Tizard Learning Disability Review: Volume 16 Issue 4

Practice, management, research and innovation


Table of contents - Special Issue: Improving the lives of people with autism

Guest Editors: Julie BeadleBrown

The diagnosis and epidemiology of autism

Greg Pasco

This paper aims to describe the way in which autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is identified, defined and diagnosed; and how changes in the conceptualisation and understanding of…


Intervention in autism: a brief review of the literature

Richard Mills, Stephen Marchant

There are many treatments and interventions available to families and carers of children with autism, many without any solid evidence base. This paper aims to present and discuss…


The health of people with autistic spectrum disorders

Eric Emerson, Chris Hatton, Richard Hastings, David Felce, Andrew McCulloch, Paul Swift

The purpose of this paper is to summarise what is known about the health of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).


Promoting social inclusion for children and adults on the autism spectrum – reflections on policy and practice

Rachel Roberts, Julie Beadle‐Brown, Darran Youell

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the issue of social inclusion for people with autism spectrum conditions.

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