Making Connections ASD Networking Group of the Autism Society of Alabama has partnered with Huntsville Public Library to provide a Lending Library of books related to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Making Connections and the Autism Society of Alabama purchase books related to ASD each year and donate them to Huntsville Public Library to help educate the general public about ASD and to give families, teachers & professional’s access to information they may need. The following books are available to everyone for check-out at the Huntsville Public Library’s Main Branch at 905 Monroe Street.


Book Title



A Parents Guide to Asperger Syndrome & High Functioning Autism

Sally Ozonoff,PhD, Geradline Dawson,PhD, & James McPartland

A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism

Beth Fouse, Ph.D. , & Maria Wheeler, M.Ed

A Work in Progress: Behavior Management Strategies and a Curriculum for Intensive Behavioral Treatment of Autism

John McEachin & Ed&Ron Leaf

Activity Schedules for Children With Autism: Teaching Independent Behaviour

Lynn E. McClannahan, Ph.D., & Patricia J. Krantz, Ph.D

Addressing the Challenging Behavior of Children with High-Functioning Autism/Asperger Syndrome In the Classroom- A Guide for Teachers and Parents

Rebecca A. Moyles

All About My Brother: An Eight Year-Old Sister’s Introduction to Her Brother Who Has Autism

Sarah Peralta

Arnie and His School Tools: Simple Sensory Solutions That Build Success

Jennifer Veenendall

Asperger Download: A Guide to Help Teenager Males with Asperger Syndrome Trouble-Shoot Life’s Challenges

Josie and Damian Santomauro

Asperger’s Huh? A Child’s Perspective

Rosina G. Schnurr, Ph.D

Asperger Syndrome Edited

Ami Klin, Fred R. Volkmar, & Sara S. Sparrow

Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals

Tony Attwood

Asperger Syndrome and Difficult Moments – Practical Solutions for Tantrums, Rage, and Meltdowns

Brenda Smith Myles & Jack Southwith

Asperger Syndrome and the Elementary School Experience: Practical Solutions for Academic and Social Difficulties

Susan Thompson Moore, M.Ed

Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent’s Guide: Unlocking Your Child’s Potential

Michael D. Powers, PSY.D., with Janet Poland

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Practical Solutions for School Success

Brenda Smith Miles

Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Preteens and Teens Get Ready for The Real World

Teresa Bolick, Ph.D

Aspergers Syndrome: An Owner’s Manual for Older Adolescents and Adults: What You, Your Parents and Friends, and Your Employer Need to Know

Ellen S.Heller Korin, M.Ed

Attention Deficit Disorder, A Different Perception

Thom Hartmann

Autism-Asperger’s: Solving the Relationship Puzzle, A New Developmental Program That Opens the Door to Lifelong Social and Emotional Growth

Steven E. Gutstein, Ph.D

Autism-Asperger’s & Sexuality: Puberty and Beyond

Jerry & Mary Newport - Forward by Teresa Bolick Ph.D.

Autism Heroes: Portraits of Families Meeting the Challenge

Barbara Firestone

Bipolar Disorders – A Guide to Helping Children and Adolescents

Mitzi Waltz

Build Your Own Life: A Self-Help Guide for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome

Wendy Lawson, Forward & Dr. Dinah Murray

Can I Tell You About Asperger Syndrome? A Guide for Friends and Family

Jude Welton

Careers for Individuals with Asperger Syndrome and High Functioning Autism

Temple Grandin and Kate Dufy - Forward by Tony Attwood

Changing the Course of Autism: A Scientific Approach for Parents and Physicians

Bryan Jepon & Datie Wright

Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Practitioners and Carers

Patricia Howlin

Children with Starving Brains: A Medical Treatment Guide for Autism Spectrum Disorder

Jaquelyn McCandless

Comprehensive Autism Planning System (CAPS) For Individuals with Asperger Syndrome, Autism, and Related Disabilities

Shawn A. Henry & Brenda Smith Myles, Phd

Cup of Comfort for Parents of Children with Autism: Stories of Hope and Everyday Success

Doug Fllutie & Colleen Sell

Does My Child Have Autism? A Parent’s Guide to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Wendy L. Stone

Dude, that’s Rude

Pamela Espeland & Elizabeth Verdick

Educate Toward Recovery: Turning the Tables on Autism

Richard Schramm

Everybody is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters with Autism

Fiona Bleach

Exploring Feelings: Cognitive Behavior Therapy to Manage Anxiety

Tony Attwood

Facing Autism

Lynn M. Hamilton

Finding our Way: Practical Solutions for Creating a Supportive Home and Community for the Asperger Syndrome Family

