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From My Perspective

OCALI Family & Community Outreach Center’s podcast

Hear from people with disabilities, their families, friends, coworkers and neighbors. You’ll hear about everyday life, passions, interests, opinions. You’ll be inspired, you’ll laugh, you’ll cry (or at least we did), but more importantly you’ll better understand what life is like…from our perspective. Click here for transcript.

"Top 10" List for Families

The top 10 most popular books requested by families in the free Lending Library.

  1. Autism: Now What? The Primer for Parents
    by Abby Ward Collins
  2. Complete Guide to Asperger’s Syndrome
    by Tony Attwood
  3. The Oasis Guide to Asperger Syndrome: Advice, Support, Insights, and Inspiration
    by Patricia Rownaowski Bashe
  4. Sleep Well on the Autism Spectrum: How to Recognise Common Sleep Difficulties
    by Kenneth J. Aitken
  5. Asperger Syndrome and Social Relationships: Adults Speak Out About Asperger Syndrome
    by Genevieve Edmonds
  6. I Have Autism: A Child’s First Look at Autism
    by Pat Crissey
  7. It’s Not a Perfect World, But I’ll Take It
    by Jennifer Rose
  8. Delicate Threads: Friendships Between Children with and Without Special Needs in Inclusive Settings
    by Debbie Staub
  9. Thinking in Pictures: And Other Reports from My Life with Autism
    by Temple Grandin
  10. Nobody Nowhere: The Extraordinary Autobiography of an Autistic
    by Donna Williams