What do we all need to know about children? (2007)

 What do we all need to know about children? Defining a multi-professional learning agenda. Friday 16th November 2007.

Parent's perspective - Alison Leask

What do we all need to know about children?

Alison Leask is Chair of Autism Argyll and a teaching associate at the National Centre for Autism Studies at the University of Strathclyde. She recently worked at NES developing information resources for parents and participated in curriculum development for NHS staff. She is a parent of a young man with Asperger Syndrome.

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Child's perspective on services and professionals - Malcolm Hill

What do we all need to know about children?

Malcolm Hill is Research Professor at the University of Strathclyde, and former Director of the Glasgow Centre for the Child and Society. His two most recent co-edited books have been on young people's participation and on child protection and youth justice.

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Early language development - Carmela Miniscalco

What do we all need to know about children?

Carmela Miniscalco is a speech and language pathologist at the University of Gothenburg, and a practitioner in the regional unit for child health care for 20 years. Her recent publications include a detailed follow-up of young children with delayed language development.

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Child psychiatric diagnoses - Christopher Gillberg

What do we all need to know about children?

Christopher Gillberg is Professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, and Visiting Professor in the Division of Community Based Sciences, University of Glasgow. One of the world's leading academic child psychiatrists, he has published hundreds of papers on autism, ADHD and related conditions.

Parenting - Christine Puckering

What do we all need to know about children?

Christine Puckering is Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Glasgow. She is qualified in clinical, forensic and neuropsychology and developed the Mellow Parenting Programme. She chaired the recent HeadsUpScotland Infant Mental Health Review and has provided infant mental health consultancy across the world.

Attachment - Helen Minnis

What do we all need to know about children?

Helen Minnis is Senior Lecturer in Child Psychiatry at the University of Glasgow. Her research among looked after children led to her interest in Reactive Attachment Disorder for which she has achieved an international reputation. Her work in this field has included development and validation of new standardised assessment tools. What do we all need to know about children? 

Early brain development - Phil Wilson

What do we all need to know about children?

Phil Wilson is a general practitioner and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. He has trained in paediatrics and neuroscience and holds a Chief Scientist Office award in infant mental health.

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