These are many (but not all) of the books in my personal library, listed alphabetically by title. I have provided links to the ISBN Database Project where possible. 


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I also subscribe to several worthwhile publications:

Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, a journal of practical educational and treatment suggestions;

Exceptional Children, a peer review research journal of the Council for Exceptional Children;

Education and Training in Developmental Disabiliites, a journal of the CEC Division on Developmental Disabilities (DDD);

Teacher Education and Special Education, a journal of the CEC Teacher Education Division.


[AS] indicates books particularly relevant to Asperger Syndrome.



A 5 Is Against Law!

Social Boundaries: Straight Up! An Honest Guide For Teens And Young Adults 

Kari Dunn Buron

ISBN-13: 9781931282352 


100% Practical Strategies for Teachers

Barbara Gruber

ISBN: 0867342692


The ABA Program Companion

Organizing Quality Programs for Children With Autism and PDD

J. Tyler Fovel

ISBN-13: 9780966526677 


All Kinds of Minds

A young student's book about learning abilities and learning disorders
Mel Levine

ISBN-13: 9780838820902


Anh's Anger
Gail Silver, Christiane Kromer


Applied Behavior Analysis
Second Edition
John O. Cooper, Timothy E. Heron, William L. Heward

ISBN-13: 9780131421134 


Around the Reading Workshop in 180 Days

A Month-by-Month Guide to Effective Instruction

Frank Serafini, Suzette Serafini-Youngs

ISBN-13: 9780325008301


The Art and Heart of Drum Circles
Christine Stevens


[AS] Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence 

Helping Preteens & Teens Get Ready for the Real World

Teresa Bolick

ISBN-13: 9781931412414 


[AS] Asperger's Syndrome And Sexuality

From Adolescence Through Adulthood

Isabelle Henault

ISBN-13: 9781843101895 


[AS] Asperger's: What Does It Mean To Me?

A workbook explaining self-awareness and life lessons to the child or youth with high functioning autism or Asperger's.

Catherine Faherty

ISBN-13: 9781885477590 


The Assessment of Basic Language and Learning Skills (ABLLS-R Protocol)

Scoring Instructions and IEP Development Guide

James W. Partington

ISBN: 0974515167


Autism - A Montessori Approach

Program Tracking Manual and Curriculum Guide (for children with autism and other communications disorders)

K. Michelle Lane

ISBN: 0973776307


Autism in Your Classroom

A General Educator's Guide to Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Deborah Fein, Michelle A. Dunn,
ISBN-13: 9781890627614


The Autism Social Skills Picture Book

Teaching Communication, Play and Emotion
Jed Baker


Autistic Spectrum Disorders in the Secondary School

Lynn Plimley, Maggie Bowen

ISBN-13: 9781412923118


Basic Skills Checklists

Teacher-Friendly Assessment for Students with Autism or Special Needs

Marlene Breitenbach

ISBN-13: 9781932565751


The Behavior Survival Guide for Kids
How to Make Good Choices and Stay Out of Trouble
Thomas McIntyre


Beyond Monet

The Artful Science of Instructional Integration

Barrie Bennett, Carol Rolheiser

ISBN: 0969538893


[AS] Building Social Relationships

A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Difficulties
Scott Bellini

ISBN-13: 9781931282949


Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain
Trevor Romain, Elizabeth Verdick


Choosing Options and Accommodations for Children (COACH)

A Guide to Planning Inclusive Education

Michael F. Giangreco, Chigee J. Cloninger, Virginia Salce Iverson.

ISBN-13: 9781557661067


Classroom management

A thinking and caring approach

Barrie Bennet, Peter Smilanich

ISBN-13: 9780969538813


Classroom strategies for interactive learning

Doug Buehl

ISBN-13: 9780872072848


A Collection of Reprints on Verbal Behavior

Mark L. Sundberg, Jack Michael

ISBN: 0974515140


[AS] The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome

Tony Attwood

ISBN-13: 9781843106692 


Controversial Therapies for Developmental Disabilities

Fad, fashion, and science in professional practice
John W. Jacobson, Richard M. Foxx, James A. Mulick

ISBN-13: 9780805841923


Cool Connections with Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Encouraging Self-esteem, Resilience and Well-being in Children and Young People Using CBT Approaches

