The Top 3 Autism books to read now for parents and caregivers

Books are our best friend. If you are a bibliophile like me, then before reaching out to ‘Google’ you will run to a nearby library. I have been in the Autism journey for the past 7 yrs and I have come across many books. Some were very theoretical which scared me more than helping me. Nevertheless, a few books have been really helpful. Either they have motivated and made me ponder to work better for my son or they have fed me with practical parenting help.

I would like to share 3 must-have books for your home library. I will add more in future posts.


  1. Early Intervention Games by Barbara Sher

The Blurb – Fun, Joyful ways to develop social and motor skills in children with Autism Spectrum or Sensory processing disorders.

This book has plenty of games you can play with your child (under 6) at home. Some games can be played for older kids too. The author explains the goals behind a game. She has also given modifications to the games. A must pick up. Click on the book cover below to Buy now from Amazon. 


2. Engaging Autism: Using the Floortime approach to help children Relate, Communicate and Think by Stanley I Greenspan

The Blurb – Covering all types of ASD, including Asperger’s Syndrome, from the earliest signs in infancy through the school years – and on into adulthood.

This book was suggested by my friend. I immediately had to get it because of her positive feedback. This book recommends many “Floortime strategies” to engage with your child. Also, he explains, how to find a way to their isolated world, get into that world and slowly how to bring them to our world. A must have in your library to know more about autism. Click on the book cover below to Buy Now from Amazon.


3. An Early start for your child with Autism by Sally J Rogers, Geraldine Dawson, Laurie A Vismara

The Blurb – Using everyday activities to help kids connect, communicate, and learn.

This book is an awesome read for the parent whose child has language delay and attention challenges. Apart from learning the basic fundamentals of autism, you will also be given tasks that are practical and educative to work with your child for better communication.

Click on the book cover below to Buy Now from Amazon.


Have you come across any informative autism-related books? Please share it with me.

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