The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice
The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice

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The autistic spectrum: From theory to practice


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Figure 1: National Autistic Society;

Figure 2: Happé, F. (1999) ‘Understanding assets and deficits in autism: why success is more interesting than failure’, Spearman Medal Lecture, The Psychologist , vol. 12, no. 11, November 1999;

Figure 3: (top) A. Chumichyov/Novosti (London); (bottom) Wiltshire, S. (1991) Floating Cities , Michael Joseph;

Figure 4: Frith, U. (1989) Autism: Explaining the Enigma , Basil Blackwell Ltd;

Figure 6: Happé, F. (1994) Autism: An Introduction to Psychological Theory , Psychology Press Ltd;

Figure 7: Gillberg, C. (1991) ‘Clinical and neurobiological aspects of Asperger syndrome in six family studies’, in Frith, U. (ed.) Autism and Asperger Syndrome , © Cambridge University Press;

Figure 8: Slim Films;

Figure 9: Baron-Cohen, S. et al . (1999) ‘Social intelligence in the normal and autistic brain: an fMRI study’, European Journal of Neuroscience , vol. 11, pp. 1891–98, © 1999 European Neuroscience Association. Photo courtesy of Autism Research Centre, Cambridge;

Figure 10: Howlin, P., Baron-Cohen, S. and Hadwin, J. (1999) Teaching Children with Autism to Mind-Read , reproduced by permission of John Wiley & Sons Limited.

1: Bailey, A., Le Couteur, A., Gottesman, I., Bolton, P., Simonoff, E., Yuzda, E. and Rutter, M. (1995) ‘Autism as a strongly genetic disorder: evidence from a British twin study’, Psychological Medicine , vol. 25, pp. 68–77, © Cambridge University Press.

Box 1: Reprinted with permission from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders , Fourth Edition, Text Revision. Copyright 2000 American Psychiatric Association;

Box 15: Robinson, S. (1997) ‘TEACCH in adult services: the practitioner's eye view’, Communication , The Journal of The National Autistic Society.

Wiltshire, S. (1991)

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