Blogs & Research Digests

  • A postcard from Malta

    A postcard from Malta

    “It’s all to do with education and standards, and trying to bridge that gap”

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  • Guest Blog

    Concerned over Green Paper leaks

    Dr Duncan Law on why he’s left so concerned by the recent leaks from the Children and Young People’s Mental Health (CYPMH) green paper.

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  • Dr Zeshan Qureshi, Paediatrician

    Joining up services, is the way forward

    Being a paediatrician is an absolute privilege and a core part of my identity.
    Disclaimer: This is an independent blog and ACAMH may not necessarily hold the same views.

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  • Co Owners of CAMHS Change report

    Transforming CAMHS from the ground up

    A report, issued this week, ‘Co-owners of Change: CAMHS Transformation Clinical Champions’, provides insights to an important consultation with clinicians, highlighting the desire for clinical engagement.

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  • Dr Max Davie, Paediatrician, holding a sign about ACAMH

    Q&A with Dr Max Davie, Consultant Paediatrician

    Interview with Dr Max Davie, Consultant Paediatrician, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust & ACAMH Board Member.

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  • Practicing what we preach

    Today is World Mental Health Day, with this year’s theme being mental health in the workplace. I believe the most valuable asset any organisation has are its staff, and their wellbeing should be paramount to every CEO.

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  • Mental health in schools

    “Sometimes you feel like a volcano erupting,” one eight-year-old boy told us, “but if you come to Place2Be, you can cool down.”

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  • joe elliott slide

    The pariah of dyslexia

    Sometimes, academia calls for a thick skin, particularly if you’re notorious for denouncing an entire area of research.

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  • Professor Maggie Snowling

    Dyslexia and developmental language disorder: same or different?

    Maggie Snowling looks at how we understand the definition, development and relationship between dyslexia and developmental language disorder (DLD).

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  • The Parent Blame Game

    Seventy years ago Leo Kanner published his seminal paper describing autism. In that paper he also coined the term “refrigerator mother” apportioning some of the cause for the distinctive profile of autistic behaviour to cold, harsh parenting practices.

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