ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders)

  • Dr. Sinead Rhodes

    In Conversation… ADHD with Dr Sinead Rhodes

    In this podcast, Dr Sinead Rhodes discusses ADHD and neurodevelopmental disorders with freelance journalist Jo Carlowe. Sinead discusses her latest research, cognitive factors underlying mental health and tailored interventions.

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  • Assessment and diagnosis in children with neurodevelopmental problems

    This conference focusses on assessment and diagnosis in children with neurodevelopmental problems, and is delivered by ACAMH’s Neurodevelopmental Special Interest Group (SIG).

    Event type
    Conference
    Location
    London
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  • Identifying imaging biomarkers in the neonatal brain

    The past decade has seen great improvements in magnetic resonance imaging technologies, such that it is now possible to image the developing brain in utero. In 2018, Dafnis Batalle and colleagues compiled an Annual Research Review for the Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, where they evaluated the current status of neuroimaging research in neonates and paediatrics to determine the origins of neuropsychiatric and neurodevelopmental disorders.

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  • Neuroscientific insight can boost learning: neuro-fact or neuro-fiction?

    Earlier this year, Professor Michael Thomas and colleagues compiled an Annual Research Review for the JCPP, highlighting the contributions that neuroscience can make to understanding learning and classroom teaching. Here, we summarise their main findings, the current challenges to the field and the future of educational neuroscience.

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  • What does a CAMHS MDT need to know about the genetics of psychiatric disorder?

    Our knowledge of the genetics of psychiatric disorders has increased rapidly in recent years. Discover what has been learnt, focusing on some of the psychiatric disorders commonly seen in CAMHS, before going on to discuss how these findings may be relevant to clinical practice.

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  • ASD Masterclass – Adapted Therapy for Young People; CBT and Mindfulness approaches

    As of Tuesday 6 August there are no places available for this event. We are looking for a larger venue to accommodate more delegates, to be on the reserve list call the office on 020 7403 7458, Mon-Fri 08.30-17.00.

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    Dublin
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  • Autism Masterclass

    This full-day training is the equivalent of 6 hours CPD, and is suitable for those who have an advanced knowledge of the treatment and management of children and young people with an ASD diagnosis.

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    Bristol
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  • Learning Disability Special Interest Group

    This is the latest in a series of talks arranged by the ACAMH Learning Disability Special Interest Group (LASER SIG). It is dedicated to sharing of specialist knowledge, skills and updates on relevant research and service development.

    Event type
    SIG
    Location
    London
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  • Dr. Max Davie

    Neurodevelopmental Disorders, an interview with Dr Max Davie

    Dr. Max Davie talks about Neurodevelopmental Disorders, and how you can get involved in ACAMH’s Neurodevelopmental Special Interest Group.

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  • Autism Spectrum Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder edition

    This edition of ‘The Bridge’ focusses on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Both of these can resemble each other with the over-focus, special interests and anxieties seen in ASD resembling the obsessions of OCD, and the routines, rituals and need for order and sameness that can be seen in ASD resembling the compulsions in OCD.

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