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Autism Spectrum Disorders

This guide features resources for autism spectrum disorders research.

OER

Click on the links below for Open Educational Resources for Autism Spectrum Disorders: 

MASON OER Search

MERLOT Open Educational Resources

OER Commons Search

Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Need to select a research topic or find background information?  

The Reference Collection includes a variety of different sources, such as: subject-focused encyclopedias, handbooks, almanacs, maps/atlases, statistical compendiums, dictionaries, and more. Look here to find introductory articles on subject-related topics. The broad perspective offered by such articles often proves helpful for narrowing research topics before pursuing more in-depth information. 

This guide provides some recommendations for encyclopedias and other reference resources that might provide helpful information relating to your topic.

Recommended Online Encyclopedia Databases

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Recommended Tests and Measures Databases

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The following databases provide information to identify tests and measurement instruments. 

Recommended Multimedia Databases

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Recommended Subject-Focused Encyclopedias

Autism Encyclopedia

Main Collection (Third Floor)

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5)

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders

Main Collection (Third Floor)

Handbook of Language and Speech Disorders

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Learning Disabilities Sourcebook

Reference Collection (Second Floor)

Manual of School Health

Reference Collection (Second Floor)