Research News

We regularly publish news from our research partners and how it is informing our services to families.

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Loneliness and Parent Carer Mental Health

In addition to the Covid pandemic, there is another pandemic that has gained greater prominence lately; that of loneliness. It is ...
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Understanding atypical patterns of autism in individuals with genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability

Dr Jo Moss, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Surrey, opened the February CEDAR seminar by sharing a story ...
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Introducing Cerebra PhD Student Rory O’Sullivan

Rory O’Sullivan is a PhD student at the University of Birmingham. As part of The Cerebra Network he is leading ...
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Introducing Cerebra PhD Student Jessica Mingins

Jessica Mingins is a PhD student at Aston University, her Cerebra funded research is improving our understanding and assessment of ...
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Positive Family Connections – Take Part

We are inviting family carers of a child with a learning disability, autism, or both aged 8-13 years to take ...
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Lifestyle Interventions in Pregnancy

Most women thinking about having a baby know that they need to make lifestyle changes before and while they are ...
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The Be-Well Checklist

Today we are publishing the innovative Be-Well Checklist designed to help parents, carers and professionals improve the well-being of people ...
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Positive Family Connections

Joanna Griffin, parent carer, counselling psychologist and Assistant Professor at the University of Warwick discusses the value of co-production and ...
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Playing with your child for research

Watch Me Play! involves the parent watching their child play for about 20 minutes a couple of times a week. ...
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Caitlin Williams – 1000 Families Study

My name is Caitlin Williams and I’m a second year PhD student at the University of Warwick. My PhD research ...
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