Resource page

There are hundreds of resources out there, so we have compiled a short list to help get you started. We have read and used all the books listed and have participated and/or worked with each of the organizations on this list. These resources are just a starting point to help you on your journey. If you are looking for specific information, please contact us and we will help you find the answers you are looking for.



Education – wspei is a parent-educator organization helping to create resources for students and foster a positive relationship between parents and educators


CESA (Cooperative Educational Service Agency) – shares knowledge and experience of special education to help parents and educators as they strive for excellent programming and services. Please use the link to locate your CESA organization by district


Better IEPs by Barbara D. Bateman and Mary Anne Linden


All About IEPs by Peter W. D. Wright, Esq., Pamela Darr Wright, MSW, and Sandra Webb O’Connor, M.Ed

Speech and Language

More than Words by Fern Sussman


Play to Talk by James McDonald, Ph.D and Pam Stoika, Ph.D


The Literacy Link: A Multisensory Approach to Sound-Symbol Connections Book by Peggy S. Northrup, MS


The Out of Sync Child by Carol Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller


The Out of Sync Child has Fun by Carol Kranowitz and Lucy Jane Miller


Introduction to How Does My Engine Run?: The Alert Program for Self-Regulation by Mary Sue Williams and Sherry Shellenberger

Social Skills

Superflex…A Superhero Social Thinking Curriculum by Stephanie Madrigal and Michelle Garcia Winner


You are a Social Detective by Michelle Garcia Winner and Pamela Crooke


Social Behavior Mapping by Michelle Garcia Winner


Relationship Development Intervention with Young Children by Steven E. Gutstein and Rachelle K. Sheely


Engaging Autism by Stanley I. Greenspan and Serena Weider

Family and Financial Support, as well as, Information The Autism Society of Northeast Wisconsin The Autism Society of Wisconsin Bridge the Gap


Autism Spectrum Answers and Support Meetings, see Autism Spectrum Answers Facebook page


Loving Someone with Asperger’s Syndrome by Cindy Ariel, Ph.D and Steven Shore, EdD


Hitchhiking through Asperger Syndrome by Lisa Pyles and Tony Attwood


The Elephant in the Playroom by Denise Brody (A collection of essay written by parents with special needs children)


Unstrange Minds: Remapping the World of Autism by Roy Richard Grinker


10 Things Every Child with Autism Wishes You Knew by Ellen Notbohm and Veronica Zysk


Developing Talents by Temple Grandin and Kate Duffy


Thinking in Pictures by Temple Grandin

For Kids

Grumpy Cat by Britta Teckentrup


Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book by Celeste Shally and David Harrington


Rules by Cynthia Lord