Book List

In addition to all of our books, the library has multiple resources on autism and inclusion that are written by the real experts on autism- autistic people!

We also have autism acceptance coloring pages available free of charge courtesy of our friends at AutismHWY!

 

Autism

Loud Hands: Autistic People Speaking Julia Bascom, editor

Unstrange Mind: Remapping the World of Autism by Roy Richard Grinker

Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone by Douglas Biklen

I Am Intelligent by Peyton Goddard

Thinking In Pictures by Temple Grandin

Look Me in The Eye by John Elder Robison

Dude! I’m an Aspie by Matt Friedman

Songs of the Gorilla Nation by Dawn Prince Hughes

No You Don’t: Essays From an Unstrange Mind by Sparrow Rose Jones

The Thinking Person’s Guide to Autism  edited by Shannon Des Roches Rosa, Jennifer Byde Myers, Liz Ditz, Emily Willingham and Carol Greenburg

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

How Can I Talk When My Lips Don’t Move by Tito Mukhodpadhyay

Aspergers & Girls by various authors

Raising Cubby: A Father & Son’s Adventures with Aspergers, Trains, Tractors and High Explosives by John Elder Robison

Painted Words: Aspects of Autism Translated by Judy Endow

Aquamarine Blue 5: Personal Stories of College Students With Autism by Dawn Prince-Hughes

Sharing Our Wisdom A collection of Presentations by People on the Autism Spectrum ed. G. Gillingham and S. McClennan

Ido in Autismland by Ido Kedar

I Might Be You: An Exploration of Autism & Connection by Barb R Rentenbach

Black & White:  A Colorful Look at Life on the Autism Spectrum by S.R. Salas

Nerdy, Shy & Socially Inappropriate: A Users Guide to an Asperger Life by Cynthia Kim

Animals in Translation by Temple Grandin and Catherine Johnson

22 Things A Woman With Aspergers Wants Her Partner to Know by Rudy Simone

Typed Words, Loud Voices edited by Amy Sequenzia and Elizabeth Grace

The Obsessive Joy of Autism by Julia Bascom

The Art of Autism by Debra Hosseini

The Real Experts edited by Michelle Sutton

Circus of Souls by Dawn Prince Hughes

Pretending To Be Normal by Liane Holliday Willey

It’s an Autism Thing… I’ll Help You Understand It by Emma Dalmayne

Uniquely  Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism by Barry M. Prizant, PhD.

The ABC’s of Autism Acceptance by Sparrow Rose Jones

Everyday Aspergers by Samantha Craft

 

Self Advocacy, Identity & Diagnosis

The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain by Thomas Armstrong

Ask and Tell: Self Advocacy and Disclosure for People on the Autism Spectrum (compilation)

Navigating College: A Handbook on Self Advocacy Written for Autistic Students from Autistic Adults by Autistic Self Advocacy Network

I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder and Self Discovery for Adults  by Cynthia Kim

Living Independently on the Autism Spectrum by Lynne Soroya

Empowering Leadership: A Systems Change Guide for Autistic College Students and Those With Other Disabilities by The Autistic Self Advocacy Network

The Short Bus: A Journey Beyond Normal by Jonathan Mooney

Throw Away the Masters Tools: Liberating Ourselves from the Pathology Paradigm by Nick Walker (pamphlet)

Exposure Anxiety: The Empty Cage by Donna Williams

 

Poetry, Prose, Fiction, & More

My Voice: Autism, Life and Dreams by Amy Sequenzia

Mapping Charlie  by Jane Meyerding

Forest For the Trees by Jane Meyerding

Ambivalent Advocate by Jane Meyerding

Nothing is Right by Michael Scott Monje Jr.

Defiant by Michael Scott Monje Jr.

Imaginary Friends by Michael Scott Monje Jr.

Barking Sycamores: Year One edited by V Soloman Maday & N.I. Nicholson

Accidents of Nature (YA Fiction) by Harriet Mcbryde Johnson

Beauty is a Verb:  The New Poetry of Disability ed. by Jennifer Bartlett, Sheila Black and Michael Northern

Black Kripple Delivers Poetry & Lyrics by Leroy Moore

This is a Clothespin  Poems by Lucas Sheelk

The Spoon Knife Anthology: Thoughts on Defiance, Compliance & Resistance edited by Michael Scott Monje Jr & N.I. Nicholson

Otherbound by Corinne Duyvis

On The Edge of Gone by Corinne Duyvis

The Us Book: Teaching Languagings to NonVerbal Thinkers by Michael Scott Monje Jr.

