The precursor of the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders (DISCO), the Handicaps, Behaviour and Skills (HBS) Schedule designed by Wing and Gould, was used in research and featured in many academic publications.

The DISCO was designed primarily for clinical work but has also featured in research and has appeared in many leading academic publications. To find out more about these, or any other, autism-related research articles, please go to Autism Data. This gives abstracts to journal articles and a mechanism for requesting photocopies of articles for your research.