Publications

Fletcher-Watson, S. et al. (2018). Making the future together: Shaping autism research through meaningful participation. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice [Online] Online. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361318786721.

Wood, R. and Milton, D. (2018) Reflections on the value of autistic participation in a tri‐national teacher‐training project through discourses of acceptance, othering and power. British Journal of Special Education [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1111/1467-8578.12216.

Woods, R. et al. (2018). Redefining Critical Autism Studies: a more inclusive interpretation. Disability & Society [Online]33:974-979. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2018.1454380.

Milton, D., Heasman, B. and Sheppard, E. (2018). Double Empathy. in: Volkmar, F. ed. Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102273-1.

Arnold L., Milton D., Beardon L., and Chown N. (2018) England and Autism. In: Volkmar F. (eds) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. New York: Springer.

Milton, D. (2017) A Mismatch of Salience: Explorations of the Nature of Autism from Theory to Practice. Hove, UK: Pavilion Press. Available at: https://www.pavpub.com/a-mismatch-of-salience/.

 

Milton, D. (2017) Autistic Development, Trauma and Personhood: Beyond the Frame of the Neoliberal Individual. in: Runswick-Cole, K., Curran, T. and Liddiard, K. eds. The Palgrave Handbook of Disabled Children's Childhood Studies. London, UK: Palgrave Macmillan.

Milton, D. and Martin, N. eds. (2017) Autism and Intellectual Disability in Adults, Vol. 2. Hove, UK: Pavilion Press.

 

Milton, D. (2017) Challenging the ideology of idealised normalcy. in: Milton, D. and Martin, N. eds. Autism and Intellectual Disabilities in Adults, Vol. 2. Hove, UK: Pavilion Press.

 

Milton, D. (2017) Employment : a reflective review. in: Milton, D. and Martin, N. eds. Autism and Intellectual Disabilities in Adults, Vol. 2. Hove, UK: Pavilion.

 

Milton, D. (2017). Zen and the art of aut-ethnography: a tribute to Robert M. Pirsig. Disability and Society [Online] 32:1671-1676.

 

Martin, N., Milton, D., Dawkins, G., Sims, T., Baron-Cohen,S. and Mills, R. (2017) Does 'mentoring' offer effective support to autistic adults?: a mixed methods pilot study. Advances in Autism [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1108/AIA-06-2017-0013.

 

Milton, D. (2017) "Imagining Otherwise": Challenging Dominant Views Regarding Autism and How to Help Autistic People. Careknowledge [Online]:1-10.

Milton, D. (2017) An Autistic Critical Reflection on the Dual Action Process Model of Intensive Interaction, Intensive Interaction Newsletter, Issue 60.

Milton, D. (2017) So who exactly are those at risk? PARC [online], Accessed from: https://participatoryautismresearch.wordpress.com/2017/8/12/so-who-exactly-is-at-risk

Milton, D. (2017) The future I’d like to see. National Autism Project [online], Accessed from: http://nationalautismproject.org.uk/the-future-id-like-to-see-dr-damian-milton

Martin, N. and Milton, D. (2017) Supporting the inclusion of autistic children. In G. Knowles (Ed), Supporting Inclusive Practice and Ensuring Opportunity is Equal For All. Abingdon: Routledge, pp. 111-124.

Hansen, L., Keay-Bright, W. and Milton, D. (2017) Conceptualising Kinaesthesia – Making Movement Palpable, Design for Next 12th EAD conference. Rome: Sapienza University.

Milton, D., Sims, T., Dawkins, G., Martin, N. and Mills, R. (2017) The development and evaluation of a mentor training programme for those working with autistic adults, Good Autism Practice, Vol. 18(1): 25-33.

Milton, D. (2016) Disposable dispositions: reflections upon the work of Iris Marion Young in relation to the social oppression of autistic people. Disability and Society, Vol. 31(10): 1403-1407.

Milton, D., Martin, M. and Melham, P. (2016) Beyond reasonable adjustment: autistic-friendly spaces and Universal Design. In D. Milton and N. Martin (Ed's), Autism and Intellectual Disabilities in Adults, Vol. 1. Hove: Pavilion, pp. 81-86.

