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We recently asked our friends on Facebook and Twitter to give us recommendations for books on subjects such as autism and learning difficulties. Here are their suggestions. This list will be updated so please submit any favourite books. And don’t forget if you’re buying books online please go via the Easy Fundraising website  and you can raise money for Lapwing at no extra cost to you.

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

Recommended by Wendy at Lapwing

The Reason I jump by Naoki Higashida: Autism from the inside

A current favourite; a 1st person insight from a Japanese teen. Recommended by Autism Care UK and Lapwing Trustee Linda Stretc

 Sami Timimi’s ‘Straight Talking Introduction to Children’s Mental Health Problems’

Recommended by @pccsbooks

Aspergirls: Empowering Females with AS by Rudy Simone and Children & Teenagers with AS by Anna Van Der Post et al.

A Friend Like Henry by Nuala Gardner

“One of the first autism books I read; still one of my favourites. Both recommended by @MumForAutism

Ido in Autismland by Ido Kedar

I Might be You be Barbara Rentenbach

Both recommended by @everhopeful1000

Barrington Stoke books are fantastic as they have simpler text for those who are struggling but with more grown up themes!!!

Recommended by Lapwing Tutor Jayne Kingshott

Using Intensive Interaction and Sensory Integration by Phoebe Caldwell – A Handbook for those who support people with severe autistic spectrum disorder

Recommended by Lapwing parent Emma Withers

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