April is National Autism Awareness Month

By now, all of us know someone who is affected by autism (even if you don’t know it).  According to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 110 children in the U.S. have an autism Spectrum Disorder.  In honor of National Autism Awareness Month (yeah, I know it’s not April yet), I thought I would post some resources on the subject.

How to recognized autism:

CDC Autism Facts page

Could It Be Autism? : A Parent’s Guide To The First Signs And Next Steps
by Nancy D. Wiseman   Call number – RC553.A88 W57 2006

The ABCs Of DDs The Basics About Developmental Disorders Such As Autism And Aspergers
Moraine Valley Community College, Learning Resources Center ; Media Production Department   Call number – RC553.A88 A25 2006 VIDEO CASSETTE

Understanding autism:

Thinking In Pictures : And Other Reports From My Life With Autism
by Temple Grandin   Call number – RC553.A88 G74 1996

The Way I See It : A Personal Look At Autism And Asperger’s
by Temple Grandin  Call number – RC553.A88 G743 2008

Autism, The Musical
A Bunim-Murray Film In Association With In Effect Films
Call number – RJ506.A9 A9246 2008 DIGITAL VIDEO DISC

Understanding Brothers And Sisters On The Autism Spectrum
Writer/Producer/Director, Dan Coulter
Call number – RJ506.A9 U53 2007 DIGITAL VIDEO DISC

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