Saturday, October 4, 2014

Books, Chapters and Writings by People Who Use AAC to Communicate

A Foot in Both Worlds edited by Mary Lapos (privately printed)

A Full Life with Autism: From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence by Chantal Sicile-Kira and Jeremy Sicile-Kira

Anatomy of Autism: A Pocket Guide for Educators, Parents, and Students by Diego M. Peña
Annie's Coming Out by Rosemary Crossley and Anne McDonald

Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone by Douglas Biklen with Richard Attfield, Larry Bissonnette, Lucy Blackman, Jamie Burke, Alberto Frugone, Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay, and Sue Rubin

Barry Smiths Life Story up to 5years (volume 1) (Kindle Edition) by Barry Smith

Barry Smith volume 2 (Barry Smiths life story) (Kindle Edition) by Barry Smith

Barry Smith Life story from Six years old to Eight years old (volume 3) (Kindle Edition) by Barry Smith

Beneath the Surface:  Creative Expressions of Augmented Communicators edited by Michael B. Williams and Carole Krezman

Beyond the Silence:  My life, the world, and autism by Tito Mukhopadhyay

Book of Poems by Christopher Patton

Bridges Over Barriers in My Life with Autism by Andrew Bloomfield

Bridges Over Barriers: In Our Own Words edited by Andrew Bloomfield

Carly's Voice:  Breaking Through Autism by Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann

Carrying Autism, Feeling Language: Experiences Beyond Lucy's Story by Lucy Blackman   

Caught Between Two Worlds (My Autistic Dilemma) by Thomas S. Page

Damburst of Dreams by Christopher Nolan

Dancing Daisies (Just Be) Volume 1 by Sara Pyszka

Danson: The Extraordinary Discovery of an Autistic Child's Innermost Thoughts and Feelings by Michele Pierce Burns and Danson Mandela Wambua 

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly:  A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby
Give Me My Voice:  A book of poems expressed through facilitated communication by Jane Gauger

Ghost Boy:  My escape from a life locked inside my own body by Martin Pistorius

The Gold of the Sunbeams and Other Stories by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

How Can I Talk If My Lips Don’t Move by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

I Am Intelligent: From Heartbreak to Healing--A Mother and Daughter's Journey through Autism by Peyton Goddard and Diane Goddard with Carol Cujec, Ph.D.                   

I Am in Here: The Journey of a Child with Autism Who Cannot Speak but Finds Her Voice by Elizabeth M. Bonker and Virginia G. Breen

I Don't Want to Be Inside Me Anymore:  Messages from an Autistic Mind by Birger Sellin

I Had No Means to Shout by Mary Jane Gray Hale and Charles Martel Hale, Jr.

I Might Be You:  An Exploration of Autism and Connection by Barb Rentenbach and Lois Prislovsky, Ph.D.  

I Raise My Eyes to Say Yes by Ruth Sienkiewic-Mercer and Steven B. Kaplan

I Transcend the Moment by Richard J. Attfield                          

Ido in Autismland:  Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison
 by Ido Kedar

I’m Not a Poet but I Write Poetry:  Poems from My Autistic Mind by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

I’m So Glad You Found Me in Here
 by Matthew Hobson and Nancy Hobson

In Dark Hours I Find My Way:  Messages from an Autistic Mind by Birger Sellin

In Our Own Words by Andrew Bloomfield
Journey Out of Silence:  An autobiography by William L. Rush

Life:  A collection of poems by Adam Cope

The Light Within by Lincoln Grigsby. 
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Living in the Eye:  Life With Autism by J. Kevin Vasey

Look Up for Yes by Julia Tavalaro and Richard Tayson

Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman

The Mind Tree:  A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay

My Left Foot by Christy Brown

My Voice:  Autism, Life and Dreams by Amy-Christine Sequenzia  

No Challenge Too Big by Simon Wilson

People Who Raised Me Beyond by Kristin M. Rytter, Ph.D.

The Purple Tree and other poems by Sydney Edmond

One Letter at a Time by Rick Hoyt                                                           

Out of Silence:  An Autistic Boy's Journey into Language and Communication by Russell Martin

Real People, Regular Lives by Sally R. Young

Plankton Dreams: What I Learned in Special Ed (Immediations) by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay (2015-05-15) (Paperback)

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida - translated from Japanese to English by Keiko Yoshida and David Mitchell  

Reasonable People:  A Memoir of Autism and Adoption by Ralph Savarese

Reflections of a Unicorn by Richard D. Creech

The Road Trip:  Life with Autism by Gloria Pearson-Vasey and J. Kevin Vasey

See Us Smart!  Facilitated Communication—Case Studies by Charlene Brandl

Sharing Our Wisdom:  A Collection of Presentations by People within the Autism Spectrum edited by G. Gillingham and S. McClennen, published by the Autism National Committee 

Silent Words and Forever Friends by Margaret Eastham and David Eastham

Speaking Up and Spelling It Out edited by Melanie Fried-Oken and Hank Bersani

Speechless:  Facilitated Communication for People without Voices by Rosemary Crossley

Starvin Marvine and Family (Kindle Edition) by Barry Smith 

Synergy by Barbara Rentenbach

Talking of Macbeth:  Short stories by the Author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman

Typed Words, Loud Voices edited by Ibby Grace and Amy Sequenzia 

Under the Eye of the Clock:  The Life Story of Christopher Nolan
by Christopher Nolan

Under the Silence Is Me:  How It Feels to Be Nonverbal by Kimberly Dixon

The Vial by Chammi Rajapatirana

Traveler's Tales:  My Journey with Autism by Chandima Rajapatirana

Typed Words, Loud Voices:  A Collection, edited by Amy Sequenzia and Elizabeth J. Grace

Waves of Words:  Augmented Communicators Read and Write by Karen Erickson, David Koppenhaver and David Yoder

Words Unspoken: Facilitated Communication gives a voice to those unable to speak by Joshua Harris

Some of these books and also books relating to various disabilities including autism are available from the UNH IOD Bookstore.