Autism Books - 1993

Understanding Autism (1993). [autism]
Autism Research Unit.
Biological Perspectives in Autism (1993). Proceedings from the 1993 conference of the Autism Research Unit of the University of Sunderland. [autism,proceedings]
Autism Society of America.
Autism Society of America 1993 Handbook (Autism Society of America, 1993). [autism]
Autism Society of North Carolina.
Autism Primer: Twenty Questions and Answers (1993). Also 1989. Written in cooperation with Division TEACCH. [autism,intro]
Simon Baron-Cohen & Patrick Bolton.
Autism: The Facts (Oxford University, 1993). Part of the series Oxford Medical Publications. Also New York. Aimed at parents summarizing what is known about autism. ISBN: 0192623273 (paperback, 113 pages). [autism,intro,parent]
Simon Baron-Cohen, Helen Tager-Flusberg & Donald J. Cohen.
Understanding Other Minds; Perspectives from Autism (New York: Oxford University Press, 1993). ISBN: 0192620568 . [autism]
Judy Barron & Sean Barron.
There's a Boy in Here (Chapmans, 1993). Sean Barron and his mother, Judy Barron report on their experiences with autism. Sean has autism. His is one of very few autobiographical accounts. And it gives unusual, exceptionally clear insights into the disability and its many manifestations. There is much in this book that supports what has been seen through facilitated communication. ISBN: 1885477864 (paperback, 279 pages, Future Horizons, 2002); ISBN: 0671761110 (264 pages, New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992); ISBN: 0380722925 (paperback, Avon Books, 1992, reprint). [autism,account]
Guy Berard.
Hearing Equals Behavior (Keats Publishing, 1993). Translated from French. 178 pages. Preface by B. Rimland, afterward by A. Stehli. ISBN: 0879836008 . [autism,ait]
Carol Lee Berger.
Facilitated Communication Guide, Volume 2 (1993). [autism,fc]
Douglas Biklen.
Communication Unbound: How Facilitated Communication is Challenging Traditional Views of Autism and Ability/Disability (New York: Teachers College Press, 1993). Part of the series Special Education. Includes Biklen's first article on Facilitated Communication originally published in the Harvard Educational Review. ISBN: 0807732214 (paperback, 221 pages). [autism,fc]
Jean Bryant.
The Opening Door (1993). ISBN: 0646158635 (paperback, 229 pages). [autism,account]
Katherine G. Butler, ed.
Severe Communication Disorders: Intervention Strategies (Gaithersburg, Md.: Aspen Publishers, 1993). Part of the series Topics in language disorders. Reprinted from the journal Topicsin Language Disorders 1988-1993. 24 contributors. ISBN: 0834205890 (paperback, 224 pages). [autism]
Stella Carlton.
The other side of autism: A positive approach (Worcester: The Self Publishing Association Ltd., 1993). Sets out to combine all common approaches to autism. ISBN: 1854212060 (paperback). [autism]
David C. Cipolloni.
An extraordinary silence: the emergence of a deeply disturbed child (Westport, Conn.: Bergin & Garvey, 1993). ISBN: 0897893573 (hardcover, 145 pages). [autism,psychoanalysis]
Nancy Dalrymple.
Competencies for People Teaching Individuals with Autism and Other Pervasive Developmental Disorders, 3rd ed. (Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1993). 29 pages. [autism,se]
Nancy J. Dalrymple.
Helping People With Autism Manage Their Behavior (Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1993). Revised. 39 pages. [autism]
William Garrison.
Small Bargains: Children in Crisis and the Meaning of Parental Love (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1993). Describes the responses of parents to having a disabled, ill, or in any way "different" child. One of the chapters features a boy with Asperger's syndrome. ISBN: 0671786806 . [autism,account,disability]
Elizabeth K. Gerlach.
Autism Treatment Guide (Portland, Oregon: Four Leaf Press, 1993). 130 pages. $7. Handbook containing brief descriptions of autism treatments and resources. Also considered a pretty good introduction to Autism, e.g. for Parents. Won Elizabeth the 1994 "Outstanding Parent Achievement Award". See Third Edition of 2003. [autism,treatment,intro]
Jane J. Giddan & Norman S. Giddan.
European Farm Communities for Autism (Toledo: Medical College of Ohio Press, 1993). ISBN: 0944742041 (hardcover,159 pages). [autism]
T.R. Giles.
Handbook of Effective Psychotherapy (New York: Plenum Pub Corp, 1993). Part of the series Plenum Behavior Therapy. Not autism-specific, but includes chapter, "Autism" by T. Smith. The book discusses the effacy of various psychotherapeutic interventions. ISBN: 0306444283 (hardcover). [autism,disability,treatment]
R. Wayne Gilpin, ed.
Laughing and Loving with Autism: A Collection of 'Real Life' Warm & Humorous Stories (Future Horizons, 1993). 126 pages. Short vignettes about persons with autism. ISBN: 188547704X (paperback). [autism,account]
R. Wayne Gilpin, ed.
More Laughing and Loving with Autism (1993). Second in series. ISBN: 1885477120 (108 pages, Future Horizons, 1994). [autism,account]
Sandra L. Harris & Jan S. Handleman, ed.
Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism (Pro-Ed, 1993). 252 pages. Reader: excellent. Includes chapters with the leaders of the field in behavioral intervention of young children with autism. ISBN: 0890795878 (paperback). [autism,se,preschool]
Charles A. Hart.
A Parent's Guide to Autism: Answers to the Most Common Questions (Pocket Book Publishers, 1993). Called excellent by AUTISM list member. Structured so that you can understand parts of it without tackling the whole book. Includes list of books and resources. ISBN: 0671750992 (paperback, 244 pages). [autism,intro,parent]
David A. Hill & Martha R. Leary.
Movement Disturbance: A Clue to Hidden Competencies in Persons Diagnosed with Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities (Madison, Wisconsin.: DRI Press, 1993). 31 pages. [autism,fc]
David A. Krug, Joel R. Arick & Patricia J. Almond.
Autism screening instrument for educational planning, 2nd edition (Western Psychological Services, 1993). Also, Pro-Ed. Kit includes book, forms, and testing toys. ISBN: 9994088289 (paperback, 89 pages). [autism,se]
Catherine Maurice.
Let Me Hear Your Voice: A Family's Triumph over Autism (New York: Fawcett Columbia, 1993). Also Knopf. Mother's account of using the Lovaas's Behavior Modification method with her children. Also has comments on Holding Therapy. Includes a good description of the grieving process parents go through. This has also been highly recommended as a good book for a parent who is depressed over having an autistic child. ISBN: 0679408630 (hardcover, 371 pages, Knopf, 1993); ISBN: 0449906647 (paperback, 371 pages, 1994). [autism,account,behavioral,holding,treatment]
Jane Taylor McDonnell & Paul McDonnell.
News From The Border: A Mother's Memoir of Her Autistic Son (New York: Ticknor & Fields, 1993). 376 pages. About Paul McDonnell, a high-functioning autistic person, who wrote an afterword. Reader: intelligent and sensitive account. Note: 0939394040 is an invalid ISBN that was used by Amazon for the book. I no longer find reference to that number, but believe the book had a 1993 and a 1997 edition, but cannot find a second valid ISBN. ISBN: 0395605741 (hardcover, 376 pages); ISBN: 0939394040 (paperback, Jane McDonnell 1997). [autism,account]
National Autistic Society.
Approaches to Autism (National Autistic Society, 1993). [autism]
Jesse Richard, Kathleen Jackson, Mary Urlich & Aaron Urlich.
First Hand: personal accounts of breakthroughs in Facilitated Communicating (Madison, Wisconsin: DRA Press, 1993). 55 pages. Three case studies. [autism,fc,account]
Eric Schopler, Mary Elizabeth Van Bourgondien & Marie M. Bristol, ed.
Preschool Issues in Autism (New York: Plenum Press, 1993). Part of the series Current Issues in Autism. 276 pages, illustrated. ISBN: 0306444402 (hardcover). [autism,se,preschool]
Craig B. Schulze.
When Snow Turns to Rain: One Family's Struggle to Solve the Riddle of Autism (Rockville, Md.: Woodbine House, 1993). About Craig's son Jordan Schulze. Includes accounts of the Options method and the Higashi school. Jordan had late-onset autism and is one of the children described in Robert Catalano's book When Autism Strikes: Families Cope With Childhood Disintegrative Disorder. ISBN: 0933149638 (paperback, 216 pages). [autism,account]
Maryann Colby Trott, Susan Winndock & Marci Laurel.
SenseAbilities: Understanding Sensory Integration (Therapy Skill Builders, 1993). ISBN: 0761642838 (paperback, package of five books). [autism]
Donna Williams.
Somebody Somewhere: Breaking Free from the World of Autism (1993). Also Doubleday, 1994. Donna explores the four years since her diagnosis and her attempts to leave her 'world under glass' and live normally. Shows some of the distortions of perception an autistic person may have, and possibilities for un-learning them. But hard to read without having 1st read the other book, as it refers to events in that book. ISBN: 0812925246 (paperback, Times Books, 1995); ISBN: 0812922875 (hardcover, 238 pages, New York: Time Books, 1994); ISBN: 0385255004 (paperback, Bantam Books of Canada); ISBN: 1853027197 (paperback, 208 pages, Jessica Kingsley, 1998, 1995); ISBN: 0552141984 (paperback, 288 pages, Corgi, 1995); ISBN: 0944993869 (audio cassette, abridged, Audio Literature, 1994). [autism,account]
Stephen Wiltshire.
Stephen Wiltshire's American Dream (London: Michael Joseph, 1993). Also New York: Summit, 1993 [autism,account]
Lorna Wing.
Autistic Continuum Disorders, 2nd ed (National Autistic Society, 1993). [autism]