Complementary and Alternative Therapies
Hyman, S.L., and Levy, S.E. (2011) Dietary, Complementary and Alternative Therapies,
in Reichow, B., Doehring, P., Cicchetti, D.V., Volkmar, F. ed., Evidence Based Practices in Autism. New York, NY: Springer.
Levy, S.E., and Hyman, S.L., (2011) Dietary, Complementary and Alternative Therapies
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Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention
Screening & Assessment
Magyar, C.I., Pandolfi, V., & Dill, C.A. (2012) An initial evaluation of the Social Communication Questionnaire for the assessment of autism spectrum disorders in children with Down syndrome.
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Pandolfi, V., Magyar, C.I., & Dill, C.A. (2012). An initial psychometric evaluation of the CBCL 6-18 in a sample of youth with autism spectrum disorders.
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Causes and characteristics of ASDs
Mercury exposure and ASDs
van Wijngaarden, E., Davidson, P. W., Smith, T. H., Evans, K., Yost, K., Love, T., Thurston, S. W., Watson, G. E., Zareba, G., Burns, C. M., Shamlaye, C. F., & Myers, G. J. (2013). www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2013-07/uorm-snl072313.phpAutism spectrum disorder phenotypes and prenatal exposure to methylmercury. Epidemiology.
A review examining risk factors for ASDs
The Merck Manual of Diagnosis and Therapy is a widely used medical reference.
Buie T, Campbell, DB, Fuchs GJ 3rd, Furuta, GT, Levy, J, Vandewater, J, Whitaker, AH, Atkins, D, Bauman, ML, Beaudet, AL, Carr, EG, Gershon, MD, Hyman, SL, Jirapinyo, P, Jyonouchi, H, Kooros, K, Kushak, R, Levitt, P, Levy, SE, Lewis, JD, Murray, KF, Natowicz, MR, Sabra, A, Wershil, BK, Weston, SC, Winter, H, Zelter, L (2010) Evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal disorders in individuals with ASDs: a consensus report.
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Treatments and Interventions
Bearss, K., Lecavalier, L., Minshawi, N., Johnson, C., Smith, T., Handen, B., Sukhodolsky, D. G., Aman, M. G., Swiezy, N., Butter, E., & Scahill, L. (2013). Toward an exportable parent training program for disruptive behaviors in autism spectrum disorder. Neuropsychiatry 3(2) 169-180.
Foley, J., Smith, T., Hyman, S. L., & Morris, D. (2011, May). Gluten-free casein-free diet: Individual data from a double-blind placebo-controlled challenge study.
Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior Analysis International, Denver, CO.
Gershfeld, S. & Smith, T. (2012). Review of Randomized Control Trial of DIR/Floortime therapy: Learning through interaction in children with autism: Preliminary data from social-communication-based intervention.
Science in Autism Treatment, 9, 9-11.
Lopata, C., Thomeer, M. L., Volker, M. A., Lee, G. K., Smith, T. H., Rodgers, J. D., Smith, R. A., Gullo, G., McDonald, C. A., Mirwis, J., & Toomey, J. A. (2012). Open-trial pilot study of a comprehensive school-based intervention for high-functioning autism spectrum disorders.
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Lopata, C., Thomeer, M. L., Volker, M. A., Lee, G. K., Smith, T. H., Smith, R. A., McDonald, C. A., Rodgers, J. D., Lipinski, A. M., & Twoomey, J. A. (2012). Feasibility and initial efficacy of a comprehensive school-based intervention for high-functioning autism spectrum disorders. Psychology in the Schools, 49 (10), 963-974.
Napolitano, D., Smith, T., Zarcone, J., Goodkin, K., & McAdam, D. (2010). Increasing response diversity in children with autism.
Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 43, 265-271.
Smith, T. (2012). Evolution of research on interventions for children with autism spectrum disorder: Implications for behavior analysts.
The Behavior Analyst, 35, 101-113.