Forster, K., Henderson, B., Yogarajah, P., Gardiner, B., McGinnity, T.M., Nicholas, B., & Wimpory, D.C. (2022). Increased temporal variability of gait in ASD: A motion capture and machine learning analysis. IN PREPARATION
Daniel, S., Wimpory, D., Delafield-Butt, J., Malloch, S., Holck, U., Geretsegger, M., Tortora, S., Osborne, N., Schogler, B., Koch, S., Elias-Masiques, J., Howorth, M., Dunbar, P., Swan, K., Rochat, M. J., Scholchtermeier, R., Forster, K., Amos, P. (2022). Rhythmic Relating: Bidirectional Support for Social Timing in Autism Therapies. Frontiers in Developmental Psychology. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2022.793258
Wimpory, D & Gwilym, E (2019). Music Therapy and Autism Across the Lifespan: A Spectrum of Approaches. In H. Dunn, E. Coombes, E. MacLean, H. Motram & J. Nugent (Eds.), Musical Interaction Therapy (MIT) for Children with Autistic Spectrum Conditions (ASCs): Underlying Rationale, Clinical Practice and Research Evidence. Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
Carrington, S.J., Uljarevic, M, Roberts, A, White, L.J., Morgan, L., Wimpory, D., Ramsden, C. & Leekam, S, R. (2016) Knowledge acquisition and research evidence in autism: Researcher and practitioner perspectives and engagement. Article reference: RIDD2790. Online article in Research in Developmental Disabilities, pp. 126-134 DOI information: 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.01.011* (Impact Factor 2.7)
Wimpory, D. (2015) A Social Timing Based Model Of Autism: Informed By Typical Development, in Allman, M & Vatakis, A (Eds) Time Distortions in Mind: Temporal processing in Clinical Populations, Brill: Leiden, The Netherlands **
Griffith, G., Walker-Jones, E., Fitzpatrick, H., Goodson, L., Pickering, N., Wimpory, D., Cernyw, E. & Hastings, R. (2013) Receiving an assessment and potential diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. A Thematic Content Analysis of parental experiences. Good Autism Practice, 14(2), October, 59-68 *
Wimpory, D. (2013). Detection of Autism by Infant Sociability Interview (DAISI). In Fred R. Volkmar (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders ISBN: 978-1-4419-1697-6 (Print), 978-1-4419-1698-3 (Online). Springer reference. **
Nicholas B., Owen M.J., Wimpory, D., Caspari ,T (2008) Autism-associated SNPs in the clock genes npas2, per1 and the homeobox gene en2 alter DNA sequences that show characteristics of microRNA genes. Online article on the Nature Precedings website following its Editorial review. http://precedings.nature.com/documents/2366/version/1 **
Nicholas B., Rudrasingham V., Nash, S., Kirov G., Owen M.J., Wimpory, D. (2007) Association of Per1 and Npas2 with Autistic Disorder: Support for the Clock Genes/Social Timing Hypothesis. Molecular Psychiatry, 12, (6) 581-592 (48 peer-reviewed citations; Impact Factor 13.3)*
Wimpory, D., Hobson, P. R, Nash, S. (2007) What Facilitates Social Engagement in Preschool Children with Autism? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.37, (3) 564-573. (17 peer-reviewed citations: Impact Factor 3.5)*
Wimpory, D., Nicholas, B., Nash, S (2002) Social Timing, Clock Genes and Autism: A New Hypothesis, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. 46, (4) 352-358 (35 peer-reviewed citations: Impact Factor 2.1)*
Hyde, C., Wimpory, D. & Nash, S. (2001) Coding of Active Sociability in Preschoolers with Autism (CASPA) in Richer, J. & Coates, S. (Eds), Autism – The Search for Coherence. Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London.
Wimpory, D., Williams, J.M.G., Nash, S., Hobson, R.P. (2000) Are infants with autism socially engaged? A study of recent retrospective parental reports. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.30, (6) 525-536. (82 peer-reviewed citations; Impact Factor 3.5)*
Wimpory, D., Nash, S. (1999) Musical interaction play therapy - therapeutic play for children with autism. Child Language Teaching and Therapy.15, 17-28. (9 peer-reviewed citations; Impact Factor 1.1)*
Wimpory, D., Nash, S., Kurian, N. (Eds), (1999). Dyslexia, Autism and Mental Retardation. (Book) Kerala, India: Grace Academy Publications.