 

Inclusion, Education & Classroom Support

Augmentative & Alternative Communication: Supporting Adults & Children with Complex Communication Needs by Pat Mirenda

Disability Awareness: Do it Right!  Ragged Edge Online Community, Mary Johnson

A Part or Apart? by Jane Strauss

Just Give Him The Whale! 20 Ways to Use Fascinations, Areas of Expertise, and Strengths to Support Students With Autism by Paula Kluth & Patrick Schwarz

Dirty Little Secrets: Restraint and Seclusion in America’s School by Helena Stephenson

You’re Going to Love This Kid!: Teaching Students With Autism In The Inclusive Classroom by Paula Kluth

You’re Welcome: 30 Innovative Ideas for the Inclusive Classroom by Patrick Schwarz

Don’t We Already Do Inclusion? by Paula Kluth

Punished by Rewards by Alfie Kohn

The Incredible 5 Point Scale by Kari Dunn Buron and Mitzi Curtis

Gray’s Guide to Bullying- Carol Gray, editor

The New Social Story Book by Carol Gray

 

Disability History/General Disability

Here To Stay: Americans With Intellectual And Developmental Disabilities by Michael Bailey

Fading Scars: My Queer Disability History by Corbett Joan O’Toole

No Pity: People with Disabilities Forging a New Civil Rights Movement by Joseph Shapiro

A Disability History of the United States (Revisioning American History) by Kim E Nielson

Reflections From  A Different Journey:  What Adults With Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew (compilation)

Representing Disability in an Ableist World: Essays On Mass Media by Beth A Haller

Too Late To Die Young by Harriet McBryde Johnson

Criptiques edited by Caitlin Wood

What We Have Done: An Oral History of the Disability Rights Movement by Fred Pelka

Both Sides of the Table: Autoethnographies of Educators Learning and Teaching With/In [Dis]Ability edited by Phil Smith

The Disability Rights Movement: From Charity To Confrontation by Doris Zames Fleischer and Frieda Zames

The Ugly Laws: Disability in Public by Susan M Schweik

Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity by Steve Silberman

The War on Autism: On The Cultural Logic of Normative Violence by Ann McGuire

Children’s Books

Ella Autie written and illustrated by Catlaina Vrana

Once Upon an Accommodation: A Book About Learning Disabilities by Nina G and illustrated by Mean Dave

Different Like Me: My Book of Autism Heroes by Jennifer Elder

I Love Being My Own Autistic Self by Landon Bryce

Really, Really Like Me by Gretchen Leary, illustrated by Dani Bowman

Dude! I’m an Aspie Kid’s Edition by  Matt Friedman

Ed Roberts: Father of Disability Rights by Diana Pastora Carson

All Cats Have Aspergers by Kathy Hoopman

All Dogs Have ADHD by Kathy Hoopman

Aspergers From The Inside Out by Kathy Hoopman

Libby & The Cape of Visitability by Eleanor Smith and Nadeen Green

A is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara

A de Activista by Innosanto Nagara, Martha Gonzalez

Why Doesn’t Johnny Flap?: NT is OK! by Clay Morton, Gail Morton illustrated by Alex Merry

 

Films

A Credo For Support (DVD) Emma Van der Klift & Norman Kunc (Broadreach Training & Resources)

The Best Of Men (DVD) film

Citizen Autistic (DVD) documentary (William Davenport)

Dear Teacher: A Letter from Harrison (DVD) (Harrison Scott, Leah Kelley)

Too Sane For This World (DVD) documentary (William Davenport)

Wretches & Jabberers (DVD) documentary (Gerardine Wurtzburg)

Loving Lampposts (DVD) documentary (Todd Drezner)

Vectors of Autism (DVD) (John Schaffer)

Annie’s Coming Out (DVD) (Gil Brealey)

Spectrum: A Story of the Mind (DVD) documentary