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Applied Behavioral Concepts
Applied Behavioral Concepts, provides affordable therapeutic behavioral and educational intervention services for children with Autism, Asperger’s, Pervasive Developmental Delays, Oppositional Defiance Disorders, Down syndrome, Fragile X and other developmental delays and behavioral disorders. We serve families and children 18 months to 12 years of age in preschool, school and home environments. We utilize the principles of Applied Behavior Analysis to teach through a variety of settings and situations to fully generalize all skills, both educational and social.
The Autism Resource Foundation
The Autism Resource Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization in Huntsville, Alabama which raises funds to help parents with children on the autism spectrum pay for licensed therapy and medical costs; provides resources to families, professionals and educators; raises awareness in the community; and advocates for local and statewide support.
The Autism Society of Alabama
This is an advocacy group, whose website offers educational resources, information about local resources, networking groups and more!
Behavioral Intervention Services
Behavioral Intervention Services is a private consulting service for parents/schools conducting intensive behavioral treatment for a child diagnosed with autism or a related disorder.
Autism Spectrum Disorder networking group.
The Riley Behavioral and Education Center
The Riley Center seeks to provide comprehensive services using a multidisciplinary approach to fulfill the urgent need for earlier diagnosis and treatment for children and their families faced with autism. Our staff implements the most current research-proven treatments and educational practices in a caring and supportive environment.
Library Related Materials
I Know Someone with Autism by
Call Number: J 616.85 BAR
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
This book introduces readers to what autism is, how it affects people, and what they can do to be a good friend to someone living with autism
How to Say I Love You Out Loud by
Call Number: YA COZ
Publication Date: 2015-08-04
When Jordyn's autistic brother joins her at her elite school her junior year, she is determined not to let anyone know they are related, even if that means closing herself off to her closest friends Erin, Tanu, and Alex, the football captain she secretly loves.
Call Number: J DAV
Publication Date: 2017-06-20
Lester's first days as a fifth grader at Quarry Elementary School are not even a little bit like he thought they would be -- the cafeteria is too loud for Lester's ears, there are too many kids, and then there's the bully. Lester was always home-schooled, and now he's shocked to be stuck in a school where everything just seems wrong. That's until he hears about the science fair, which goes really well for Lester! But then things go a bit sideways, and Lester has to find his way back. A touching peek into the life of a sensitive autism-spectrum boy facing the everydayness of elementary school, Superstar testifies that what you can do isn't nearly as important as who you are.
On the Edge of Gone by
Call Number: YA DUY
Publication Date: 2016-03-08
In Amsterdam, the Netherlands, in 2034, a comet is due to hit the Earth within the hour. Denise, who's sixteen years old and autistic, must try to find her missing sister and also help her neglectful, undependable mother safely aboard a spaceship.
Overcoming Autism by
Call Number: 618.9285 KOE
Publication Date: 2014-03-25
Presents the latest research on diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by a leading autism expert, together with the practical experiences and insight of a mother raising an autistic child.
The Boy Who Ate Stars by
Call Number: J KOC
Publication Date: 2006-03-07
Upon moving to a new apartment, twelve-year-old Lucy befriends an autistic boy who lives upstairs and, along with her friend Theo and a pampered pooch, takes Matthew on neighborhood adventures hoping to open him up to the world around them.
Call Number: J LOR
Publication Date: 2006-04-01
Frustrated at life with an autistic brother, twelve-year-old Catherine longs for a normal existence but her world is further complicated by a friendship with a young paraplegic.
Call Number: J MIL
Publication Date: 2013-05-16
An eighth-grade girl with Asperger's syndrome tries to befriend her new neighbor, facing many challenges along the way.
Temple Grandin by
Call Number: JB GRA MON
Publication Date: 2012-04-03
An authorized portrait about Grandin's life with autism and her groundbreaking work as a scientist and designer of cruelty-free livestock facilities describes how she overcame key disabilities through education and the support of her mother.
My Brother Charlie by
Call Number: E PEE
Publication Date: 2010-03-01
A girl tells what it is like living with her twin brother who has autism and sometimes finds it hard to communicate with words, but who, in most ways, is just like any other boy. Includes authors' note about autism.
The Someday Birds by
Call Number: J PLA
Publication Date: 2017-01-24
Charlie, twelve, who has autism and obsessive compulsive disorder, must endure a cross-country trip with his siblings and a strange babysitter to visit their father, who will undergo brain surgery.
How to Talk to an Autistic Kid by
Call Number: J 618.9285 STEF
Publication Date: 2011-04-01
Kids with autism have a hard time communicating, which can be frustrating for autistic kids and for their peers. In this intimate yet practical book, author Daniel Stefanski, a fourteen-year-old boy with autism, helps readers understand why autistic kids act the way they do and offers specific suggestions on how to get along with them.
Marcelo in the Real World by
Call Number: YA STO
Publication Date: 2009-03-01
Marcelo Sandoval, a seventeen-year-old boy on the high-functioning end of the autistic spectrum, faces new challenges, including romance and injustice, when he goes to work for his father in the mail room of a corporate law firm.
My Friend Has Autism by
Call Number: J 618.9285 TOU
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
My friend Zack has a disability called autism. But that doesn't matter to us. We talk about airplanes, build models, and enjoy hanging out at each other's house. I'm glad Zack is my friend!