Autism Books - 1996

Autism on the Agenda (National Autistic Society, 1996). Papers from the National Autistic Society Conference held at Leeds University, 1994. [autism,proceedings]
L'organisation des services aux personnes autisties, a leur famille et a leurs proches (1996). ISBN: 2550306759 . [autism,french]
Autism Society of America.
Open Minds, Open Doors: The Autism Society of America Conference Papers (1996). For 1996 ASA National Conference. [autism,proceedings]
Sidney M. Baker & Jon Pangborn, editor.
Clinical Assessment Options for Children with Autism and Related Disorders (1996). 40 pages. Protocol for medical practitioners compiled from 1995 Dallas medical conference, "Defeat Autism Now!". Outlines biomedical tests, conclusions to be drawn, and followup. This procedure and booklet is often refered to as the DAN Protocol, and I've also seen the title listed as DEFEAT AUTISM NOW! Clinical Options Manual for Physicians. [autism,treatment]
J. Barnes.
Pupils with Asperger syndrome classroom management (Essex County Council, 1996). ISBN: 0904428559 . [autism,aspergers,se]
Andrew S. Bondy.
The Pyramid Approach to Education (Cherry Hill, NJ: Pyramid Educational Consultants, 1996). ISBN: 1928598005 (paperback, 80 pages). [autism,se]
E. Clo.
Autismo Infantile (Troina: Oasi Editrice, 1996). [autism,italian]
Michael Collins, Judith Gould & Richard Mills.
Common Ground (National Autistic Society, 1996). 28 pages. Report on Higashi school in Boston, USA. [autism,se]
Elva Duran & Diane Cordero De Noriega.
Teaching Students With Moderate/Severe Disabilities, Including Autism: Strategies for Second Language Learners in Inclusive Settings (Charles C. Thomas Pub Ltd, 1996). ISBN: 0398067015 (paperback); ISBN: 0398067007 (hardcover). [autism,se]
Alexander Durig.
Autism and the Crisis of Meaning (Saratoga Springs, NY: State University of New York Press, 1996). Reader: eccentric but interesting in parts. ISBN: 0791428141 (312 pages). [autism]
Beth Fouse.
Creating a Win-Win IEP for Students with Autism! A How-To Manual for Parents and Educators (Future Horizons, 1996). Reader: very comprehensive IEP help guide. ISBN: 1885477287 (paperback, 172 pages, 1996); ISBN: 188547752X (hardcover, 1999). [autism,se,parent]
Sabrina K. Freeman, Lorelei Dake & Isaac Tamir, illustrator.
Teach Me Language: A language manual for children with autism, Asperger's syndrome and related developmental disorders (Langley, BC, Canada: SKF Books, 1996). Book for parents and therapists to serve as the next step after The Me Book. Includes material on how to teach social skills & functional language. Publisher also sells companion worksheets. One parent: highly recommended, especially if your child can read. ISBN: 0965756505 (hardcover, 420 pages, 2nd edition, 1997); ISBN: 0968098509 . [autism,aspergers,behavioral,treatment,social,se]
Ann Fullerton, Joyce Stratton, Phyllis Coyne & Carol Gray.
Higher Functioning Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism: a Teacher's Guide (Austin: Pro-Ed, 1996). ISBN: 0890796815 (spiral-bound, 96 pages). [autism,se,adolescent]
Elizabeth K. Gerlach.
Autism Treatment Guide, Revised (Eugene, Oregon: Four Leaf Press, 1996). See Third Edition of 2003. ISBN: 0963757806 (130 pages, paperback, 1998). [autism,treatment,intro]
Gunilla Gerland.
En riktig maenniska (1996). Gunilla Gerland is an autistic person in Sweden who spoke at the Autism Conference in Sweden, March 14-15, 1996. See english translation, A Real Person: Life on the Outside. [autism,account,swedish]
J. C. Grubar.
Autismo e integrazione (Roma: Phoenix, 1996). [autism,italian]
Michael J. Guralnick, ed..
The Effectiveness of Early Intervention (Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes, 1996). Includes chapter called "Early Intervention in Autism" by Geraldine Dawson and Julie Osterling. ISBN: 155766255X (hardcover, 688 pages). [autism,disability]
Marilyn Hays & Veronica Zysk, ed.