Laurie Seiler

ISBN-13: 9781843106180


Demystifying Secondary Inclusion Powerful School-wide & Classroom Strategies 

Lisa Dieker

ISBN-13: 9781934032022


Designing Teaching Strategies

An applied Behavior Analysis Systems Approach

R. Douglas Greer

ISBN: 058546913X


Developing Leisure Time Skills for Persons With Autism

A Practical Approach for Home, School and Community

Phyllis Coyne, Colleen Nyberg, Mary Lou Vandenburg

ISBN-13: 9781885477569


Different Brains, Different Learners

How to Reach the Hard to Reach

Eric Jensen

ISBN-13: 9781890460082


Don't Laugh at Me
Steve Seskin, Allen Shamblin, Glin Dibley
ISBN-13: 9781582460581


Drum Circle Spirit
Facilitating Human Potential through Rhythm
Arthur Hull


[AS] The Eclipse Model
Essential Cognitive Lessons to Improve Personal Engagement for Young People with Asperger Syndrome
Sherry Moyer

ISBN-13: 9781934575376


Educate Toward Recovery

Turning the Tables on Autism

Robert Schramm



The Exceptional Teacher's Handbook
The First-Year Special Education Teacher's Guide to Success
Carla F. Shelton, Alice B. Pollingue
ISBN-13: 9780761931966  


Exploring Feelings:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anger
Tony Attwood


Exploring Feelings:
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy to Manage Anxiety
Tony Attwood


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The first days of school
How to be an effective teacher
Harry K. Wong, Rosemary T. Wong
ISBN-13: 9780962936029  


[AS] Friendships

The Aspie Way

Wendy Lawson, Emma Wall

ISBN-13: 9781843104278


Functional Analysis of Problem Behavior

From Effective Assessment to Effectiv Support

Alan C. Repp, Robert H. Horner

ISBN-13: 9780534348502


Get Organized Without Losing It
Janet S. Fox, Pamela Espeland
ISBN-13: 9781575421933


Help for the struggling student

Ready-to-use strategies and lessons to build attention, memory & organizational skills

Mimi Gold

ISBN-13: 9780787965884


The Hidden Curriculum

Practical Solutions For Understanding Unstated Rules In Social Situations

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

ISBN-13: 9781931282604 



A Service, Not a Place    
Alan Gartner, Dorothy Kerzner Lipsky
ISBN-13: 9781934032008


[AS] Inclusive Programming For Middle School Students With Autism/Asperger's Syndrome

Sheila Wagner

ISBN-13: 9781885477842 


Incorporating social goals in the classroom

A guide for teachers and parents of children with high-functioning autism and Asperger syndrome

Rebecca A. Moyes, Susan J. Moreno

ISBN-13: 9781853029677


Incredible 5-Point Scale

Assisting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders in Understanding Social Interactions and Controlling Their Emotional Responses

Kari Buron Dunn, Mitzi Curtis, Kari Dunn Buron

ISBN-13: 9781931282529


Interpreting Educational Research

An Introduction for Consumers of Research (4th Ed.)

Daniel R. Hittleman, Alan J. Simon

ISBN-13: 9780131707313


It's Time for School!

Building Quality ABA Educational Programs for Students with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Ronald Leaf, Mitchell Taubman, McEachin John

ISBN-13: 9780975585931


Just Kidding
Trudy Ludwig, Adam Gustavson
ISBN-13: 9781582461632

King of the Playground
Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Nola Langner Malone
ISBN-13: 9780689718021


Language for Learning

Presentation Books A,B,C,D

Workbooks, Handbooks, Teacher's Guide

Siegfried Engelmann, Jean Osborn

ISBN-13: various  SRA/McGraw-Hill


Lessons in Comprehension

Explicit Instruction in the Reading Workshop

Frank Serafini

ISBN-13: 9780325006253


Look at me when I talk to you

ESL learners in non-ESL classrooms

Sylvia Helmer, Catherine Eddy

ISBN-13: 9780887511080


Living Values Activities for Children Ages 8-14
Diane Tillman


Managing a Diverse Classroom
Carol Cummings


The Mediator's Handbook

Jennifer E. Beer; Eileen Stief

ISBN-13: 9780865713598


Moody Cow Meditates
Kerry Lee MacLean
ISBN-13: 9780861715732


Money Matters for Kids

Canadian Version

Joanne Currah, Jane Felling

ISBN: 0969527640


Music Lessons for Children With Special Needs
T. M. Perry


My Secret Bully
Trudy Ludwig, Maurie J. Manning
ISBN-13: 9781582461595


[AS] Navigating the Social World:
A Curriculum for Individuals with Asperger's Syndrome, High Functioning Autism and Related Disorders
Jeannie McAfee, Tony Attwood


