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Developmental Disorders II: Attention Deficit Disorder and Autistic Spectrum Disorder, 2021/22, Semester J05
Dr Katie Gathercole
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Bax, M., & Gillberg, C. 2010. Comorbidities in developmental disorders. London: MacKeith Press.

Barkley, R. 2014. Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. New York: The Guilford Press.  

Baxter, P. 2006. Normality and abnormality. Developmental medicine and child neurology., 48(11). p.867. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2006.01885a.x

Blackburn, C., Read,J. and Spencer, N. 2013. Children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. In: Lemer, C. ed. Annual report of the Chief Medical Officer 2012: our children deserve better: prevention pays, (chapter 9, pp.1-13). - Available online:

Cooper, P., 2008. Like alligators bobbing for poodles? A critical discussion of education, ADHD and the biopsychosocial perspective. Journal of Philosophy of Education, 42(3‐4), pp.457-474.

Cooper, P., & Bilton, K. 2001. Attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder : a practical guide for teachers (Second edition). London: David Fulton.

Cooper, P., & O’Regan, F. (2001). Educating children with AD/HD : a teacher’s manual. London: Routledge/Falmer.

Farrell, M. 2011. The effective teachers guide to autism and communication difficulties. London: Routledge.

Feinstein, A. 2010. A history of autism : conversations with the pioneers ISBN: 9781444325478 (electronic bk.); 1444325477 (electronic bk.); 9781444325461; 1444325469; 9781405186544 (hb ; alk. paper); 9781405186537 (pb ; alk. paper); 1405186542 (hb ; alk. paper); 1405186534 (pb ; alk. paper); 3324517. London: Wiley-Blackwell.

Frith, U. 2003 Autism: explaining the enigma. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Ghaziuddin, M. 2005. Mental health aspects of autism and Asperger Syndrome ISBN: 1843107279 (pbk); 9781843107279 (pbk); 9781843107330 (hardback); 1843107333 (hardback). London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Hebron, J. and Bond C. 2019. Education and Girls on the Autism Spectrum: Developing an Integrated Approach. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Higashida, N. (2014). The Reason I Jump: One Boy’s Voice from the silence of Autism. Sceptre.

Holmes, J. 2010. Advances in Child development and Behaviour: Developmental disorders and interventions, Vol. 39. London: Elsevier.

Hulme, C. and Snowling, M. J. 2009. Developmental disorders of language, learning and cognition. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell. [Chapters on ADHD and ASD]

Jordan, R. 2013. Autism with severe learning difficulties : a guide for parents and professionals. London: Souvenir Press.

Lloyd, G., Stead, J. and Cohen, D. eds. 2006. Critical new perspectives on ADHD. London: Routledge.

Martin, V. 2015. M is for Autism. Jessica Kingsley Publishers. [co-written with the students of Limpsfield Grange School about living with autism].

Morton, J. 2004. Understanding developmental disorders : a causal modelling approach. Oxford: Blackwell. [For general developmental disorders].  

Phares, V. 2003. Understanding abnormal child psychology. Hoboken, NJ, US: Wiley.

Roth, I. 2010. The autism spectrum in the 21st Century : exploring pyschology, biology and practice ISBN: 9781849050876 (pbk : alk. paper). Milton Keynes: Open University Press.    

Runswick-Cole, K., Mallett, R., and Timimi, S. 2016. Re-thinking Autism: Diagnosis, Identity and Equality. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Selikowitz, M. 2004. ADHD: the facts. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Shevell, M. 2009. Neurodevelopmental disabilities : clinical and scientific foundations. London: MacKeith Press for International Child Neurology Association

Silberman, S. 2015. Neurotribes. Allen & Unwin. [Controversial account of the history of autism]

Wender, P.H. 2000. ADHD [electronic resource] : attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder in children and adults. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Zager, D., Cihak, D. F. and Stone-MacDonald, A. 2017. Autism Spectrum Disorders: Identification, Education and Treatment, 4th edition. New York: Routledge.

This list was last updated on 15/12/2021