Books

Living through Suicide Loss with an ASD

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A resource developed to aide crisis center workers in identifying and supporting autistic callers/ texters who are in crisis. 
The resource has successfully been used by other professionals as well, such as first responders, mental health providers, and staff working with autistic adults in group homes.  The toolkit is helpful for anyone with an autistic person in their life.

Been There, Done That, Try This!

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Aspie mentors offer their personal guidance on coping with the daily stressors that Aspies have identified as being the most significant, in order of urgency – anxiety, self-esteem, change, meltdowns, depression, friendship, love, and much, much more. Based on years of personal experience, this book is packed with advice from Aspie mentors who have all been there and done that!

Living with PTSD on the Autism Spectrum

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This book provides an insightful analysis of how PTSD manifests in an autistic person from both clinical and lived-experience viewpoints.  The book explains how the symptoms of PTSD and the characteristics of ASD ‘smash-up’ together in autistic people, what that looks like, and how to move forward towards health and healing.

Spectrum Women- Autism and Parenting

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The second book in the Spectrum Women collection, Autism and Parenting is a book written by three autistic mothers.  The book offers valuable insights, knowledge, and wisdom in parenting both autistic and non-autistic children.  The three mothers share growing up as undiagnosed autistics, who embraced motherhood wholeheartedly, connecting with their children in unique and powerful ways.