List of Top Free Books for Parents who have a Child with Autism
Last Updated on November 4, 2020 by Editorial Team
We all know that parents of children with autism face several challenges and problem. They are concerned about the behaviour and healthcare challenges of their child.
There are some books which you can buy to get essential training or self-awareness to tackle the situation.
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Best Autism books for parents:
1. The Child with Autism at Home & in the Community: Over 600 Must-Have Tips for Making Home Life and Outings Easier for Everyone
(By Kathy Labosh and LaNita Miller)
“The Child with Autism at Home & in the Community” is the book for those people who are parents of a child. These books give instruction on how a happy home begins with you. All children and especially those with autism are sensitive to their parent’s moods.
A shouting conversation between you and your partner may seem like ”just a normal argument” to you, but it can terrify a child with autism. As a result, he may act out for days or weeks after the argument, and some children will avoid for a lifetime with anything they connect with the traumatic event.
All parents have arguments, but if you stay calm and deal with negative emotions in positive ways, you can actually a mature person to deal with conflict. So, Kathy Labosh and Lanita Miller say, There is a shift of focus from the couple to the child with autism. There are small but meaningful things in which you can support your children.
2. Asperger Syndrome and Your Child: A Parent’s Guide
(By Michael D. Powers and Janet Poland)
“Asperger’s Syndrome and Your Child”, a formative, appreciating, and complete guide to this ailment condition. Most of the time you have a question in your mind about your children’s future. Dr. Michael has strong weaves and a strong concern and caring side account of everything related to Asperger’s syndrome.
He offers such type of practical advice from getting the right diagnosis and advice to help your child so that he/she can develop his social skills. For non- verbal children who suffer insights about their own conditions, this book can give an outlook on how these children live with these type of disorder.
Asperger Syndrome and Your child is an essential book for parents as well as teachers and other professionals who have someone in her/his life with disabilities.
3. Parent Survival Manual: A Guide to Crisis Resolution in Autism and Related Developmental Disorders
(By Eric Schopler)
Balancing the competitive needs of flexibility, standardization, development, and distribution of a treatment manually does not guarantee that the treatment will be delivered as intended. Training and guidance of therapists and continuous monitoring are essential steps toward the promise that treatment procedures are implemented in a manner.
I would generally recommend this book as an excellent resource for every parent and teacher of an autistic child. It would benefit from reading, taking examples directly or adapting the rules to fit specific situations and the personality of the child.
Those who care for her children will find this book to be a golden chance for facing autism of useful ideas.
4. Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum: A Practical Resource of Play Ideas for Parents and Carers
(By Julia Moor)
This book is about learning how to act and play with a child having disabilities on the spectrum. The book is written in simple English language, which makes it very easy to understand and integrate the playing ideas. Young child’s parents think to make her children secure and how to best help their child. People enjoyed this book.
However, my few appreciations are that some of the links and references in the back of the book are mostly from UK sites. Basically, this book gives the reader creative ideas of how to interact and behave with an autistic child. This book is great for parents and therapists.
It is that type of book I think everyone should read, whether you have an autistic child or not. There are several useful ideas in this book on how to be with your child in a friendly manner. This book does not provide just the playing ideas, its also about how to manage the activities in different stages.
5. Son Rise: The Miracle Continues
(By Barry Neil Kaufman)
“Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues” is a television programmatic film. The story is based on a newborn child who was only eighteen years old. And his name was Raun and he was affected by some disabilities like classic Autism. Every child hears the word impossible.
The “experts” showered my parents having always some negative predictions like hopeless, unreachable and his parents had believed these “experts” and his journey would have been over. Instead, his parents opposed the professionals, disbelieved their predictions, and grabbed hold of the belief that they could at least try to do the impossible, reach the unreachable.
Soon we were devoting ourselves full-time to sharing what we learned, not only with families with special or unique children but also with thousands of people wanting to use the attitude. The book itself provides happiness, peace of mind, inspiration when facing the challenges in your lives.
6. Easy to Love but Hard to Raise
(By Edward M. Hallowell )
“Easy to Love but Hard to raise” , this book is like short stories and poems that are personally said by those parents of an Autistic disorder child that takes an already challenging and difficult job for every parent. Approx thirty-two parents contribute their stories to this book.
Every writer’s perspective is to point the sensitive area that is true based on stories and poems, written by parents. This book explains an answer very carefully like why autistic children’s facing trouble making friends. This is a unique addition to the library of any parents rising difficulties and some challenges.
7. Everybody Is Different: A Book for Young People Who Have Brothers or Sisters With Autism
(By Fiona Bleach)
This book is helpful in making our family life more comfortable and happy. “Everybody is Different”, this book is available for young people who have brothers or sisters with autism.
Fiona Bleach published this book on 1st April 2015 with 82 pages. It shows how autistic children feel every day and minute. Every person has their own choice and nature. The book also says on how to deal with the child who has ASD (Asperger’s Spectrum Disorder) or autism.
8. The Loving Push: How Parents and Professionals Can Help Spectrum Kids Become Successful Adults
(Temple Grandin, Ph.D. and Debra Moore, Ph.D. )
“The Loving Push” is the perfect book for parents to teach their kids diagnosed by the autism spectrum at an early age to reach the new heights later in his/her life.
In the book, Temple Grandin and her co-author, Dr. Debra Moore just provide their best easy to follow guidelines. It helps parents to just push their kids out of the autistic barrier. The pair just give the importance of spending the time with your autistic child and encourage his/her strength towards the upcoming life.
9. What I Wish I’d Known About Raising a Child with Autism: A Mom and a Psychologist Offer Heartfelt Guidance for the First Five Years
(Bobbi Sheahan and Kathy DeOrnellas, Ph.D )
The book “What I Wish I’d Known About Raising a Child with Autism” is a tailor-made guide for the parents who try to find the answers to their child’s autistic problems.
From the book, Bobbi Sheahan tries to shed lights on the initial concerns regarding the proper care of our child diagnosed with the autistic syndrome. With Kathy, a mother of an autistic child co-writes this bestseller, the book is worth to read. It gives the answers to our autistic child habits of picky eating, bedtime battles, speech delays, in-discipline, etc.
10. Hopes and Dreams: An IEP Guide for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
(Kirby Lentz )
The book “Hopes and Dreams” is ideal for the parents of children with Autistic spectrum disorders. With the best possible effective practical resources and proper guidance from the IEP team, really this book is worth to see.
In this Book, The reader-friendly text and accompanying worksheets make ease for the parents to educate their child. The book is also a good help to realize your child’s dreams. The book also comes with the companion CD from which you can customize your info, making a must to read.
That’s all in this article, I hope you find this helpful.