Bibliography

Author(s)TitleDescription
Steve Silberman“NeuroTribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity”Delves into the history of autism and the concept of neurodiversity, providing a comprehensive exploration of the subject.
Barry M. Prizant“Uniquely Human: A Different Way of Seeing Autism”The author, a leading expert in autism, offers a compassionate and humanistic approach to understanding and supporting individuals on the autism spectrum.
Temple Grandin and Richard Panek“The Autistic Brain: Thinking Across the Spectrum”Temple Grandin, who is on the autism spectrum herself, provides insights into the autistic brain and shares personal experiences, offering a unique perspective on neurodiversity.
Thomas Armstrong“Neurodiversity: Discovering the Extraordinary Gifts of Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia, and Other Brain Differences”Explores the concept of neurodiversity and celebrates the unique strengths and talents associated with various neurodivergent conditions.
Thomas Armstrong“The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain” Armstrong emphasises the positive aspects of neurodiversity and highlights the potential benefits of embracing diverse ways of thinking and processing information.
Jeffrey M. Schwartz“Brain Lock: Free Yourself from Obsessive-Compulsive Behaviour”Explores the neuroscience behind OCD and provides practical strategies for managing and overcoming obsessive thoughts and compulsive behaviours.
David Adam“The Man Who Couldn’t Stop: OCD and the True Story of a Life Lost in Thought”In this memoir, David Adam shares his personal experience with OCD and delves into the science and history of the disorder. He discusses the misconceptions surrounding OCD and provides insights into its impact on daily life.
Lee Baer“The Imp of the Mind: Exploring the Silent Epidemic of Obsessive Bad Thoughts”Lee Baer, a leading expert on OCD, examines intrusive thoughts and their connection to OCD. He offers advice on how to cope with obsessive thoughts and provides techniques for managing the disorder.
Jonathan Grayson“Freedom from Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: A Personalised Recovery Program for Living with Uncertainty”Provides a comprehensive guide to understanding and treating OCD. It offers practical exercises, self-assessment tools, and step-by-step strategies to help individuals regain control over their lives.
Brock L. Eide and Fernette F. Eide“The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain”This book explores the positive aspects of dyslexia and how dyslexic individuals can excel in different areas of life.
Ben Foss “The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan: A Blueprint for Renewing Your Child’s Confidence and Love of Learning”Provides practical strategies for parents and educators to help dyslexic children succeed and thrive.
Sally Shaywitz “Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Reading Problems at Any Level”Delves into the science of dyslexia, provides insights into its challenges, and offers effective interventions for individuals with dyslexia.
Gail Saltz“The Power of Different: The Link Between Disorder and Genius”Explores how neurodiversity, including dyslexia, can be a source of strength and creativity.
Kiesa Kay“Uniquely Gifted: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Twice-Exceptional Student”Discusses the concept of twice-exceptionality, where individuals have both learning disabilities like dyslexia and exceptional abilities in other areas.
Professor Sally Shaywitz and Jonathan Shaywitz“The Dyslexic Brain: New Pathways in Neuroscience Discovery”Explores the latest research and scientific understanding of dyslexia and provides insights into the unique cognitive strengths of dyslexic individuals.
Julian G. Elliott and Elena L. Grigorenko“The Dyslexia Debate”Examines different perspectives on dyslexia, including its definition, diagnosis, and educational approaches.
Naoki Higashida“The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism”Offers a first-hand account of autism from the perspective of a young boy with nonverbal autism, providing valuable insights into the sensory experiences and thought processes of individuals on the spectrum.
Naoki Higashida“Fall Down 7 Times Get Up 8: A Young Man’s Voice from the Silence of Autism”Written as a sequel to “The Reason I Jump,” this book provides further insights into the life and experiences of Naoki Higashida, offering a deeper understanding of autism from his perspective.
Temple Grandin “Thinking in Pictures: My Life with Autism”Temple Grandin, a renowned autism advocate, shares her personal experiences and provides an inside look into how her mind works. This book offers valuable perspectives on sensory sensitivities, visual thinking, and the strengths of individuals with autism.
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