This conference looks very good.
This post is intended to summarise the discussion at the PMHA workshop, held on the 3rd September at the BACCH ASM. We hope that it will promote discussion and the sharing of resources and ideas.
Increasingly, community paediatric services are presented with children in whom neurodevelopmental problems, usually presenting as SEN, have come to light in the primary school period. Given that there are 1.5million children in England with SEN, and a shrinking pool of NHS resources, there are challenging questions around which children need assessment by a paediatrician, and what form this assessment should take.
This, at UCL, looks properly great, and relentlessly practical.
I love this paper, full of good advice and and determination not to medicalise this normal phenomenon. http://ep.bmj.com/content/early/2013/08/26/archdischild-2013-303903.full
Study by Public Health England backs concerns raised by doctors that lack of exercise leads to unhealthy lifestyles, says the Guardian’s James Meikle
This looks absolutely great, and is a bargain for trainees! Click here for details: 1st_Paediatric_Mental_Health_Training_Day_-_corrected
Good analysis of ASD sibling risk work from Denmark. 7% seems very low from my experience, though…..
This is a snappy, and clear, introduction into our flawed thinking most of the time. Ignore nonsense about oxytocin, though.
Nice short piece looking at this most affecting of questions
The George Still Forum is running more of its successful ADHD days in September click here for more details