Learning Disabilities/Difficulties

Children and adults with dyslexia have reading skills that are weak relative to their overall intelligence. That's why it is often referred to as "specific learning disability".
This joint CPD event is informed by discussions between the Faculties for People with Intellectual Disabilities and for Children & Young People’s regarding areas of common concern, not least recognition of limited progress in the post-Winterbo
A participant in the television series The Undateables is one of the keynote speakers at the Annual Conference of the Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities.
Children diagnosed with autism often have distinctive sensory experiences, such as being ultra sensitive to noise, or finding enjoyment in repeated, unusual sensory stimulation.
This has been a very busy year for the Faculty for People with Intellectual Disabilities.  We have continued to work in 4 main areas:  the National Arena, Working in Partnership with other organisations, working with the BPS/DCP and supp
Children with autism can become more assertive if they have grown up with pets in the home, suggests a new study.
Three members of the British Psychological Society were recognised in the New Year honours list. Professor Paul Webley, director of the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, was awarded a CBE for services to higher education.
This workshop will provide an outline of Motivational Interviewing as a tool to effectively engage people in recognising the need to change and action planning for alternative futures. Timetable
Date: Friday 28 November 2014 Time: 18:00 - 20:00 Venue: GC1.08, Tower Building, 166-220 Holloway Road, N7 8DB (opposite Holloway Road tube station)
This workshop is cancelled This workshop is for anyone interested in learning about meta-synthesis of qualitative research for the purposes of systematically reviewing a diverse evidence base.
Widening the perspective about aggression in adolescents with ASD. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends Details Aggression
The workshop will offer a clear and structured introduction to a number of current professional and ethical issues likely to be encountered within psychological practice. Timetable
Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
A new perspective on conducting research in psychology. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
This workshop will offer researchers who are more used to working within quantitative paradigms some ways, advantages and challenges of combining quantitative methods with qualitative methods to conduct mixed methods research.  Timeta
Explore theories of child development. Timetable 09:30 Registration/Tea and Coffee 10:00 Workshop starts (there will be a break for lunch) 16:30 Workshop ends
The Enabling Workplaces Working Group of the Division of Occupational Psychology presents a workshop on the diagnosis and assessment of adults with specific cognitive difficulties (e.g. Dyslexia). Timetable
A celebration is being held at the House of Lords today to mark 50 years of Dr Janet Carr’s groundbreaking follow-up study of children with Down’s syndrome.
Young people can be trained to identify emotional cues from others, according to a new study.
The Autism & Criminal Justice System Network held its second conference last week at City University, London. Subject under discussion included:
Most people with autism have difficulties socialising and connecting with others. It's generally agreed that part of this has to do with an impairment in taking other people's perspective.
Researchers at the University of Southampton are to research the causes of conduct disorder (CD) in teenage girls, thanks to a share of funding from the European Uni
Parents who have one child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are less likely to go on to reproduce again, according to a new study.
A new stress sensor linked to mobile-based advice to help deal with the condition has been devised with the aim of helping the parents of children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).
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