Some of our recommended reading resources (below) are available through the public library. If they do not have it you can always ask them to order it for the community.
Also, here are links to online booksellers who have great autism resources:
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Autism Awareness Centre
Smarty Pants Educational - 10% discount for Autism Ontario members.
Here are some books that we and parents of children with autism have found helpful. If you would like to suggest books that can be added to this list, please let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Disclaimer: It is important to do your own research and make your own informed decisions. Please note Autism Ontario does not endorse any specific therapy, product, treatment, strategy, opinions, service, or individual. We do, however, endorse your right to information.
Visual Supports for People with Autism, a book about WHAT AUTISM CAN BE LIKE
What did you say? What do you mean?
When My Worries Get Too Big
AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER from A to Z
Aspergers in Pink
The Curious Tale of the Dog in the Night Time
Raising a Sensory Smart Child
The Autism Transition Guide
Personal Hygiene? What's That Got to Do with Me?
The IEP from A to Z
Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism and Other Developmental Issues
A Special Book About Me
Different Like Me - my book of autism heroes
Born on a Blue Day
Let Me Hear Your Voice
Taking Care of Myself
Autism-Asperger's & Sexuality
Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum
Making Sense of Sex
Asperger's and Girls
Middle School: The Stuff Nobody Tells You About
All Cats Have Asperger's
Inside Asperger's Looking Out
My Brother is Autistic
Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome?
My Book Full of Feelings
How to Take the Grrrr Out of Anger
You are a Social Detective
The Incredible 5-Point Scale
Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger's Syndrome
The Asperkid's Secret Book of Social Rules
Social Success Workbook for Teens
When Autism Comes to Roost: A Family's Journey From Denial to Acceptance by Dr. Alicia Hendley
Sexuality and Severe Autism: A Practical Guide for Parents, Caregivers and Health Educators
The Sibling Survival Guide: Indispensable Information for Brothers and Sisters of Adults with Disabilities edited by Don Meyer and Emily Holl
Sexuality and Relationship Education for Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorders by Davida Hartman
From Like to Love for Young People with Asperger's Syndrome or Mild Autism by Tony Attwood and Michelle Garnett
The Social Skills Guidebook: Manage Shyness, Improve Your Conversations, and Make Friends, Without Giving Up Who You Are, by Chris MacLeod MSW
Growing Together Across the Autism Spectrum – A Kid’s Guide to Living With, Learning From, and Loving a Parent With Autism Spectrum Disorder
Dual Diagnosis: Primary Care Toolkit (CAMH)
Functional Assessment and Program Development for Problem Behavior: A Practical Handbook
Positive Behavior Supports in Classrooms and Schools: Effective and Practical Strategies for Teachers and Other Service Providers
Systematic Instruction of Functional Skills for Students and Adults with Disabilities
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