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For the newly diagnosed parent

Children with Autism
by Michael D., Powers, Temple Grandin
Paperback: 427 pages
Publisher: Woodbine House; 2nd edition (July 15, 2000)
ISBN: 1890627046
 
Let Me Hear Your Voice
by Catherine Maurice
Paperback: 371 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books; Reprint edition (August 1, 1994)
ISBN: 0449906647
 
Overcoming Autism
by Lynn Kern, Ph.D. Koegel, Claire Lazebnik
Hardcover: 310 pages
Publisher: Viking Books; (April 12, 2004)
ISBN: 0670032948

 

For information on Applied Behavior Analysis

Behavioral Intervention for Young Children With Autism
by Catherine Maurice, Gina Green, Stephen C. Luce
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Pro-Ed; (May 1, 1996)
ISBN: 0890796831
 
Teaching Developmentally Disabled Children
by O. Ivar Lovaas
Paperback: 250 pages
Publisher: Pro-Ed; (April 1, 1981)
ISBN: 0936104783
 
Teaching Individuals With Developmental Delays
by O. Ivar Lovaas
Paperback: 429 pages
Publisher: Pro-Ed; (October 1, 2002)
ISBN: 0890798893
 
When Everybody Cares: Case Studies of ABA with People with Autism
by Bobby Newman
Paperback: 129 pages
Publisher: Dove & Orca; (August 1, 1999)
ISBN: 0966852818
 
A Work in Progress
by Ron Leaf, John McEachin, Jaisom D. Harsh
Paperback: 344 pages
Publisher: D R L Book, LLC; (May 1, 1999)
ISBN: 0966526600

 

Legal Rights and Guides

Rights Under the Lanterman Act (Regional Centers)
By Protection and Advocacy, Inc. (PAI)
Available for purchase through PAI
www.pai-ca.org
 
Special Education Rights and Responsibilities
By Community Alliance for Special Education (CASE) and Protection and Advocacy, Inc. (PAI)
Available for purchase through PAI
www.pai-ca.org
 
The Complete IEP Guide
by Lawrence M. Siegel
Paperback: 300 pages
Publisher: Nolo Press; 3rd edition (May 1, 2004)
ISBN: 1413300170
 
Wrightslaw: From Emotions to Advocacy
by Peter W. D. Wright, Pamela Darr Wright
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Harbor House Law Press; (October 6, 2001)
ISBN: 1892320088
 
Wrightslaw: Special Education Law
by Peter W. D. Wright, Pamela Darr Wright
Paperback: 370 pages
Publisher: Harbor House Law Press; (November 1, 1999)
ISBN: 1892320037

 

Other items of interest

Educating Children With Autism
by the National Research Council
Hardcover: 324 pages
Publisher: National Academies Press; 1st edition (October 2001)
ISBN: 0309072697
The full text of this book is available online at http://www.nap.edu/books/0309072697/html/

 

Disclaimer: Everything contained herein is provided for general informational purposes only and should not be misconstrued as legal, medical, or any other type of professional advice. Nothing contained herein is intended as a substitute for obtaining advice from your own medical and legal professionals. LA FEAT makes no promises, guarantees or implied agreements as to the accuracy or completeness of anything contained or referenced to herein, or how such may affect your family. Please seek out your own professional advice before making any decisions concerning your child.