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A striking number of genetic changes can occur early in human development

Dr. Pengfei Liu has a challenging job.  As the assistant laboratory director of Baylor Genetics and assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine… 1,046 more words

Human Genetics

Maternal immune activation may increase the risk of Autism and Prenatal Brain Development

Neurodevelopmental disorders are linked up with widely varying points of difficulty which may have substantial mental, emotional, physical, and economic consequences for individuals, and in turn their families and social club in general. 406 more words

Happy Holidays with Autism

By Andrea Davis

Tis the season for loud, noisy Christmas ballads blasting throughout the department stores and seas of people crowding shopping malls to take advantage of those holiday sales. 1,184 more words

Black Womanhood

Developmental Coordination Disorder in the Classroom


Elisabeth Hill, Laura Crane and Emma Sumner are based in the Department of Psychology’s Goldsmiths Action Lab.  Their research focuses on a range of neurodevelopmental conditions, particularly autism and developmental coordination disorder. 884 more words


Juliana and Lily

Update: A family has stepped forward for Juliana and Lily!!!

Sorry this is a day late! These two beautiful little girls will hopefully make up for it. 267 more words

What happens when people with autism grow old?

Dr. Rebecca Charlton is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the Department of Psychology at Goldsmiths University of London. Her research focuses on age-related conditions and falls into three areas: Typical Ageing, Depression, and Ageing in Developmental Disorders.  858 more words

Developmental Disorders

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

Developmental Disorders