Books to Read if You Think You Have Aspergers
Eventually, if you have autism or Aspergers, you are going to want the prolonged contact with the mind of a another person on the spectrum that only a book can give you. And, if you have Aspergers, you will also beneft from knowing the ubiquitous work of Tony Attwood.
|Yes, I also recommend you watch the movie based on this book. The movie is actually a wonderful precursor to reading Dr. Grandin's autobiogaphy, which is, for me, a uniquely profound exploration of the nature of autism. If I had never read Thinking in Pictures , I would not understand autism, or myself, in the same way.|
|John Elder Robison's Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger's is the true and rollicking tale of a mostly undiagnosed Aspergian genius. I especially recommend the audiobook, which lets you listen to John Elder telling his own story.|
|When Tony Attwood talks about Aspergers, people listen. He remains the most influential educator and writer on aspies, and The Complete Guide to Asperger's Syndrome is his most recent and most comprehensive work on the subject.|