Leeds University Library

Module Reading List

An Introduction to Autism, 2017/18, Semester 2
Jacqui Ambler
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue


ATTWOOD, A. (1998) Asperger's syndrome : a guide for parents and professionals . London: Jessica Kingsley

AARONS, M. and GITTENS, T.Y. (1999) The handbook of autism : a guide for parents and professionals. London: Routledge

BARON-COHEN, S. (2008) Autism and asperger syndrome Oxford: Oxford University Press. Chapter 1 available as an online course reading in the VLE

BOGDASHINA, O. (2003) Sensory perceptual issues in autism and Asperger syndrome : different sensory experiences, different perceptual worlds . London: Jessica Kingsley

BOGDASHINA, O. (2005) Communication issues in autism and Asperger syndrome : do we speak the same language? London: Jessica Kingsley

BOGDASHINA, O. (2005) Theory of mind and the triad of perspectives on autism and Asperger syndrome : a view from the bridge London: Jessica Kingsley

BREAKEY, C. (2006) The autism spectrum and further education : a guide to good practice London: Jessica Kingsley

CLEMENTS, J. (2000) Behavioural concerns and autistic spectrum disorders : explorations and strategies for change. London: Jessica Kingsley

COLEMAN, M. ed. (2005) The neurology of autism Oxford: Oxford University Press

CUMINE, V. (1998) Asperger syndrome : a practical guide for teachers . London: Fulton

CUMINE, V., LEACH, J. (2000) Autism in the early years : a practical guide London: Fulton.

DEPARTMENT FOR EDUCATION AND SKILLS. (2002) Autism spectrum disorders : good practice guidance Annesley: DfES

FARRELL, M. (2006) The effective teacher's guide to autism and communication difficulties : practical strategies London: Routledge

FRITH, U. and E. HILL. eds. (2004) Autism, mind and brain Oxford: Oxford University Press

HALL, K. (2001) Asperger syndrome, the universe and everything . London: Fulton

HEWITT, S. (2005) Specialist support approaches to autism spectrum disorder students in mainstream settings London: Jessica Kingsley

HOWLIN, P. (1997) Autism : preparing for adulthood. London: Routledge

IVES, M. (1999) What is Asperger syndrome, and how will it affect me? London: NAS

JONES, G. (2002) Educational provision for children with autism and Asperger syndrome : meeting their needs London: David Fulton

JORDAN, R., and S. POWELL. (1995) Understanding and teaching children with autism Chichester, Wiley

JORDAN, R. (1999) Autistic spectrum disorders : an introductory handbook for practitioners London: Fulton

LAWSON, W. (2001) Understanding and working with the spectrum of autism : an insider's view London: Jessica Kingsley

MESIBOV, G., SHEA, V., & E. SCHOPLER. eds. (2004) The TEACCH approach to autism spectrum disorders New York: Springer

MUKHOPADHYAY, T. (2000) Beyond the silence : my life, the world and autism. London: NAS

MURRAY, S. (2008) Representing autism : culture, narrative, fascination Liverpool: Liverpool University Press

NATIONAL AUTISTIC SOCIETY (NAS) (2001) Approaches to autism : an easy to use guide to many and varied approaches to autism.. (3rd revised edition). London: NAS

NAS (2001) The autistic spectrum : a parents' guide to understanding and helping your child. London: NAS

NAS (2004) Schools, units and classes for children with autism and Asperger syndrome. London: NAS

POWELL, S. ed. (2000) Helping children with autism to learn. London: David Fulton

SACKS, O. (1995) An anthropologist on Mars : seven paradoxical tales London: Picador

SAINSBURY, C. (2000) Martian in the playground : understanding the schoolchild with Asperger's syndrome Clifton: Lucky Duck

SANDERS, R. (2007) How to talk to parents about autism London: Norton

SEACH, D., LLOYD, M., and M. PRESTON., (2002) Supporting children with autism in mainstream schools Birmingham: Questions Publishing

SIEGEL, B. (2003) Helping children with autism learn : treatment approaches for parents and professionals Oxford: Oxford University Press

THOMPSON, T. (2007) Making sense of autism Baltimore: Brookes Publishing

WHITAKER, P. (2001) Challenging behaviour and autism : making sense - making progress : a guide to preventing and managing challenging behaviour for parents and teachers London: NAS

WILLIAMS, D. (1992) Nobody nowhere. London: Doubleday

WILLIAMS, D. (1994) Somebody somewhere : breaking free from the world of autism. London: Doubleday

WILLIAMS, D. (1996) Autism, an inside-out approach : an innovative look at the mechanics of 'autism' and its developmental 'cousins'. London: Jessica Kingsley

WILLEY, L HOLIDAY (1999) Pretending to be normal : living with Asperger's syndrome. London: Jessica Kingsley

WING L (1996) The autistic spectrum: a guide for parents and professionals. London: Constable and Co.

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Journals/newspaper articles

Communication: the magazine of the National Autistic Society

Support for learning (nasen - National Association for Special Educational Needs - journal)

British journal of special education (nasen research journal)

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VLE resources/E - learning resources

Asperger Information Service: www.udel.edu/bkirby/asperger/

Oasis (On-line Asperger Information Service – lots of useful information including teaching tips for working with ‘high functioning’ students with autism)

Autism Europe: www.autismeurope.org (European association co-ordinating regional associations across Europe)

Autism International Network: www.students.uiuc.edu/-bordner/ani.html (on-line network for adults / young people with autism / Asperger syndrome)

National Autistic Society: www.nas.org.uk (This website lists links to other websites and most recent research as well as general information on autism, Asperger syndrome etc.)

Parental perspective: http://aspergersinfo.wordpress.com (A blog based on one parent’s experiences with her son who has Asperger syndrome)

Resources: www.autismlist.com (Directory with themed list of links to other sites)

TEACCH website (University of North Carolina) www.unc.edu/depts/teacch/structur.htm (information on structured teaching)

This list was last updated on 17/02/2011