By Devon Price, PhD
A fantastic introduction and self-exploration for late diagnosed/self-diagnosed autistics. A great book for putting words to the autistic experience and introduction to living more authentically.
By Chanelle Moriah
What does it mean to be autistic? What does MY autism look like? This beautifully illustrated workbook is a great way to get to know your autistic self.
A quick and easy-to-read introduction to the autistic community. Learn the terms, the basics about autism, and disability and self-advocacy.
By Niamh Garvey
Autistic self-care often looks different from neurotypical self-care. This book introduces ways to identify and regulate emotions, as well as taking care of mental health on a daily basis as an autistic person.
By Steve Silberman
This book is a dense read, but an amazing treasure trove of autism history. Learn about where the autism diagnosis came from, what being autistic has meant in the past, how autistics have been treated, and hints to where the neurodiversity movement is headed.
Edited By: Lydia X. Z. Brown
One of the few books created by and for autistics of color. A fantastic collection of writings (poems, short stories, and art) from autistic people of color.
By Casey "Remrov" Vormer
An easy-to-read basic intro to autism to share with non-autistic family and friends. The book covers the basics of autism, ableism, neurodiversity, and common communication differences. An opportunity for non-autistics to help bridge the double-empathy-gap.
By Eric Garcia
This book is written for friends, family, and allistic society at large. It dispels the many myths about autism and discusses the importance of autistic identity.
Edited By Morenike Giwa Onaiwu, Emily Paige Ballou, and Sharon daVanport
A collection of letters written by adult autistics to parents of the youngest generation of autistics. Informative for parents and cathartic for grown autistics wishing they had the words to tell their own parents and to start healing.
By Nedra Glover Tawwab
We teach people how to treat us, but how do we set healthy boundaries? What even are healthy boundaries? Lots of tables and easy-to-read bullet points to help navigate the complexities of relationships and boundaries.
By Emily and Amelia Nagoski
While written for overworked women, this book has valuable knowledge and tools for anyone who has struggled with burnout. If you are seeking something more interactive and less reading-intensive, The Burnout Workbook: Advice and Exercises to Help You Unlock the Stress Cycle is equally fantastic and can be used alone or with the original Burnout book.
By Lyric Rivera
A book written primarily for employers, but also helpful in helping neurodivergent people identify safe inclusive workplaces and explore options for reasonable accommodations to improve their own work life.
By Dani Donovan
This is not a planner, but a guide for noticing your emotions and addressing the hurdles that keep you from tackling difficult goals. The book offers fun and creative strategies that make executive functioning tasks more manageable with lots of colorful graphics, worksheets, and activities from a neurodivergent-affirming perspective.
By KC Davis, LPC
A light, easy-to-read guide on managing adulting tasks when you feel like you just can't. When executive functioning difficulties get in your way often, books like this are incredibly helpful and liberating.
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