Milton, D. and Martin, N. (2016) Autism and Intellectual Disability in Adults, Vol. 1 (Ed's). Hove: Pavilion Press.

Milton, D. and Timimi, S. (2016) Does autism have an essential nature [online], Accessed from: http://blogs.exeter.ac.uk/exploringdiagnosis/debates/debate-1/

Milton, D. and Sims, T. (2016) How is a sense of well-being and belonging constructed in the accounts of autistic adults. Disability and Society, Vol. 31(4): 520-534.

Milton, D. (2016) 7 concepts of sociological interest [online], Accessed from: https://theatuscandal.wordpress.com/seven-concepts-of-sociological-interest/

 

Milton, D., Mills, R. and Jones, S. (2016) Ten rules for ensuring people with learning disabilities and those on the autism spectrum develop 'challenging behaviour'...and maybe what to do about it.  Hove: Pavilion Press.

 

Milton, D. (2016) Tracing the influence of Fernand Deligny on autism studies.  Disability and Society, Onlinefirst: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09687599.2016.1161975

 

Milton, D. (2016) Educational discourse and the autistic student: a study using Q-sort methodology [doctoral thesis].  Birmingham: University of Birmingham.

 

Sims, T., Milton, D., Martin, N. and Dawkins, G. (2016) Developing a user-informed training package for a mentoring programme for people on the autism spectrum.  The Journal of Inclusive Practice in Further and Higher Education, Vol. 6: 49-52.

 

Milton, D. (2015) Impaired compared to what? Embodiment and diversity. Mad studies and neurodiversity symposium archive. Accessed from: https://madstudies2014.wordpress.com/archive/mad-studies-neurodiversity-symposium-archive/

 

Mills, R. and Milton, D. (2015) If it's good enough for Cherie Blair...The Cygnet life-coaching and mentoring programme for adults with autism.  Share Blog, Winter 2015, Accessed from: http://www.scottishautism.org/about-autism/centre-for-practice-innovation/share-blog-issue-2/cygnet-life-coaching-mentoring/

 

McWade, B., Milton, D. and Beresford, P. (2015) Mad Studies and Neurodiversity: a dialogue.  Disability and Society, vol. 30(2): 305-309.

 

Milton, D. (2015) Aut-ethnography: working from the inside out.  The Autism Anthropologist: https://theautismanthropologist.wordpress.com/2015/01/19/aut-ethnography-working-from-the-inside-out/

 

McDonnell, A. and Milton, D. (2014) Going with the flow: reconsidering ‘repetitive behaviour’ through the concept of ‘flow states’.  In G. Jones and E. Hurley (Eds): Good Autism Practice: Autism, Happiness and Wellbeing, pp. 38-47.

 

Milton, D. (2014) Fragments: putting the self back into the picture.  In G. Jones and E. Hurley (Eds): Good Autism Practice: Autism, Happiness and Wellbeing, pp. 58-63.

 

Milton, D. (2014) So what exactly are autism interventions intervening with?  Good Autism Practice, Vol. 15(2): 6-14.

 

Milton, D. (2014) Becoming autistic: an aut-ethnography.  Cutting Edge Psychiatry in Practice.  Issue 4: Autism Spectrum Disorder: 185-192.

 

Milton, D. (2014) Discourse and disposition: exploring the concepts of autism and neurodiversity.  The New Idealist – The Autism Issue.  Issue 6.  Accessed from: http://theintelligentreview.com/discourse-and-disposition-exploring-the-concepts-of-autism-and-neurodiversity-by-damian-e-m-milton/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=discourse-and-disposition-exploring-the-concepts-of-autism-and-neurodiversity-by-damian-e-m-milton

 

Milton, D. (2014) Embodied sociality and the conditioned relativism of dispositional diversity.  Autonomy: the Journal of Critical Interdisciplinary Autism Studies.  Vol. 1(3). Accessed from: http://www.larry-arnold.net/Autonomy/index.php/autonomy/article/view/32/html

 

Milton, D. (2014) ‘Educational ideology and the autistic student: findings from a pilot study involving Q-sort methodology’, Papers from the Education Doctoral Research Conference, Saturday 16 November 2013.  University of Birmingham, 84-90.

