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Memory and sense of self may play more of a role in autism than we thought

Lorna Goddard, Goldsmiths, University of London

It’s well-known that those with autism spectrum disorders including Asperger’s syndrome develop difficulties with social communication and show stereotyped patterns of behaviour. 871 more words

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Let's Talk Developmental Disorders: An Interview with Maycol Mueses

Mental health is a general term that encompasses so many different experiences, from mental illness to developmental disorders and learning disabilities. I want to highlight the work that a friend of mine, Maycol Mueses, is doing with young people who have developmental disorders and learning disabilities. 1,609 more words

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An end to sleepless nights? New hope for families raising children with ADHD

Alice M. Gregory, Professor of Psychology at Goldsmiths, University of London. She is a member of the Advisory Board for a digital parent education endeavor on infant and toddler sleep that is being supported by Johnson’s Baby. 797 more words

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How To Fight The Boredom Bug This Summer

Parents of neuro typical and special needs children alike know that summertime can be full of wonderful moments, fun activities, and alas- the boredom bug. Many children are at home with a lot of spare time that is unstructured and this can lead to boredom complaints. 1,067 more words


Untangling the ADHD controversy

This blog post does not attempt to answer question posed in the title, but rather sets the tone for the rest of the posts on this topic.  156 more words

A single species of gut bacteria can reverse autism-related social behavior in mice

The absence of one specific species of gut bacteria causes social deficits in mice. Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine report June 16 in Cell… 1,031 more words


Stakeholder engagement, Brexit and beyond

As the prospest of a Brexit makes waves across the UK and beyond, this is the first of two posts this week from our Department, focussing on its impact and meaning.  1,204 more words