Other Half of Asperger Syndrome: A guide to an Intimate Relationship with a Partner who has Asperger Syndrome

Maxine C. Aston
Through My Eyes: a life with asperger's
Through My Eyes: a life with asperger’s

Quinn Koeneman
 

Fiction

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Mark Haddon
Of Mice and Aliens
Of Mice and Aliens

Kathy Hoopmann
The Civil Wars of Jonah Moran
The Civil Wars of Jonah Moran

Marjorie Reynolds
 
Wounded Bird of Paradise (Paperback)
Wounded Bird of Paradise (Paperback)

Mary Essinger
Eddie and Me on the Scrap Heap
Eddie and Me on the Scrap Heap

Marc Littman
Lisa and the Lacemaker
Lisa and the Lacemaker

Kathy Hoopmann
 
Jackson Whole Wyoming (Paperback)
Jackson Whole Wyoming (Paperback)

Joan Clark
Adam's Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story (Paperback)
Adam’s Alternative Sports Day: An Asperger Story (Paperback)

Jude Welton
Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure (Paperback)
Blue Bottle Mystery: An Asperger Adventure (Paperback)

Kathy Hoopmann
 


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