ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorders)

  • Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian

    In Conversation… Autism with Dr. Ann Ozsivadjian

    Ann talks about the prevalence of mental health problems in ASD, preventing mental health problems before they occur, interventions and psychological therapies and techniques she draws upon herself as a clinical psychologist.

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  • Autism Masterclass

    Mental health problems commonly co-occur with ASD, yet these problems often go untreated. This Masterclass offers both clinicians and researchers the opportunity to update their knowledge of the evidence-base and its implications for best-practice. This CPD training day is part of ACAMH’s ‘Masterclass Series’. The ‘Masterclass Series’ delivers advanced, evidence-based training for those working in […]

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    Bolton
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  • 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). Neurodevelopmental disorders are a neglected area of mental health practice, little mentioned in recent government policy documents. The evidence base is strong in theory but often hard to put into practice at the […]

    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

    Mental health problems commonly co-occur with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and yet these problems often go untreated. This can be due to a number of factors including diagnostic overshadowing and difficulty recognising and assessing these problems. There is now good research evidence demonstrating the high prevalence rates – and sometimes atypical phenomenology – of mental […]

    Event type
    Masterclass
    Location
    Dublin
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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. Presentation ‘Ealing Intensive Therapeutic and Short Break Service – preventing residential care for children with learning disabilities and challenging […]

    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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