Wimpory, D., Nash, S. (1999). Musical interaction therapy for children with Autism. In Schaeffer, C. (Ed), Innovative psychotherapy techniques in child and adolescent therapy. 2nd Edition. New York: Wiley.
Wimpory, D., Chadwick, P., Nash, S. (1995) Brief Report: Musical interaction therapy for children with autism: An evaluative case study with two year follow-up. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 25, 541-552. (31 peer-reviewed citations; Impact Factor 3.5)*
Harris, J. & Wimpory, D.C. (1993) Interactive approaches to language development. In J. Harris (Ed), 'Innovations in Educating Children with Severe Learning Difficulties'. Lisieux Hall.
Wimpory, D.C. (1993) Communication Therapy with Synchronised Music for Children with Autism. The Psychologist (February), 6, 1.**
Wimpory, D.C. (1991) Mental Handicap Nursing: Autism - Breaking through the barriers. Nursing Times, 87(34): 58-61. *
Wimpory, D.C. & Cochrane, V. (1991) Criteria for evaluative research with special reference to Holding Therapy. Communication, 25, 15-17**
Wimpory, D.C. & Christie, P. (1986) Recent Research into the Development of Communicative Competence and its Implications for the Teaching of Autistic Children, Communication, 20 (1) 4-7.**
Wimpory, D.C.(1986) Developing Sociability in Preverbal Children with Learning-Disability (Autism). Bulletin of the British Psychological Society, 39, 1086, A147-147.
Published materials for professional training
Wimpory, D and Methley, A. (Oct, 2011) “Therapi Rhwngweithiol gyda Chymorth Cerddoral”. Welsh-medium ASD Training DVD, 500 copies.
Methley, A. and Wimpory, D (June, 2011) “Music Interaction Therapy for Children with Autism”. ASD Training DVD launched at ESRC-funded Workshop on Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism, Bangor University, 500 copies.
Flack R., Harris J., Wimpory, D., Jordan, R. (1996) Special Educational Needs of Children with Autism: Communication Module (EDSE 02, Unit 3) edited by Jordan R, University of Birmingham.
Harris, J. & Wimpory, D.C. (1994; 1991) BIMH Workshop Modules 'Get Kids Talking' / 'Cael Plant YnSiarad.' First Draft Publications. Copyrights: BIMH British Institute of Mental Handicap, BILD British Institute of Learning Disability and CanolfanYmchwilCymru.
Harris, J. & Wimpory, D.C. (1992) Theories of Language Development: Autism, Module 2 Unit 2: for Advanced Certificate in Education - Special Educational Needs Autism: Birmingham University..
Wimpory, D. (1985) Enabling Communication in Young Autistic Children. Training Film for teachers (60 mins videotape). Copies made available via the European Autistic Society and from The Child Development Research Unit, Nottingham University.
Selected Lectures/Presentations at Conferences, etc
(The following are in addition to ongoing in-service training offered to NHS/LEAs)
Wimpory D.C, Nicholas B.D., Elias J., Powell A., Muth A. (2018). The Science of Social Interaction meeting 11-12 September 2018. Poster presentation: Developing a Pioneer Measure for assessing Social Timing in Autism within Musical Interaction Therapy. Bangor University, UK.
Wimpory D & Leekam S. (2016) Public Health Wales & WLGA Community of Practice event, Improving Neurodevelopmental Services. Workshop: Research Developments in an ASD database for Wales. All Wales meeting of Neurodevelopmental Clinicians, All Nations Centre, Cardiff.
Wimpory, D. (2016) Presentation for/by Derwen’s Team’s Conference for wider cross-agency Professionals, January, 2016, on Social Communicative Development in Typically Developing Children & in those with ASD; Musical Interaction Therapy (MIT) for Autism. Celtic Royal Hotel, Caernarfon, Gwynedd.
Wimpory, D. (2015) Social Cognition workshop. Poster presentation: Action research on musical interaction therapy in a clinical context: Measuring social/temporal effects of synchronising live music to the interactions of ASD child-carer dyads. Bangor University.
Wimpory, D. (2014) ‘Temporal aspects of Gait in Autism’, K R Forster, B Nicholas, DC Wimpory. Poster presented to the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR), Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Wimpory, D. (2014) ‘Closing the gap between research, policy and practice’, Christopher Ramsden, Alessandra Roberts, Mirko Uljareviæ, Sarah Carrington, Louise White, Lynda Morgan, Dawn Wimpory and Susan Leekam.
