Hundreds of resources at your disposal

There are hundreds of resources out there, so we have compiled a short list to help get you started. We have read and used all the books listed and have participated and/or worked with each of the organizations on this list. These resources are just a starting point to help you on your journey. If you are looking for specific information, please contact us and we will help you find the answers you are looking for.

Education – wspei is a parent-educator organization helping to create resources for students and foster a positive relationship between parents and educators

CESA (Cooperative Educational Service Agency) – shares knowledge and experience of special education to help parents and educators as they strive for excellent programming and services. Please use the link to locate your CESA organization by district

Better IEPs by Barbara D. Bateman and Mary Anne Linden

All About IEPs by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq., Pamela Darr Wright, MSW, and Sandra Webb O’Connor, M.Ed

Speech & Language

More than Words by Fern Sussman

Play to Talk by James McDonald, Ph.D and Pam Stoika, Ph.D

The Literacy Link: A Multisensory Approach to Sound-Symbol Connections Book by Peggy S. Northrup, MS


The Out of Sync Child by Carol Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller

The Out of Sync Child has Fun by Carol Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller

Introduction to How Does My Engine Run?: The Alert Program for Self-Regulation by Mary Sue Williams and Sherry Shellenberger

Social Skills

Superflex…A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum by Stephanie Madrigal and Michelle Garcia Winner

You are a Social Detective by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke

Social Behavior Mapping by Michelle Garcia Winner

Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children by Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely

Engaging Autism by Stanley I. Greenspan and Serena Weider

Family & Financial Support

The Autism Society of Northeast Wisconsin

The Autism Society of Wisconsin

Bridge the Gap

Autism Spectrum Answers and Support Meetings, see Autism Spectrum Answers Facebook page

Loving Someone with Asperger’s Syndrome by Cindy Ariel, Ph.D and Steven Shore, EdD

Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome by Lisa Pyles and Tony Attwood

The Elephant in the Playroom by Denise Brody (A collection of essay written by parents with special needs children)


Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism by Roy Richard Grinker

10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk

Developing Talents by Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy

Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin

For Kids

Grumpy Cat by Britta Teckentrup

Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally and David Harrington

Rules by Cynthia Lord

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