Books & DVD's on Autism/Aspergers

001 Great Ideas for Teaching and Raising Children with Autism or Asperger's

Book in Hand bookshop
Book in Hand is run by people who have family and friends on the autistic spectrum for Australian families and professionals involved with Autsim Spectrum Disorders.

If you’d like to have a better understanding of the reasons behind your autistic child’s behaviors then hopefuly the books that are put on this site will be invaluble
You can help your child more and take some of the pressure off you and the rest of your family .

Interview with a Speech-Language Pathologist
Parenting Aspergers Mini-Course
7 Tips for Parenting Autistic Children

As the leader in Sensory Processing Disorder research, education and advocacy, the SPD Foundation offers an abundance of services and programs for professionals, parents, and anyone interested in knowing more about the sensory challenges that affect children academically, socially, and/or in their emotional development..

These books will help your child learn how to cope with the characteristics of Asperger's Syndrome and Autism, and reduce meltdowns at the same time! From local Sunshine Coast Author.

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome  
Pretending to be Normal tells the story of a woman who, after years of self-doubt and self-denial, learned to embrace her Asperger's Syndrome traits with thanksgiving and joy. 

HOUSE RULES is about Jacob Hunt, a teenage boy with Asperger’s Syndrome. He’s hopeless at reading social cues or expressing himself well to others, and like many kids with AS, Jacob has a special focus on one subject – in his case, forensic analysis.

All Cats have Aspergers Syndrome

Popular Asperger Autism Related Fiction Books 


We’re a family-owned video publishing company specializing in programs to help people with Asperger Syndrome and autism and those who support them. We have years of experience in television production, first-hand knowledge of Asperger Syndrome, and a broad understanding of autism spectrum conditions.

The Horse Boy is the dramatic and heartwarming story of that impossible adventure. In Mongolia, the family found undreamed of landscapes and people, unbearable setbacks, and advances beyond their wildest dreams. This is a deeply moving, truly one-of-a-kind story--of a family willing to go to the ends of the earth to help their son, and of a boy learning to connect with the world for the first time.

Golden Globe winner Claire Danes stars in this Emmy-winning biopic as autistic scientist Temple Grandin, who attempts to overcome a series of obstacles - not just related to her autism, sexism being one of them - to become an author on the real issues facing parents of autistic children, encouraging change through practical strategies.

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth. 


  1. This list is still incomplete. I am currrently reading some great books I will put up on the list soon. This is just a start.

  2. If you would like to add to this list just let me know in a comment and I will add to it.