Nobody's Perfect
Ellen Flanagan Burns, Erica Pelton Villnave
ISBN-13: 9781433803802


On Commond Ground

The Power of Professional Learning Communities

Richard Dufour (Editor), Robert Eaker (Editor), Rebecca DuFour (Editor)

ISBN-13: 9781932127423


[AS] Perfect Targets

Asperger Syndrome and Bullying--Practical Solutions for Surviving the Social World

Rebekah Heinrichs, Brenda Smith Myles (Foreword)

ISBN-13: 9781931282185


Preparation for Classroom Teaching

Don Barnett, Douglas Smith

ISBN: 0409905437


[AS] Pretending to be Normal

Living with Asperger's Syndrome

Liane Holliday Willey, Tony Attwood

ISBN-13: 9781853027499


Reading Diagnosis Kit

Wilma H. Miller

ISBN: 0876287208


The Reading Workshop

Creating space for readers

Frank Serafini

ISBN-13: 9780325003306


The Recess Queen
Alexis O'Neill, Laura Huliska-Beith
ISBN: 0439206375


[AS] Relationship Development Intervention with Children, Adolescents and Adults
Social and Emotional Development Activities for Asperger Syndrome, Autism, PDD, and NLD
Steven E. Gutstein
, Rachelle K. Sheely


Right-brained children in a left-brained world
Unlocking the potential of your ADD child
Jeffrey Freed, Laurie Parsons
ISBN-13: 9780684847931   


Safe and Secure

Six Steps to Creating a Good Life for People with Disabilities

Al Etmanski, Jack Collins, Vickie Cammack

ISBN-13: 9780973038309


Sense and Nonsense in the Behavioral Treatment of Autism

It Has to Be Said
Ron Leaf, John McEachin, Mitch Taubman

ISBN-13: 9780975585924


Science is ...
Susan V. Bosak, with Douglas A. Bosak, Brian A. Puppa

ISBN-13: 9780590740708


Simple and Effective Strategies for Solving Math Word Problems

(Math Graphic Organizers)

Davilla Harding

ISBN:13: 9781574719802 


Single-Case Designs for Educational Research
Craig Kennedy

ISBN-13: 9780205340231


Social Behavior Mapping 

Connecting Behavior, Emotions And Consequences Across The Day

Michelle Garcia Winner

ISBN-13: 9780979292200 


The Social Skills Picture Book for High School and Beyond

Jed Baker

ISBN-13: 9781932565355


[AS] Social Skills Training
for Children and Adolescents with Asperger Syndrome and Social-Communications Problems
Jed E. Baker
ISBN-13: 9781931282208


[AS] The Social Success Workbook for Teens

Skill-building Activities for Teens With Nonverbal Learning Disorder, Asperger's Disorder, & Other Social-skill Problems

Barbara Cooper

ISBN-13: 9781572246140


Socially Curious and Curiously Social

Michelle Garcia Winner, Pamela Crooke

ISBN-13: 9780979292286


Trudy Ludwig, Maurie J. Manning
ISBN-13: 9781582461731


Stress Can Really Get on Your Nerves!
Trevor Romain, Elizabeth Verdick
ISBN-13: 9781575420783


Strong Teens, Grades 9-12

A Social & Emotional Learning Curriculum (Strong Kids Curricula)

Kenneth W. Merrell

ISBN-13: 9781557669322 


A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum
Stephanie Madrigal, Michelle Garcia Winner


[AS] Super Skills

A Social Skills Group Program for Children with Asperger Syndrome, High-Functioning Autism and Related Challenges
Judith Coucouvanis, Brenda Smith Myles (Foreword)

ISBN-13: 9781931282673


Supporting Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Recreation

Phyllis Coyne, Ann Fullerton

ISBN-13: 9781571674982


Supporting Positive Behaviour in Alberta Schools

Dwaine Souveny

ISBN-13: 9780778564232


[AS] Teach me language

A language manual for children with autism, Asperger's syndrome and related developmental disorders

