Sleep problems are often a daily reality for families of children wth developmental disabilities (DD), and in the first instance professionals usually offer sleep hygiene education (SHE) which advises parents on behaviours that encourage q
Extract from article in DisabilityScoop by Shaun Heasley, April 5 2017: A small, but promising study suggests that stem cells from a child’s own cord blood may offer an effective treatment for autism symptoms.
Most children on the spectrum w
Abstract: There is increasing evidence that wireless transmissions have biological effects, some of which are harmful, at levels that may be orders of magnitude below pre-sent safety guidelines. These guidelines were drawn up on the assump
From NCB press release:
- Dramatic 50% increase since 2004 - 49,300 to 73,000 children in England
- 57,615 children with complex autism in schools in England, more than double the number in 2004.
- Report questions whether Government, local
Mats Granlund, Research Leader of CHILD, writes: In Sweden more than 25% of all children have at least one parent born in another country and in the last years we have received a large amount of refugees to Sweden.
These facts have challeng
Extract: Moms and dads of kids with autism spend less time together than couples with typically-developing children, new research suggests, but that doesn’t mean they don’t support one another.
In a study looking at the day-to-day experienc
The Childcare Resource and Research Unit is conducting a survey of parents and parents-to-be across Canada who are (or whose partner is) expecting a baby or on paid or unpaid maternity/parental leave.
We are studying how parents make plans
To introduce the nature and design of mixed methods research. This module assumes students will have some experience in either qualitative or quantitative methodologies, as the focus will be on practical ways to combine the two to develop a