Autism Books - Family and Sibling Issues

Cindy N. Ariel, editor & Robert A. Naseef, editor.
Voices from the Spectrum: Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People With Autism, And Professionals Share Their Wisdom (Jessica Kingsley Pub, forthcoming). ISBN: 1843107864 (paperback, 256 pages, due 2/15/2006). [autism,account,family]
Sandra L. Harris.
Siblings of Children with Autism: A guide for Families (Rockville, Maryland: Woodbine House, 1994). Part of the series Topics in Autism. One reader: found it useful when dealing with 6-year-old brother. 1995 Literay Achievement Award from the ASA. Replaced by 2nd edition. ISBN: 0933149719 (paperback, 127 pages). [autism,family]
Sandra L. Harris & Beth A. Glasberg.
Siblings of Children with Autism: A guide for Families, 2nd edition (Woodbine House, 2003). ISBN: 1890627291 (paperback, 180 pages). [autism,family]
Charles A. Hart.
Without Reason: A family copes with Two Generations of Autism (New York: Harper & Row, 1989). Written by a man who had an autistic brother and (in the '70s) an autistic son. Reader: inspiring, readable, intelligent. Reader: good account to be read by teen siblings because it describes a sibling's experience. ISBN: 0451169409 ; ISBN: 0060161434 (292 pages); ISBN: 1885477694 (292 pages, Future Horizons). [autism,account,family]
Paul Karasik & Judy Karasik.
The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister's Memoir of Autism in the Family (Washington Square, 2003). ISBN: 0743423364 (hardcover, 208 pages). [autism,account,family]
Earle P. Martin, Jr..
Dear Charlie - A Grandfather's Love Letter to his Grandson with Autism (Future Horizons, 2000). ISBN: 1885477619 (paperback, 156 pages). [autism,family]
Peter Randall & Jonathan Parker.
Supporting the Families of Children with Autism (John Wiley, 1999). ISBN: 0471982180 (paperback, 252 pages); ISBN: 0471974846 (hardcover). [autism,family]
Marsha Sarah Rosenberg.
Coping When a Brother or Sister Is Autistic (Rosen Publishing Group, 2000). Part of the series Coping. ISBN: 0823931943 (hardcover). [autism,family]
Bryna Siegel & Stuart C. Silverstein.
What About Me? Growing up with a Developmentally Disabled Sibling (Insight Books, 1994). Written by siblings of autistic kids. One subscriber found it an excellent book for her 14 year old NT son. ISBN: 0306446502 (hardcover, 296 pages); ISBN: 073820630X (paperback, 316 pages, Perseus Publishing, 2001). [autism,disability,family]