Resources & References

Additional Multimedia Resources:

  1. Autism Speaks Video Glossary
  2. Autism Spot Website
  3. Healthy Minds: Autism - Part One: Discovery and Diagnosis Video
  4. Healthy Minds: Autism - Part Two: Treatment and Early Intervention
  5. OCALI (Ohio Center for Autism and Low Incidence) Autism Internet Modules
  6. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Bringing People Into Matty's World"
  7. Albert Einstein College of Medicine: Baby and Toddler Milestones

Module Citations and References:

American Psychiatric Association, 2001. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV-TR.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2009). Community report from the Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring (ADDM) Network: Prevalence of the autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in multiple areas of the United States, 2004 and 2006.

Charman, T., Taylor, E., Drew, A., Cockerill, H., Brown, J., & Baird, G. (2005). Outcome at 7 years of children diagnosed with autism at age 2: Predictive validity of assessments conducted at 2 and 3 years of age and pattern of symptom change over time. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 46, 5.

Eikeseth, S. (2009). Outcome of Psycho-educational for young children with autism. Research in Developmental Disabilities. 

Exkorn, K.S. The Autism Sourcebook: Everything you need to know about diagnosis, treatment, coping, and healing. New York, NY: Collins, 2005.

Fombonne, E. (2009). Epidemiology of pervasive developmental disorders. Pediatric Research, 65, 591-598.

Matson, J.  (2008). (Ed.).  Clinical assessment and intervention for autism spectrum disorders.  Burlington, MA: Elsevier

Matson, J. & Kozlowski, A.  (2011).  The increasing prevalence of autism spectrum disorders.  Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 5, 418-425.

Macferran K., Major N., Fussell J., & Hight P. (2011). Components of a comprehensive Evaluation for ASDs. Developed for the Autism Case Training: A Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics Curriculum.

Nebel-Schwalm, M. S., & Matson, J. L. (2008). Differential Diagnosis. In J.L. Matson, Clinical Assessment and Intervention for Autism Spectrum Disorders (pp. 91-114).  Burlington, MA: Elsevier.

Newschaffer, et al. (2007). The epidemiology of autism spectrum disorders. Annual Review of Public Health, 28, 235-258.

Rogers, S.J., & Vismara, L.A. (2008). Evidence-based comprehensive treatments for early autism. Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, 37, 8-38.

Shattuck, P.  (2006).  The contribution of diagnostic substitution to the growing  administrative prevalence of autism in US special education.  PEDIATRICS, 117(4), 1028-1037.

Spence, S.J., & Schneider, M.T. (2009). The role of epilepsy and epileptiform EEGs in autism spectrum disorders. Pediatric Research, 65, 599-606.

Towbin, K.E., Mauk, J.E., & Batshaw, M.L. (2007). Autism Spectrum Disorders. In M.L.

Batshaw, Children with Disabilities (pp. 325-343). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes.

Verhoeven, J.S., De Cock P., & Lagae L. (2009).  Neuroimaging of Autism.  Neuroradiology, 52, 3-14.