Understanding Autism: Books for Students

Given autism spectrum disorder’s range of characteristics, it can be hard for children to understand their autistic peers, and just as difficult for parents to know where to begin to help. A growing number of books written by therapists, parents, and those on the autism spectrum can assist parents in navigating discussions about autism. The following books offer information and age-appropriate activities for young readers, and can serve as conversation starters for families. FOR CHILDREN AND ADULTS TOGETHER