Members’ Library

Members’ Library

Members of Autism Tasmania can access our library of resources from either our Hobart, Launceston or Burnie offices. Stocked titles cover a broad range of autism-related topics, including biographies, children’s fiction, parenting resources, self-help for autistic adults, and more.

If you would like to borrow one of our titles, please browse and make a reservation using our catalogue below.

If you are not yet a member, you can apply to join here.

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Women and Girls with Autism Spectrum Disorder – Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age

GirlsLife Skills

What Every Autistic Girl Wishes Her Parents Knew

ParentsUnderstanding Autism

What Is It Like to Be Me?

ChildrenParentsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

What to Feed an Asperger (Recipe Book)

ChildrenDietaryParentsTeenagers

When Herscue met Jomphrey and other tales from an Aspie Marriage

AdultsAutobiographyRelationships

What Are You Doing?

All childrenUnderstanding Autism

True Colours APAC Keynote Speakers

EducatorsParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Autism

Underdogs: Tooth and Nail – Different Battles need different ways of thinking

Story Relating to AutismTeens

Understanding Autism – The Essential Guide for Parents

ParentsUnderstanding Autism

Very Late Diagnosis of Asperger Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) – How Seeking a Diagnosis in Adulthood Can Change your Life

Adult DiagnosisAdults

Wandering and Drowning Prevention Toolkit

EducatorsParentsProfessionalsWater Awareness

The Survival Guide for Kids with Autism Spectrum Disorders (And their Parents) (Donated item)

ChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

Toilet Time – A training kit for Boys (Donated item)

Life SkillsParents

Toilet Time – A training kit for girls (Donated item)

Life SkillsParents

Transitioning Together (One Couple’s Journey of Gender and Identity Discovery)

AdultsSexuality and Relationships

Troubleshooting Relationships on the Autism Spectrum

AdultsRelationshipsTeenager

The Reason I Jump

AdultsAutobiographyParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

The Rosie Effect (Donated item) – Fiction

AdultsRelationships

The Rosie Project (Donated item) – Fiction

AdultsRelationships

The Rosie Result

AdultsRelationships

The Shyness & Social Anxiety workbook for Teens

AnxietyParentsTeenagers

The Socially Speaking Game (Board game for Ages 7 and up)

ParentsSocial SkillsTeenagers

The Kid’s Guide to Staying Awesome and in Control (Simple stuff to help children regulate their emotions and senses)

AnxietyChildrenParentsSensoryTeenagers

The Little Book of Autism FAQs

ChildrenParentsTeenagersUnderstanding Diagnosis

The New Social Story Book (Over 180 Social Stories that teach everyday social skills to children and young adults with autism or Asperger’s Syndrome and their peers)

EducatorsParentsProfessionalsSocial Stories

The Panicosaurus – Managing anxiety in children incl those with Asp.

AnxietyChildrenParentsTeenagers

The Passionate Mind – How People with Autism Learn

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

The Essential Manual for Asperger Syndrome (ASD) in the Classroom

EducatorsUnderstanding Autism

The Guide to Good Mental Health on the Autism Spectrum

AdultsMental HealthTeenager

The Hidden Curriculum – for Understanding Unstated Rules in Social Situations for Adolescents and Young Adults

AdultsSocial SkillsTeenager

The Hidden Curriculum of Getting and Keeping a Job: Navigating the Social Landscape of Employment (A guide for Individuals with Autism Spectrum and Other Social-Cognitive Challenges)

AdultsEmploymentTeenager

The Complete Guide to getting a job for people with Asperger’s Syndrome

AdultsEmploymentTeenager

The Disappointment Dragon (Learning to cope with disappointment)

All childrenCoping Strategies

The Don’t Freak Out Guide to Parenting Kids with Asperger’s

Parents

The Essential Guide to Safe Travel-Training for Children with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities

ChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

The Autism Discussion Page – On the Core Challenges of Autism (A toolbox for helping children with autism feel safe, accepted, and competent)

EducatorsLife SkillsParentsProfessionals

The Autism Spectrum Guide to Sexuality and Relationships (Understand yourself and make choices that are right for you)

AdultsSexuality and RelationshipsTeenager

The Autism-Friendly Guide to Periods

GirlsPuberty

The Autistic Brain

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

The Awesome Autistic Go-to Guide – A practical handbook for Autistic teens and tweens

