Jack Tizard Virtual Issue on Autism and Learning Disabilities

To complement the Jack Tizard Conference on Intellectual Disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorders, we have created this Virtual Issue of the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry (JCPP) and the Child and Adolescent Mental Health journal (CAMH) collating recent papers published on these topics.

All papers in the collection are freely available online until 30th June 2018.

Clinical Research on Intellectual Disabilities and Autism in Children and Adolescents: Reflections from a Clinician Perspective

Read Dr Mark Lovell’s Editorial pulling together his reflections on the research within intellectual disabilities and autism in children and adolescents, and how he perceives their translation into clinical practice and the challenges involved.


Annual Research Review: The role of the environment in the developmental psychopathology of autism spectrum condition
William Mandy, Meng‐Chuan Lai

Annual Research Review: Early intervention for infants and young children with, or at‐risk of, autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review
Lorna French, Eilis M.M. Kennedy

Annual Research Review: The state of autism intervention science: progress, target psychological and biological mechanisms and future prospects
Jonathan Green, Shruti Garg

Measurement Issues: Building a theoretical framework for autism spectrum disorders screening instruments in Europe
María Magán‐Maganto, Sigrídur Lóa Jónsdóttir, Ana B. Sánchez‐García, Patricia García‐Primo, Annika Hellendoorn, Tony Charman, Herbert Roeyers, Mieke Dereu, Irma Moilanen, Filippo Muratori, Manuel Posada de la Paz, Bernadette Rogé, Iris J Oosterling, Anneli Yliherva, Ricardo Canal‐Bedia

Learning Disabilities

Statistical word learning in children with autism spectrum disorder and specific language impairment
Eileen Haebig, Jenny R. Saffran, Susan Ellis Weismer

Early adversity and learning: implications for typical and atypical behavioral development
Jamie L. Hanson, Wouter van den Bos, Barbara J. Roeber, Karen D. Rudolph, Richard J. Davidson, Seth D. Pollak

The Sheffield Learning Disabilities Outcome Measure: a factor analysis
Lauren Delahunty, Fiona McCrohan, Gill Kidd