The Autism & Disability Bookshelf
CORE TEXTS
  • Thomas Armstrong The Power of Neurodiversity: Unleashing the Advantages of Your Differently Wired Brain (Da Capo Lifelong Books, 2011)
  • Simon Baron-Cohen Autism and Asperger Syndrome (Oxford University Press, 2008)
  • Majia Holmer Nadesan Constructing Autism: Unravelling the 'Truth' and Understanding the Social (Routledge, 2005)

BEGINNERS TEXTS:

  • Dorothy Atkinson, Mark Jackson, Jan Walmsley, Forgotten Lives: Exploring the History of Learning Disability (BILD, 1998)
  • Colin Barnes, Geoff Mercer Exploring Disability (Polity, 2010)
  • Lindsay Brigham et al Crossing Boundaries: Change and Continuity in the History of Learning Disability (BILD, 2003)
  • John Clements People with Autism Behaving Badly (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2005)
  • Anne Digby & David Wright [Eds.] From Idiocy to Mental Deficiency: Historical Perspectives on People with Learning Disabilities (Routledge, 1996)
  • Uta Frith Autism: Explaining the Enigma: Second Edition (Wiley-Blackwell, 2003).
  • Mohammed Ghaly Islam and Disability (Routledge, 2010)
  • Katie Ellis & Gerald Goggin Disability and the Media (Palgrave MacMillan, 2015)
  • Francesca Happe Autism: An Introduction to Psychological Theory (UCL Press, 1994)
  • Dave Hewett, Mark Barber, Graham Firth & Tandy Harrison The Intensive Interaction Handbook (Sage, 2012)
  • Peter Hobson The Cradle of Thought (Pan Books, 2004)
  • Barry Neil Kaufman & Samarhia Lyte Kaufman Son-Rise: The Miracle Continues (Kramer, 1994)
  • Mark Osteen [Ed.] (2009) Autism and Representation (Routledge, 2009)
  • Dave Sherratt and Melanie Peter Developing Play and Drama in Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorders (David Fulton, 2002)
  • Steve Silberman Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently (Allen & Unwin, 2015)
  • Donna Williams Autism: an Inside-Out Approach (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1996)
     
