Autism Books - 1998

Maureen Aarons & Tessa Gittens.
Autism: A Social Skills Approach for Children and Adolescents (Winslow, 1998). ISBN: 0863882021 (paperback, 104 pages); ISBN: 0863883192 (paperback, Speechmark Publishing, 2001). [autism,social,treatment]
Anthony Attwood.
Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998). Forward by Lorna Wing. Reader: clear, sympathetic and full of understanding. ISBN: 1853025771 (paperback, 176 pages). [autism,aspergers,parent,intro]
Autism Society of North Carolina.
Autism Primer: Twenty Questions and Answers, 3rd edition (Autism Society of North Carolina, 1998). [autism,intro]
David R. Beukelman & Pat Mirenda.
Augmentative and Alternative Communication, 2nd ed (Paul H. Brookes, 1998). ISBN: 1557663335 (hardcover, 592 pages). [autism,disability]
Lindsley Cameron.
The Music of Light: The Extraordinary Story of Hikari and Kenzaburo Oe (Simon & Schuster, 1998). About the acclaimed autistic composer Hikari Oe, and his relationship with his father, the Nobel Prize-winning author Kenzaburo Oe. To explain the title, "Hikari" means "light". See also Kenzaburo Oe's A Healing Family. Two CDs of Hikari Oe's music are available (Denon 78952 and Denon 78053). ISBN: 0684824094 (hardcover, 256 pages); ISBN: 0783802862 (hardcover, large print, 273 pages). [autism,account,disability]
Robert A. Catalano.
When Autism Strikes: Families Cope with Childhood Disintegrative Disorder (Plenum Publishing, 1998). Specifically about childhood disintegrative disorder (Heller's disorder), i.e. late-onset autism. ISBN: 030645789X (250 pages). [autism]
Marilyn Chassman.
Some Pieces to the Puzzle: Ideas for Working with Lower-Functioning Children (1998). Self-published by the author, who's a parent; as of 1/99, reportedly to be republished by Attainment spring 1999. Ideas to try with kids who struggle to master "basic" skills. A rare book dedicated to lower-functioning kids. [autism,lfa,se]
Shirley Cohen.
Targeting Autism: What We Know, Don't Know, and Can Do to Help Young Children With Autism and Related Disorders (University of California Press, 1998). The author is professor of special education at Hunter College. See the updated edition. ISBN: 0520213092 (paperback, 217 pages); ISBN: 0520210115 (hardcover, 1999). [autism,se,intro]
Val Cumine, Julia Leach & Gill Stevenson.
Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers (David Fulton, 1998). Distributed in USA by Taylor and Francis, (800)821-8312. ISBN: 1853464996 (paperback, 90 pages). [autism,aspergers,se]
Code de bonnes pratiques pour la prevention de la violence et des abus a l'egard des personnes autiste (Autism-Europe, 1998). Also available in English *The European Code of Good Practice for Prevention of Violence and Abuses against People with Autism* [autism,french]
The European Code of Good Practice for Prevention of Violence and Abuses against People with Autism (Autism-Europe, 1998). Also available in French *Code de bonnes pratiques pour la prevention de la violence et des abus a l'egard des personnes autiste* [autism]
Paul Dickinson & Liz Hannah.
It Can Get Better: Dealing with Common Behavior Problems in Your Young Autistic Child (National Autistic Society, 1998). ISBN: 1899280030 (paperback, 61 pages). [autism]
Edward Dolnick.
Madness on the Couch: Blaming the Victim in the Heyday of Psychoanalysis (Simon & Schuster, 1998). Presents a case against the manner in which psychoanalysts have approached a number of psychological conditions including depression, schizophrenia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and autism. ISBN: 0684824973 (hardcover, 352 pages). [autism,disability,psychoanalysis]
Bryant Domina.
Principles of Success for the Classroom Teacher of the Autistic Impaired (Grandville: Individual Educational Systems, 1998). Available through Individual Educational Systems, P.O. Box 60, Grandville MI 49468-0060 ($16.95+$3.00 shipping). [autism,se]
V. Mark Durand.
Sleep Better! A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs (Baltimore, Maryland: Paul H. Brookes, 1998). Specifically on sleep problems in children with special needs. Includes case studies of autistic children with sleep problems. Reader's comment: indispensable for exhausted parents. ISBN: 1557663157 (paperback, 288 pages). [autism,disability]
A. Gedye.
Behavioral Diagnostic Guide for Developmental Disabilities (1998). Catalogs clues to underlying conditions, medical, etc. [autism,allergy,nutrition,disability]
David E. Gray.
