In this guide to Austism by Fred D. Volkmar and Lisa A. Wiesner, you can find useful advise for parents and caregivers of children with autism.  Fred Volkmar, MD is the Director of the Yale Child Study Center and Lisa Wiesner, MD is a pediatrician in private practice in Orange, CT and an assistant clinical professor at Yale.  Both known in the United States for leading the focus on autism.

A Practical Guide to Autism, What Every Parent, Family Member, and Teacher Needs to Know, is a great library resource with easy-to-use and reliable information to help children exhibiting autism characteristics and those who care for them.  This book will  provide background information on autism, how to screen for conditions like autism, practical information on complementary and alternative treatments and more!

Network members can borrow a copy from the Network Resource Library by contacting Marla Berrios at (203) 483-9757 or emailing her at For your convenience, pre-paid return envelopes are included with your library selection.