Working Together for a Brighter Future: A Unique Approach for Educating High-Functioning Students with Autism (Future Horizons, 1996). Includes suggests for students with Asperger's syndrome. ISBN: 1885477279 (paperback, 244 pages). [autism,aspergers,se]
David Holmes.
Autism in Adulthood (Routledge, 1996). Paperback. [autism,adult]
Patricia Howlin.
Autism: Preparing for adulthood (New York: Routledge, 1996). Includes first-person quotes. Reader: really excellent. Won 1997 NASEN Book award. ISBN: 0415115310 (hardcover); ISBN: 0415115329 (paperback, 294 pages, 1997). [autism]
Joseph E. Huggins.
The Diagnostic & Treatment Model Reference Management Handbook (Bitemarks Publications, 1996). 250 pages. ISBN: 1896920004 . [autism,treatment]
Janice E. Janzen.
Understanding the Nature of Autism: A Practical Guide (Communication Skill Builders, 1996). Reader: It explained autism very well and I gave it to my son's teacher to read. ISBN: 0761643796 (paperback, Therapy Skill Builders, 1998); ISBN: 0127845593 (paperback, 454 pages, Psychological Corp, 1998). [autism,intro]
Ami Klin & Fred R. Volkmar.
Asperger's Syndrome: Guidelines for Treatment and Intervention (Learning Disabilities Association of America, 1996). [autism,aspergers]
Mary Lapos.
A Foot in Both Worlds (1996). $5.00. Privately printed. [autism,fc]
Herbert Lovett.
Learning to Listen: Positive approaches to people with difficult behavior (Paul H. Brookes, 1996). Someone said it is about Gentle Teaching methods. ISBN: 1557661642 (paperback, 269 pages); ISBN: 1853023744 (paperback, 224 pages, Jessica Kingsley, 1996). [autism,disability]
Catherine Maurice, editor, Gina Green, editor & Stephen Luce, editor.
Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism: A manual for parents and professionals (Austin: Pro-Ed, 1996). 24 contributors. Primary compiler is Catherine Maurice, who wrote the very popular account, Let Me Hear Your Voice. ISBN: 0890796831 (paperback, 400 pages). [autism,behavioral,treatment]
Thomas A. McKean.
Light on the Horizon: A Deeper View from Inside the Autism Puzzle (Future Horizons, 1996). Sequel to Soon Will Come the Light. ISBN: 1885477260 (paperback, 95 pages). [autism,account]
Sandra McPherson.
The Spaces Between Birds: Mother/Daughter Poems, 1967-1995 (Wesleyan University Press, 1996). Part of the series Wesleyan Poetry. Poems about author's relationship with her daughter, who has Asperger's. ISBN: 0819522279 (hardcover); ISBN: 0819522287 (paperback). [autism,poetry]
Gerald Mialaret.
Dancing with Dragons: An Entire Family's Insights into a Disability (Future Horizons, 1996). Also Dancing with Dragons: A "Family" Challenges Autism ISBN: 1885477309 (paperback). [autism,account]
Hugh Morgan, ed.
Adults with Autism: a Guide to Theory and Practice (New York: Cambridge, 1996). ISBN: 0521450705 (hardcover); ISBN: 0521456835 (paperback, 290 pages). [autism,adult]
National Autistic Society.
Beyond Rain Man: Experiences of and Attitudes Towards Autism (National Autistic Society, 1996). ISBN: 1899280456 (paperback, 44 pages). [autism]
Kenzaburo Oe.
A Healing Family (Kodansha International, 1996). Distributed by Farrar Strauss Giroux. Kenzaburo Oe is a Nobel Laureate who has written about his disabled son, Hikari Oe. Hikari Oe is autistic, epileptic, and mentally handicapped and his parents were told he would be a "vegetable"; he is severely handicapped but also a talented musical composer. Two CDs of Hikari Oe's music are available (Denon 78952 and Denon 78053). ISBN: 4770020481 (hardcover, 146 pages); ISBN: 4770027338 (paperback, 208 pages, 2001). [autism,disability,account]
G. Peacock, A. Forrest & R. Mills.
Autism: The Invisible Children (National Autistic Society, 1996). [autism]
Isabelle Rapin, ed & Lorna Wing.