 

Milton, D. (2014) The nuances of empathy.  Asperger United.  Vol. 79: 12-13.

 

Milton, D. (2014) Moments in time. Accessed from: http://107daysofaction.wordpress.com/2014/04/01/day-14-moments-in-time-107days/

 

Milton, D. (2014) Autistic expertise: a critical reflection on the production of knowledge in autism studies. Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice (special edition ‘Autism and Society’), Onlinefirst, 17/03/14.

 

Milton, D. (2013) The nuances of empathy.  Talk about Autism.  Accessed from:

http://blog.talkaboutautism.org.uk/2013/11/the-nuances-of-empathy.html

 

Milton, D. (2013) ”Filling in the gaps”, a micro-sociological analysis of autism.  Autonomy: the Journal of Critical Interdisciplinary Autism Studies.  Vol. 1(2). Accessed from:

http://www.larry-arnold.net/Autonomy/index.php/autonomy/article/view/7/html

 

Milton, D. (2013) An exploration into ‘autspace’.  Talk about Autism.  Accessed from:

http://blog.talkaboutautism.org.uk/2013/10/an-exploration-into-autspace.html

 

Milton, D. (2013) Why psychiatrists do and do not define ‘me’: the dropping of Asperger syndrome from the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM).  Talk about Autism.  Accessed from: http://blog.talkaboutautism.org.uk/2013/07/why-psychiatrists-do-and-do-not-define.html

 

Milton, D. and Bracher, M. (2013) Autistics speak but are they heard?  Medical Sociology Online.  Vol. 7(2): 61-69.

 

Milton, D. (2013) ‘Reversing the vicious circle of psycho-emotional disablism in the education of autistic people’, Championing research, educating professionals: how compatible are elitism, inclusion and social justice?  University of Birmingham, 127-134.

 

Milton, D. (2013) Natures answer to over-conformity: a deconstruction of pathological demand avoidance.  Autism Experts.  Accessed from: http://autismexperts.blogspot.co.uk/2013/03/natures-answer-to-over-conformity.html

 

Milton, D., Mills, R. and Pellicano, L. (2012) Ethics and Autism: Where is the Autistic Voice?  Commentary on Post et al.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities.  Published online 11/12/12.

 

Milton, D. and Moon, L. (2012) “And that Damian is what I call life changing”: findings from an action research project involving autistic adults in an online sociology study group.  Good Autism Practice.  Vol. 13(2): 32-39.

 

Milton, D. and Lyte (2012) The normalisation agenda and the psycho-emotional disablement of autistic people, Autonomy: the Journal of Critical Interdisciplinary Autism Studies.  Vol. 1(1).  Accessed from: http://www.larry-arnold.net/Autonomy/index.php/autonomy/article/view/9.

 

Guldberg, K., Bradley, R., Cooper, R., Jones, G., Mackness, J., Makriyannis, E., Milton, D., Waltz, M, and Wittemeyer, K. (2012) The Autism Education Trust Training Hubs Materials.  Autism Education Trust.

 

Wittemeyer, K., English, A., Jones, G., Lyn-Cook, L., and Milton, D. (2012) The Autism Education Trust Professional Competency Framework.  Autism Education Trust.

 

Milton, D. (2012) So what exactly is autism? [resource linked to competency framework].  Autism Education Trust.

 

Milton, D. (2012) On the Ontological Status of Autism: the ‘Double Empathy Problem’. Disability and Society.  Vol. 27(6): 883-887.

 

Milton, D. (2012) ‘‘Problems in living’ and the mental well-being of autistic people [part two]’, Asperger United. Vol. 72: 12-13.

 

Milton, D. (2012) ‘‘Problems in living’ and the mental well-being of autistic people [part one]’, Asperger United. Vol. 71: 12-13.

 

Milton, D. (2012) ‘Parenting, discipline, and educational preferences for children on the autism spectrum – a survey of parental attitudes’, Curiosity-driven or improving policy and practice.  What’s the point of university research in an age of austerity, University of Birmingham, 83-96.

 

Milton, D. (2011) ‘Educational research and the autistic student: an ‘inside-out’ approach’, Education researchers: research for change? University of Birmingham, 109-116.