Here are some of our recently published academic articles and books:

CRAE’s books:

  1. Truman, C. (2021). The Teacher’s Introduction to Pathological Demand Avoidance: Essential Strategies for the Classroom. Jessica Kingsley, UK.

CRAE’s articles


  1. Umagami, K., Remington, A., Lloyd-Evans, B., Davies, J., & Crane, L. (2022). Loneliness in autistic adults: A systematic review. Autism, 13623613221077721. doi: 10.1177/13623613221077721
  2. Cope, R., & Remington, A. (2022). The Strengths and Abilities of Autistic People in the Workplace. Autism in Adulthood4(1), 22-31. doi: 10.1089/aut.2021.0037


  1. Ashworth, M., Palikara, O., Burchell, E., Purser, H., Nikolla, D., & Van Herwegen, J. (2021). Online and Face-to-Face Performance on Two Cognitive Tasks in Children With Williams Syndrome. Frontiers in psychology11, 594465. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2020.594465
  2. Buckley, E., Pellicano, E., & Remington, A. (2021). Higher levels of autistic traits associated with lower levels of self-efficacy and wellbeing for performing arts professionals. PloS one16(2), e0246423. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0246423
  3. Caruana, N., White, R. C., & Remington, A. (2021). Autistic traits and loneliness in autism are associated with increased tendencies to anthropomorphise. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi: 10.1177/17470218211005694
  4. Cook, J., Crane, L., Bourne, L., Hull, L., & Mandy, W. (2021). Camouflaging in an Everyday Social Context: An Interpersonal Recall Study. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361321992641
  5. Husain, L., Berggren, N., Remington, A., & Forster, S. (2021). Intact Goal-Driven Attentional Capture in Autistic Adults. Journal of Cognition4(1), 23. doi: 10.5334/joc.156
  6. McMillion, A., Van Herwegen, J., Johnson, A., Monteiro, J., Cronin, A. J., & Remington, A. (2021). Dental experiences of a group of autistic adults based in the United Kingdom. Special care in dentistry: official publication of the American Association of Hospital Dentists, the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, and the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/scd.12583
  7. Romualdez, A. M., Heasman, B., Walker, Z., Davies, J., & Remington, A. (2021). “People Might Understand Me Better”: Diagnostic Disclosure Experiences of Autistic Individuals in the Workplace. Autism in Adulthood (online ahead of print). doi: 10.1089/aut.2020.0063
  8. Truman, C., Crane, L., Howlin, P., & Pellicano, E. (2021). The educational experiences of autistic children with and without extreme demand avoidance behaviours. International Journal of Inclusive Education. doi: 10.1080/13603116.2021.1916108
  9. Han, E., Scior, K., Avramides, K., & Crane, L. (2021). A systematic review on autistic people’s experiences of stigma and coping strategies. Autism Research, 15(1), 12-26.
  10. Han, E., Tan, M., Crane, L., & Legido-Quigley, H. (2021). A qualitative study of autism services and supports in Singapore: Perspectives of service providers, autistic adults and caregivers. Autism, 25(8), 2279-2290.
  11. Crane, L., Lui, L.M., Davies, J., & Pellicano, E. (2021). Autistic parents’ experiences of talking about autism with their autistic children. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361320981317
  12. Crane, L., Davies, J., Fritz, A., O’Brien, S., Worsley, A., Ashworth, M., & Remington, A. (2021). The transition to adulthood for autistic young people with additional learning needs: the views and experiences of education professionals in special schools. British Journal of Special Education48(3), 323-346. doi: 10.1111/1467-8578.12372
  13. Crane, L., Davies, J., Fritz, A., O’Brien, S., Worsley, A., & Remington, A. (2022). Autistic young people’s experiences of transitioning to adulthood following the Children and Families Act 2014. British Educational Research Journal48(1), 22-48. doi: 10.1002/berj.3753


