Selected Reviews 

Below list contains a number of reviews related to therapeutic interventions for autism 

Bryson, SE; Rogers, SJ; Fombonne, E Autism spectrum disorders: Early detection, intervention, education, and psychopharmacological management CANADIAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY-REVUE CANADIENNE DE PSYCHIATRIE, 48 (8): 506-516 SEP 2003 

Dawson, M., Mottron, L., & Gernsbacher, M. A.  Learning in autism. In J. H. Byrne (Series Ed.) & H. Roediger (Vol. Ed.),  Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference: Cognitive Psychology, 759-772, 2008

Eikeseth, S Outcome of comprehensive psycho-educational interventions for young children with autism RESEARCH IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, 30 (1): 158-178 JAN-FEB 2009

Foxx, R. M.  Severe Aggressive and Self-Destructive Behavior: The myth of the nonaversive treatment of severe behavior. In J. W. Jacobson, R. M. Foxx, & J. A. Mulick (Eds.), Controversial therapies for developmental disabilities: Fads, fashion, and science in professional practice (pp. 295–310). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2005

Foxx, R. M. Applied behavior analysis treatment of autism: The state of the art. Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America, 17, 821–834, 2008

Gresham, FM; Beebe-Frankenberger, ME; MacMillan, DL  A selective review of treatments for children with autism: Description and methodological considerations  SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY REVIEW, 28 (4): 559-575 1999

Howard, JS; Sparkman, CR; Cohen, HG; et al. A comparison of intensive behavior analytic and eclectic treatments for young children with autism RESEARCH IN DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES, 26 (4): 359-383 JUL-AUG 2005

Howlin, P The effectiveness of interventions for children with autism JOURNAL OF NEURAL TRANSMISSION-SUPPLEMENT, (69): 101-119 2005 

Howlin, P., I. Magiati, Charman, T.  Systematic Review of Early Intensive Behavioral Interventions for Children With Autism. Ajidd-American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities 114(1): 23-41,2009  

Kasari, C Assessing change in early intervention programs for children with autism JOURNAL OF AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS, 32 (5): 447-461 OCT 2002

Landa, R Early communication development and intervention for children with autism  MENTAL RETARDATION AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES RESEARCH REVIEWS, 13 (1): 16-25 2007

Lord, C; Wagner, A; Rogers, S; et al. Challenges in evaluating psychosocial interventions for autistic spectrum disorders JOURNAL OF AUTISM AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS, 35 (6): 695-708 DEC 2005

Lovaas, O.I. The development of a treatment-research project for developmentally disabled and autistic children. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 26(4):617-30 1993

Lovaas, O.I., Smith, T. Early and intensive behavioral intervention in autism.  In: Kazdin, A.E., Weisz, J.R. (Eds.), Evidence-based Psychotherapies for Children and Adolescents. Guilford, New York, pp. 325-340, 2003

Morris, E. K. A case study in the misrepresentation of applied behavior analysis in autism: The Gernsbacher lectures. Journal of Applied Analysis, 32, 205–240, 2009

Mulick, J. A., & Butter, E. M.  Positive behavior support: A paternalistic utopian delusion. In J. W. Jacobson, R. M. Foxx, & J. A. Mulick (Eds.), Controversial therapies for developmental disabilities: Fad, fashion, and science in professional practice (pp.385-404). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2005

Newsom C, Kroeger K.A. Nonaversive treatment. In: Jacobson J, Foxx R.M, Mulick J, editors. Controversial therapies for developmental disabilities: Fads, fashion, and science in professional practice. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum; pp. 405–422, 2005

Ospina Maria B; Krebs Seida Jennifer; Clark Brenda; et al. Behavioural and developmental interventions for autism spectrum disorder: a clinical systematic review. PLoS ONE 3 (11) : e3755 2008 (Epub 2008 Nov 18)

Rogers, SJ; Vismara, LA Evidence-based comprehensive treatments for early autism
 JOURNAL OF CLINICAL CHILD AND ADOLESCENT PSYCHOLOGY, 37 (1): 8-38 JAN-MAR 2008


Shea, V A perspective on the research literature related to early intensive behavioral intervention (Lovaas) for young children with autism AUTISM, 8 (4): 349-367 DEC 2004

Volkmar, FR; Lord, C; Bailey, A; et al. Autism and pervasive developmental disorders JOURNAL OF CHILD PSYCHOLOGY AND PSYCHIATRY, 45 (1): 135-170 JAN 2004