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Asperger Syndrome - Autism - Education & Treatment - People & Organizations - Related Conditions - Speech & Communication - Statistics - Tests & Measures - Theoretical Background


Asperger Syndrome - Overviews:

Aitken, K. J. (2006). Asperger syndrome. In G. L. Albrecht (Ed.), Encyclopedia of disability (Vol. 1, pp. 127-128). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Chastain, Z., & Livingston, P. (2008). Youth with Asperger's syndrome: A different drummer. Broomall, PA: Mason Crest. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Points of View Reference Center database.

Frey, R. (2005). Asperger's disorder. In S. L. Chamberlin & B. Narins (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of neurological disorders (Vol. 1, pp. 103-107). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Frey, R. J. (2003). Asperger's disorder. In M. Harris & E. Thackerey (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of mental disorders (Vol. 1, pp. 83-87). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Frey, R. J., & Fergus, K. A. (2005). Asperger syndrome. In B. Narins (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of genetic disorders (Vol. 1, pp. 113-116). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


Autism - Overviews:

NEW! Volkmar, F. R. (Editor). (2013). Encyclopedia of autism spectrum disorders. New York: Springer. Retrieved July 17, 2014, from Springer Link database.
Approximately 1,500 entries written for students, educators, researchers, and professionals cover the broad expanse of autism, pervasive developmental disabilities, and related intellectual disabilities with a focus on education, treatments, communication, behavior/speech, and research trends and findings. Taking advantage of the electronic format, it serves not only as a reference repository of knowledge in the field but also as a regularly updated conduit of new knowledge from leading research long before trickles down to the standard textbooks. Each entry also includes direct links to related articles from scholarly journals.

Autism. (2001). In B. Strickland (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of psychology (pp. 60-61). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

NEW! Ballaro, B., Griswold, A., Chittom, L., Sprague, N., Lee, M., & Carson-Dewitt, R. (2014). Points of view: Autism. Ipswich, MA: Great Neck Publishing. Retrieved July 23, 2014, from Points of View Reference Center database.

Bonnice, S. (2004). Hidden child: Youth with autism. Broomall, PA: Mason Crest. Retrieved October 11, 2011, from Points of View Reference Center database.

Braus, P. (2004). Autism. In K. L. Lerner & B. W. Lerner (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of science (Vol. 1, pp. 386-388). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Cooper, E. F. (1999). Autism: Background information and federal research underway. Congressional Information Service. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Lexis-Nexis database.
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Fergus, K. A. (2005). Autism. In B. Narins (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of genetic disorders (Vol. 1, pp. 134-139). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Houzel, D. (2005). Autism. In A. de Mijolla (Ed.), International dictionary of psychoanalysis (Vol. 1, pp. 136-138). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Laberge, M. (2006). Autism. In K. Krapp & J. Wilson (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of children's health: Infancy through adolescence (Vol. 1, pp. 213-217). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Paradox, P., Norris, T., & Newton, D. E. (2009). Autism. In L. J. Fundukian (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of alternative medicine. (Vol. 1, pp. 188-191). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved October 19, 2009, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Paradox, P., & Odle, T. G. (2005). Autism. In J. L. Longe (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of alternative medicine. (Vol. 1, pp. 169-173). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Paula Careta, F. de, Paneto, G. G., & Louro, L. D. (2005). Autism. In S. L. Chamberlin & B. Narins (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of neurological disorders (Vol. 1 , pp. 122-126 ). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Shriver, M. (2005). Autism spectrum disorders. In S. W. Lee (Ed.), Encyclopedia of school psychology (pp. 37-43). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications Inc. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Siegel, B. (2002). Autism. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Child development (pp. 40-43). New York: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Sternberg, B. S. (2003). Autism. In M. Harris & E. Thackerey (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of mental disorders (Vol. 1, pp. 97-102). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Stone, H. (2006). Autism. In G. L. Albrecht (Ed.), Encyclopedia of disability (Vol. 1, pp. 146-147). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Reference. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Turkington, C. A. (2006). Autism. In The Gale encyclopedia of medicine (Vol. 1, pp. 463-466). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


Education and Treatment:

Snell, M. E. (2003). Autism, education of individuals with. In J. W. Guthrie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of education (Vol. 1, pp. 161-162). New York: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


People and Organizations:

Complete directory for people with chronic illness. (2013). Amenia, NY: Grey House Publishing. Retrieved November 26, 2013, from Grey House Online database. [Select "Autistic Spectrum Disorders" or one of its subheadings in the box, and click the "Search Now" button.]

Eric Courchesne: American physician. (2001). In N. Schlager & J. Lauer (Eds.), Science and its times (Vol. 7, p. 376). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


Related Conditions:

Barstow, D. G., & Odle, T. G. (2006). Pervasive developmental disorders. In The Gale encyclopedia of medicine (Vol. 4, pp. 2868-2870). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Frey, R. J. (2005). Pervasive developmental disorders. In B. Narins (Ed.), The Gale encyclopedia of genetic disorders (Vol. 2, pp. 1007-1010). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Linwood, A. S. (2006). Developmental delay. In K. Krapp & J. Wilson (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of children's health: Infancy through adolescence (Vol. 2, pp. 593-597). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Pervasive developmental disorders. (2003). In M. Harris & E. Thackerey (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of mental disorders (Vol. 2, pp. 752-753). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


Speech and Communication:

Sigafoos, J. (2002). Facilitated communication. In N. J. Salkind (Ed.), Child development (p. 145). New York: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


Statistics:

Our mental health: Data presentation. (2003). In A. J. Darnay (Ed.), Social trends and indicators USA (Vol. 3, pp. 499-501). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.