Kristi Sakai

Finding Out About Asperger’s Sybndrome, High Functioning Autism and PDD

Gunilla Gerland

Freaks, Geeks & Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence

Luke Jackson - Forward by Tony Attwood

Getting the Message: Learning to Read Facial Expressions

Pat Crissey

Healthcare for Children on the Autism Spectrum – A Guide to Medical, Nutritional, and Behavioral Issues

Fred K.Volkmar, M.D. & Lisa A.Wiesner, M.D

The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations

Brenda Smith Myles

How Children Learn the Meaning of Words

Paul Bloom

Incorporating Social Goals in the Classroom: A Guide for Teachers and Parents of High-Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Rebecca A. Moyes - Forward by Susan J. Moreno

Laying Community Foundations for Your Child with a Disability: How to Establish Relationships That Will Support Your Child After You’ve Gone

Linda J. Stengle, M.H.S.

Meaningful Exchanges for People with Autism: An Introduction to Augmentative and Alternative Communications

Joanne M. Cafiero

My Social Stories

Carol Gray & Abbie Leigh White

Natural Treatments for ADD and Hyperactivity

Skye Weintraub, N.D

Navigating the Social World: A Curriculum for Individuals with Asperger’s Syndrome, High Functioning Autism & Related Disorders

Jeanette McAfee

Non-Verbal Learning Disabilities at School – Educating Students with NLD, Aspergers Syndrome and Related Conditions

Pamela B. Tanguay

Not Otherwise Specified

Dr. Joan Fallon

Out and About: Preparing Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Participate in their Communities

Jill Hudson & Amy Bixier Coffir

Overcoming Autism: Finding the Answers, Strategies and Hope That Can Transform a Child’s Life

Lynn Kern Koegel

Parenting a Child with Asperger Syndrome: 200 Tips and Strategies

Brenda Boyd

Pervasive Development Disorders: Finding a Diagnosis and Getting Help for Parents and Patients with PDD-NOS and Atypical PDD

Mitzi Waltz

Power Cards: Using Special Interests to Motivate Children and Youth with Asperger’s Syndrome and Autism

Elisa Gagnon

Preparing for Life: The Complete Guide for Transitioning to Adulthood for Those with Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Jed Baker

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome

Lianne Holiday Willey

Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families

Sandra L.Harris

See You Later, Procrastinator: Get It Done!

Pamela Espeland

Social Skills Picture Book: For High School and Beyond

Jed Baker

Social Skills Training: For Children and Adolescents with Asperger’s Syndrome
and Social Communication Problems

Jed Baker

Special Diets for Special Kids

Lisa Lewis

Super Silly Sayings That Are Over Your Head: A Children’s Illustrated Book Of Idioms

Catherine S. Snodgrass

Taking Care of Myself: A Healthy Hygiene, Puberty and Personal Curriculum for Young People with Autism

Mary Wrobel

The Asperger Parent: How to Raise a Child with Asperger Syndrome and Maintain Your Sense of Humor

Jeffrey Cohen - Forward by Lori Shery

The Hidden Curriculum: Practical Solutions for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations

Brenda Smith Myles, Melissa L. Trautman, & Ronda L. Schelvan

The Incredible 5-Point Scale: Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling their Emotional Responses

Kari Dunn Buron & Mitzi Curtis

The Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome, Advice, Support, Insight and Inspiration

Patricia Romanowski Bashe, M.S. Ed & Barbara L. Kirby

The Self-Help Guide for Special Kids and Their Parents

Joan Matthews & James Williams

The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond

Dr. Jed Baker

The Social Skills Picture Book: Teaching Play, Emotion, and Communication to Children with Autism

Jed Baker, Ph.D

Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism

Temple Grandin

Teaching First Words to Children with Autism & Communication Delays Using Pivotal Response Training and How to Teach Behavior to Children With Autism Using Pivotal Response Training

Lynn & Robert Koegel

Ten Things Your Student With Autism Wishes You Knew

Ellen Notbohm & Veronica Zysk

Two Hundred Ways to Raise A Boy’s Emotional Intelligence

Will Glennon

Unexpected Joy: The Gift of Parenting a Challenging Child

Mary Sharp

Unravelling the Mystery of Autism & Pervasive Developmental Disorder

Karen Seroussi

Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through The Unique Perspectives of Autism

Temple Grandin & Sean Barron

Views from our Shoes: Growing Up with a Brother or Sister With Special Needs

Donald Meyer

When My Autism Gets Too Big: A Relaxation book for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Kari Dunn Buron - Forward by Brenda Smith Myles

Wrightslaw: Special Education Law, 2ND Edition

Peter W.D.Wright & Pamela Darr Wright