Research Guide: Autism

Finding Articles

Try using the following suggested keyword searches in the OneSearch box below. If you’re interested in researching a possible connection between autism and vaccines, please be aware that research by Andrew Wakefield was proven fraudulent in 2010, so articles published before that year may include outdated information.

"autism spectrum disorder"
autism AND treatment
autism AND therapy
autism AND causes
autism AND children
autism AND adults
autism AND education
autism AND prevalence
autism AND vaccines

 

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You can also try searching for these terms in MEDLINE, a general medical database, or ScienceDirect Journals.

 

Background Information

The following books provide background information for beginning research on autism.
Title Availability
Autism's False Prophets: Bad Science, Risky Medicine, and the Search for a Cure RJ506.A9 O34 2008 4th Floor
Autism Spectrum Conditions: A Guide Read Online
Causes and Risks for Autism Read Online
Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders RC553.A88 T87 2007, 1st Floor Reference
Immunization Safety Review: Vaccines and Autism Read Online
Understanding Autism: 2014 CQ Researcher Report Read Online
Understanding Autism: Parents, Doctors, and the History of a Disorder RC553.A88 S55 2012, 4th Floor
Worlds of Autism: Across the Spectrum of Neurological Difference RC553.A88 W67 2013, 4th Floor

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