TranseND study: Transition in Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Your help is needed (England and Wales)

Maria Ashworth writes: This study examines transition from primary to secondary school in children with neurodevelopmental disorders.

Comparisons between Autism, Williams syndrome, and Down syndrome allow insight into the unique and shared challenges and opportunities in relation to children’s trans

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Prevalence of undiagnosed genetic conditions in clients whose behaviour challenges services supporting them. Can you help?

Steve Hendy writes: Following a combination of clinical cases and a literature review we are keen on doing some work of the prevalence of undiagnosed genetic conditions in our population of clients whose behaviour challenges the services supporting them.

The couple of clinical cases involved ‘accide

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Imagine ID - research project looking at how a child’s DNA affects development and learning disorders

Imagine ID - research project looking at how a child’s DNA affects development and learning disorders

Imagine ID is a research project funded by the Medical Research Council looking at how a child’s DNA affects development, particularly in relation to learning disorders.

The study want to answer a question parents often ask when their child receives a genetic condition: what does this mean for my c

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International Conference on Disabilities in Africa. July 2018 Abuja, Nigeria. Will you contribute?

International Conference on Disabilities in Africa. July 2018 Abuja, Nigeria. Will you contribute?

This is the first International Conference on Disabilities in Africa (ICDA) to mark the launch of the International School of Disability Studies (ISDS) in Nigeria.

 

The theme of the conference is: “Visible but invisible: towards a new perspective on disability in Africa”.

Discussions and confe

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Invitation to submit an abstract for conference about autism in Australia in August 2018

Invitation to submit an abstract for conference about autism in Australia in August 2018

“With its theme of Shaping Successful Futures the Aspect Autism in Education Conference will pick up where the last conference left off – with valuing students on the autism spectrum as unique and individual learners.”

 

From Autism in Education website: You are invited to submit an abstract fo

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"Valuing the Views of Children with a Learning Disability" a new report by Challenging Behaviour Foundation and Mencap (UK)

Jacqui Shurlock writes: Children and young people are all able to tell us what they think and feel in many ways. 

A new report, "Valuing the Views of Children with a Learning Disability", has been produced by the Challenging Behaviour Foundation and Mencap and can be found on the Paving th

Read more: "Valuing the Views of Children with a Learning Disability" a new report by Challenging Behaviour Foundation and Mencap (UK)

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