General Diagnostic Information

Books

Attwood, T. (Ed.) (1998). Asperger’s Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals. London, England: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Filipek, P., Accardo, P., Baranek, G., Cook, E., Dawson, G., Gordon, B., Gravel, J., Johnson, C., Kallen, R., Levy, S., Minshew, N., Prizant, B., Rapin, I., Rogers, S., Stone, W., Teplin, S., Tuchman, R., & Volkmar, F. (1999). The screening and diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 29(6), 439-484.

Frith, U. (1989). Autism: Explaning the enigma. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishers, Inc.

Hamilton, L.M. (2000). Facing Autism. Colorado: Waterbrook Press.


Articles

Barbaro, J. & Dissanayake, C. (2009). Autism spectrum disorders in infancy and toddlerhood: a review of the evidence on early signs, early identification tools, and early diagnosis. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 30(5), 447-459.

Bryson, S., & Smith, I. (1998). Epidemiology of autism: Prevalence, associated characteristics, and implications for research and service delivery. Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Research Reviews, 4, 97-103.

Chakrabarit, S., & Fonbonne, E. (2001). Pervasive developmental disorders in preschool children. Journal of the American Medical Association, 24, 3093-3099.

Eikeseth, S., & Lovaas, O.I. (1992). The autistic label and its potentially detrimental effect on the child’s treatment. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry. 23, 151-157.

Filipek, P.A., et. al. (1999). The screening and diagnosis of autistic spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 29, 439-484.

Goodwin, H. (2007). Could It Be Autism? A parent’s guide to the first signs and next steps. Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics, 28(2), 107.

Volkmar, F., State, M., & Klin, A. (2009). Autism and autism spectrum disorders: diagnostic issues for the coming decade. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 50(1), 108-115.

Yirmiya, N., & Charman, T. (2010). The prodrome of autism: early behavioral and biological signs, regression, peri- and post-natal development and genetics. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 51(4), 432-458.