BOOKS YOU SHOULD READ

Aspen Grove’s Recommended Reading List

Recommended Reading List

Logan Library
255 North Main
Logan, UT 84321
(435) 716-9123

Altman, A. (2008) “Waiting for Benjamin: A Story about Autism”

Bleach, F. (2001) “Everybody is Different: A Book for Young People who have Brothers or Sisters with Autism”

Donlon, L. (2007) “The Other Kid”

Feiges, L.S., Gill-Weiss, M.J., & Harris, S.L. (2004) “Sibling Stories: Reflections on Life with Brother or Sister on the Autism Spectrum”

Frender, S., & Schiffmiller, R. (2007) “Brotherly Feelings: Me, My Emotions, and My Brother with Asperger’s Syndrome”

Gifaldi, D. (2001) “Ben, King of the River”

Hames, A., McCaffrey, M., & McCaffrey, B. (2005) “Special Brothers and Sisters: Stories and Tips for Siblings of Children with Disabilities or Serious Illness”

Karasik, P., & Karasik, J. (2004) “The Ride Together: A Brother and Sister’s Memoir of Autism in the Family”

Meyer, D.J. (2005) “The Siblings Slam Book: What It’s Really Like to Have a Brother or Sister with Special Needs”

Rottman, S.L. (1999) “Head Above Water”

Simon, R. (2002) “Riding the Bus with My Sister: A True Life Journey”

Strohm, K. (2005) “Being the Other One: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister Who Has Special Needs”

Stuve-Bodeen, S. (2005) “The Best Worst Brother”

Tashjian, J. (1997) “Tru Confessions”
Center for Persons with Disabilities Family Resource Library
6825 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322

(435) 797-7022

Cairo, S. (1985) “Our Brother has Down’s Syndrome: An Introduction for Children”

Gallagher, P.A., Powell, T.H., & Rhodes, C.S. (2006) “Brothers and Sisters: A Special Part of Exceptional Families”

Harris, S.L., & Glasberg, B.A. (2003) “Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families”

Klein, S.D., & Schleifer, M.J. (1993) “It isn’t Fair: Siblings of Children with Disabilities”

Lears, L. (1998) “Ian’s Walk: A Story about Autism”

Lobato, D.J. (1990) “Brothers, Sisters, and Special Needs: Information and Activities for Helping Young Siblings of Children with Chronic Illnesses and Developmental Disabilities”

McHugh, M. (2003) “Special Siblings: Growing Up with Someone with a Disability”

Meyer, D.J. (1997) “Views from our Shoes: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs”

Meyer, D.J., & Vadasy, P.F. (1996) “Living with a Brother or Sister with Special Needs”

Peralta, S. (2002) “All About My Brother: An Eight Year Old Sister’s Introduction to Her Brother Who has Autism”

Stuve-Bodeen, S. (1998) “We’ll Paint the Octopus Red”

Thompson, M. (1992) “My Brother”

Utah State University Merril/Cazier Library
3000 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322
(435) 797-2633

Siegel, B., & Silverstein, S. (1994) “What About Me?: Growing Up with a Developmentally Disabled Sibling”

 

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Cerebral Palsy : A Complete Guide for Caregiving
By Freeman Miller, Steven J. Bachrach

The Official Parent’s Sourcebook on Cerebral Palsy
by James N. Parker and Philip M. Parker (Editors)

Children with Cerebral Palsy : A Parents Guide
By Elaine Gerlais

Epilepsy Explained: A Book for People Who Want to Know More by Markus Reuber MD PHD MRCP, Christian E Elger MD PHD MRCP, and Steven C Schachter MD

Epilepsy: Patient and Family Guide by M.D. Orrin Devinsky

Beyond my Control: One Man’s Struggle with Epilepsy, Seizure Surgery & Beyond by Stuart McCallum

Treating Epilepsy Naturally : A Guide to Alternative and Adjunct Therapies by Patricia Murphy

The Official Parent’s Sourcebook on Hydrocephalus: A Revised and Updated Directory for the Internet Age by Icon Health Publications (Paperback – Dec 16, 2002)

Research Into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida: Proceedings of the Cardiff Meeting of the Society for Research Into Hydrocephalus and Spina Bifida, 1966 (Developmental Medicine and Child Neurology, No. 13) by et al. K. M. Laurence (Paperback – 1967)

Count Us In: Growing Up with Down Syndrome (A Harvest Book) by Jason Kingsley and Mitchell Levitz (Paperback – Mar 5, 2007)

Special Angel: An Introduction to Down Syndrome by Michael P. Nolen and Lynn T Nolen (Unknown Binding – 1991)

Brain Injury Survival Kit: 365 Tips, Tools and Tricks to Deal with Cognitive Function Loss by Cheryle Sullivan (Paperback – Sep 1, 2008)

Coping with Mild Traumatic Brain Injury by Diane Roberts Stoler (Paperback – Nov 1, 1997)

Living with Brain Injury: A Guide for Families, Second Edition by Richard C. Senelick and Karla Dougherty (Paperback – Dec 14, 2001)

Over My Head: A Doctor’s Own Story of Head Injury from the Inside Looking Out by Claudia L. Osborn (Paperback – Mar 15, 2000)


We would like to thank Raylyn McNeal for compiling the list of autism resources.