Tests and Measures:

Bart, W. M. (1995). [Review of the measurement instrument Is this autism? A checklist of behaviours and skills for children showing autistic features, by M. Aarons & T. Gittens, 1987]. In J. C. Conoley & J. C. Impara (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 12, item 197). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Blair, K. A., & Mirenda, P. (2003). [Review of the measurement instrument Asperger syndrome diagnostic scale, by B. S. Myles, S. J. Bock, & R. L. Simpson, 2001]. In B. S. Plake, J. C. Impara, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 15, item 17). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Chittooran, M. M., & Volpe Johnstone, T. (2007). [Review of the measurement instrument Pervasive developmental disorders screening test: Second edition, by B. Siegel, 2004]. In K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & B. A. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 17, item 149). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Conway, F., & Fairbank, D. W. (2007). [Review of the measurement instrument WH question comprehension test: Exploring the world of WH question comprehension for students with an autism spectrum disorder, by B. Vicker, 2004]. In K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & B. A. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 17, item 199). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Conway, F., & Venn, J. J. (2007). [Review of the measurement instrument Social responsiveness scale, by J. N. Constantino & C. P. Gruber, 2005]. In K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & B. A. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 17, item 173). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

England, C. T., & McGregor, C. M. (2005). [Review of the measurement instrument Gilliam Asperger's disorder scale: 2003 update, by J. E. Gilliam, 2001]. In R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 16, item 96). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Fairbank, D. W. (1998). [Review of the measurement instrument Behavior rating instrument for autistic and other atypical children: 2nd edition, by B. A. Ruttenberg, E. G. Wolf Schein, & C. Wenar, 1991]. In J. C. Impara & B. S. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 13, item 35). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Fairbank, D. W., & Garro, A. (2007). [Review of the measurement instrument Gilliam autism rating scale: Second edition, by J. E. Gilliam, 2006]. In K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & B. A. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 17, item 78). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Fairbank, D. W., & Mirenda, P. (2003). [Review of the measurement instrument The autistic continuum: An assessment and intervention schedule, by M. Aarons & T. Gittens, 1992]. In B. S. Plake, J. C. Impara, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 15, item 25). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Mirenda, P., & Nellis, L. M. (2007). [Review of the measurement instrument Psychoeducational profile: TEACCH individualized psychoeducational assessment for children with autism spectrum disorders: Third edition, by E. Schopler, M. D. Lansing, R. J. Reichler, & L. M. Marcus, 2005]. In K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & B. A. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 17, item 156). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Nellis, L. M., & Trotter, S. E. (2005). [Review of the measurement instrument Krug Asperger's disorder index, by D. A. Krug & J. Arick, 2003]. In R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 16, item 132). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Olmi, D. J., & Oswald, D. P. (1998). [Review of the measurement instrument Autism screening instrument for educational planning: Second edition, by D. A. Krug, J. R. Arick, & P. J. Almond, 1993]. In J. C. Impara & B. S. Plake (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 13, item 24). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Prizant, B. M., & Welsh, J. S. (1992). [Review of the measurement instrument The childhood autism rating scale, by E. Schopler, R. J. Reichler, & B. R. Renner, 1988]. In J. J. Kramer & J. C. Conoley (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 11, item 65). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.

Vacca, J. J. (2010). [Review of the measurement instrument Autism detection in early childhood, by R. Young, 2007]. In R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & K. F. Geisinger (Eds.), Mental measurements yearbook (Vol. 18, item 9). Retrieved October 10, 2013, from Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print database.


Theoretical Background:

Haag, G. (2005). Autistic capsule/nucleus. In A. de Mijolla (Ed.), International dictionary of psychoanalysis (Vol. 1, pp. 138-139). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Schmid-Kitsikis, E. (2005). Autistic defenses. In A. de Mijolla (Ed.), International dictionary of psychoanalysis (Vol. 1, p. 139). Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.

Wells, K. R. (2006). Intelligence. In K. Krapp & J. Wilson (Eds.), The Gale encyclopedia of children's health: Infancy through adolescence (Vol. 2, pp. 1011-1015). Detroit: Gale. Retrieved November 6, 2008, from Gale Virtual Reference Library database.



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Online Journals and Databases

Autism : The International Journal of Research and Practice
January 1999 to present in Sage Journals

Autism Insights
2009 to present in Ebsco Open Access Journals

Autism Research
February 2008 to present in Wiley Online Library

Autism Research and Treatment
2010 to present in PubMed Central (Open Access)

Education and training in autism and developmental disabilities NEW!
2013 to present in ProQuest Education Journals

Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
Spring 1996 to December 2010 in Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities
1998 - 2010 in ProQuest Psychology Journals

Focus on Autistic Behavior
August 1993 to December 1995 in Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
January 1997 to present in SpringerLINK Journals

Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders
September 1993 to present in Academic Search Complete (Ebsco)

Molecular Autism
2010 to present in Ebsco Open Access Journals

Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders
January 2007 to present in ScienceDirect


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