[autism,social,treatment] The Handbook of Autism: a Guide for Parents and Professionals (London: Travistock/Routledge, 1991). This book is not about autism but is an important reference in psychological practice. [autism,disability,bibliography] Tales from the Table: Five Accounts of Lovaas Intervention With Children on the Autistic Spectrum (Jessica Kingsley Pub, forthcoming). Our Journey Through High Functioning Autism and Asperger Syndrome: A Roadmap (Jessica Kingsley Pub, 2001).Note that there have been numerous changes since DSM III which affect the diagnoses of Autism and related disorders. ISBN: 0890420629 (paperback, 886 pages, June 1994); ISBN: 0890420610 (hardcover, 886 pages, July 1994). ISBN: 1843103060 (paperback, 160 pages, due 5/15/2006). Forewords by Tony Attwood and Liane Holliday Willey. [autism,aspergers,account] Voices from the Spectrum: Parents, Grandparents, Siblings, People With Autism, And Professionals Share Their Wisdom (Jessica Kingsley Pub, forthcoming).

I would not mind assembling a list of the 20 or 50 most valuable articles if I knew how to choose them.

I welcome short descriptions of and opinions on the books.

Opinions are generally included like this: "Reader: great book on educational issues." I maintain this list in Unix bib format, then convert it to HTML and the format used in the AUTISM FAQ Memo.

I am updating the list constantly, so changes have been made to it since the writing of this introduction.

not every book about psychoanalysis is yet labelled [autism,psychoanalysis], and in particular, a book labelled simply [autism] is not to be assumed to be a general book on autism.

book for which autism is the primary subject or one of the primary subjects or a book that is included in this list specifically because of its material on autism. D.: More Creative Ideas From Age Eight to Early Adulthood (Future Horizons, 1997).

Karen Armstrong has written other books about religion. [autism,proceedings] Therapeutic Intervention in Autism: Perspectives from Research and Practice. Proceedings from the 1996 conference of the Autism Research Unit of the University of Sunderland.

This is a memoir of some of her own soul searching. From the Conference at University fo Durham, April 1-3 1996.

Note that there are some books which I thought might be about autism but was not certain: they do carry this label, but have a comment to the effect that I'm not sure. Paperback, 155 pages, also saw publisher listed as Imaginart. [autism,psychoanalysis] Autism And Personality; Findings From The Tavistock Autism Workshop (Routledge, 1999).