16. Working with People with Autism

  1. Eric Emerson4,5,
  2. Chris Hatton6,
  3. Kate Dickson7,
  4. Rupa Gone8,
  5. Amanda Caine9 and
  6. Jo Bromley10
  1. Jo Bromley10,
  2. Elizabeth Crabtree1,
  3. Christine Mellor2 and
  4. Mary Delaney3

Published Online: 8 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch16

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition

How to Cite

Bromley, J., Crabtree, E., Mellor, C. and Delaney, M. (2012) Working with People with Autism, in Clinical Psychology and People with Intellectual Disabilities, Second Edition (eds E. Emerson, C. Hatton, K. Dickson, R. Gone, A. Caine and J. Bromley), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118404898.ch16

Editor Information

  1. 4

    Division for Health Research, Lancaster University, UK

  2. 5

    University of Sydney, Australia

  3. 6

    Centre for Disability Research at Lancaster University, UK

  4. 7

    Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, North Wales, UK

  5. 8

    Enfield Integrated Learning Disabilities Service, UK

  6. 9

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  7. 10

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust, UK

  2. 2

    Central Manchester Foundation NHS Trust, UK

  3. 3

    Oldham Community Stroke Team, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Integrated Care Centre, New Radcliffe Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL, UK

  4. 10

    Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 30 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470029718

Online ISBN: 9781118404898

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Keywords:

  • working with people with autism;
  • ASD, SPELL–the NAS framework;
  • ‘Early Infantile Autism,’ children with difficulties with social interaction;
  • Childhood Autism and Asperger's Syndrome;
  • psychological theories of autism;
  • Theory of Mind Deficit, Executive Dysfunction, Weak Central Coherence;
  • NAP-C, NIASA 2003, code of good practice, in children;
  • intervention developmental history, assessment of autism;
  • people with ASD, difficulties within ‘triad of impairment’;
  • strengths of the autistic experience, within a neuro-typical world

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Definitions

  • Causes of Autism

  • Psychological Theories of Autism

  • Assessment and Diagnosis

  • Interviewing People with ASD

  • Interventions and ASD - General Principles

  • Behavioural Interventions

  • Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy

  • Specific Interventions with Autism

  • Conclusion

  • References