Recommended Books

General history/neurodiversity/personal accounts 

  • Neurotribes by Steve Silberman 
  • Loud Hands: Autistic People Speaking 
  • Our Autistic Lives (Alex Ratcliffe ed., Jessica Kingsley Publishers) 
  • And Straight till Morning: Essays in Autism Acceptance (The Autistic Self Advocacy Network) 
  • The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida
  • Autism and Asperger Syndrome in Adults by Dr Luke Beardon 
  • My Autistic Awakening: Unlocking the Potential for a Life Well Lived by Rachael Lee Harris 


Workplace Accommodations 

  • The Neurodiverse Workplace by Victoria Honeybourne 


  • Love and Aspergers by Kate McNulty, Autistic Therapist 


  • Camouflage: The Hidden Lives of Autistic Women by Sarah Bargiela 


  • Gender Identity, Sexuality and Autism: Voices from across the spectrum 
  • Supporting Transgender Autistic Youth and Adults: A Guide for Professionals and Families 

Young Adults (late teens/early 20s depending on person) 

  • The Spectrum Girls Survival Guide: How to Grow Up Awesome and Autistic by Sienna Castallo 
  • The Autism Friendly Guide to Periods by Robyn Steward 
  • The Awesome Autistic Go To Guide: A Practical Handbook for Autistic Teens and Tweens by Yenn Purkis 
  • M in the Middle by Limpsfield Grange School 
  • M is for Autism by Limpsfield Grange School