Autism Resources

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Guides for Parents

R. Dietert and J. Dietert, Strategies for protecting your child’s immune system: Tools for parents and parents-to-be, World Scientific Publishing company, 2010

Ellen Notbohm. Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew, Future Horizons, 2005.

Paula Kluth, You’re Going to Love This Kid, Paul H. Brookes Publishing Co., (Maryland, 2003).

R. Sears, The Autism Book: What Every Parent Needs to Know About Early Detection, Treatment, Recovery and Prevention (Sears Parenting Library), Little, Brown and Company, 2010

K. Seroussi and L. Lewis, The Encyclopedia of Dietary Interventions

S. Shore, L.G. Rastelli, T. Grandin, Understanding Autism for Dummies, For Dummies (publisher), 2006

R. Smith and B. Lourie, Slow Death by Rubber Duck: The Secret Danger of Everyday Things, Counterpoint, 2010

F.R. Volkmar and L.A. Wiesner, A Practical Guide to Autism: What Every Parent, Family Member and Teacher Needs to Know, Wiley, 2009

N Wiseman, Could It Be Autism? Crown Archetype, 2006

N Wiseman, The First Year: Autism Spectrum Disorders: An Essential Guide for the Newly Diagnosed Child, Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2009 and

TACA Autism Journey Guide Volume 1 (early childhood) and Volume 2 (teens and adults). Free at TACA meetings or $15.


Personal Perspectives on Autism

Judy Endow, Paper Words: Discovering and Living with My Autism, Autism Asperger Publishing Co. (2009).

Temple Grandin, Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism Vintage (expanded edition, January, 2010), or “The Way I See It: A Personal Look at Autism and Asperger’s,” Future Horizons (Second edition, March, 2011).

Portia Iversen, Strange Son, Riverhead Hardcover (December, 2006).

Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay, How Can I Talk If My Lips Don’t Move?: Inside My Autistic Mind, Arcade Publishing (April, 2011), or The Mind Tree, Arcade Publishing (November, 2011)

Dawn Prince-Hughes, Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism,  Three Rivers Press (March, 2005)

John Elder Robison, Be Different, or Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s, Broadway (reprint, September, 2008)

Ralph James Savarese, Reasonable People: A Memoir of Autism and Adoption: On the Meaning of Family and the Politics of Neurological Difference, Other Press (May, 2007).


Heftier Reading

D. Amaral, G. Dawson, D. Geschwind, eds., Autism Spectrum Disorders, Oxford University Press, 2011.

J. Bland and others, Clinical Nutrition: A Functional Approach (Second Edition Institute of Functional Medicine, 2004

A. Bralley and R. Lord, Laboratory Evaluations for Integrative and Functional Medicine,

A. Chauhan, V. Chauhan, T. Brown, eds. Autism: Oxidative Stress, Inflammation and Immune Abnormalities, CRC Press, 2009

K. Fitzgerald and J. Bralley, Case Studies in Integrative and Functional Medicine, Metametrix Institute, 2011.

D. Jones, L. Hoffman, S. Quinn, 21st Century Medicine:  A New Model for Medical Education and Practice, available free online B. Levin, Environmental Nutrition, Hingepin Press, 1999

S. Knox, From ‘omics’ to complex disease: a systems biology approach to gene-environment interactions in cancer. Cancer Cell Int 10: 11 (systems model highly pertinent to autism development and treatment)

M. Lerner, The Age of Extinctions and the Emerging Environmental Health Movement

The Textbook of Functional Medicine 2nd Edition

A. Zimmerman, Autism: Current Theories and Evidence, Humana Press, 2008


Some Autism Resources and Organizations

American Academy of Pediatrics

Autism Research Institute

Autism Speaks

Autism Society

Autism Treatment Network

National Database for Autism Research

Talk About Curing Autism (TACA)

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


Treatment-tracking Databases for Parents

Autism 360


Patients like me


General Information

A.M. Wetherby and N. Wiseman, Autism Video Glossary

Autism Internet Modules from OCALI (Ohio Center for Autism Low Incidence)


Biomedical and Environmental Information

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