Autism Books - 1997

Approaches to Autism (National Autistic Society, 1997). Updated edition. [autism]
Janice Adams.
Autism-P.D.D.: More Creative Ideas From Age Eight to Early Adulthood (Future Horizons, 1997). Paperback, 155 pages, also saw publisher listed as Imaginart. [autism,se,adolescent,pdd]
Sidney M. Baker & Jon Pangborn.
DAN! Clinical Options Manual, updated (1997). 48 pages. Update of Clinical Assessment Options for Children with Autism and Related Disorders published April 1997, incorporating conclusions from second DAN! conference, Chicago, June 1996. There has been a third conference in San Diego in September, 1997. [autism,treatment]
Douglas Biklen & Don Cardinal, ed.
Contested Words, Contested Science: Unraveling the Facilitated Communication Controversy (New York: Teachers College Press, 1997). Part of the series Special Education Series. Includes reports on studies that address the validity of facilitated communication. Studies include Calculator & Singer, 1992; Cardinal, Hanson, & Wakeham, 1996; Crossley, 1992; Heckler, 1994; Intellectual Disability Review Panel, 1989; Karp, 1993; Karp, Biklen, & Chadwick, 1993; Steering Committee, 1993; Sheehan, 1993; Sheehan & Matuozzi, 1994; Vazquez, 1994; Weiss, Wagner, Bauman, 1996. One chapter was co-written by the autistic son of a member of the AUTISM mailing list. ISBN: 0807736023 . [autism,fc]
California Department of Education.
Best Practices for Designing and Delivering Effective Programs for Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (California Department of Education, 1997). Produced by RiSE, Resources in Special Education. [autism,se]
Donald J. Cohen, editor & Fred R. Volkmar, editor.
Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, 2nd edition (John Wiley & Sons, 1997). Textbook. See 3rd edition. ISBN: 0471532428 (hardcover, 1092 pages). [autism,intro,text]
Rosemary Crossley.
Speechless: Facilitating Communication for People without Voices (New York: E. P. Dutton, 1997). ISBN: 0525941568 (272 pages). [autism,fc]
Beth Fouse & Maria Wheeler.
A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism (Future Horizons, 1997). ISBN: 1885477368 (paperback). [autism,behavioral]
Sabrina Freeman, Lorelei Dake & Isaac Tamir, illustrator.
The Companion Exercise Forms for Teach Me Language (SKF Books, 1997). ISBN: 0965756513 (spiral-bound, 152 pages). [autism,aspergers,behavioral,treatment,social,se]
Gunilla Gerland.
A Real Person: Life on the Outside (London: Souvenir Press, 1997). English translation by Joan Tate of Gunilla's Swedish book, En riktig maenniska. Reader: really recommended. ISBN: 0285633988 (hardcover, 254 pages). [autism,account]
Jacquelin Gorman.
The Seeing Glass: A Memoir (Riverhead Books, 1997). Memoir of a woman with sight problems. In the memoir is some account of her autisic brother, Robin, who died in an accident at age 31, and the evidence that he had some similar sight problems. ISBN: 1573220612 (hardcover, 255 pages); ISBN: 1573226793 (paperback, 272 pages, 1998); ISBN: 1574531859 (cassette, abridged, Audio Literature, 1997). [autism,account,disability]
Stephen Jay Gould.
Questioning the Millennium: A Rationalists Guide to a Precisely Arbitrary Countdown (Random House, 1997). A revised edition is now out. A book on calendars and the idea of the millenium. Ends with a section on autistic calendar savants. ISBN: 0609600761 (hardcover, 192 pages); ISBN: 0787116459 (cassette, unabridged, Dove Entertainment, 1997). [autism,general]
Indiana Resource Center for Autism.
Autism Training Sourcebook (Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1997). 329 pages. [autism,se]
Irabina Special Developmental School.
Curriculum Standard Framework: English Levels 1-4: Adapted for Students with Autism (Irabina Special Developmental School, 1997). Paperback, 129 pages. [autism,se]
Sibylle Janert.
The Autistic Child in Preschool: A Practical Handbook for Nursery Workers and Early Years Teachers (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1997). Due July 1997. ISBN: 185302421X . [autism,se,preschool]
Sandra O. Johnson & Max Desorgher.
Sara's Story - the adoption of an autistic child (1997). About Sara's Diet. [autism,nutrition,account]
Hans E. Kehrer.
Praktische Verhaltenstherapie bei geistig Behinderten: Ein Leitfaden fur Betreuer (Dortmund: Modernes Lernen, 1997). ISBN: 3808004029 (103 pages). [autism,german]
Dirk W. Kraijer.
Autism and Autistic-like Conditions in Mental Retardation (Swets & Zeitlinger, 1997). ISBN: 9026514638 (hardcover, 450 pages). [autism,disability,mr]
L. Mawhood & P. Howlin.
A supported employment scheme for able adults with autism or Asperger syndrome (National Autistic Society, 1997). ISBN: 1899280553 (paperback, 39 pages). [autism,adult]
Desmond Meldrum.
