Aman, M., and N.N.Singh 1986 Manual for the Aberrant Behavior Checklist. East Aurora, NY: Slosson Educational Publications.

Arvidsson, T, B.Danielsson, P.Forsberg, C.Gillberg, M.Johansson, and G.Kjellgren 1997 Autism in 3–6-year-old children in a suburb of Goeteborg, Sweden. Autism 1(2):163–173.

Baird, G., T.Charman, S.Baron-Cohen, A.Cox, J.Sweetenham, S.Wheelwright, and A. Drew 2000 A screening instrument for autism at 18 months of age: A 6-year follow-up study. Journal of the American Academy Child Adolescent Psychiatry 39(6):694–702.

Baron-Cohen, S., J.Allen, and C.Gillberg 1992 Can autism be detected at 18 months? The needle, the haystack, and the CHAT. British Journal of Psychiatry 161:839–843.

Baron-Cohen, S., A.Cox, G.Baird, J.Swettenham, N.Nightingale, K.Morgan, A.Drew, and T.Charman 1996 Psychological markers in the detection of autism in infancy in a large population. British Journal of Psychiatry 168:158–163.

Berument, S.K., M.Rutter, C.Lord, A.Pickles, and A.Bailey 1999 Autism screening questionnaire: Diagnostic validity. British Journal of Psychiatry 175:444–451.

California Department of Developmental Services 2000 Changes in the Population of Persons with Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders in California’s Developmental Service System: 1987 through 1998. Available: [Accessed May 2, 2001].

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2000 Prevalence of Autism in Brick Township, New Jersey, 1998: Community Report. Atlanta GA: Department of Health and Human Services.

Charman, T., J.Swettenham, S.Baron-Cohen, A.Cox, G.Baird, and A.Drew 1997 Infants with autism: An investigation of empathy, pretend play, joint attention, and imitation. Developmental Psychology 33:781–789.

1998 An experimental investigation of social-cognitive abilities in infants with autism: Clinical implications. Infant Mental Health Journal 19:260–275.

Cox, A., K.Klein, T.Charman, G.Baird, S.Baron-Cohen, J.Swettenham, A.Drew, S.Wheelwright, and N.Nightengale 1999 The early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorders: Use of the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised at 20 months and 42 months of age. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 40:705–718.

Deykin, E.Y., and B.MacMahon 1979 The incidence of seizures among children with autistic symptoms. American Journal of Psychiatry 136(10):1310–1312.

Dykens, E.M., and F.R.Volkmar 1997 Medical conditions associated with autism. Pp. 388–410 in Handbook of Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders, D.J.Cohen and F.R.Volkmar. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Fay, W.H. 1973 On the echolalia of the blind and of the autistic child. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders 38(4):478–489.

Filipek, P.A., P.J.Accardo, S.Ashwal, G.T.Baranek, E.H.Cook, Jr., and G.Dawson 2000 Practice parameter: Screening and diagnosis of autism. Neurology 55(4):468–479.

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
500 Fifth St. N.W. | Washington, D.C. 20001

Copyright © National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Terms of Use and Privacy Statement