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Books to buy

Please see our list of library books about Autism that are available to buy. These books can be useful for anyone who would like to learn more. For further information about the below titles, please get in touch.


Children with Autism – A Booklet for Brothers & Sisters

This booklet is aimed at siblings of children with Autism, and it explains the difficulties that children with Autism have.


Children with Asperger Syndrome – A Booklet for Brothers & Sisters

This booklet is aimed at siblings of children with Asperger Syndrome and it explains the difficulties that children with Aspergers have.


A Mind of One’s Own – A Guide to the special difficulties and needs of the more able person with Autism or Asperger Syndrome

This booklet provides a useful introduction to Asperger Syndrome to parents and young people with Asperger Syndrome. It gives in detail, the special difficulties and needs of the more able person with Autism or Asperger syndrome.


Approaches to Autism

This booklet provides an easy to use guide to the many and varied approaches to Autism.


Why Does Chris Do That?

This booklet provides some suggestions regarding the cause and management of the unusual behaviour of children and adults with Autism and Asperger Syndrome.


Guidelines for the implementation of a Gluten and/or Casein Free Diet

As title


Autism in the Early Years, A Practical Guide

Autism in the Early Years provides extensive material that would be equally
accessible and relevant to parents following an early diagnosis of Autism.


Irish Families Under Stress – Planning for the Autistic Persons

A prevalence and psychosocial study in the Eastern Regional Health Authority area of Dublin.


Diagnosis - A Brief Guide for Health Professionals

This booklet presents information to help health professionals to recognise the early signs of Autism.


Words will Really Hurt Me – How to Protect to Your Child from Bullying

This booklet gives useful tips on how to reduce bullying, particularly for the
special needs child in a mainstream setting, i.e. Asperger Syndrome.


What is Asperger Syndrome and How Will It Affect Me?

This book describes Asperger Syndrome in detail and it also gives some tips on how to overcome some of the problems associated with it.


It Can Get Better – Dealing with Common Behaviour Problems in Young Children with Autism.

This book deals with common behaviour problems in children with Autism and is a guide for parents and carers. It offers help with issues including temper tantrums, toileting, sleep, feeding, self-help skills and learning to play, coping with obsessional and repetitive behaviour and self-injury.


Autism – How to Help Your Young Child

Provides many useful suggestions on how to help children with Autism through social interaction, communication, imagination, and the need for sameness.


Important Facts about Autism & Asperger Syndrome for GP’s

This pamphlet gives detailed information on the facts about Autism and Asperger Syndrome, and is aimed specifically at GP’s.


My Brother is Different

This book is aimed at siblings of children with Autism.


Population Study of Children and Adults with Autism

Comprising: South Western Area Health Board, Northern Area Health Board, East
Coast Area Health Board. Michael Fitzgerald, Pat Matthews and Gail Birkbeck


Exam Advice for young people with Autism & Asperger Syndrome

Guidelines for examiners, teachers, parents & pupils.


Moving from Primary School to Secondary School

Guidelines for pupils with Autistic Spectrum Disorders


I have Autism…..What’s that?

Provides explanations of the ‘differences’ between people with Autism & others. It is straightforward but kind.


We can do it! Helping Children who have Learning Disabilities with Bowel & Bladder Management, a guide for Parents

This booklet outlines a number of practical methods to guide parents who have children with learning disabilities – whether these are moderate, severe, or profound – as well as children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders.