University of Warwick

A new funding award has been granted to Professor Richard Hastings who will lead on the  ‘Cerebra 1,000 Families’ project, the largest longitudinal research project in the UK about families and disability.

University of WarwickThe study will recruit a UK sample of 1,000 families living with a child with a neurological condition of school age (4-11 years at the beginning of the study). Initial data collection will take place in 2014-2016, with repeat data collection in 2017-2019. Measures will focus on the wellbeing of the child, and also parents, siblings and potentially grandparents.

The University of Warwick has informed our emotional and mental health service.

Annual Report

To read more about the research activities undertaken by the team, take a look at the 2021 annual report.

Keep Up to Date with the Project

To find out more about the project and keep up to date with it’s progress visit the Cerebra 1000 Families Study website.

Read more about the research in the paper.

Research at the Centre

Find out more about the family research undertaken by the University of Warwick in these videos.

I Like That He Always Shows Who He Is

Read more about our research into the experiences and perceptions of children who have a brother with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Read the paper

Carer Support

Warwick University have developed a great resource for people who have a family member with a learning disability to offer support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
You will also find information about how to support your relative if they display behaviours that challenge.

Visit the website

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