Wimpory, D. (2014) “Examples of Good Practice in Wales: Knowledge Exchange in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)" Welsh Government (NISCHR) AHSC Knowledge Mobilisation workshop, Cardiff.
Wimpory D, Forster K (2013) ‘Gait analysis in Autism: A potential diagnostic tool’ Poster presented at ‘Time In MEntaLactivitY: theoretical, behavioral, bioimaging and clinical perspectives (TIMELY). TIMELY School on ‘Timing and Time Perception: Procedures, Measures, & Applications’ Corfu, Greece.
Wimpory, D. (2013). Results of the regional pilot of a National ASD Database for Wales. Poster presented to the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in Donostia / San Sebastián, Spain.
Wimpory, D. (2013) ‘Results of database diagnostic analysis for 2012’ presented at the ‘Autism: Sharing Good Practice Conference’ for the BCUHB Chief Executive and child autism staff. Abergele, North Wales.
Wimpory, D. (2012) “Developmental Implications of Social Timing Issues in Autism”, Invited Funded Trainer for EU-funded Temporal Processing in Clinical Populations. International Meeting of researchers working on time and time perception, Thessaloniki, Greece.
Wimpory, D. (2012). Introduction to Martin Raff’s Public Lecture on Neurodevelopmental Biology of Autism, “Developing a new approach to the diagnosis and development of potential treatments for the condition”, Bangor University.
Wimpory, D. (2011) Psychology Departmental Seminar, “Developmental Implications of timing difficulties in autism: genetic, social and intervention issues”, Lancaster University.
Wimpory D (2011) “Update on research/clinical ASD database” ASD Learning and Improvement Network Meeting (ASD National Strategy, Social Services Improvement Agency) Conwy Business Centre, Llandudno Junction.
Wimpory, D (2011) “Working towards Intersubjectivity in Autism through support for Social Timing” ESRC-funded Workshop on Early Intervention for Young Children with Autism, PJ Hall. Bangor University.
Wimpory, D (2011) “Update on Pilot for National Autism Database” for Wales Autism Research Centre (WARC)’s Open Afternoon, WARC, Cardiff University (with Gwenda Thomas, Deputy Minister for Social Services, Wales Assembly Government).
Lidstone, J., Leekam, S., Ramsden, C., & Wimpory, D. (Sep 2011). How are standardised developmental assessments used in clinical practice? Qualitative and quantitative findings on the diagnosis of autism. Poster presented at the British Psychological Society Developmental Section Conference. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.
Leekam, S., Wimpory, D., Lidstone, J, Ramsden, C. & Morgan, H. (2011) “How are diagnostic tools used in clinical practice? Evidence from a nationwide survey of children’s diagnostic services in Wales, UK.” Poster accepted by International Society for Autism Research (INFAR)’s 10th Anniversary Meeting.
Wyn Jones, D., Nicholas., B., Wimpory, D., Caspari, T. (2010). “The Circadian clock and its control of DNA repair may lead to the autistic phenotype. Meeting abstract: 3rd International Genome Dynamics in Neurosciences Conference: DNA Repair and Neurological Disease”. Brighton, UK.
Wimpory, D (2010) “Wimpory’s ASD Research Projects and Findings” presented to BCUHB (Autism Project Board’s Stakeholders’ Meeting, Bangor (NHS).
Wimpory, D (2008) “Social Communication Disorders: Implications from recent clock gene studies.” Invited Lecture for the North Wales Paediatricians’ Forum, NWHA.
Wimpory, D and Nicholas, B., (2007) “Two clock genes associated with Autistic Disorder.” Poster presented at The All Wales Alliance for Research and Development (AWARD) Conference: Working together to deliver evidence-based care, Bangor University.
Wimpory, D. (2007) “A molecular genetics study prompted by clinical observations of communicative timing in autism.” Invited Seminar for School of Psychology’s Clinical and Health Psychology Colloquium, B.U.
Wimpory, D. (2007) “"A developmental timing-based account of Autistic Disorder: from clinical observations to genetic findings" Invited Lecture for the Inaugural Autism Research Conference Wales, Autism Cymru/Autism Speaks, Cardiff.
Wimpory, D. (2006) “Musical Interaction Therapy”. Invited presentations to Wales’ 2nd International Autism Conference, Autism Cymru, Cardiff.