Preschool Children with Inadequate Communication: Developmental Language Disorder, Autism, Mental Deficiency (Cambridge University Press, 1996). Part of the series Clinics in developmental medicine. Number 139 in the series. Includes "Wing Autistic Disorders Interview Checklist (WADIC)" and "Wing Schedule of Handicaps Behaviour and Skills (HBS)" by Lorna Wing. ISBN: 1898683077 (hardcover, 299 pages). [autism]
Judith L. Rapoport & Deborah R. Ismond.
DSM-IV Training Guide For Diagnosis Of Childhood Disorders, 4th edition (Brunner-Routledge, 1996). ISBN: 0876307667 (paperback, 360 pages); ISBN: 0876307705 (hardcover, 360 pages). [autism,medical,reference]
Dan Reed.
Paid for the Privilege: Hearing the Voices of Autism (Madison, Wisconsin: DRI Press, 1996). 162 pages. [autism,account,fc]
Viki Satkiewicz-Grayhardt, Barbara Peerenboom & Roxanne Campbell.
Crossing Bridges: A Parent's Perspective on Coping After a Child is Diagnosed with Autism/PDD (Potential Unlimited Publishing, 1996). Designed for parents whos child is newly diagnosed with autism/PDD, written by parents. One reader: excellent book for parents. ISBN: 0965070026 (paperback, 64 pages). [autism,parent,pdd,intro]
Bryna Siegel.
The World of the Autistic Child: Understanding and Treating Autistic Spectrum Disorders (New York: Oxford University Press, 1996). Discusses diagnostic process and gives descriptions of the differences between Autism/PDD/Aspergers/Retts Syndrome etc. Author worked at the PDD clinic at the Langley Porter Psychiatric Institute at the University of California. Parent: couldn't put it down. ISBN: 0195076672 (hardcover, 351 pages); ISBN: 0195119177 (paperback, 368 pages, 1998). [autism,se,treatment,aspergers,pdd,intro]
Nina Sutton.
Bettelheim: A Life and Legacy (Basic Books, 1996). Reader: tries to excuse Bettelheim, gets through the whole book without really mentioning that his views on autism were wrong; read Pollak's biography instead! ISBN: 0465006353 ; ISBN: 0813390990 (paperback, 606 pages, Westview Press, 1997). [autism,biography,psychoanalysis]
Visually Structured Tasks: Independent Activities for Students with Autism and Other Visual Learners (Chapel Hill School of Medicine, 1996). [autism,teacch,se]
Fred R. Volkmar, ed.
Psychoses and Pervasive Developmental Disorders in Childhood and Adolescence (Amer Psychiatric Press, 1996). Includes chapters on a number of psychoses including autism and Asperger's syndrome. ISBN: 1882103017 (hardcover). [autism,pdd,disability,aspergers]
Stanley J. Watson, ed.
Biology of schizophrenia and affective disease (Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, 1996). ISBN: 0880487461 (hardcover, 535 pages.). [autism]
Donna Williams.
Autism: an Inside-Out Approach: an Innovative Look at the 'Mechanics' of 'Autism' and Its Developmental Cousins (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1996). USA: Taylor and Francis, 1996. Description of different aspects of autism as experienced by autistic people. ISBN: 1853023876 (paperback, 320 pages). [autism]
Donna Williams.
Like Color to the Blind: Soul Searching and Soul Finding (New York: Times Books, 1996). Canada: Doubleday. Third in series. ISBN: 0385255950 (paperback, Doubleday, 1996); ISBN: 0812926404 (paperback, 288 pages); ISBN: 1853027200 (Jessica Kingsley, 1998). [autism,account]
Lorna Wing.
The Autistic Spectrum: a guide for parents and professionals (Constable Publishers, 1996). Also Trans-Atlantic Publications, 1997 See second edition. Reader: Excellent: either this or Bryna Siegel's The World of the Autistic Child would be a perfect place for a parent who's just heard their child's diagnosis to start; Both are very up-to-date and cover the whole spectrum, but Wing's book tends to cover educational resources in the UK rather than the US, while Siegel's in the other way around. ISBN: 0094751609 (hardcover, 208 pages). [autism]
M. Zappella.
Autismo infantile. Studi sull'affettivita e le emozioni (Roma: NIS, 1996). M. Zappella is a proponent of holding therapy. [autism,italian]