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Creating Optimal Rhythms for Life, 

Learning, Communication, and Independence

     Outreach Programs

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

ACCESS Academy

Our private day school provides students with severe autism:

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

Neurologic Music Therapy Services

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

Books by People Who Use AAC to Communicate

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Books, Chapters and Writings by People Who Use AAC to Communicate A Foot in Both Worlds edited by Mary Lapos (privately printed)


A Full Life with Autism: From Learning to Forming Relationships to Achieving Independence by Chantal Sicile-Kira and Jeremy Sicile-Kira
http://jeremysicilekira.com/books/  

 
Annie's Coming Out by Rosemary Crossley and Anne McDonald
http://www.amazon.com/Annies-Coming-Out-Rosemary-Crossley/dp/0140056882


Autism and the Myth of the Person Alone by Douglas Biklen with Richard Attfield, Larry Bissonnette, Lucy Blackman, Jamie Burke, Alberto Frugone, Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay, and Sue Rubin
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Autism-and-the-Myth-of-the-Person-Alone.html


Beneath the Surface:  Creative Expressions of Augmented Communicators edited by Michael B. Williams and Carole Krezman 
https://www.isaac-online.org/english/online-store/books/beneath-the-surface/  


Beyond the Silence:  My life, the world, and autism by Tito Mukhopadhyay
http://www.amazon.com/Beyond-Silence-Life-World-Autism/dp/1899280316


Book of Poems by Christopher Patton
http://www.lopsidedheartcreations.com/products-page/  


Bridges Over Barriers in My Life with Autism by Andrew Bloomfield
http://www.ont-autism.uoguelph.ca/AB-2011-blurb.pdf


Bridges Over Barriers: In Our Own Words edited by Andrew Bloomfield
http://www.ont-autism.uoguelph.ca/Bridges-announce-1.pdf


Carly's Voice:  Breaking Through Autism by Arthur Fleischmann with Carly Fleischmann http://carlysvoice.com/


Carrying Autism, Feeling Language: Experiences Beyond Lucy's Story by Lucy Blackman 

http://www.smashwords.com/books/view/314657   


Caught Between Two Worlds (My Autistic Dilemma) by Thomas S. Page
http://www.iodbookstore.org/products/Caught-Between-Two-Worlds%3A--My-Autistic-Dilemma.html


Damburst of Dreams by Christopher Nolan
http://www.amazon.com/Dam-Burst-Dreams-Christopher-Nolan/dp/0821409123


Dancing Daisies (Just Be) Volume 1 by Sara Pyszka 
http://www.amazon.com/Dancing-Daisies-Just-Be-Volume/dp/0615910602

Danson: The Extraordinary Discovery of an Autistic Child's Innermost Thoughts and Feelings by Michele Pierce Burns and Danson Mandela Wambua  www.dansonsbook.com 

 
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly:  A Memoir of Life in Death by Jean-Dominique Bauby
http://www.amazon.com/The-Diving-Bell-Butterfly-Memoir/dp/0375701214


Give Me My Voice:  A book of poems expressed through facilitated communication by Jane Gauger
http://www.worldcat.org/title/give-me-my-voice-a-book-of-poems-expressed-through-facilitated-communication/oclc/52510697


Ghost Boy:  My escape from a life locked inside my own body by Martin Pistorius
http://www.martinpistorius.com/ghost-boy-book


The Gold of the Sunbeams and Other Stories by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay  http://www.amazon.com/The-Gold-Sunbeams-Other-Stories/dp/1611452538


How Can I Talk If My Lips Don’t Move by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay
http://books.google.com/books/about/How_Can_I_Talk_If_My_Lips_Don_t_Move.html?id=4RMZcgAACAAJ


I Am Intelligent: From Heartbreak to Healing--A Mother and Daughter's Journey through Autism by Peyton Goddard and Diane Goddard with Carol Cujec, Ph.D.                           http://www.peytongoddard.com/iamintlgent.html  


I Am in Here: The Journey of a Child with Autism Who Cannot Speak but Finds Her Voice by Elizabeth M. Bonker and Virginia G. Breen  http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0800720717/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_alp_wzPIob1G09428


I Don't Want to Be Inside Me Anymore:  Messages from an Autistic Mind by Birger Sellin
http://www.amazon.com/Dont-Want-Be-Inside-Anymore/dp/0465088880


I Had No Means to Shout by Mary Jane Gray Hale and Charles Martel Hale, Jr.
http://www.amazon.com/I-Had-No-Means-Shout/dp/1585004014


I Might Be You:  An Exploration of Autism and Connection by Barb Rentenbach and Lois Prislovsky, Ph.D.  
http://muleandmuseproductions.com/ 


I Raise My Eyes to Say Yes by Ruth Sienkiewic-Mercer and Steven B. Kaplan 
http://www.iraisemyeyes.com/  


I Transcend the Moment by Richard J. Attfield                           
https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151126201578461&set=p.10151126201578461&type=1&theater  


Ido in Autismland:  Climbing Out of Autism's Silent Prison by Ido Kedar http://www.amazon.com/Ido-Autismland-Climbing-Autisms-Silent/dp/0988324709


I’m Not a Poet but I Write Poetry:  Poems from My Autistic Mind by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay
http://www.amazon.com/Not-Poet-but-Write-Poetry/dp/1477126384


I’m So Glad You Found Me in Here by Matthew Hobson and Nancy Hobson
http://www.hobsonbooks.com/ 


In Dark Hours I Find My Way:  Messages from an Autistic Mind by Birger Sellin
http://www.amazon.com/In-Dark-Hours-Find-Way/dp/0575058021

In Our Own Words by Andrew Bloomfield
http://www.ont-autism.uoguelph.ca/Bridges-announce-1.pdf 

Journey Out of Silence:  An autobiography by William L. Rush
http://www.pinterest.com/pin/74802043782991932/  


Life:  A collection of poems by Adam Cope
http://www.adam.org.au/books/life.html


The Light Within by Lincoln Grigsby. 
Contact at joanmariah@comcast.net


Look Up for Yes by Julia Tavalaro and Richard Tayson
http://www.amazon.com/Look-up-Yes-Julia-Tavalaro/dp/0140272828


Lucy's Story: Autism and Other Adventures by Lucy Blackman
http://www.amazon.com/Lucys-Story-Autism-Other-Adventures/dp/1843100428


The Mind Tree:  A Miraculous Child Breaks the Silence of Autism by Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay 
http://www.amazon.com/The-Mind-Tree-Tito-Mukhopadhyay/dp/B001G8WLNO


My Left Foot by Christy Brown
http://www.amazon.com/My-Left-Foot-Christy-Brown/dp/0749391774/ref=pd_cp_b_2
My Voice:  Autism, Life and Dreams by Amy-Christine Sequenzia
http://emmashopebook.com/2012/09/06/an-interview-with-amy-sequenzia/  

No Challenge Too Big by Simon Wilson 
http://www.simonsbook.co.uk/

People Who Raised Me Beyond by Kristin M. Rytter, Ph.D. 
http://www.amazon.com/People-Who-Raised-Me-Beyond/dp/B004TV6PW8



Source: http://typingtocommunicatebooks.blogspot.com/2014/10/books-chapters-and-writings-by-people.html?m=1