The individual accounts of parents and siblings of people on the spectrum presented in this book explore the challenges that families of people with autism have faced, and the techniques they have used to improve the quality of their relatives’ lives. The contributors also reflect on how they have supported their children or siblings. The book offers practical advice to families who are affected by autism spectrum disorders, and provides insights for professionals working with people with ASD.
Johnson, J. and Van Rensselaer, A. (2008). Families of Adults with Autism: Stories and Advice for the Next Generation. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.