-- John Wobus, 2/27/00 (Bibliography data below last revised 02/01/09 To assist you in finding a book on a particular subject, each entry has a label with one or more keywords listed as: [keyword,keyword,...].Note that the labeling is in no sense complete, e.g.not every book about psychoanalysis is yet labelled [autism,psychoanalysis], and in particular, a book labelled simply [autism] is not to be assumed to be a general book on autism.book for which autism is the primary subject or one of the primary subjects or a book that is included in this list specifically because of its material on autism. D.: More Creative Ideas From Age Eight to Early Adulthood (Future Horizons, 1997).
I will leave it to others to tackle such a list (I believe The Indiana Resource Center for Autism maintains such a list as does the Autism Research Unit of the University of Sunderland, England).This procedure and booklet is often refered to as the DAN Protocol, and I've also seen the title listed as DEFEAT AUTISM NOW! Part of the series Learning, Development, and Conceptual Change.In Mindblindness, Simon Baron-Cohen presents a model of the evolution and development of "mindreading." [As far as I can tell from reviews, he is not referring to extra-sensory powers, but uses the term "mindreading" to mean the unconscious deductions & educated guesses we make about other peoples' minds -ed] He argues that we mindread all the time, effortlessly, automatically, and mostly unconsciously.It is the natural way in which we interpret, predict, and participate in social behavior and communication.We ascribe mental states to people: states such as thoughts, desires, knowledge, and intentions.