Leeds University Library

Module Reading List

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 16/01/2018