General resources for understanding autism:


Great websites for general information


General autism information


Assessment and diagnosis


Other resources

Online autism courses


Recommended books

  • Bill Nason’s The Autism Discussion Page books:
    • The Autism Discussion Page on anxiety, behaviour, school and parenting strategies
    • The Autism Discussion Page on the core challenges of autism
    • The Autism Discussion Page on stress, anxiety, meltdowns and shutdowns
  • The Out-of-Sync Child by Carol Stock Kranowitz – about sensory processing issues
  • Autism: How to Raise A Happy Autistic Child by Jessie Hewitson
  • The Reason I Jump and its sequel, Fall Down 7 Times Get up 8 by Naoki Higashida
  • Jessica Kingsley Publishing has a wide range of autism-specific books. Click here to visit their website


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