Coping with Asperger Syndrome (1997). The author has Asperger Syndrome [autism,aspergers,account]
Gary B. Mesibov, Lynn W. Adams & Laura G. Klinger.
Autism: Understanding the Disorder (Plenum Pub Corp, 1997). Part of the series Clinical Child Psychology Library. ISBN: 0306455471 (paperback, 118 pages); ISBN: 0306455463 (hardcover, 124 pages). [autism,intro]
Alice Miller.
Breaking Down the Wall of Silence: The liberating experience of facing painful truth (Plume, 1997). Revised edition. Makes a mention of autism, but I think it is mostly about child abuse. ISBN: 0452011736 (paperback, 187 pages). [autism,account,psychoanalysis]
Peter Mitchell.
Introduction to theory of mind: children, autism, and apes (London: Arnold, 1997). 196 pages. Also New York, distributed by St. Margin's Press. ISBN: 0340624973 (paperback, 1996); ISBN: 0340645903 (hardcover, 1996). [autism]
Theodore Mitrani, ed., Judith L. Mitrani, ed. & Frances Tustin.
Encounters With Autistic States: A Memorial Tribute to Frances Tustin (Jason Aronson Inc., 1997). Collection of papers. ISBN: 0765700662 (hardcover). [autism]
Robert A. Naseef.
Special Children, Challenged Parents: The Struggles and Rewards of Raising a Child with a Disability (Birch Lane Press, 1997). Author is the father of an autistic boy. (1-800-447-BOOK) ISBN: 1559723777 (hardcover). [autism,disability,account]
Theo Peeters.
Autism: From Theoretical Understanding to Educational Intervention (J. A. Majors Company, 1997). The techniques described are derived from TEACCH. Makes use of quotes from autistic people and parents of autistic people. ISBN: 1861560036 (Whurr Publishers, 1996 298 pages); ISBN: 1565938461 (Singular Pub Group, 1997, 198 pages). [autism,se]
Richard Pollak.
The Creation of Dr. B: A Biography of Bruno Bettelheim (Simon & Schuster, 1997). Reader: excellent stuff. ISBN: 0684809389 (480 pages, paperback, Touchstone, 1998). [autism,biography,psychoanalysis]
Stuart Powell, ed & Rita Jordan, ed.
Autism and Learning: A Guide to Good Practice (David Fulton, 1997). ISBN: 185346421X (paperback, 170 pages). [autism,account,se]
John J. Ratey & Catherine Johnson.
Shadow Syndromes (Pantheon Books, 1997). About very mild forms of psychiatric conditions including ADD and autism. Chapter 6 is entitled "Autistic Echos". ISBN: 0679439684 (hardcover, 384 pages); ISBN: 0553379593 (paperback, 389 pages, 1998); ISBN: 0517282623 (hardcover, Random House, 1998). [autism,disability]
Gail J. Richard.
The Source for Autism (LinguiSystems, Inc., 1997). General information and education. ISBN: 0760601461 (spiral binding, 167 pages). [autism,se]
Jack Scott, Claudia Clark & Michael P. Brady.
Students with Autism: Characteristics and Instructional Programming for Special Educators (Singular Publishing Group, 1997). ISBN: 1565936302 (paperback, 1999). [autism,se]
Paul Shattock, Dawn Savery & Paul Whiteley.
Autism as a Metabolic Disorder (Autism Research Unit, 1997). Booklet. 2nd edition 2001, paperback. [autism,allergy]
William Shaw, Bernard Rimland, Pamela Scott, Karyn Seroussi, Lisa Lewis & Bruce Semon.
Biological Treatments for Autism and PDD (Sunflower Press, 1997). I think its working title was once The Biological Basis of Autism and PDD. Covers yeast, gluten/casein, and vitamin treatments. Initially not in many bookstores; call 913-341-6207. ISBN: 0966123808 (paperback, 303 pages). [autism,disability,allergy,pdd,treatment]
Marian Sigman & Lisa Capps.
Children with Autism: A Developmental Perspective (Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1997). Part of the series The Developing Child. Takes a developmental psychopathology perspective. Reader: excellent, very readable, might be especially useful for parents of a newly-diagnosed child who are wondering what their child's future will be like. ISBN: 0674053141 (hardcover, 288 pages); ISBN: 0674053133 (paperback, 288 pages). [autism]
Richard Simpson, ed, Brenda Smith Myles & Gary M. Sasso.
Social Skills for Students with Autism, 2nd Ed (Council for Exceptional Children, 1997). ISBN: 0865863024 . [autism,se]
Annabel Stehli.
The Sound of a Miracle, A Child's Triumph Over Autism, 2nd edition (Gorgiana Organization Inc, 1997). ISBN: 0964483815 (paperback, 226 pages). [autism,account,ait]
Glenn Vatter.
Billy, A family's experience with multiply disabled child (Jamesville, NY: Private printing, 1997). Billy has autism and Down syndrome. No ISBN. [autism,disability,account]