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Challenges Faced by Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions Identified by ‘Mental Health Champions’ Video Series

Challenges Faced by Adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions Identified by ‘Mental Health Champions’ Video Series In partnership with a steering group of adults with Autism Spectrum Conditions (ASCs) who have experienced mental health problems and suicidal thoughts and behaviours, a video series has been created that explores some of the […]

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Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery

Project Title: Imaginator: A pilot study for a brief technology-based intervention to reduce self-harm in young people, harnessing mental imagery Background & Strength of Scientific Evidence: Self-harm (up to 10% of 15-16 year old in UK) has substantial personal impacts and costs on the NHS. In Cambridgeshire self-harm is a […]

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Multi-million Research Programme led by disabled people – call for applications

Disability Research on Independent Living and Learning (DRILL) – Call for applications for multi million research programme led by disabled people. DRILL are calling for applications to fund research and pilot projects which will find out how disabled people, and those with long term conditions can live independently. The following are invited to apply: Disabled […]

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CLAHRC EoE Researchers receive NIHR Senior Investigator award

Congratulations to Professor Claire Goodman and Professor Simon Baron-Cohen! We are very pleased to announce that two CLAHRC EoE researchers have received an NIHR Senior Investigator Awards, in the ninth round of the competition: Professor Claire Goodman – Claire is Professor of Health Care Research at the Centre for Research in Primary and […]

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Telling the Stories of People with a Learning Disability: Rashmi Becker, CLAHRC EoE PhD Student

Congratulations to Rashmi Becker, CLAHRC EoE PhD student , Project Editor of a recently published book telling the stories of people with a learning disability.  Rashmi is undertaking her PhD within the CLAHRC EoE Research Theme Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage (EDD), and is based in the Department of Psychiatry, University of […]

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Exciting Opportunity! ! International workshop in neuropsychological rehabilitation Brazil, March 2016

International workshop in neuropsychological rehabilitation: Creating a multicultural network of interdisciplinary researchers 8-11 March 2016 Universidade Federal do Paraná, Brazil. Closing date for applications is 8 January 2016 Thanks to a British Council Newton fund, this is an incredible chance for 12 early career post-docs to enjoy a week in Brazil in […]

Rashmi Becker PhD Student in the Enduring Disability and/or Disadvantage Theme Blogs about the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities

Challenging the Commodification of Care as a Means for Improving the Wellbeing of Men and Women With Learning Disabilities In the wake of a number of high profile failings in social care, most notably the abuse of people with severe learning disabilities at Winterbourne View in 2011, there has been […]

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NICE guideline on Disability, dementia and frailty in later life

NICE have published their guideline on “Disability, dementia and frailty in later life – mid-life approaches to prevention”. This guideline covers mid-life approaches to delay or prevent the onset of dementia, disability and frailty in later life, and aims to increase the amount of time that people can be independent, healthy […]

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Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative: Explorer Awards

The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) seeks to improve the diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders by funding innovative research of the greatest quality and relevance. Objective of the SFARI Explorer Awards: This award program is designed to enhance the SFARI’s existing support of autism research by providing timely […]

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