TeensUnderstanding Autism

The a Word DVD – Season 1

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

The a Word DVD – Season 2

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

The Asperkid’s Secret Book of Social Rules (The Handbook of Not-so-obvious Social Guidelines for Tweens and Teens with Asperger Syndrome)

ChildrenParentsSocial SkillsTeenagers

The Autism Discussion Page – On Anxiety, Behavior, School, and Parenting Strategies

AnxietyEducatorsParentsProfessionals

Taking Care of Yourself and Your Family – A Resource Book for Good Mental Health

AdultsMental HealthParentsProfessionalsTeenagers

Talking with your child about their autism diagnosis

ParentsUnderstanding Diagnosis

Teach me with Pictures (40 fun picture scripts to develop play and communication skills in children on the autism spectrum)

EducatorsParentsProfessionalsSocial Stories

Temple Grandin

AdultsAutobiographyParentsProfessionalsTeenagers

Ten Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew

EducatorsParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Autism

The A to Z of Special Needs (A Practical Resource for Early Childhood and Primary Teachers)

EducationEducators

Siblings of Children with Autism (A Guide for Families)

Siblings

Sisterhood of the Spectrum (An Asperger Chick’s Guide to Life)

Life SkillsTeen Girls

Sleep Difficulties and Autism Spectrum Disorders (A Guide for Parents and Professionals)

CarersParentsProfessionalsSleep

Social Rules for Kids – The Top 100 Social Rules Kids Need to Succeed

ChildrenParentsSocial SkillsTeenagers

Step by Step Visual Cookbook (Vol. 1 Healthy No-Cook Recipes for Non-Readers)

AdultsChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

Survival Strategies for People on the Autism Spectrum

AdultsChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

One Step at a Time – Guide to Toilet Training

CarersParentsProfessionalsToileting

Online Safety for Children and Teens on the Autism Spectrum (A Parent’s and Carer’s Guide)

EducatorsParentsProfessionalsSocial Media

Paws

All children

Pedro’s Whale

All childrenUnderstanding Autism

Pretending to be Normal – Living with Asperger’s Syndrome

AdultsParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Autism

Revealing the Hidden Code: Social stories for people with Autism

CarersParentsProfessionalsSocial Stories

My Name is Khan

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

My Name is Ryan and I have Autism

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

Neurotribes – The Legacy of Autism and how to think smarter about people who think differently

AdultsHistory of AutismParentsProfessionalsTeenagers

My Brother Otto

SiblingsUnderstanding Autism

My Child Has Autism, Now What? – 10 Steps to get you started

ParentsUnderstanding Autism

My Friend has Autism

All childrenUnderstanding Autism

My Friend with Autism – Enhanced Edition

All childrenUnderstanding Autism

My Life in a Pea Soup (Donated item)

AdultsMemoirParentsProfessionals

Making Sense of Asperger’s – A story for children

All childrenUnderstanding Autism

Managing Anxiety in People with Autism (A Treatment guide for parents, teachers and mental health professionals)

AnxietyEducatorsParentsProfessionals

Me and My Sister

SiblingsUnderstanding Autism

Meditation for Aspies (Everyday Techniques to Help People with Asperger Syndrome take control and improve their lives)

AdultsMental HealthTeenager

Mindful Living with Asperger’s Syndrome (Donated by Footprint Books)

AdultsAnxietyChildrenParentsTeenagers

Motivate to Communicate

EducatorsParentsPlay SkillsProfessionals

It’s Raining Cats and Dogs (An Autism Spectrum Guide to the confusing world of idioms, metaphors and everyday expressions)

AdultsChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

Kevin Thinks

All childrenUnderstanding Autism

Little Volcanoes

BehaviourCarersParentsProfessionals

Make your Own Picture Stories for Kids with ASD (A DIY Guide for Parents & Carers)

CarersParentsProfessionalsSocial Stories

How to Tie Your Shoes (Learn how to lace and tie your shoes)

ChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

How to Transition to Tertiary Education (Helpful Hints for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder)

AdultsEducationParentsProfessionalsTeenagers

How to Transition to Tertiary Education (Helpful Hints for People with Autism Spectrum Disorder) – The Short Edition

AdultsEducationParentsProfessionalsTeenagers

I am Aspiengirl (The Unique Characteristics, Traits and Gifts of Females on the Autism Spectrum)

