The Ultimate Resource List for Families Living with Autism

Thank you for stopping by to visit! It is my hope and prayer that you will find some bit of encouragement, a few resources to equip you, and someone (me!) who can relate to you as you journey through life as part of a family living with autism. Some of my posts may include affiliate links. Welcome!


Have you read our Coping Skills for Families Living with Autism series? If not, make sure you go back and read all of the posts. Each person who contributed to the series shared some very insightful and encouraging tips and advice for families living with autism, and I know the series will be a wonderful resource for you and your family!

If you have been following along then you already know it is a fabulous resource and you will be especially excited to learn more about what we’re offering today!

The Ultimate Resource List for Families Living with Autism - Find amazingly helpful resources for your family living with #autism with this ULTIMATE list!

The Ultimate Resource List for Families Living with Autism


Favorite Books About Autism (for parents and other caregivers or family members)

Thinking in Pictures, Expanded Edition: My Life with Autism

Different . . . Not Less: Inspiring Stories of Achievement and Successful Employment from Adults with Autism, Asperger’s, and ADHD

I Think I Might Be Autistic: A Guide to Autism Spectrum Disorder Diagnosis and Self-Discovery for Adults

Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger’s Syndrome (Autism Spectrum Disorder) Expanded Edition

The Reason I Jump: The Inner Voice of a Thirteen-Year-Old Boy with Autism

Someone I’m with has Autism

The Spark: A Mother’s Story of Nurturing, Genius, and Autism

The Unwritten Rules of Social Relationships: Decoding Social Mysteries Through the Unique Perspectives of Autism

What Color is Monday?: How Autism Changed One Family for the Better

Children’s Books About Autism

Ashi: In a Class All by Myself

Ashi’s Birthday and Other Dreaded Days

Ashi’s Gift

Leah’s Voice

My Brother Charlie

My Friend Has Autism

Since We’re Friends

My Best Friend Will

Spaghetti is not a Finger Food (a beginner chapter book)

Super Lexi

Super Lexi is not a Fan of Christmas

I Am Utterly Unique: Celebrating the Strengths of Children with Asperger Syndrome and High-Functioning Autism

Movies About Autism


Temple Grandin

Jack of the Red Hearts

Autism: A Family’s Journey

Spectrum: A Story of the Mind

Talk to Me: a documentary film about children with Autism

Other Recommended Autism Resources

Coping Skills for Families Living with Autism

My Favorite Resources for Autism and Special Needs Parents found at

Autism Resources for Parents – The Ultimate New Guide from Autism Parenting Magazine

Autism Help Around the Internet from

Social Thinking Articles, resources, and products to help special needs families

Sensory Processing 101 A fabulous resource to help you understand sensory processing and our sensory systems.

Project Sensory Products to help support all 8 of your child’s sensory systems!

Special Needs Homeschooling

Not the Former Things

Lemon Lime Adventures

Our Crazy Adventures in Autismland

Growing Hands On Kids

Meet Penny

More Resources from Friends









The Power of One

If you have ever become overwhelmed by life then you will relate to the words on these pages! Learn how Jenny survives special needs parenting, health issues, and other ‘hard knocks’ in life.

Everyday Autism: An Inside Look at Parenting a Child on the Autism Spectrum gives a candid look at parenting a child on the spectrum.

Messy. Beautiful. Painful. Joy-filled.

Shawna shares the reality of her first year with an autism diagnosis.







Now on to the GIVEAWAY!

ALL who wish to may download the article I was honored to write for Autism Parenting Magazine for their April 2016 issue. I hope the words I share will offer more encouragement for you and will also give you a glimpse of the quality of the magazine.

Perhaps you would consider subscribing to Autism Parenting Magazine for monthly encouragement, resources, and tips? There are 3 economical subscription options available.  You can also try their free issue if you would like to see a bit more before subscribing!

Did you find this article helpful? Be sure to check out ALL of the posts in the Coping Skills for Families Living with Autism series!

 In this series, Coping Skills for Families Living with Autism, find encouragement and be equipped with these helpful posts from families already in the trenches of a life with #autism!

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