OTHER TEXTS:
  • Michael V. Angrosino Opportunity House: Ethnographic Stories of Mental Retardation (AltaMira, 1997)
  • Felicity Armstrong, Len Barton [Eds] Disability, Human Rights and Education: Cross Cultural Perspectives (Open University Press, 1999)
  • K. Atkin and Y. Hussain 'Disability and Ethnicity: How young Asian disabled people make sense of their lives', in Riddell, S and Watson, N [Eds] Disability, Culture and Identity (Pearson Education Ltd, 2003)
  • Maxine Aston The other half of Asperger syndrome (NAS-UK, 2001)
  • Tony Attwood Why does Chris do that? (National Autistic Society, 1993)
  • Tony Attwood (Forward by Lorna Wing) Asperger's Syndrome: A Guide for Parents and Professionals (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1998)
  • Jannik Beyer and Lone Gammeltoft Autism and Play ( Jessica Kingsley Pub, 1999)
  • Fiona Bleach Everyone is Different (National Autistic Society [NAS], 2001)
  • Ruth Butler, Hester Parr [Eds] Mind and Body Spaces: Geographies of Illness, Impairment and Disability (Routledge, 1999)
  • John Clements & Ewa Zarkowska Behavioral Concerns and Autistic Spectrum Disorders: Explorations and Strategies for Change (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2000)
  • Val Cumine, Julia Leach & Gill Stevenson Asperger Syndrome: A Practical Guide for Teachers (David Fulton, 1998)
  • Val Cumine, Julia Leach & Gill Stevenson Autism in the Early Years: A Practical Guide (David Fulton, 2000)
  • M Dolls, D E Immisch [Ed] Majnun: The madman in Medieval Islamic society (Clarendon, 1992)
  • Terri Dowty and Kitt Cowlishaw [Eds] Home educating our autistic spectrum children - paths are made by walking (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002)
  • Echo R Fling Eating an Artichoke: A Mother's Perspective on Asperger Syndrome (2000)
  • Ann Fullerton, Joyce Stratton, Phyllis Coyne & Carol Gray Higher Functioning Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism: A Teacher's Guide (Austin, Texas: Pro-Ed, 1996)
  • Gunilla Gerland A real person: life on the outside (Souvenir Press, 1997)
  • Avner Giladi Children of Islam Concepts of childhood in Medieval Muslim society (Macmillan, 1992)
  • Temple Grandin & Margaret M Scariano Emergence: Labelled Autistic (Navato, California: Arena Press, 1991)
  • Kenneth Hall Asperger Syndrome, the Universe and Everything (Jessica Kingsley, 2000)
  • Sandra L Harris Siblings of Children with Autism: A guide for Families (Rockville, Maryland: Woodbine House, 1994)
  • Sandra L Harris, & Jan S Handleman [Eds.] Preschool Education Programs for Children with Autism, 2nd edition (Texas: Pro-Ed, 2000)
  • Matthew Hesmondhalgh and Christine Breakey Access and inclusion: For children with autistic spectrum disorders (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2001)
  • Peter Hobson Autism and the Development of the Mind (UK, Hillsdale: Psychology Press, 1992)
  • Kathy Hoopmann Blue Bottle Mystery: an Asperger's Adventure (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2000)
  • Kathy Hoopmann Lisa and the Lacemaker: An Asperger Adventure (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002)
  • Patricia Howlin Children with Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Guide for Practitioners and Carers (John Wiley & Sons, 1998)
  • Dawn Prince-Hughes Songs of the Gorilla Nation (Harmony Books, March 2004)
  • Indiana Resource Center for Autism Autism Training Sourcebook (Indiana Resource Center for Autism, 1997)
  • Jean-Marc Gaspard Itard The Wild Boy of Aveyron (Appleton-Century-Crofts Meridith Pub Co, 1962)
  • Martine Ives and Nell Munro Caring for a child with autism (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002)
  • Luke Jackson Freaks, Geeks and Asperger Syndrome: A User Guide to Adolescence (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002)
  • Therese Jolliffe, Richard Lansdown & Clive Robinson Autism: A Personal Account (1992) - article from NAS-UK magazine Communication
  • Rita Jordan & Stuart Powell Understanding and Teaching Children With Autism (Wiley, 1995)
  • Barry Neil Kaufman Son-Rise (Harper & Row, 1976)
  • Barry Neil Kaufman To love is to be happy with: the miracle of one autistic child (Souvenir Press)
  • Ami Klin, Fred R Volkmar, Sara S Sparrow [Eds.] Asperger Syndrome (Guilford Press, 2000)
  • Robert L Koegel, Laura Schreibman, A Good, I Cerniglia & M Murphy How to Teach Pivotal Behaviours to Children with Autism: A Training Manual (Santa Barbara: UCSB)
  • Wendy Lawson Life Behind Glass: A Personal Account of Autism Spectrum Disorder (Southern Cross, 1998)
  • Wendy Lawson Understanding and Working with the Spectrum of Autism: An insider's view ( Jessica Kingsley, 2001)
  • David Miedzianik My Autobiography (University of Nottingham Child Development Research Unit, UK, 1986)
  • M Miles Some Historical Texts on Disability in the Classical Muslim World Journal of Religion, Disability & Health Vol. 6 Issue: 2/3 p77 - 88, 2002
  • Julia Moor Playing, Laughing and Learning with Children on the Autism Spectrum (Jessica Kingsley Pub 2002)
  • H Morgan Adults with autism: A guide to theory and practice (Cambridge University Press: 1996)
  • Tito Rajarshi Mukhopadhyay Beyond the silence: My life, and the world of autism (National Autistic Society, 2000)
  • Betty Ottinger A Reference Guide to the World of Tourette Syndrome, AS, ADHD, and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder For Parents and Professionals (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2003)
  • Jennifer Overton Snapshots of Autism: A family album (Jessica Kingsley Pub 2003)
  • Clara Claiborne Park The Siege: The First Eight Years of an Autistic Child with an Epilogue, Fifteen Years Later (Atlantic Monthly Press, 1982)
  • Clara Clairborne Park Exiting Nirvana (Aurum Press, 2001)
  • Carol Potter and Chris Whittaker Enabling Communication in Children with Autism (Jessica Kingsley, 2000)
  • Roy Porter Madness: A brief history (Oxford University Press, 2002)
  • Stuart Powell & Rita Jordan [Eds.] Autism and Learning: A Guide to Good Practice (David Fulton, 1997)
  • Kate Rankin Growing up severely autistic: They call me Gabriel (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000)
  • S Riddell and N Watson [Eds] Disability, Culture and Identity (Pearson Education Ltd, 2003)
  • Franz Rosenthal Child psychology in Islam (Islamic Culture 26: 1-22, 1952)
  • Claire Sainsbury Martian in the Playground (Lucky Duck, 2000)
  • Oliver Sacks An Anthropologist on Mars (Vintage Books, 1996)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov, [Eds.] Autism in Adolescents and Adults (Plenum Press, 1983)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov [Eds.] Behavioral Issues in Autism (Plenum Press, 1994) 
  • Eric Schopler, & Gary B Mesibov [Eds.] Communication Problems in Autism (Plenum Press, 1985)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov [Eds.] Diagnosis and Assessment in Autism (Plenum Press, 1988)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov [Eds.] The Effects of Autism on the Family (Plenum Press, 1984)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov [Eds.] High-functioning individuals with autism (Plenum Press, 1992)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov [Eds] Learning and Cognition in Autism (Plenum Press, 1995)
  • Eric Schopler & Gary B Mesibov [Eds.] Social Behavior in Autism (Plenum Press, 1986)
  • Eric Schopler, Gary Mesibov & Linda J Kunce [Eds.] Asperger Syndrome or High-Functioning Autism? (Plenum Publishing, 1998)
  • Marc Segar Coping - A Survival guide for People with Asperger Syndrome (Nottingham  Early Years Diagnostic Centre)
  • Tom Shakespeare, Marian Corker [Eds] Disability/postmodernity: Embodying Disability Theory (Continuum, 2002)
  • Jean Shaw I'm not Naughty - I'm Autistic: Jodi's Journey (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002)
  • Gisela and Christopher Slater-Walker An Asperger Marriage (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2002)
  • Peter Vermeulen I am special: Introducing children and young people to their autistic spectrum disorder (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2000)
  • Stella Waterhouse A Positive Approach to Autism (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999)
  • Liane Holliday Willey (Forward by Tony Attwood) Pretending to be Normal: Living with Asperger's Syndrome (Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 1999)
  • Stephen Wiltshire Cities (J M Dent & Sons, 1989)
  • Stephen Wiltshire Drawings (J M Dent & Sons, 1987)
  • Stephen Wiltshire Floating Cities: Venice, Amsterdam, Leningrad and Moscow (Michael Joseph, 1991)
  • Stephen Wiltshire Stephen Wiltshire's American Dream (Michael Joseph, 1993)
  • Lorna Wing The Autistic Spectrum: A guide for parents and professionals (Constable Publishers, 1996)
  • Pamela J Wolfberg Play and Imagination in Children With Autism (Teachers College Press, 1999)
     

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