Book Review: Autism and the myth of the person alone

  title={Book Review: Autism and the myth of the person alone},
  author={Katharine P. Beals},
  journal={Research on Social Work Practice},
  pages={421 - 425}
  • K. Beals
  • Published 1 May 2021
  • Research on Social Work Practice


Scaling of Early Social Cognitive Skills in Typically Developing Infants and Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
It is indicated that earlier-developing skills provide a foundation for later-developmenting skills, and difficulties in acquiring some early social cognitive skills in AUT children are found.
Rethinking Autism: Implications of Sensory and Movement Differences
Descriptions of autism in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manuals of the APA and throughout much of the history of autism emphasize difficulties in social interaction, communication and imaginative
A systematic review and meta‐regression analysis of social functioning correlates in autism and typical development
A systematic review and meta‐analysis that quantifies the extent to which several of these candidate constructs are associated with social functioning finds that effect sizes were significantly larger in the ASD group and decreased as mental age increased.
Correlates of Social Functioning in Autism Spectrum Disorder: The Role of Social Cognition.
A review of joint attention and social‐cognitive brain systems in typical development and autism spectrum disorder
  • P. Mundy
  • Psychology, Biology
    The European journal of neuroscience
  • 2018
Findings from this literature support and inform the hypothesis that the neurodevelopment of joint attention contributes to the functional development of neural systems for human social cognition, and have the potential to advance current models of social cognition and the social brain.
Book Review: Social Work Evaluation: Enhancing What We Do
reading ability in children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 36, 911. Palfreman, J. (2012). The dark legacy of FC. Evidence-Based Communication Assessment
How social deficit models exacerbate the medical model: autism as case in point
This analysis argues that social deficit theories exacerbate the worst excesses of the medical model, a framework that attributes autism (in this example) as the cause of a person’s functional
Presuming Competence
At least since the early 1990s, educators in inclusive schooling as well as scholars in Disability Studies have critiqued prevailing notions of intellectual ability and have suggested the importance
Dissecting a Social Encounter from Three Different Perspectives