My brother Sammy / Becky Edwards and David Armitage
A child can't understand why his brother Sammy goes to a different school and can't play with him properly. A book that sensitively explores the feelings of loss and anger associated with having an autistic brother.
Looking after Louis / Lesley Ely
Louis’s classmates find a way to join him in his world by using imagination, kindness and a special game of football.
Blue bottle mystery : an Asperger adventure / Kathy Hoopmann
A wonderful insight into the world of a boy suffering from Asperger’s Syndrome, helping siblings / friends / classmates understand the condition, as well as reassuring children diagnosed with the condition.
Thomas has autism / Jillian Powell.
Follow a day in the life of Thomas. He shows us his family, friends, school and club, and talks about how he copes with day-to-day situations.
When a book might help
Sharing stories about various situations can put a child’s mind at ease and make transitions and new experiences easier to cope with and more understandable.