Michael D. Powers - Nonfiction

Autism Books

Dr. Michael D. Powers is a pediatric psychologist who has written on autism, in particular books aimed at parents of autistic children.

Michael D. Powers, ed.
Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide (Woodbine House, 1989). Part of the series The Special Needs Collection. Replaced by second edition. Guide to treatments, education and legal problems. Includes glossary, reading list, and lengthy resource guide of national and local organizations in USA. Foreword by Beverly Sills, Introduction by Bernard Rimland. Chapters: "What is autism?", "Adjusting to your child's diagnosis", "Medical problems, treatments, and professionals", "Daily life with your child", "Children with autism and their families", "Your child's development", "Finding the right educational program", "Legal rights and hurdles", "Becoming an advocate", "The years ahead: adults with autism". http://www.woodbinehouse.com/CWA.html ISBN: 0933149166 (paperback, 368 pages). [autism,parent,intro]
Michael D. Powers, ed.
Children with Autism: A Parent's Guide, 2nd edition (Woodbine House, 2000). Part of the series The Special Needs Collection. Forward by Temple Grandin. See also description of first edition. http://www.woodbinehouse.com/cwa.html ISBN: 1890627046 (paperback, 375 pages). [autism,parent,intro]
Michael D. Powers.
Educating Children with Autism: A Guide to Selecting an Appropriate Program (Woodbine Press). Previously due out in October 1995. As of 10/96 not yet out. [autism,se]
Michael D. Powers.
Ninos Autistas: Guia para padres, terapeutas y educadores (Trillas, 1999). Translation of Children with Autism, a Parent's Guide. ISBN: 9682448654 (paperback, 332 pages). [autism,spanish,parent,intro]
Michael D. Powers & Jan S. Handleman.
Behavioral Assessment of Severe Developmental Disabilities (Rockville, MD: Aspen Systems, 1984). 288 pages. ISBN: 0894438638 . [autism]
Michael D. Powers & Janet Poland.
Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent's Guide (Harper, 2002). ISBN: 0066209439 (hardcover, 302 pages); ISBN: 0060934883 (paperback, 320 pages, HarperResource, 2003). [autism,aspergers,parent]

Autism non-fiction books by Michael D. Powers.