Readings

Classic and other readings on autism and related topics, in .pdf format unless otherwise noted.  Sorted alphabetically by author’s last name.

Bettelheim, Bruno.  The Empty Fortress: Infantile Autism and the Birth of the Self (1967).

—. “Feral Children and Autistic Children.”  American Journal of Sociology (1959).

Frith, Uta.  “Asperger and His Syndrome.”

Kanner, Leo.  “Autistic Disturbances of Affective Contact” (1943).

Lovaas, O. Ivar.  Teaching Developmentally Disabled Children: The ME Book (1981).

Ryskamp, Dani Alexis.  “Neurodiversity’s Lingua Franca? The Wild Iris, Autobiography of Red, and the Breakdown of Cognitive Barriers Through Poetic Language” (2014).

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