ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders)

  • Professor Sir Michael Rutter

    Professor Sir Michael Rutter retires after 55 years at the IoPPN

    This article is reproduced with the permission of King’s College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN).

    Read more
  • (IDID A2H©) Identification of Intellectual Disabilities Framework (Children, Young People and Adults) – Dr. Mark Lovell

    This talk from Dr. Mark Lovell, dual-trained Consultant Child and Adolescent Learning Disability Psychiatrist, and ACAMH Director CPD and Training forms part of our free Intellectual Disabilities topic guide.

    Read more
  • 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. ACAMH members can now receive a CPD certificate for watching this recorded lecture.

    Read more

  • Sleep matters – children with neurodevelopmental conditions

    Bookings for this event have closed. 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.

    Event type
    Live Stream
    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • Dr. Rachel Elvins

    Dr. Rachel Elvins is a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital & Salford CAMHS. She is an Associate Editor of CAMH, responsible for the Debates section. 

    Read more
  • 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. 

    Read more
  • 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.

    Read more
  • 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). 

    Read more