GirlsUnderstanding Autism

I’ll Tell you Why….I Can’t Wear Clothes

ChildrenParentsSensoryTeenagers

Findings and Conclusions: National Standards Project, Phase 2

CarersParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Therapy

Food Refusal and Avoidant Eating in Children – A practical guide for Parents and Professionals

CarersDietaryParentsProfessionals

Getting into the Game (Sports Programs for Kids with Autism)

CarersParentsProfessionalsSports

Helping Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome Get & Stay Hired

CarersEmploymentParentsProfessionals

House Rules

Adults

Employing people with disabilities

EmploymentProfessionals

Executive Function “Dysfunction” – Strategies for Educators & Parents (Donated by Footprint Books)

EducatorsExecutive FunctionParentsProfessionals

Exploring Feelings for Young Children with High-Functioning Autism or Asperger’s Disorder

CarersCognitive BehaviourParentsProfessionals

f.O.g – A tale for grownups to read with kids

ChildrenParentsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

Elemental Island (Fiction) (Donated by Footprint Books)

All childrenStory Relating to Autism

Developing Flexability Skills in Children and Teens with Autism (The 5P Approach to Thinking, Learning and Behaviour)

BehaviourCarersParentsProfessionals

Developing Resilience in Young People with Autism using Social Stories ™

CarersParentsProfessionalsSocial Stories

Discover – A Resource for people planning for the future (A National Disability Insurance Scheme Help Guide)

AdultsNDIS

Djarmbi – The Different Kookaburra (Kindly donated by Positive Partnerships)

All childrenIndigenous Storybook

Boomer & Me (A memoir of motherhood, and Asperger’s) – Donated Item

AdultsMemoirParentsProfessionals

Can I tell you about Autism? – A guide for friends, family and professionals

CarersParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Autism

Carly’s Voice – Breaking Through Autism

AdultsAutobiographyParentsProfessionals

Communicating Better with People on the Autism Spectrum – 35 Things You Need to Know

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

Autism, Access & Inclusion on the Front Line

EducatorsLife SkillsParentsProfessionals

Autism, The Invisible Cord – A Sibling’s Diary

SiblingsUnderstanding Autism

Be Different (Adventures of a Free-Range Aspergerian with practical advice for Aspergians, Misfits, Families and Teachers)

AutobiographyParentsTeenagers

Been There. Done That. Try This! An Aspie’s Guide to Life on Earth (Donated by Footprint Books)

AdultsParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Autism

Book of Emotions (from the Movie Disney Pixar – Inside Out) (Donated by AT Member)

ChildrenParentsTeenagersUnderstanding Emotions

Aspergirls

Life SkillsParentsTeen Girls

Atypical DVD – The Complete First Season

AdultsParentsProfessionalsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

Australian Autism Handbook 3rd Edition

CarersParentsProfessionalsUnderstanding Autism

Autism All-Stars (How we use our Autism and Asperger Traits to Shine in Life)

ChildrenLife SkillsParentsTeenagers

Autism and Everyday Executive Function (A strengths-based approach for improving attention, memory, organisation, and flexibility)

Executive FunctionParents/Carers Educators

Autism and Your Teen (Tips and Strategies for the Journey to Adulthood)

Life SkillsParentsTeenagers

A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education (Donated item)

EducationEducators

All Birds Have Anxiety

AdultsAnxietyChildrenParentsTeenagers

An Asperger Leader’s Guide to Living and Leading Change

AdultsLife Skills

Anxiety in Children and Adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Evidence-Based Assessment and Treatment)

AnxietyEducatorsParentsProfessionals

Asperger’s on the Job (Must have advice for people with Asperger’s or High Functioning Autism and their Employers, Educators and advocates

AdultsEmploymentTeenager

Asperger’s Rules (How to make sense of school and friends)

Social SkillsTeenagers

A Brief Guide to Autism Treatments

ParentsUnderstanding Therapy

A Different Kettle of Fish – A day in the life of a physics student with Autism

ChildrenParentsSocial SkillsTeenagers

A Different Kind of Brilliant

ChildrenParentsTeenagersUnderstanding Autism

A Double Shot of Happiness – Tim Sharp’s extraordinary journey from being diagnosed with autism to becoming an internationally renowned artist

AdultsAutobiographyParentsProfessionalsTeenagers

A Parent’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practice and Autism

ParentsUnderstanding Therapy

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