  1. Ashworth, M., Crane, L., Steward, R., Bovis, M., & Pellicano, L. (2020). Towards empathetic autism research: Developing an autism-specific Research Passport. doi: 10.31219/
  2. Brinkert, J., & Remington, A. (2020). Making sense of the perceptual capacities in autistic and non-autistic adults. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361320922640
  3. Buckley, E., Pellicano, E. & Remington, A. (2020). “The Real Thing I Struggle with is Other People’s Perceptions”: The Experiences of Autistic Performing Arts Professionals and Attitudes of Performing Arts Employers in the UK. J Autism Dev Disord. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04517-0
  4. Chapko, D., Frumiento, P., Edwards, N., Emeh, L., Remington, A., et al. (2020). Now you are under the microscope!”: Co-researchers with Learning Disabilities Created an Online Survey to Challenge Public Understanding of Learning Disabilities. In Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI ’20). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, 1–17. doi: 10.1145/3313831.3376278
  5. Crane, L., Hearst, C., Ashworth, M., Davies, J., & Hill, E. L. (2020). Supporting Newly Identified or Diagnosed Autistic Adults: An Initial Evaluation of an Autistic-Led Programme. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04486-4  
  6. Crane L., Maras K.L. (2020) Autism in the Courtroom. In: Volkmar F. (eds) Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer, New York, NY. doi: 10.1007/978-1-4614-6435-8_102373-1
  7. Crane, L., Sesterka, A., & den Houting, J. (2020). Inclusion and rigor in qualitative autism research: A commentary on Van Schalkwyk and Dewinter (2020). Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04634-w
  8. Cummins, C., Pellicano, E., & Crane, L. (2020). Autistic adults’ views of their communication skills and needs.  International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders. doi: 10.1111/1460-6984.12552
  9. Cummins, C., Pellicano, E., & Crane, L. (2020). Supporting minimally verbal autistic girls with intellectual disabilities through puberty: perspectives of parents and educators. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 50(7), 2439-2448. doi: 10.1007/s10803-018-3782-8
  10. George, R., Crane, L., & Remington, A. (2020). “Our normal is different”: Autistic Adults’ Experiences of the Family Courts. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law. doi: 10.1080/09649069.2020.1751928
  11. Heasman B., Gillespie A. (2020) Perspective-Taking. In: Glăveanu V. (eds) The Palgrave Encyclopedia of the Possible. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-98390-5_36-1
  12. Henry, L.A., Crane, L., Fesser, E., Harvey, A., Palmer, L., & Wilcock, R. (2020). The narrative coherence of witness transcripts in children on the autism spectrum. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 96, 103518. doi: 10.1016/j.ridd.2019.103518
  13. Norris, J., Crane, L. & Maras, K.L. (2020). Interviewing autistic adults: adaptations to support recall in police, employment, and healthcare interviews. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361320909174
  14. Richards, N., & Crane, L. (2020). The development and feasibility of a multimodal ‘Talking Wall’ to facilitate the voice of young people with autism and complex needs: a case study in a specialist residential school. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. doi: 10.1007/s10803-020-04476-6
  15. Romualdez, A. M., Yirrell, K., & Remington, A. (2020). Exploring Participants’ Views on a Supported Work Internship Program for Autistic and Learning Disabled Young People. International Journal of Disability Management, 1-8. doi: 10.1017/idm.2020.4
  16. Sumner, E., Crane, L., & Hill, E.L. (2020). Examining academic confidence and study support needs for university students with dyslexia and/or developmental coordination disorder. Dyslexia. doi: 10.1002/dys.1670
  17. Maras, K.L., Norris, J., Nicholson, J., Heasman, B., Remington, A., & Crane, L. (2020). Ameliorating the disadvantage for autistic job seekers: An initial evaluation of adapted employment interview questions. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361320981319


