Asperger’s Resources

Autism blogs

Actually Autistic blog list of other writers on this important topic since these personal accounts are the force driving the current evolution of understanding beyond “text book” definitions and diagnoses.

Books

(I have limited this growing list to those books I have actually read or am poised ready to read and will keep adding to it as I go. For my reviews, visit my Goodreads profile.)

Asperger’s from the Inside – Michelle Vines

I Am Aspien Woman – Tania Marshall

Nerdy, Shy & Socially Inappropriate – Cynthia Kim

Pretending to be Normal – Liane Holliday Willey

Women and Girls with Asperger Syndrome Disorder: Understanding Life Experiences from Early Childhood to Old Age – Sarah Hendrickx

NeuoTribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter and People Who Think Differently – Steve Silberman

Odd Girl Out: An Autistic Woman in a Neurotypical World – Laura James

Thinking in Pictures – Temple Grandin

Autism and the God Connections: redefining the Autistic Experience Through Extraordinary Accounts of Spiritual Giftedness– William Stillman.

Women from Another Planet? Our Lives in the Universe of Autism – Jean Kearns Miller

In the mind’s eye: Visual thinkers, gifted people with dyslexia and other learning difficulties, computer images and the ironies of creativity – T G West

The Autistic Brain – Temple Grandin and Richard Panek

Living in a Bubble: A Guide to Being Diagnosed with High Functioning Autism – Anthony King

Spectrum Women: Walking to the Beat of Autism – Barb Cook and Dr Michelle Garnett

The Electricity of Every Living Thing: One Woman’s Walk with Asperger’s – Katherine May

Songs of the Gorilla Nation: My Journey Through Autism – Dawn Prince Hughes

 

Online Resources

Spectrum Women Magazine

The Aspergian

Professor Tony Attwood and Dr Michelle Garnett

Tania Marshall’s List of Women’s Asperger’s Traits (examples given are anecdotal, meant as a guide not a diagnosis and in an effort to steer female diagnosis away from rather limited criteria formulated from longstanding observations of Asperger’s males)

The Neurodiversity Academy – YouTube channel by award winning author Tania Marshall

Autism Matters