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Autism Resources

Below are the resources that were the most helpful in assisting me in developing the theory set forth herein. Some of the resources are appropriate for all. Others will be useful mostly for scientists, researchers and others who have more technical knowledge.

 

Books

 TitleDescriptionCategory
The Essential Difference: Male And Female Brains And The Truth About Autism One of the most important books in autism by probably the best autism researcher in the worldAutism Science
The End of Stress As We Know ItOne of the books that opened my world to the importance of the human stress responseStress
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-TimeA very cute book by a young autistic man about living with autism.Life with Autism
The Stress of LifeA classic book on stress by the man who coined the term, Hans SelyeStress
Why Zebras Don't Get UlcersA detailed description of the mechanisms of the human stress response by one of the world's foremost experts, Robert Sapolksy. He is also pretty funny.Stress
Too Loud, Too Bright, Too Fast, Too TightA terrific book on sensory defensivenessSensory Processing
Thinking in PicturesA book by Temple Grandin, the world's most famous autistic person, on her life with autism.Life with Autism
Stress and Coping in AutismThe best book I have seen on the role of stress in autism spectrum disorders. Autism Science
Emotional IntelligenceThe book that changed my life and woke me up to the external world of emotion. A must read for any high functioning autistic, and probably any other human being, particularly men.Psychology
Born on a Blue DayA very enlightening book on life with autism. Life with Autism
A Clinical Guide to the Treatment of the Human Stress ResponseA breakthrough book for me on the role of the human stress response in psychological disease, including autismStress
GABA in AutismThe best book available on electrical imbalance in autism, focused on GABAergic functionAutism Science
Sensory Perceptual Issues in Autism and Asperger's SyndromeA work by a gifted researcher who really understands autism and thinks unconventionally.Autism Science
Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger'sA charming book on what it is like to live with Asperger's Syndrome, a high functioning form of autismLife with Autism
How Can I Talk if My Lips Don't Move? Inside My Autistic Mind.One of the best books I have read on being autistic.Life with Autism

Medical Journal Articles

 TitleDescriptionCategory
Neurotransmitter.netA website compiling articles addressing electrical imbalance in autismAutism Science
Suppressed GABAergic Inhibition as a Common Factor in Suspected Etiologies of AutismA pioneering work on GABA dysfunction in autism. Autism Science
Model of Autism: Increased Ratio of Excitation/Inhibition in Key Neural Systems Rubenstein and Merzenich are pioneering researchers in understanding neural imbalance in autism.Autism Science
Autism as a Disorder of Neural Information ProcessingA seminal work on electrical imbalance in autism.Autism Science
Disordered Connectivity in the Autistic Brain: Challenges for the "New Psychophysiology"An integrative work on excitatory imbalance in the brain in autism.Autism Science

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