Sabrina Freeman, Lorelei Dake; foreword by Shelley Davis

ISBN-13: 9780965756501


Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read

A Practical Guide

Patricia Howlin, Simon Baron-Cohen, Juli Hadwin

ISBN-13: 9780471976233 


Teaching Language to Children with Autism or Other Developmental Disabilities

Mark L. Sundberg, James W. Partington


Teaching learning strategies and study skills to students with learning disabilities, attention deficit disorders, or special needs

Stephen S. Strichart, Charles T. Mangrum

ISBN-13: 9780205335138


Teaching Math to People With Down Syndrome and Other Hands-On Learners: Basic Survival Skills

DeAnna Horstmeier

ISBN-13: 9781890627423


Teaching students with special needs in inclusive settings
Tom E. C. Smith... [et al.]
ISBN: 0205308678


Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success 

Marshall P. Duke, Elisabeth A. Martin, Stephen Nowicki Jr.

ISBN-13: 9781561451265


[AS] Thinking About You Thinking About Me

Philosophy and strategies to further develop perspective taking and communicative abilities for persons with Asperger ... Autism, Hyperlexia, ADHD, PDD-NOS, NVLD

Michelle Garcia Winner

ISBN-13: 9780979003455


Thinking Organized for Parents and Children

Helping Kids Get Organized for Home, School and Play

Rhona M. Gordon

ISBN-13: 9780979003417


Thinking Organized for Parents and Children Workbook

Helping Kids Get Organized for Home, School and Play

Rhona M. Gordon

ISBN-13: 9780979003455


[AS] Think Social! 

A Social Thinking Curriculum for School-Age Students for Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills to students with High Functioning Autism, PDD-NOS, Asperger Syndrome, Nonverbal Learning Disability, ADHD

Michelle Garcia Winner

ISBN-13: 9780970132048


The tipping point
How little things can make a big difference
Malcolm Gladwell
ISBN-13: 9780316346627 


Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism and Related Disorders

Maria Wheeler

ISBN-13: 9781885477453 


Too Perfect
Trudy Ludwig, Lisa Fields
ISBN-13: 9781582462585


Tools for teaching
Discipline, Instruction, Motivation
Fredric H. Jones, with Patrick Jones, Jo Lynne Jones

ISBN-13: 9780965026307


A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals With Autism

Beth Fouse, Maria Wheeler

ISBN-13: 9781885477361


[AS] Understanding Asperger's Syndrome

Fast Facts--A Guide for Teachers and Educators to Address the Needs of the Student

Emily L Burrows, Sheila J Wagner

ISBN-13: 9781932565157


The Unwritten Rules of Friendship

Natalie Madorsky Elman, Eileen Kennedy-Moore

ISBN-13: 9780316917308


Verbal Behavior Analysis

Inducing and Expanding New Verbal Capabilities in Children with Language Delays
R. Douglas Greer, Denise E. Ross
ISBN-13: 9780205458370


The Verbal Behavior Approach
How to Teach Children With Autism and Related Disorders
Mary Barbera, Tracy Rasmussen
ISBN-13: 9781843108528


What to Do When You Grumble Too Much
A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Negativity
Dawn Huebner, Bonnie Matthews
ISBN-13: 9781591474500


What to Do When You Worry Too Much
A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Anxiety
Dawn Huebner, Bonnie Matthews
ISBN-13: 9781591473145


What to Do When Your Temper Flares
A Kid's Guide to Overcoming Problems With Anger
Dawn Huebner, Bonnie Matthews
ISBN-13: 9781433801341


What Would You Do?: A Kid's Guide to Tricky and Sticky Situations

Linda Schwartz, Beverly Armstrong, Sherri M. Butterfield
ISBN: 0881601969


Words Their Way

Letter and picture sorts for emergent spellers
Donald R. Bear, Francine Johnston, Marcia Invernizzi

ISBN-13: 9780131135918


Words Their Way

Word sorts for letter name-alphabetic spellers
Francine Johnston... [et al.]
ISBN-13: 9780131838130


A Work in progress

Behavior management strategies and a curriculum for intensive behavioral treatment of autism

Ron Leaf, John McEachin, Jaisom D. Harsh

ISBN-13: 9780966526608


[AS] Worksheets! For Teaching Social Thinking and Related Skills

Breaking Down Concepts for Teaching Students with High Functioning Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Pdd-nos, Nonverbal Learning Disability, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Adhd

Michelle Garcia Winner

ISBN-13: 9780970132031


Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy

The Special Education Survival Guide

Peter W. D. Wright, Pamela Darr Wright

ISBN-13: 9781892320094