ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders)

  • Dr. Stephanie Ameis

    ADHD in CYP with autism, and pharmacological treatment ‘CAMHS around the Campfire’

    This session we are discussing ADHD in children and young people with autism, in relation to pharmacological treatment, with the focus on Dr. Stephanie Ameis’ in JCPP ‘Practitioner Review: Pharmacological treatment of attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in children and youth with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta‐analysis’ first published 26 August 2020.

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  • Sleep matters – children with neurodevelopmental conditions

    FREE for ACAMH Members, £5 for trainees, £10 Non-Members. The ACAMH West Midlands Branch is delighted to present an interactive webinar for all who work with children and young people and have an interest in children’s sleep.

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    Live Stream
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    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Max Davie

    What mental health professionals working with CYP need to know about child development – Dr. Max Davie

    Dr. Max Davie, Community Paediatrician specialising in child development, gives a talk as part of the ACAMH educational series of talks on child development. ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture.

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  • Mood Disorders and ASD: What not to miss

    The autism community identified mental health as their top research priority in 2016.¹ Autistic children and adolescents are more likely than their general population counterparts to have psychiatric disorders.² For bipolar disorder, rates of 7% are seen in autistic children and adolescents versus 1% in their general population peers.

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  • Dr. Marinos Kyriakopoulos

    Dr. Marinos Kyriakopoulos is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Visiting Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, KCL, and Honorary Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Great Ormond Street Hospital. He is Joint Training Programme Director for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the Maudsley Scheme. Dr. Kyriakopoulos is an Associate Editor of CAMH, focusing on Clinical Research Updates. 

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  • Does early androgen exposure contribute to autistic traits?

    Researchers in Hong Kong and Cambridge have explored the influence of early androgen exposure on autistic traits during childhood.

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  • Dr. Eric Fombonne

    Dr. Eric Fombonne trained in child and adolescent psychiatry in France. He held appointments as clinical scientist at the National Institute of Health and Medical Research  (INSERM, France), as Senior Lecturer and Reader at the Institute of Psychiatry and Maudsley Hospital, King’s College London, UK (1993-2001), as tenured Professor of Psychiatry at McGill University (Canada), Head of the Division of Child Psychiatry and Canada Research Chair in Child Psychiatry (2001-2012). 

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  • Professor Tony Attwood

    Tony Attwood on Autism – 4 different seminars

    Four different webinars delivered by Tony Attwood. Multi booking discounted rate. Remaining sessions; ‘The Cognitive Profile Associated with Autism’, ‘Developing the Friendship Abilities of Autistic Children in Primary School’, and Adolescent Issues for Autistic Teenagers’.

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    Live Stream
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    LIVE STREAM
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  • Dr. Stephanie Ameis

    ADHD in CYP with autism, and pharmacological treatment ‘CAMHS around the Campfire’ – FREE

    FREE virtual journal club #CAMHScampfire welcomes Dr. Stephanie Ameis as we discuss her JCPP ‘Practitioner Review: Pharmacological treatment of attention‐deficit/hyperactivity disorder symptoms in children and youth with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta‐analysis’. 17.00 UK, 18.00 CET, 12 noon EST. ACAMH Members attending will be eligible for a CPD certificate.

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    Informal Journal Club
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  • Professor Anita Thapar

    ‘ADHD, autism, and the elevated risk of later depression’ In conversation with Professor Anita Thapar

    In this podcast we talk to Professor Anita Thapar, Cardiff University. Anita talks about the relationship between disorders, such as, ADHD and autism, the elevated risk of later depression, and what is known about the mechanisms behind this association.

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