Everything you need to understand or teach Emergence by Temple Grandin.
This book has a straightforward, autobiographical plot structure. It begins with a few chapters about the author remembering what it was like to grow up as an autistic child, right up through high school at a boarding school. The next few chapters use the images and symbols that are important to the author as she transcends the challenges of autism and uses them to her advantage. The final chapter makes some important observations about autism and how to help children who are autistic. There are three helpful appendices, as well.
This is probably one of the most unique books in the world, because typically autistic people never emerge from their handicap in order to communicate. However, as the story tells us, Temple is not usual in the world of autistics. Usually they do not learn to speak, much less to write, coherently, and often their words and phrases...
Emergence: Labeled Autistic Lesson Plans contain 104 pages of teaching material, including: