Born on a Blue Day by Daniel Tammet, traces the inspiring story of an autistic savant with genius-level mathematical talents, describing how he was eschewed by his classmates in spite of his near-photographic memory and super-human capacity.
Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age by Sarah Hendrick, talks about the difference being female makes to the diagnosis, life and experiences of a person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), which has largely gone unresearched and unreported until recently.
Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently by Steven Silberman, asks what is autism: a devastating developmental condition, a lifelong disability, or a naturally occurring form of cognitive difference akin to certain forms of genius? In truth, it is all of these things and more – and the future of our society depends on our understanding it.
Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome by Mohammond Ghaziuddin, is the first book to address the increasingly urgent need for information about psychiatric problems in people with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). Mental Health Aspects of Autism and Asperger Syndrome systematically explains the emotional and psychological difficulties that are often encountered with ASDs.