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Autism Acceptance Month Additional Resources

Enjoy these recommendations from our staff and teaching artists to continue to observe and celebrate Autism Acceptance Month year-round!

Roundtable Resources

Thank you to all that were able to attend our roundtable, The Joy of the Arts in the Autism Community. Please check out the resources mentioned at the event.

If you have any questions or would like to add additional resources, please reach out to Amanda Espinoza, Education and Community Engagement Manager, at

Welcome to the Calm Within the Chaos

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Bluelaces Theater Company - Social Narrative

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Michael Pantone - Creating Wonderland

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The BurkTech Players

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Recommended Reading


  • All My Stripes: A Story for Children with Autism
    By Shaina Rudolph and Danielle Royer
  • The Categorical Universe of Candice Phee
    By Barry Jonsberg
  • A Friend Like Simon
    By Kate Gaynor
  • Looking after Louis
    By Lesley Ely
  • My Brother Charlie
    By Holly Robinson Peete and Ryan Elizabeth Peete
  • Benji, The Bad Day, and Me
    By Sally J. Pla
  • Since We’re Friends: An Autism Picture Book
    By Celeste Shally
  • The Perfect Project: A Book about Autism
    By Dr. Tracy Packiam Alloway


  • Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversity
    By Steve Silberman
  • Shakespeare’s Heartbeat: Drama games for children with autism
    By Kelly Hunter
  • The Autistic Brain: Helping Different Kinds of Minds Succeed
    By Temple Grandin
  • Life, Animated: A Story of Sidekicks, Heroes, and Autism
    By Ron Suskind
  • Same but Different
    By Holly Robinson Peete
  • Embracing the Awkward
    By Joshua Rodriguez
  • A Room Called Earth
    By Madeleine Ryan
  • The Boy Who Went Away
    By Eli Gottlieb


Consider supporting a local independent bookstore by ordering these resources online! These book sellers offer home delivery, and many offer ebook partnerships.