Autism and the Family: Problems, Prospects, and Coping with the Disorder (Charles C. Thomas Pub Ltd, 1998). ISBN: 0398068429 (hardcover); ISBN: 0398068437 (paperback). [autism]
Stanley I. Greenspan, Serena Weider & Robin Simons.
The Child with Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth (Addison-Wesley, 1998). ISBN: 0201407264 (hardcover, 496 pages, Perseus Press). [autism,disability,se]
Kathie Harrington.
For Parents and Professionals: Autism in Adolescents & Adults (LinguiSystems, Inc., 1998). 196 pages. Author is a speech pathologist with a now-grown autistic son. [autism,account,se,parent]
Sandra L. Harris & Mary Jane Weiss.
Right From The Start: Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism (Woodbine House, 1998). Part of the series Topics in Autism. Earlier tentative title: Intensive Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism: A Guide for Parents and Professionals ISBN: 189062702X (paperback, 200 pages). [autism,behavioral,treatment]
David Hewett, ed & Melanie Nind, ed.
Interaction in Action: Reflections on the Use of Intensive Interaction (London: David Fulton, 1998). Includes large sections specifically on autism. Reader's comment: very interesting, intelligent, practical and non-dogmatic. ISBN: 1853464619 (paperback). [autism,disability]
David L. Holmes.
Autism Through The Lifespan: The Eden Model (Woodbine House, 1998). Foreword by Eric Schopler. ISBN: 093314928X (paperback, 400 pages.). [autism,adult]
Patricia Howlin, ed.
Behavioral Approaches to the Treatment of Children (Cambridge University Press, 1998). Part of the series Clinics in Developmental Medicine. Number 146 in series. About treating autism and other disorders. ISBN: 1898683123 (hardcover, 1999). [autism,disability]
Patricia Howlin.
Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Practitioners and Carers (John Wiley & Sons, 1998). Reader: Really smashing; State-of-the-art, with all the latest useful research, but jargon-free and reader-friendly; full of indispensable practical advice. ISBN: 0471983284 (paperback); ISBN: 0471983276 (audio cassette). [autism,aspergers]
Patricia Howlin, ed, Simon Baron-Cohen & Julia Hadwin.
Teaching Children With Autism to Mind-Read: A Practical Guide for Teachers and Parents (John Wiley & Sons, 1998). Treatment based upon the "theory of mind" principle. ISBN: 0471976237 (paperback, 336 pages). [autism,se,parent]
Irabina Special Developmental School.
Curriculum Standard Framework: Health and Physical Education Levels 1-4: Adapted for Students with Autism (Irabina Special Developmental School, 1998). Paperback, 125 pages. [autism,se]
Ole Sylvester Jorgensen.
Autismus oder Asperger: Differenzierung eines Phaenomens (Weinheim: Beltz, 1998). Also Basel. Translation of Mellem autisme og normalitet. Aspergers syndrom (Kopenhagen, 1994) from Danish. Reader: despite the title, does not deal with HFA. [autism,german,aspergers]
Beth Kephart.
A Slant of Sun: One Child's Courage (W.W. Norton, 1998). Account of the author's son, Jeremy, who was diagnosed PDD-NOS. Finalist for 1998 National Book Award in nonfiction category; chosen as one of the best books of 1998 by both Salon Magazine and the Philadelphia Inquirer; and won the author a 1998 Leeway Grant for Nonfiction. ISBN: 0393027422 (hardcover, 256 pages); ISBN: 0688172288 (paperback, 256 pages, Quill, 1999); ISBN: 1574901931 (hardcover, large print, Thomas T. Beeler). [autism,account,pdd]
Martin A. Kozloff.
Reaching the Autistic Child: A Parent Training Program, Second Edition (Brookline Books, 1998). ISBN: 1571290567 (paperback, 304 pages 105,491). [autism,parent,behavioral,treatment]
Wendy Lawson.
Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder (Southern Cross University Press, 1998). A first-person account of AS. The author was diagnosed to have an autism-spectrum disorder after she became an adult. ISBN: 1875855319 ; ISBN: 1853029114 (paperback, 128 pages, Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2000). [autism,aspergers,account]
Leicester City Council & Leicester County Council.
Asperger Syndrome - Practical Strategies for the Classroom: A Teacher's Guide (National Autistic Society, 1998). ISBN: 1899280014 (paperback, 52 pages). [autism,se]
Leicester County Council & Fosse Health Trust.
Autism: How to Help Your Young Child (1998). ISBN: 1899280650 (paperback, 56 pages); ISBN: 1931282102 (paperback, 56 pages, Autism Asperger Publishing, 2002). [autism]
James K. Luiselli, ed & Michael J. Cameron, ed.
