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Please note that most of these books can be purchased from major online providers (e.g. Booktopia, Amazon, Book Depository) or from ASD-specialist providers in Australia (e.g. Resources In Hand). Many are also available at your local public library.

A Double Shot of Happiness: Tim Sharp’s extraordinary autism journey

Author - Judy Sharp

Amelia & Me: On deafness, autism and parenting by the seat of my pants

Author - Melinda Hildebrandt

Aspergirls: Empowering Females With Asperger Syndrome

Author - Rudy Simone

Be Different: Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergian with Practical Advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families & Teachers

Author - John Elder Robison

Following Ezra: What One Father Learned About Gumby, Otters, Autism, and Love From His Extraordinary Son

Author - Tom Fields-Meyer

Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years

Author - Shana Nichols

Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges

Author - Lori Ernsperger & Danielle Wendel

I Am An Aspie Girl: A Book for Young Girls with Autism Spectrum Conditions”

Author - Danuta Bulhak-Paterson

I See Things Differently: A First Look At Autism

Author - Pat Thomas

In a Different Key: The Story of Autism

Author - Caren Zucker and John Donvan

Let Me Hear Your Voice

Author - Catherine Maurice

Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism

Author - Ron Susskind

Making Peace With Autism

Author - Susan Senator

Middle School – The Stuff Nobody Tells You About: A Teenage Girl with ASD Shares Her Experiences

Author - Haley Moss. For young teens

My Brother Charlie by Holly Robison Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete

Author - Cynthia Kim

Nerdy, Shy, and Socially Inappropriate: A User Guide to an Asperger Life

Author - Cynthia Kim

NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism

Author - Steve Silberman

Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Overcoming the Challenges and Celebrating the Gifts

Author - Eileen Riley-Hall

Parenting Without Panic: A Pocket Support Group for Parents of Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum

Author - Brenda Dater

Raising Cubby: A Father And Son’s Adventures with Asperger’s, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives

Author - John Elder Robison

Sisterhood of the Spectrum: An Asperger Chick’s Guide to Life

Author - Jennifer Cook O’Toole

Temple Grandin: How the Girl Who Loved Cows Embraced Autism and Changed the World

Author - Sy Montgomery with Temple Grandin

The Asperkids Book Series

Author - (autistic author, educator and parent) Jennifer Cook O’Toole

The Complete Autism Handbook, 3rd edition

Author - Benison O’Reilly and Kathryn Wicks

The Complete Guide To Asperger’s Syndrome

Author - Tony Attwood

The Essential Guide To Safe Travel -Training For Children With Autism And Intellectual Disabilities

Author - Dr Desirée Gallimore

The Other Country: A father’s journey with Autism

Author - Michael Whelan

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Author - Naoki Higashida (translated by David Mitchell)

Thinking In Pictures

Author - Temple Grandin