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Module Reading List

An Introduction to Autism, 2021/22, Semester 2
Anita Collins
a.f.collins@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

Reading List

Core (all available electronically)

Baron-Cohen, S. 2008.  Autism and Asperger syndrome. [Online] Oxford: Oxford University Press. [Accessed 23 Jan 2020] Available from:  https://leeds.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/44LEE_INST/5rdkl9/alma991013275199705181   

Powell, S. & R. Jordan. Eds. 2011. Autism and learning: a guide to good practice. [Online] London: Routledge. [Accessed 23 Jan 2020] Available from: https://leeds.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/44LEE_INST/5rdkl9/alma991004228999705181    

 

Recommended (all available electronically)

Akhtar,Y. 2021. Understanding Autism, walk a mile in their shoes Independently Published 

Bogdashina, O. 2003. Sensory perceptual issues in autism and Asperger syndrome : different sensory experiences, different perceptual worlds . [Online] London: Jessica Kingsley  [ Accessed 19 Jan 2021] Available from: https://leeds.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=alma991013322769705181&vid=44LEE_INST:VU1

Bogdashina, O. 2005. Communication issues in autism and Asperger syndrome : do we speak the same language? [Online] London: Jessica Kingsley  [ Accessed 19 Jan 2021]   Available from: https://leeds.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/discovery/fulldisplay?docid=alma991013159549705181&vid=44LEE_INST:VU1

Bogdashina, O. 2005. Theory of mind and the triad of perspectives on autism and Asperger syndrome : a view from the bridge [ Online] London: Jessica Kingsley [ Accessed 19 Jan 2021]

Bowen, M & Plimley, L 2008  The autism inclusion toolkit: training materials and facilitator notes  [Online] Los Angeles: SAGE [ Accessed 12th March 2021] 

Breakey, C. 2006. The autism spectrum and further education : a guide to good practice [ Online] London: Jessica Kingsley [ Accessed 19 Jan 2021] 

Coleman, M. ed. 2005.  The neurology of autism [Online] Oxford: Oxford University Press [ Accessed 19 Jan 2021]

Cumine, V., Leach, J. 2000. Autism in the early years : a practical guide [Online] London: Fulton.[Accessed 19 Jan 2021]

Delmolino, L., Harris, S. 2012. Matching children on the autistic spectrum to classrooms; A guide for parents and professionals. Journal of autism and developmental disorders. ISSN: 0162-3257. 42 (6) pp 1197-1204.

Delmolino, L., Harris, S. 2012. Matching children on the autistic spectrum to classrooms; A guide for parents and professionals.  Journal of Austism and Developmental Disorders  42 (6) pp 1197-1204.  

Denis, A., Di Carlo, C. 2013. Back to basics: working with young children with autism in inclusive classrooms.  Support for Learning. 28 (2) pp52-66

Farrell, M. 2012. The effective teacher’s guide to autism and communication difficulties: practical strategies. [Online] 2nd ed. London: Routledge. Available from: https://leeds.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/44LEE_INST/1li70do/informaworld_s9780203152881

Frith, U. 2008. A very short introduction to autism. [Online] Oxford: Oxford University Press  [Accessed 23 Jan 2020] Available from: https://leeds.primo.exlibrisgroup.com/permalink/44LEE_INST/5rdkl9/alma991007519099705181

McAllister, K., Maguire, B. 2012. A design model: the autism spectrum disorder classroom design kit. British Journal of Special Education. 39 (4) pp201-208.

Murray, S. 2008. Representing autism : culture, narrative, fascination [Online] Liverpool: Liverpool University Press [ Accessed 19 Jan 2021]

 

 

Additional

Attwood, T. 1998. Asperger's syndrome : a guide for parents and professionals ISBN: 1853025771 (pbk).  London: Jessica Kingsley

Boucher, J. Autism spectrum disorder : characteristics, causes, and practical issues ISBN: 9781446295670 (pbk.); 9781446295663 (hardbound); 1446295664 (hardbound); 1446295672 (2nd ed). London:Sage. 

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

Cumine, V. 1998. Asperger syndrome : a practical guide for teachers . London: Fulton

Frith, U. and E. Hill. eds. 2004. Autism, mind and brain ISBN: 0198529244 (pbk.) : £35.00; 0198529236. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Hall, K. 2001. Asperger syndrome, the universe and everything . London: Fulton

Higashida, N. 2013 The reason I jump : the inner voice of a thirteen-year-old boy with autism ISBN: 9780812994865 (hardcover : acid-free paper); 9780812994872 (ebook) London: Sceptre

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

Jones, G. 2002. Educational provision for children with autism and Asperger syndrome : meeting their needs ISBN: 1853466697 (pbk). London: David Fulton.

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 ISBN: 1853029718 (pbk). London: Jessica Kingsley.

Mesibov, G., Shea, V., & E. Schopler. eds. 2004. The TEACCH approach to autism spectrum disorders New York: Springer

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

Whitaker, P. 2001. Challenging behaviour and autism : making sense - making progress : a guide to preventing and managing challenging behaviour for parents and teachers ISBN: 1899280510. London: NAS.

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

Your Autism Magazine: 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)

Journal of research in special educational needs. ISSN: 1471-3802

 

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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)

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

Autism Education Trust https://www.autismeducationtrust.org.uk/  Not for profit programme led by National Autistic Society and Ambitious about Autism

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

TEACCH website (University of North Carolina) https://teacch.com/ (information on structured teaching) 

This list was last updated on 20/01/2022