  1. Alyssa M. Alcorn, Eloise Ainger, Vicky Charisi, Stefania Mantinioti, Sunčica Petrović, Bob R. Schadenberg, Teresa Tavassoli and Elizabeth Pellicano (2019). Educators’ Views on Using Humanoid Robots with Autistic Learners in Special Education Settings in England. Frontiers in Robotics and AI. 6. doi: 10.3389/frobt.2019.00107
  2. Crane, L., Davidson, I., Prosser, R., & Pellicano, E. (2019 Understanding psychiatrists’ knowledge, attitudes and experiences in identifying and supporting their patients on the autism spectrum: an online survey. BJPsych Open, 5(3), E33. doi: 10.1192/bjo.2019.12
  3. Crane, L., Jones. L., Prosser, R., Taghrizi, M., & Pellicano, E. (2019). Parents’ views and experiences of talking about autism with their children. Autism. doi: 10.1177/1362361319836257
  4. Croydon, A., Remington, A., Kenny, L., & Pellicano, E. (2019). ‘This is what we’ve always wanted’: Perspectives on young autistic people’s transition from special school to mainstream satellite classes. Autism & Developmental Language Impairments.  doi: 10.1177/2396941519886475
  5. Eades, D., Leung, P., Cronin, A., Monteiro, J., Johnson, A., & Remington, A. (2019). UK dental professionals’ knowledge, experience and confidence when treating patients on the autism spectrum. British dental journal227(6), 504–510. doi: 10.1038/s41415-019-0786-5
  6. George, R., Crane, L., & Remington, A. (2019).“Our normal is different”: Autistic Adults’ Experiences of the Family Courts. Journal of Social Welfare and Family Law, 42:2, 204-220, doi: 10.1080/09649069.2020.1751928
  7. Heasman, B., & Gillespie, A. (2019) Learning how to read autistic behaviour from interactions between autistic people. Behavioural and Brain Sciences, 42, E93. doi: 10.1017/S0140525X18002364
  8. Heasman, B., & Gillespie, A. (2019) Neurodivergent intersubjectivity: Distinctive features of how autistic people create shared understanding. Autism, 23(4), 910-921. doi: 10.1177/1362361318785172  
  9. Heasman, B., & Gillespie, A. (2019) Participants over-estimate how helpful they are in a two-player game scenario toward an artificial confederate that discloses a diagnosis of autism. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 1349. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01349
  10. Hussein, A.M., Pellicano, E., &Crane, L. (2019). Understanding Somali parents’ knowledge and awareness of autism. Autism, 23(6), 1408-1418. doi: 10.1177/1362361318813996
  11. Kapp, S., Steward, R., Crane, L., Elliott, D., Elphick, C., Pellicano, E, & Russell, G. (2019). “People should be allowed to do what they like”: Autistic Adults’ Views and Experiences of Stimming. Autism, 23(7), 1782-1792. doi: 10.1177/1362361319829628
  12. Maras, K., Crane, L., Walker, I., Memon, A. (2019) Perceived credibility of autistic witnesses and the effect of diagnostic information on credibility ratings. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 68, 101442. doi: 10.1016/j.rasd.2019.101442
  13. Negri, O., White, R.C., and Remington, A. (2019) A Friendly Article: The Qualitative Investigation of Anthropomorphism in Autistic and Nonautistic Adults. Autism in Adulthood, 1 (4), 286-296. doi: 10.1089/aut.2019.0027
  14. Remington, A., & Pellicano, E. (2019). ‘’Sometimes you just need someone to take a chance on you’: An internship programme for autistic graduates at Deutsche Bank, UK. Journal of Management & Organization, 25(4), 516-534. doi: 10.1017/jmo.2018.66
  15. Sedgewick, F., Crane, L., Hill, V., & Pellicano, E. (2019). Friends and lovers: The relationships of autistic and neurotypical women. Autism in Adulthood, 1(2), 112-123. doi: 10.1089/aut.2018.0028   
  16. Wilcock, R., Crane, L., Hobson, Z., Nash, G., Kirke-Smith, M., & Henry, L.A. (2019). Brief Report: Eyewitness identification in child witnesses on the autism spectrum. Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, 66, 101407. doi: 10.1016/j.rasd.2019.05.007