Understanding the Spectrum: 7 Great Picture Books About Autism

Understanding the Spectrum: 7 Great Picture Books About Autism

Understanding the Spectrum: 7 Great Picture Books About Autism 683 685 Dave Zambotti

June 10, 2019

At the library, one of the most common requests is for help finding children’s picture books about autism. These seven picture books about autism are all very accessible reads for leading children into a discussion about autism.

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