Autism Books & Resources for Parents

Autism Books and Resources For Parents

The following is a list of autism books and resources for parents and caregivers of an Autistic, Asperger's Syndrome, or PDD child:

Recommended Reading

Autism Natural Medicine Guide by Stephanie Marohn

Autism is now epidemic in the U.S. The incidence rate averages 1 in 500, but can be as high as 1 in 150 in some areas. Satisfactory explanations for the meteoric rise in autism have been lacking, and conventional medicine has failed to come forward with successful treatments to reverse this condition.

The The Natural Medicine Guide to Autism (The Healthy Mind Guides) Disability Books) gives the reasons for the epidemic and details therapies that in many cases can successfully treat or reverse this disorder.

Special Diets for Special Kids by Lisa Lewis, Ph.D.

This best-selling book offers great-tasting recipes and tips for implementing special diets to aid in the treatment of Autism and related developmental disorders, including ADD/ADHD, allergies, Celiac disease, and much more.

This dietary intervention plan is explained in simple terms with easy-to-follow recipes for over 175 tasty treats, sweets and main dishes!

The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism CookBook
by Pamela Compart, M.D., and Dana Laake, R.D.H., M.S.

The ultimate guide to the gluten-free, casein-free diet for children. This latest edition features an additional 100 new recipes along with the previous great recipes which are simple to prepare and yummy.

The Kid-Friendly ADHD & Autism Cookbook, Updated and Revised: The Ultimate Guide to the Gluten-Free, Casein-Free Diet Healthy Diet Cooking Books) is the perfect cookbook for parents who have kids with behavioral or developmental challenges, or are just picky eaters.

Healing the New Childhood Epidemics
by Kenneth Bock, M.D., and Cameron Stauth

Healing the New Childhood Epidemics is an innovative biomedical approach that has changed the lives of more than a thousand children.

Drawn on medical research and based on years of clinical success, this program offers a safe, sensible solution that is individualized to each child to help remedy the root causes.

Paperback - 458 pages

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations by Stephanie Cave, M.D., F.A.A.F.P.

Once considered a godsend, vaccines are now felt by some to be associated with dramatic increases in brain and autoimmune diseases such as autism, asthma, diabetes, learning disabilities, and ADHD.

What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Children's Vaccinations Parenting & Families Books) is a vital, down-to-earth guide that will tell you which vaccines may be risky and what to consider to help safely vaccinate your children.

Lead Babies
by Joanna Cerazy M.Ed. and Sandra Cottingham Ph.D.

Lead poisoning is causing an epidemic of learning and behavior problems in our children. Lead Babies reveals important new information about in utero lead transfer from mother to unborn child.

Lead Babies: Breaking the Cycle of Learning Disabilities, Declining IQ, ADHD, Behavior Problems, and Autism gives detailed information to help parents lead-proof their homes and protect their children from the beginning of pregnancy through rearing.

Louder Than Words by Jenny McCarthy

Louder Than Words is a New York Times Bestseller. If someone you love is diagnosed with autism, this should be the first book you read.

"Jenny has done an incredible job retelling the story of Evan, who also was forced to make the perilous journey through autism. Autism in not a dead-end diagnosis. It is the beginning of a journey into faith, hope, love, and recovery."

- Jerry J. Kartzinel, M.D. F.A.A.P.

Mother Warriors by Jenny McCarthy

Mother Warriors by Jenny McCarthy is her latest inspirational book for mothers (and fathers) of autistic children who believe there is hope for their child.

According to Jay N. Gordon, M.D., FAAP, assistant clinical professor of pediatrics, UCLA Medical Center: "Medical interventions have caused many cases of autism. Jenny McCarthy presents a case for medical intervention that can lead to recovery."


Autism Research Institute
Founded by Bernard Rimland, PhD, this organization has been on the cutting edge of autism research and treatment since 1967.

Defeat Autism Now! (DAN!)
This group of physicians and licensed health care practitioners was brought together by the Autism Research Institute to create clinical guidelines for the assessment and drug-free treatment of autistic patients. You will find lists of DAN practitioners for every state, and internationally.

Generation Rescue
This organization provides evidence that mercury is a direct causal factor in autism, and that both the cause - and cure - of autism has been found. They also provide evidence that by eliminating mercury, autism can be fully and permanently reversed.

TACA (Talk About Curing Autism)
(TACA) provides information, resources, and support to families affected by autism. TACA helps to strengthen the autism community by connecting families and the professionals who can help them, allowing them to share stories and information to help people with autism be the best they can be.

Early Intervention Resources
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