Resources for Teachers

Books

Kaufman, Raun K. Autism Breakthrough. New York, New York. 2014. At an early age the author was diagnosed as severely autistic. Years later, Raun graduated with a degree in Biomedical Ethics and is now a passionate autism expert with no trace of his former condition. In this book, parents and educators learn how to enable their children to vastly expand their communications and participate successfully in the world.

Kranowitz, Carol Stock. The Out-of-Sync Child. New York, New York, 1998. An accessible, clearly written guide to Sensory Integration Dysfunction–and a drug-free approach that offers new hope for parents.

Leach, Debra. Bringing ABA into Your Inclusive Classroom: A Guide to Improving Outcomes for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Baltimore, Maryland. Paul H. Brooks Publishing Co., 2010. A practical guidebook for K-12 educators on how to use the effective intervention, ABA (applied behavior analysis) in their classrooms.

Mauro, Terri. The Everything Parents Guide to Sensory Integration Disorder. Avon, Massachusetts. Adams Media, 2006. Helpful handbook with practical advice for parents and teachers of children with Sensory Integration Disorder (SID).

Moore, Susan Thompson. Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience: Practical Solutions for Academic and Social Difficulties. Shawnee Mission, Kansas. Autism Asperger Publishing Company, 2002. Practical solutions including forms, checklists, and visuals for addressing the academic and social needs of elementary-aged children with Asperger Syndrome.

Pierangelo, Terri. Teaching Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York, New York. Skyhorse Publishing, 2012.

Prizant, Barry M. UNIQUELY HUMAN, A Different Way of Seeing Autism. New York, New York, Simon & Schuster, 2015. Essential reading for any parent, teacher, therapist, or caregiver of a person with autism, this groundbreaking book by one of the world’s leading experts portrays autism not as a tragic disability but as a unique way of being human.