Suggested Reading Materials for Patients

General Speech and Language

Childhood Speech, Language, and Listening Problems: What Every Parent Should Know
Author: Patricia McAleer Hamaguchi
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Early Language Development

Beyond Baby Talk: From Sounds to Sentences. A Parents Complete Guide to Language
Author: Kenn Apel, et al
CA: Three Rivers Press

Talking From Infancy: How to Nurture and Cultivate Early Language Development
Author: W. Fowler
Cambridge, Mass.: Brookline Books

Talking Time: Language Enrichment Activities for the Very Young
Author: Jeanette W. Stickel
The Speech Bin, Inc.

The Late Talker: What to Do If Your Child Isn’t Talking Yet
Author: Dr. Marilyn C. Agin
St. Martin’s Press

The New Language of Toys: Teaching Communication Skills to Children with Special Needs, A
Guide for Parents and Teachers

Author: Joan E. Heller Miller, Ed. M., Sue Schwartz, Ph.D.
Woodbine House Publishers

What to Expect the First Year
Author: Arlene Eisenberg, et al
Workman Publishing Company, Inc.

What to Expect the Toddler Years
Author: Arlene Eisenberg, et al
Workman Publishing Company, Inc.

Your Child at Play Two to Three Years: Growing Up, Language, and the Imagination (Your
Chile at Play Series)

Author: Marilyn Segal and Wendy Masi

Social Language Skills

The Friendship Factor: Helping Our Children Navigate Their Social World and Why it Matters
for Their Success and Happiness

Author: Kenneth H. Rubin, Ph.D.
Viking Press

The Social World of Children Learning to Talk
Author: Betty Hart, Ph.D. and Todd R. Risley, Ph.D.
Brookes Publishing Co.

Social Skills Activities for Special Children
Author: Darlene Mannix
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers

Teaching Your Child the Language of Social Success
Author: M. Duke, S. Nowicki, and E. Martin
Atlanta, Georgia: Peachtree Publishers, Ltd.

Navigating the Social World; A Curriculum for Individual’s with Asperger’s Syndrome, High
Functioning Autism, and Related Disorders

Author: J. McAfee
Arlington, TX Future Horizons, Inc.

Reaching Out, Joining In: Teaching Social Skills to Young Children with Autism
Author: Mary Jane Weiss and Sandra L. Harris
Woodbine House


Sometimes I Just Stutter: a book for children between the ages of 7 and 12
Author: Eelco de GeusMemphis, TN: Stuttering Foundation of America


Is Your Voice Telling on You? How to Find and Use Your Natural Voice
Author: Daniel R. Boone, Ph.D.
San Diego, CA: Singular Publishing Group, Inc

Change Your Voice, Change Your Life
Author: Morton Cooper
Wilshire Book Company


Activity Schedules for Children with Autism: Teaching Independent Behavior
Author: Lynn E. McClannahan and Patricia J. Krantz

A Treasure Chest of Behavioral Strategies for Individuals with Autism
Author: Beth Fouse and Maria Wheeler
Future Horizons, Incorporated

Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals
Author: Tony Attwood and Lorna Wing
Philadelphia, PA Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Keys to Parenting the Child with Autism
Author: Marlene Targ Brill
Barron’s Educational Series, Incorporated

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome
Author: Liane Holliday Willey and Tony Attwood

Siblings of Children with Autism: A Guide for Families
Author: Sandra L. Harris
Woodbine House

Sleep Better: A Guide to Improving Sleep for Children with Special Needs
Author: Vincent Mark Durand
Paul H. Brookes

The Child With Special Needs: Encouraging Intellectual and Emotional Growth
Author: Stanley I. Greenspan, M.D.
Perseus Publishing

Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
Author: Temple Grandin and Oliver W. Sacks
Random House, Inc.

Toilet Training for Individuals with Autism and Related Disorders
Author: Maria Wheeler
Random House, Inc.