Non-Autism Books of Interest - Account or case study of a disabled person
- Berneen Bratt.
- No Time for Jello: One Family's Experience with the Doman-Delacato Patterning Program
(Cambridge, MA: Brookline Books, 1989).
About a child with Cerebral Palsy, but of interest to anyone interested in using Doman-Delacato methodology in treating an autistic child.
ISBN: 0914797565 (paperback, 201 pages).
- Pearl S. Buck.
- The Child Who Never Grew
(Woodbine House, 1992).
Reprint of book published in 1950. Account of child with PKU (a condition which sometimes includes autistic symptoms). http://www.woodbinehouse.com/cwng.html
ISBN: 0933149492 (paperback, 112 pages).
- Rosemary Crossley & Anne McDonald.
- Annie's coming out
(New York: Viking Penguin, 1984).
Account of a child with cerebral palsy communicating through facilitated communication. Originally 1980, Penguin, London & Melbourne.
ISBN: 0140056882 .
- Susan Curtiss.
- Genie: A Psycholinguistic Study of a Modern Day "Wild Child"
(New York: Academic Press, 1977).
- Barbara Gill.
- Changed by a Child: companion notes for parents of a child with a disability
The mother of a Down Syndrome reports her feelings for the benefit of other parents of children with disabilities.
ISBN: 0385482426 (hardcover, 192 pages); ISBN: 0385482434 (paperback, 336 pages, Doubleday, 1998).
- Jane Gregory.
- Bringing Up a Challenging Child at Home: When Love is Not Enough
(London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000).
ISBN: 1853028746 (paperback, 192 pages).
- David Melton.
- Todd: The Story of a Brain-Injured Child
Part of the series Gentle Revolution.
It is a Father's story about his son who underwent Doman-Delacato treatment for sensory problems.
ISBN: 0090963504 (208 pages); ISBN: 0936676523 (hardcover, Better Baby Press, 1985); ISBN: 093667654X (hardcover, revised).
- Jonathan Mooney & David Cole.
- Learning Outside the Lines: Two Ivy League Students With Learning Disabilities and ADHD Give You the Tools for Academic Success and Educational Revolution
The authors, who have ADHD, writes about their own experience.
ISBN: 068486598X (paperback, 288 pages).
- Christopher Nolan.
- Under the eye of the clock.
About using facilitated communication with cerebral palsy.
ISBN: 1559705124 (paperback, 176 pages, due March 2000); ISBN: 1850897875 (audio cassette, 1994).
- Benjamin Polis.
- Only a Mother Could Love Him: Attention Deficit Disorder
(Hats Off Books, 2002).
The author, who has ADD, writes about his own experience.
ISBN: 1587360950 (paperback, 180 pages); ISBN: 1740081692 (paperback, 167 pages, Add Help Guide, 2003).
- Robin Simons.
- After the Tears: Parents Talk About Raising a Child with a Disability
(Harcourt Brace, 1987).
ISBN: 0156029006 (paperback, 89 pages); ISBN: 0151039631 (hardcover, 89 pages).
- Thomas Sowell.
- Late-Talking Children
ISBN: 0465038344 (hardcover, 192 pages); ISBN: 0465038352 (paperback, 224 pages, Basic Books, 1998).
- Louise Wilson.
- This Stranger, My Son; A Mother's Story
This book is about a child with schizophrenia. At one time, autism was often labeled "childhood schizophrenia", but this story does not report about an autistic child.
ISBN: 0451113012 ; ISBN: 9998449456 ; ISBN: 0719518717 ; ISBN: 0399107975 .
- Susan Zimmermann.
- Grief Dancers: a journey into the depths of the soul
(Colorado: Nemo Press, 1996).
An account by a mother of coming to terms with her daughter's Rett syndrome.
ISBN: 0965269523 (paperback, 245 pages).