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Best Books For & About Girls and Women With Autism

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The list author says: "Fortunately there is a growing body of literature for girls and women who are on the autism/Asperger's spectrum. It is long past time that the voices of girls and women on the spectrum were heard and it is time to bang on the high frequency different drum on behalf of all girls and women with autism who have ever been made to feel marginalized. Every voice counts and it is long past time to address the issues in books of this extraordinary caliber."
Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years
Girls Growing Up on the Autism Spectrum: What Parents and Professionals Should Know About the Pre-teen and Teenage Years
"This stellar masterpiece explores issues directly concerning girls, such as puberty, sexuality and social strategies.  No parent or professional should be without this gem!"
Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges
Girls Under the Umbrella of Autism Spectrum Disorders: Practical Solutions for Addressing Everyday Challenges
"Another really good book for and about girls with autism and how to cope with puberty and other social life changes/challenges."
Asperger's and Girls: World-Renowned Experts Join Those with Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day!
Asperger's and Girls: World-Renowned Experts Join Those with Asperger's Syndrome to Resolve Issues That Girls and Women Face Every Day!
"Dr. Attwood, a leading expert on Asperger's provides gems of wisdom in  helping girls with Asperger's cope socially and with their own changing bodies."
Women From Another Planet?: Our Lives in the Universe of Autism
Women From Another Planet?: Our Lives in the Universe of Autism
"A sterling masterpiece by, for and about women with Asperger's.  This excellent book is a compilation of essays by women on the spectrum and their vastly different life experiences."
Autism is Not a Life Sentence: How One Family Took on Autism and WON!
Autism is Not a Life Sentence: How One Family Took on Autism and WON!
"Lynley Summer, a single mother raising her daugher Jazz talks of how her daughter was eased off the autism spectrum by applying "chaos theory" principles.  A very inspiring work!"
Congratulations! It's Asperger Syndrome
Congratulations! It's Asperger Syndrome
"An inspirational autobiography of a woman who was diagnosed with Asperger's in adulthood.  Definetely a must read!"
Pretending to Be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome
Pretending to Be Normal: Living With Asperger's Syndrome
"One woman's deeply moving account of coping with Asperger's Syndrome."
Asperger Syndrome in the Family Redefining Normal: Redefining Normal
Asperger Syndrome in the Family Redefining Normal: Redefining Normal
"A mother with Asperger's has a daughter on the spectrum and shares accounts of how they cope in an often sensory-unfriendly world."
Standing Down Falling Up: Asperger's Syndrome from the Inside Out (Lucky Duck Books)
Standing Down Falling Up: Asperger's Syndrome from the Inside Out (Lucky Duck Books)
"A brilliant young author uses humor and a delightful fresh perspective on her life with Asperger's Syndrome."
Awakening Ashley: Mozart Knocks Autism On its Ear
Awakening Ashley: Mozart Knocks Autism On its Ear
"Sharon Ruben's deeply moving account of how her daughter Ashley, born with severe autism was moved off the spectrum with Auditory Integration Therapy."
Sound of a Miracle: A Child's Triumph Over Autism
Sound of a Miracle: A Child's Triumph Over Autism
"Georgiana Thomas' inspiring story is shared here by her mother, Annabelle Stehli.  Georgie, born with severe autism is moved off the spectrum with Auditory Integration Therapy.  An excellent book that shows how one girl coped with severe autism until puberty."
At Home in the Land of Oz: Autism, My Sister, and Me
At Home in the Land of Oz: Autism, My Sister, and Me
"An excellent book about growing up with a sister who has autism."
Asperger's in Pink: Pearls of Wisdom from Inside the Bubble of Raising a Child with Asperger's
Asperger's in Pink: Pearls of Wisdom from Inside the Bubble of Raising a Child with Asperger's
"A mother and daughter duo team up to write a brilliant book about Asperger's and girls coping.  Truly a masterpiece!"
Aspergirls: Empowering Females With Asperger Syndrome
Aspergirls: Empowering Females With Asperger Syndrome
"For girls and women on the spectrum, this book is truly your best friend.  Rudy Simone gives excellent, practical advice; provides clearly written, practical lists; interviews people on the spectrum and truly "gets" it.  Each chapter closes with advice to parents and to "Aspergirls."  This is a book everybody should have."