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One of the questions people ask at our workshops is "how come we don't have books on topics relating to ASD available through our website?" Starting in September 2007, ACT began bringing a stock of appropriate titles to some of our local workshops. We did this partly as a service to the people at the workshop and as a fundraiser for ACT. The feedback we're getting says that we've been successful with both aims: people appreciate having a chance to learn about different books and appreciate knowing that ACT plows the profits from our book table right back into putting on more workshops--workshops on the subjects BC's Autism Community wants to hear about.

This page extends our book table to those unable to attend our Lower Mainland workshops. When you click on the link to buy one or more of these titles through Amazon.ca, you don't pay any extra but ACT earns a portion of the price you pay. Most importantly for you, you get the reassurance of knowing that the title you've chosen is one that ACT's staff, advisory council, expert presenters or client base recommends. We can't guarrantee that any one of these books is perfect for any particular family's situation, but if they weren't good books we wouldn't be selling them.

So take a look at the list below. You'll probably recognise some of these names from our roster of workshop presenters, and others as resources that might have been mentioned during during presentations. If you decide you'd like to buy one, please click on the link from our website to Amazon to do it. You'll get a good book, and we'll earn a little part of it that we can put to use delivering more of our programs to the BC Autism Community.


Mary Barbera, Mark L. Sundberg, Tracy Rasmussen The Verbal Behavior Approach: How to Teach Children with Autism and Related Disorders

Scott Bellini, Ph.D. Building Social Relationships: A Systematic Approach to Teaching Social Interaction Skills to Children and Adolescents With Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Social Difficulties

Teresa Bolick Asperger Syndrome and Adolescence: Helping Teens and Preteens Get Ready for the Real World

Geraldine Dawson, PhD, James McPartland, PhD, Sally Ozonoff, PhD A Parent’s Guide to Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism: How to Meet the Challenges and Help Your Child Thrive

Robin L. Gabriels (Editor), Dina E. Hill (Editor) Growing Up with Autism: Working with School Aged Children and Adolescents

Mohammad Ghaziuddin Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Beth Glasberg Functional Behavior Assessment for People with Autism: Making Sense of Seemingly Senseless Behavior

Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy Developing Talents: Careers For Individuals With Asperger Syndrome And High-functioning Autism

Carol Gray My Social Stories Book (Paperback)

Carol Gray The New Social Story Book: Illustrated Edition: Teaching Social Skills to Children and Adults with Autism, Asperger's Syndrome, and Other Autism Spectrum Disorders (Paperback)

Carol Gray Comic Strip Conversations (Paperback)

Carol Gray Higher Functioning Adolescents and Young Adults With Autism: A Teacher's Guide (Spiral-bound)

Carol Gray Writing Social Stories With Carol Gray (VHS Tape)

Carol Gray The Sixth Sense II (Paperback)

Carol Gray Writing Social Stories with Carol Gray: An Interactive Presentation for Parents and Professionals

Keely Harper-Hill and Stephanie Lord Planning to Learn: Creating and Using a Personal Planner with Young People on the Autism Spectrum

Sandra L. Harris and Mary Jane Weiss Right from the Start: Behavioral Intervention for Young Children with Autism

Sandra Harris Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families

Sandra Harris

Incentives for Change: Motivating People with Autism Spectrum Disorders to Learn and Gain Independence

Gail Hawkins How To Find Work That Works: The Ultimate Guide for Getting People with AS into the Workplace (and Keeping Them There!)

Linda A. Hodgdon Visual Strategies for Improving Communication: Practical Supports for School & Home

Linda A. Hodgdon Solving Behavior Problems in Autism

Paula Kluth You're Going to Love this Kid!": Teaching Students with Autism in the Inclusive Classroom

Paula Kluth and Patrick Schwarz You’re Welcome: 30 Innovative Ideas for the Inclusive Classroom

Vicki Lundine and Catherine Smith Career Training and Personal Planning for Students with Autism Spectrum  Disorders: A Practical Resource for Schools

Brenda Smith Myles Children and Youth with Asperger Syndrome: Strategies for Success in Inclusive Settings

Brenda Smith Myles, Diane Adreon, and Dena Gitlitz Simple Strategies That Work: Helpful Hints for All Educators of Students with Asperger Syndrome, High- Functioning Autism, and Related Disabilities

Christos Nikopoulos and Mickey Keenan Video Modelling and Behaviour Analysis: A Guide for Teaching Social Skills to Children with Autism

Katherine Paxton Counselling People On The Autism Spectrum: A Practical Manual

Laura Schreibman The Science and Fiction of Autism

Wendy L. Stone and Theresa Foy DiGeronimo Does My Child Have Autism: A Parent’s Guide to Early Detection and Intervention in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Wendy Stone and Tony Charman (Editors) Social Communication & Development in ASD

Michelle Garcia Winner Inside Out: What Makes a Person with Social-Cognitive Deficits Tick?

Pamela Wright and Peter Wright From Emotions to Advocacy




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