Understanding autism
Understanding autism

Start this free course now. Just create an account and sign in. Enrol and complete the course for a free statement of participation or digital badge if available.

Free course

Understanding autism

References

Baron, M. and Roth, I. (2017) ‘Michael Baron in conversation with Ilona Roth’, presently unpublished audio recording.
Donvan, J. and Zucker, C. (2010) ‘Autism’s first child’, The Atlantic, October [Online]. Available at http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2010/10/autism-8217-s-first-child/8227/ (Accessed 7 September 2017).
Howlin, P. and Moss, P. (2012) ‘Adults with autism spectrum disorders’, Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, vol. 57, no. 5, pp. 275–83.
Iemmi, V., Knapp, M. and Ragan, I. (2017) ‘Executive summary’, an extract from The Autism Dividend: Reaping the Rewards of Better Investment, London, National Autism Project. Available at http://nationalautismproject.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/autism-dividend-executive-summary.pdf (Accessed 10 September 2017). Full report available at http://nationalautismproject.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/autism-dividend-report.pdf (Accessed 7 November 2017).
Kanner, L. (1943) ‘Autistic disturbances of affective contact’, Nervous Child, vol. 2, pp. 217–50.
King, C. and Murphy, G.H. (2014) ‘A systematic review of people with autism spectrum disorder and the criminal justice system’, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 44, no. 11, pp. 2717–33.
Lawson, W. and Roth, I. (2011) ‘Wendy Lawson in conversation with Ilona Roth’, audio recording from Open University module SK124 Understanding the autism spectrum. Full transcript of conversation available here [Tip: hold Ctrl and click a link to open it in a new tab. (Hide tip)] .
Magiati, I., Xiang, W.T., Howlin, P. (2014) ‘Cognitive, language, social and behavioural outcomes in adults with autism spectrum disorders: a systematic review of longitudinal follow-up studies in adulthood’, Cognitive Psychology Review, vol. 34, pp. 73–86.
Meiring, M., Seabi, J., Amod, Z., Vorster, A., Kern, A. (2016) ‘Transition for adolescents with autism spectrum disorder: South African parent and professional perspectives’, Frontiers in Psychiatry, vol. 7, p. 93.
Moore, C. (2016) ‘School Report 2016’ [Online] Available at http://www.autism.org.uk/schoolreport2016 (Accessed 11 April 2018)
National Autistic Society (2016) ‘Government must tackle the autism employment gap (27 October 2016)’ [Online]. Available at http://www.autism.org.uk/get-involved/media-centre/news/2016-10-27-employment-gap.aspx (Accessed 7 September 2017).
Sacks, O. (1995) An Anthropologist on Mars, London, Picador Books.
Slater-Walker, C. and Slater-Walker, G. (2002) An Asperger Marriage, London and New York, Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Suh, J., Orinstein, A., Barton, M., Chen, C.-M., Eigsti, I.-M., Ramirez-Esparza, N., Fein, D. (2016) ‘Ratings of broader autism phenotype and personality traits in optimal outcomes from autism spectrum disorder’, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 46, no. 11, pp. 3505–18.
van Heijst, B.F.C. and Geurts, H.M. (2015) ‘Quality of life in autism across the life span: A meta-analysis’, Autism, vol. 19, no. 2, pp. 158–67.
AUT_1

Take your learning further

Making the decision to study can be a big step, which is why you'll want a trusted University. The Open University has 50 years’ experience delivering flexible learning and 170,000 students are studying with us right now. Take a look at all Open University courses.

If you are new to University-level study, we offer two introductory routes to our qualifications. You could either choose to start with an Access module, or a module which allows you to count your previous learning towards an Open University qualification. Read our guide on Where to take your learning next for more information.

Not ready for formal University study? Then browse over 1000 free courses on OpenLearn and sign up to our newsletter to hear about new free courses as they are released.

Every year, thousands of students decide to study with The Open University. With over 120 qualifications, we’ve got the right course for you.

Request an Open University prospectus371