Autism - Support for Parents


Suggested Teenage/Parent Autism Online Resources

Book List

Can I tell you about Asperger Syndrome? Jude Welton

Kids with Autistic Spectrum Disorders, Elizabeth Verdick and Elizabeth Reeve, MD

The ASD Workbook, Understanding your Autistic Spectrum Disorder

With The Light: Raising an Autistic Child, Keiko Tobe

Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome, Luke Jackson

How to be yourself in a world that’s different, Yuko Yoshida

The Reason I Jump, Naoki Higashida

The Whole-Brain Child (and Workbook), Dr Daniel Siegel and Dr Tina Bryson

The Asperkid’s Secret Book of Social Rules, Jennifer Cook O’Toole

Revealing the Hidden Social Code, Marie Howley and Eileen Arnold

Can I tell you about Anxiety? Lucy Willets and Polly Waite

Little Book series: The Little Book of Exam Skills Kate Brookes; The Little Book of Exam Calm, Anita Naik

Starving the Anxiety Gremlin, Kate Collins-Donnelly

‘Live Out Loud’ and ‘It’s all in the mind, Don’t Sweat the small stuff’, Marilynn Tucknot, publisher Koa Ltd

Girl specific  Film clips and ITV Documentary, and our book, ‘M is for Autism’.   Information Day 1st October, Leatherhead

The Girl with the Curly Hair books: ‘Asperger’s Syndrome in 13-16year olds’; ‘Asperger’s Syndrome and Anxiety’.      http://

Autism Apps

Apps are listed in alphabetical order. You can sort apps by rating by clicking the "Rating" link above that column. You can rate apps by first clicking on the app name to visit the app detail page. Then, below the description of the app, click on the number of stars for your rating of the app.

All Apps have a research rating:

Anecdotal = No specific or related scientific studies for this type of app.  

Research = There are some related scientific studies, but no direct research support for this type of app or technology.

Evidence = There is solid or specific scientific evidence that this type of app or technology is helpful.                                                                                                                                                                               

Breathe2Relax (4.5 stars on App Store, 4.1 stars on Google Play)

Mindshift or Quickshift Apps. Look at the vitallinks site, Sensory Modulation & Regulation:  Regulations 1 and 2.

Planning, Organising and Revising - the free app to help you pass exams! - the first 3 mind maps that you create are free - create flashcards. Interactive games, study modes and practice tests make learning fun!  - be organised and create a revision study planner

This is not an exhaustive list or books and resources, but somewhere to start the journey, and supplement knowledge and skills.