• Sally Hogg

    Being and Becoming Mentally Healthy: A framework for understanding the mental health of babies and young children

    Although there is increasing interest and investment in infant mental health, the term itself is not well understood. To support professionals to work together to protect and promote babies’ and young children’s mental health, we have worked with UNICEF-UK to create a new framework describing what it means to be mentally healthy in this life stage. The framework has two parts, “Being” and “Becoming” capturing both babies’ and young children’s current mental health as well as the capacities they are developing that will enable them to be mentally healthy in the future.

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    Infant sleep predicts trajectories of social attention and later autism traits

    Open Access paper from the JCPP – ‘We used a prospective longitudinal design in infants with a family history of ASD and/or ADHD to examine infant sleep and its relation to trajectories of attention and later neurodevelopmental disorders.’ Jannath Begum-Ali et al.

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  • How does parenting style affect development in infants with a visual impairment?

    Earlier this year, researchers from Great Ormond Street Hospital and the UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health in the UK published their latest findings from the OPTIMUM project: a national, longitudinal study investigating early development and interventions for young children with visual impairment.

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