Deconstructing “Speak” in Autism Discourse: A Working Bibliography

Alternate title: “Come With Me and Together We Shall Nerd All the Cities of the Earth.”  The items on my reading list for my current paper are under the cut.

Bagatell, Nancy.  “Orchestrating Voices: Autism, Identity and the Power of Discourse.”  Disability & Society.  22.4: 413-426 (2007).

Belmonte, Matthew K.  “Does the Experimental Scientist Have a ‘Theory of Mind’?”  Review of General Psychology 12.2: 192-204 (2008).

Biklen, Douglas.  “Autism Orthodoxy Versus Free Speech: A Reply to Cummins and Prior.”  Harvard Educational Review 62.2 242-256 (1992).

Broderick, Alicia A., and Ari Ne’eman.  “Autism as Metaphor: Narrative and Counter-Narrative.”  International Journal of Inclusive Education.  12.5-6: 459-476 (2008).

Burd, Larry, and Jacob Kerbeshian.  “Hyperlexia and a Variant of Hypergraphia.”  Perceptual and Motor Skills 60: 940-942 (1985).

Derrida, Jacques.  Dissemination.  Trans. Barbara Johnson.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1981.

—.  Margins of Philosophy.  Trans. Alan Bass.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982.

Duffy, John, and Rebecca Dorner.  “The Pathos of ‘Mindblindness’: Autism, Science, and Sadness in ‘Theory of Mind’ Narratives.”  Journal of Literary & Cultural Disability Studies 5.2: 201-216 (2011).

Fleche, Anne.  “Echoing Autism: Peformance, Performativity, and the Writing of Donna Williams.”  TDR 41.3: 107-121 (Autumn 1997).

Heilker, Paul, and Melanie Yergeau.  “Autism and Rhetoric.”  College English 73.5: 485-497 (2011).

Johnson, Jenell.  “Negotiating Autism in an Epidemic of Discourse.”  Disability Studies Quarterly (2013).

Jurecic, Ann.  “Neurodiversity.”  College English 69.5: 421-442 (2007).

Kanner, Leo.  “Autistic Disturbances of Affective Contact.”  Nervous Child 2:217-230 (1943).

—.  “Irrelevant and Metaphorical Language in Early Infantile Autism.”  The American Journal of Psychiatry 103.2: 242-246 (1946).

Lester, Jessica N., and Trena M. Paulus.  “Performative Acts of Autism.” Discourse & Society 23.3: 259-273 (2012).

Lewiecki-Wilson, Cynthia.  “Rethinking Rhetoric Through Mental Disabilities.”  Rhetoric Review, 22.2: 156-167 (2003).

—, Jay Dolmage, Paul Heilker, and Ann Jurecic.  “Two Comments on ‘Neurodiversity.’” College English 70.3: 314-325 (2008).

McCabe, Alyssa, Ashleigh Hillier, and Claudia Shapiro.  “Structure of Personal Narratives of Adults With Autism Spectrum Disorder.”  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 43: 733-738 (2013).

Milton, Damian E M, and Mike Bracher.  “Autistics Speak But Are They Heard?”  Medical Sociology Online.  7.2 (2013).

Newman, Tina M., et al.  “Hyperlexia in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders.”  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities 37:760-774 (2007).

Ochs, Elinor, and Olga Solomon.  “Introduction: discourse and autism.”  Discourse Studies 6.2: 139-146 (2004).

Prince, Dawn.  “The Silence Between: An Autoethnographic Examination of the Language Prejudice and Its Impact on the Assessment of Autistic and Animal Intelligence.”  Disability Studies Quarterly 30.1 (2010).

Rodas, Julia Miele.  Speaking About Autism Speaking – A Cultural History of Autistic Language (draft).

Rosqvist, Hanna Bertilsdotter, Charlotte Brownlow, and Lindsay O’Dell.  “Mapping the Social Geographies of Autism: Online and Off-line Narratives of Neuro-shared and Separate Spaces.”  Disability & Society 28.3: 367-379 (2013).

Spivak, Gayatri Chakravorty.  “Can the Subaltern Speak?”  Marxism and the Interpretation of Culture, C. Nelson and L. Grossberg (eds).  271-313.  Basingstoke: Macmillan Education, 1988.

Treffert, Darold A.  “Hyperlexia III: Separating ‘Autistic-like’ Behaviors from Autistic Disorder; Assessing Children Who Read Early or Speak Late.”  WMJ. 110.6: 281-287 (2011).

—.  “Oops!  When “Autism” Isn’t Autistic Disorder: Hyperlexia and Einstein Syndrome.”  Scientific American MIND Guest Blog (2013).

Whitehouse, Dennis, and James C. Harris.  “Hyperlexia in Infantile Autism.”  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 14.3: 281-289 (1984).

Yergeau, Melanie.  “Aut(hored)ism.”

—.  “Clinically Significant Disturbance: On Theorists Who Theorize Theory of Mind.”  Disability Studies Quarterly (2014).


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