When my now five-year-old son was first diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder, we immediately enrolled him in a thirty hour per week Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) program. Our family was in chaos and all the research I had done and experts in the field I had spoken to pointed us to ABA. In the years since, I’ve seen confusion over what ABA is as well as heard negative comments surrounding it. While I can’t speak for everyone’s experience, I can speak for my own and ABA has been life changing for not only my son, but our entire family.
8 Great Books For Sensory Processing Issues in Autistic Individuals is a list of our top picks of books that help children or adults identify and understand their sensory needs as well as tools and coping mechanisms they can use.
This list, "9 of the Best Books Written by Autistic Authors", is made up of some of the best books written by autistic individuals. These are books that provide insight into the autistic mind, and have advice on successful living for those on the autism spectrum.