Antecedent Control: Innovative Approaches to Behavioral Support (Paul H. Brookes, 1998). ISBN: 1557663343 (paperback). [autism,disability,behavioral]
Brenda Smith Myles & Richard L. Simpson.
Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Educators and Parents (Austin: Pro-Ed, 1998). The authors are from the Autism Resource Center, Kansas, USA. See new edition. ISBN: 0890797277 (paperback). [autism,aspergers,se,parent]
National Autistic Society.
The Autistic Spectrum: A Parent's Guide (National Autistic Society, 1998). [autism,parent]
National Autistic Society.
Schools, units and classes (National Autistic Society, 1998). ISBN: 1899280200 (paperback, 80 pages). [autism,se]
National Autistic Society.
Timetable for autism (National Autistic Society, 1998). ISBN: 189928060X (paperback, 28 pages). [autism,se]
Jasmine Lee O'Neill.
Through the Eyes of Aliens: A Book about Autistic People (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998). An autistic person's thoughts on autism. ISBN: 1853027103 (paperback, 144 pages). [autism,account]
Theo Peeters & C. Gillberg.
Autism: Medical and Educational Aspects (Whurr Publishers, 1998). ISBN: 1861560931 (paperback, 120 pages, 2nd edition, 1999). [autism,se]
Angel Riviere & Juan Martos.
El Tratamiento del Autismo: Nuevas Perspectivas (Ministerio de Trabajo y Asunots Sociales & Asociacion de Padres de Ninos Autistas, 1998). 740 pages. [autism,italian]
James Russell, ed..
Autism as an Executive Disorder (Oxford University Press, 1998). ISBN: 0198523491 (hardcover). [autism]
Eric Schopler, ed, Gary Mesibov, ed & Linda J. Kunce, ed.
Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism? (New York: Plenum Publishing, 1998). Part of the series Current Issues in Autism. ISBN: 0306457466 (hardcover, 409 pages). [autism,aspergers]
Diana Seach.
Autism Spectrum Disorder: Positive Approaches for Teaching Children with ASD (1998). ISBN: 1901485013 . [autism,se]
Karen Sewell.
Breakthroughs: How to Reach Students with Autism (Verona, Wisconsin: The Attainment Company, 1998). Author is an experienced teacher of autistic children. Reader: geared toward younger children. Earlier tentative title was Reaching and Teaching Children With Autism. ISBN: 1578610605 (spiral-bound, 243 pages). [autism,se]
Richard L. Simpson, ed & Brenda Myles, ed.
Educating Children and Youth With Autism: Strategies for Effective Practice (Austin: Pro-Ed, 1998). ISBN: 0890797439 (paperback). [autism,se]
Wilma K. Sweeney.
The Special-Needs Reading List: An Annotated Guide to the Best Publications for Parents and Professionals (Woodbine House, 1998). Part of the series Special Needs. Covers numerous special needs including autism. Includes reviews of books, journals, newsletters, organizations, and other information sources on children with disabilities. ISBN: 0933149743 (paperback, 300 pages). [autism,bibliography,disability,parent]
Colwyn Trevarthen, Kenneth Aitken, Despina Papoudi & Jacqueline Robarts.
Children with Autism: Diagnosis and Intervention to Meet Their Needs, 2nd ed (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998). ISBN: 1853025550 (paperback, 280 pages). [autism,treatment]
Diane Twachtman-Cullen.
A Passion to Believe: Autism and the Facilitated communication Phenomenon (Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1998). Part of the series Essays in Developmental Science. Skeptical of FC. Author concludes the communications are coming from the facilitators. Reader: written with a lot of sensitivity and respect for the autistic people involved. ISBN: 0813390982 (hardcover, 240 pages). [autism,fc]
Fred Volkmar, ed.
Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Cambridge University Press, 1998). Part of the series Cambridge Monographs in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. ISBN: 0521553865 (hardcover, 220 pages). [autism,pdd]
Maria Wheeler.
Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism and Related Disorders: A Comprehensive Guide for Parents and Teachers (Arlington, TX: Future Horizons, 1998). See 2nd edition. Also Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999 ISBN: 1885477457 (paperback, 122 pages). [autism,se,parent]
Kevin Whelan.
Izzy Baia (Marino Books, 1998). A carer's thoughts on autism. The author cared for Brian O'Connor, a 16-year-old with autism. ISBN: 186023075X (paperback, 80 pages). [autism,account]
Donna Williams.
Autism and Sensing: The Unlost Instinct (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998). ISBN: 1853026123 (paperback, 224 pages). [autism]
Ellen Yack, Shirley Sutton & Paula Aquilla.
Building Bridges through Sensory Integration: Occupational Therapy for children with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorder (Toronto: 1998). See second edition. [autism,ot,pdd]