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Books by People Who Use AAC to Communicate (Continued)


The Purple Tree and other poems by Sydney Edmond
http://aut2communicate.com/products_Letterboards.html

One Letter at a Time by Rick Hoyt http://www.teamhoyt.com/


Out of Silence:  An Autistic Boy's Journey into Language and Communication by Russell Martin
http://www.amazon.com/Out-Silence-Journey-into-Language/dp/0805019987


Real People, Regular Lives by Sally R. Young
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Real-People%2C-Regular-Lives.html


The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida - translated from Japanese to English by Keiko Yoshida and David Mitchell  
http://www.amazon.com/The-Reason-Jump-Naoki-Higashida/dp/0812994868


Reasonable People:  A Memoir of Autism and Adoption by Ralph Savarese
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Reasonable-People%3A-A-Memoir-of-Autism-and-Adoption.html


Reflections of a Unicorn by Richard D. Creech
http://www.amazon.com/Reflections-Unicorn-Richard-D-Creech/dp/0963233300


The Road Trip:  Life with Autism by Gloria Pearson-Vasey and J. Kevin Vasey
http://www.amazon.com/The-Road-Trip-Life-Autism/dp/2895076030


See Us Smart!  Facilitated Communication—Case Studies by Charlene Brandl
http://www.robbiedeanpress.com/Our_Books/our_books.html


Sharing Our Wisdom:  A Collection of Presentations by People within the Autism Spectrum edited by G. Gillingham and S. McClennen, published by the Autism National Committee 
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Sharing-Our-Wisdom%3A--A-Collection-of-Presentations-by-People-Within-the-Autism-Spectrum.html


Silent Words and Forever Friends by Margaret Eastham and David Eastham
http://www.amazon.com/Silent-Words-Forever-Margaret-Eastham/dp/0969601204


Speaking Up and Spelling It Out edited by Melanie Fried-Oken and Hank Bersani
http://www.amazon.com/Speaking-Up-Spelling-It-Out/dp/1557664471


Speechless:  Facilitated Communication for People without Voices by Rosemary Crossley
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Speechless%3A--Facilitating-Communication-for-People-Without-Voices.html


Synergy by Barbara Rentenbach
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Synergy.html


Talking of Macbeth:  Short stories by the Author of Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman
https://smashwords.com/books/view/302139


Typed Words, Loud Voices edited by Ibby Grace and Amy Sequenzia  
http://autonomous-press.myshopify.com/products/typed-words-loud-voices


Under the Eye of the Clock:  The Life Story of Christopher Nolan by Christopher Nolan
http://www.amazon.com/Under-Eye-Clock-Story-Christopher/dp/0312012667


Under the Silence Is Me:  How It Feels to Be Nonverbal by Kimberly Dixon
with Marilyn Dixon  https://www.etsy.com/listing/179139775/under-the-silence-is-me-how-it-feels-to?ref=related-0


The Vial by Chammi Rajapatirana
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/The-Vial.html 


Traveler's Tales:  My Journey with Autism by Chandima Rajapatirana
http://artra.lk/this-is-not-a-pity-story-chandima-rajapatirana/

Typed Words, Loud Voices:  A Collection, edited by Amy Sequenzia and Elizabeth J. Grace 
http://autonomous-press.myshopify.com/products/typed-words-loud-voices

Waves of Words:  Augmented Communicators Read and Write by Karen Erickson, David Koppenhaver and David Yoder
https://www.isaac-online.org/english/online-store/books/waves-of-words/  

Words Unspoken: Facilitated Communication gives a voice to those unable to speak by Joshua Harris http://www.joshuasplanet.com/publications.html


Many of these books and also books relating to autism are available from the UNH IOD Bookstore. 
http://www.iodbookstore.org/ 

Creating Optimal Rhythms for Life, 

Learning, Communication, and Independence

Neurologic Music Therapy Services

  • Individual and Group sessions
  • Treatment for Various Developmental Disabilities 
  • Treatment for Stroke, Parkinson's Disease, Traumatic Brain Injury

ACCESS Academy

Our private day school provides students with severe autism:

  • A general education environment
  • Support for sensory and communication needs
  • Innovative neurologic supports

     Outreach Programs

       We have a number of outreach projects           we are offering soon: