You will find here links to recent research articles in the field of autism spectrum conditions and related areas of interest. Links will be updated regularly, to keep you abreast of growing areas of research.
FII and Autism: What is the Evidence Base? - an article by Dr Gullon-Scott and Cathie Long challenging the construct of Fabricated or Induced Illness and exploring the risks for neurodivergent families to be inappropriately investigated as a result of current criteria.
The 'Double Empathy Problem' in autism - an article by autistic researcher Dr Damian Milton exploring the fact that communication and interaction difficulties are bi-directional, and it is not that autistic people lack empathy.
DSM-5 definitions of Autism – too restrictive? – article in Scientific American exploring research into whether DSM-5 criteria will exclude those with subtler presentations of autism.
Epidemiology of Autism Spectrum and Asperger Syndrome in Adults in the Community - paper published with Dr Gullon-Scott as co-author, exploring numbers of adults with undiagnosed autism in the general population.