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Research Publications

Joint Author

Oerbeck, B., Romvig Overgaard, K., Attwood, T., & Fauskanger Bjaastad, J. (2021). “Less stress”: a pilot study in children with autism spectrum disorders. Scandinavian Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Psychology, 9, 30-40.  DOI 10.21307/sjcapp-2021-005

Pecora, L., Hancock, G., Hooley, M., Demmer, D., Mesibov, G., Attwood, T. & Stokes, M.A. (2020 in press). Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation and Adverse Sexual Experiences in Autistic Females. Molecular Autism, 11. 

Brown, C.M., Fuller-Tyszkiewicz, M., Drug, I., Attwood, T., Stokes, M.A. (2020). Autism and Eating Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Submitted to Molecular Autism.

Brown, C.M., Attwood, T., Garnett, M. & Stokes, M.A., (2020). Am I Autistic? Utility of the GQ-ASC as an Autism Assessment in Adult Women.  Autism in Adulthood 2, 216-226.

Sala, G., Hooley, M. Attwood, T., Mesibov, G. & Stokes, M.A. (2019). Autism and Intellectual Disability: A systematic review of sexuality and relationship education. Sexuality & Disability, 7, 353-382.  https://doi.org/10.1007/s11195-019-09577-4​ 

Hancock, G.I, Stokes, M.A. Attwood, T. & Mesibov, G.B. (2019 in press). Differences in Romantic Relationship Experiences for Individuals with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. Sexuality and Disability. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11195-019-09573-8

Ormond, S., Brownlow, C., Garnett, M., Rynkiewicz, A. and Attwood, T. (2018) Profiling Autism Symptomatology: An exploration of the Q-ASC Parental Report Scale in Capturing Sex Differences in Autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 48(2), 389-403.

Yu Pow Lau, W., Peterson, C.C., Attwood, T., Garnett, M. S. and Kelly, A.  Parents on the Autism Continuum: Self-perceived autistic traits and parenting efficacy.  Accepted 2016 by Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders

Wilson, B., Beamish, W., Hay, S and Attwood, T. Prompt dependency beyond childhood: Adults with Asperger’s syndrome and intimate relationships. The Journal of Relationships Research (in press).

Sofronoff, K., Lee, J., Sheffield, J. and Attwood, T. (2014) The construction and evaluation of three measures of affectionate behaviour for children with Asperger’s syndrome.’ Autism 18 903-913.

Garnett, M.S., Attwood, T., Peterson, C.  and Kelly A. (2014) Autism spectrum conditions among children and adolescents: a new profiling tool. Australian Journal of Psychology 65 206-213.

Andrews, L., Attwood, T., and Sofronoff, K. (2013) Increasing the appropriate demonstration of affectionate behaviour, in children with Asperger syndrome, high functioning autism and PDD-Nos: A randomized controlled trial. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders 7, 1568-1578.

Sofronoff, K., Eloff, J., Sheffield, J., Attwood, T. (2011) ‘Increasing the understanding and demonstration of appropriate affection in children with Asperger Syndrome: A pilot trial.’ Autism Research and Treatment 2011, Article ID. 214317.

Ritvo, R., Ritvo, E., Guthrie, D., Ritvo, M., Hufnagel, D., McMahon., Tonge, B., Matix-Cols, D., Jassi, A., Attwood, T., Eloff, J. The Ritvo Autism Asperger Diagnostic Scale-Revised RAADS-R (2011): A scale to assist the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder in adults: An international validation study. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 41, 1076-1089.

Kelly, A., Garnett, M., Attwood, A., & Peterson, C. (2008). Autism Spectrum Disorders in children: The impact of family and peer relationships. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 36, 1069-1081

Sofronoff, K., Attwood, T., Hinton, S. and Levin, I. (2007) ‘A randomized controlled trial of a cognitive behavioural intervention for anger management in children diagnosed with Asperger syndrome.’ Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 37, 1203-1214.

Sofronoff, K., Attwood, T. and Hinton, S. (2005) ‘A randomised controlled trial of a CBT intervention for anxiety in children with Asperger syndrome.’ Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 46, 1143–1151 [1152–1160].

Melfesen, S., Walitza, S., Attwood, T., and Warnke, A. (2005) Validerung der deutschen version der Australian Scale for Asperger Syndrome (ASAS). Zeitschrift fur Kinder-und- Jugend Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie, 33, 27-34.

Sofronoff, K. and Attwood, T. (2003) A cognitive behaviour therapy intervention for anxiety in children with Asperger’s syndrome. Good Autism Practice. 4, 2-8.

Sigafoos, J., Elkins, J., Kerr, M., Attwood, A. (1995), Aggressive behaviour among a  population of persons with an intellectual disability in Queensland, Journal of  Intellectual Disability Research

Attwood, A.J., Frith, U. and Hermelin, B. (1988), The understanding and use of interpersonal gestures by Autistic and Down’s Syndrome children, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 18, 241‑257.

Sole Author

Attwood, T. (2009) Caring for an autistic child British Journal of Home Health Care 5, 10-12.

Attwood, T. (2007) What doctors never tell you and what parents need to know: Asperger’s Syndrome. The Clinician 3 35-40.

Attwood, T. (2007) Relationship problems of adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. Good Autism Practice 8, 13-19.

Attwood, T. (2006) Asperger’s syndrome Learning Disability Review 11, 3-11.

Attwood, T. (2004) Strategies to reduce bullying of young children with Asperger’s syndrome. Australian Journal of Early Childhood 29, Pages 15-23

Attwood, T. (2004) Cognitive Behaviour Therapy for Children and Adults with Asperger’s Syndrome. Behaviour Change 21, Pages 147-161

Attwood, T. (2003) Frameworks for Behavioural Interventions. In Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America. 12, 65-86

Strategies for Improving the social integration of children with Asperger’s Syndrome (2000), Autism, 4, 85-100.

Counselling Parents of Handicapped Children (1981), Journal of the British Institute of    Mental Handicap, 9, 48‑89.

The Croydon Workshop for the Parents of Severely Handicapped School Age Children  (1978), Child : Care, Health and Development, 5, 177‑1881.

Multi‑Disciplinary Parent Workshops (1978), Journal for the Division of Early Childhood,             1, 41‑51.

The Croydon Workshop for Parents of Pre‑School Mentally Handicapped Children (1978),  Child : Care, Health and Development, 4, 79‑97.

The Priory Parents Workshop (1977), Child : Care, Health and Development, 3, 81‑91