Wimpory, D. (2006) “What Facilitates Social Engagement in Preschool Children with Autism?” Invited Paper presented to International Autism Online Conference, Autism Cymru/Autism Speaks.
Wimpory, D. (2005) “Early Intervention for Autism: Determining the efficacy of Musical Interaction Therapy.” Invited Lecture for the Royal College of Paediatricians’ Conference, Derby.
Wimpory, D (2004) “Timing difficulties in Autism.” Invited Lecture for Wales’ 1st International Autism Conference, Autism Cymru, Cardiff, (1996-1997 & 2000-2001: 12 months x2 Maternity Leave)
Wimpory, D. (1999) “What Facilitates Social Engagement in Preschool Children with Autism?” Paper presented to The Search For Coherence From The Fragments Of Autism Conference, Oxford University.
Wimpory, D (1998) Invited Autism Lecture Tour (& book publication, 1999) Kerala, India.
Wimpory, D. (1994) Invited Discussion Paper, “The Role of Teasing in the Development of Symbolic Functioning: Implications for Autism.” Child Development Research Unit’s Autism and Infancy Seminar, Nottingham University.
Wimpory, D. (1992) “Communication Therapy with Synchronised Music for Children with Autism.” Paper presented at Annual Conference of the British Psychological Society, Edinburgh University.
Wimpory, D. (1990) “Facilitating possible precursors to Theory of Mind: A Case Study in Autism.” Paper presented to Experimental Psychology and The Autistic Syndromes: International Conference, University of Durham.
Wimpory, D. (1990) Facilitating Sociability in Autism” International Special Education Conference. Facilitating Communication in Special Needs Education, Cardiff.
Wimpory, D. (1986) “Developing Sociability in Preverbal Children with Learning-Disability (Autism)”. Paper presented at the BPS Developmental Section Conference, Exeter University.
Lead Professional/Collaborative/Sole Reviewer for the British Psychological Society (BPS)’s Published Responses to Welsh, English & Scottish Government Consultations
(via BPS Policy Support Unit):
Wimpory, D, Charman, T., Buchan, L, Howison, J. (2012) The British Psychological Society Response to NHS draft report for the UK National Screening Committee: Screening for Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children below the age of 5 years: http://apps.bps.org.uk/_publicationfiles/consultation-responses/ASD%20Screening%20in%20the%20Under%205s%20-%20BPS%20response.pdf
Wimpory, D. (2011)The British Psychological Society Response to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Scope Consultation: the Management of ASD in Children and Young People:http://apps.bps.org.uk/_publicationfiles/consultation-responses/Management%20of%20ASD%20in%20CYP%20(NICE%20-%20scope)%20-%20BPS%20response.pdf
Corr.P, Ravenhill, J., Wimpory, D, M. Pasteur, Williams, R., Walker-Jones, E, Gerrard, S (2011) The British Psychological Society Response to National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Consultation: Autism spectrum disorders in children and young people: recognition, referral and diagnosis: http://www.bps.org.uk/publicationfiles/consultationresponses/Autism%20in%20CYP%20(NICE%20%20guideline)%20%20BPS%20response.pdf
Morris, J, Wimpory, D., Jones, G., Powis, S (2010) The British Psychological Society Response to DoH’s ¨Consultation on 'Implementing Fulfilling and Rewarding Lives' (Implementing England’s Autism Strategy): http://www.bps.org.uk/publications/consultation-papers/consultationpapers_home.cfm?frmAction=details&paperID=943&RegionID=0&iYear=2010&open=false
Yarrow, F, Wimpory D., Chick, H, Goodall, K, Teer, K, Phillips, M, Charman, T.(2010) The British Psychological Society Response to the Scottish Office’s Consultation on ‘Towards an Autism Strategy for Scotland’: http://www.bps.org.uk/publications/consultation-papers/consultation-papers_home.cfm?frmAction=details&paperID=954&RegionID=2&iYear=2010&open=false
Wimpory, D. Gilbert, C, Pasteur, M, Channon, S, Oakes, J & Healy, H, (2007) The British Psychological Society’s Response to the Welsh Assembly Government’s Consultation: The Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Strategic Action Plan for Wales. Prepared on behalf of the Division of Clinical Psychology’s Faculty for Children and Young People in Wales B.P.S: http://www.bps.org.uk/_publicationfiles/consultationresponses/Autistic%20Spectrum%20Disorder%20-%20BPS%20response.pdf