Barron Judy and Sean Barron. There’s a BOY in HERE: Emerging from the Bonds of Autism. Future Horizons Inc. Arlington, Texas, 2002. Written together by a mother and her grown son of their experiences of what it was like to be autistic and to be a parent of an autistic child. A fascinating story.
Grandin, Temple and Margaret M. Scariano. EMERGENCE: LABELED AUTISTIC. Arena Press. Novato, California, 1986. Temple Grandin is one of the world’s foremost experts in the design and construction of livestock handling facilities. This is her remarkable story of growing from an extremely handicapped child to a vigorous, productive and respected adult who is a world-authority in her field. Temple has demonstrated that there is hope for the autistic child, and that with understanding, acceptance, and support, he can grow to his own potential.
Kaufman, Barry Neil. Son Rise. Harper & Row, Publishers. New York, New York, 1976. Raun was diagnosed with infantile autism. Experts offered little hope for him, but his parents decided to act on their own. They accepted him completely, respecting his behavior. Raun himself lead them, showing them how to penetrate his world of autism.