Join us at this meeting for an essential update on forensic mental health aspects of neurodevelopmental disorders, including Intellectual Disability & Autism. By attending, you will:
For more information please see the video below:
"People with neurodevelopmental conditions are only ever as likely or arguably less likely than those in the general population to indulge in law breaking behaviour, and yet when they do, they're subject to considerable inequity."— RoySocMed (@RoySocMed) November 11, 2023
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Health Education England (HEE) launched a National Autism Training Programme for Psychiatrists in March 2023. The programme was delivered through the Royal College of Psychiatrists. The RADiANT convenor, Prof Regi Alexander was the course director.
Royal Society of Medicine Conference on Sleep Disorders in Intellectual Disability, February 7th, 2023.
On Tuesday 6th December 2022 the Centre for Developmental and Complex Trauma, in collaboration with the RADiANT Network NHS Group, held the Trauma and Neurodiverse Populations online conference where we were joined by 210 delegates.
Neurodiverse populations are significantly more likely to be exposed to trauma and adversity across the lifespan, yet they are significantly under represented in trauma frameworks, services and innovations.
The event brought together national and international experts to offer a clinically focused programme to inform our understanding of the trauma needs and treatment approaches for this population.
Psychotropic medication for challenging behaviour and mental health problems
Prof Regi Alexander and Ms Reena Tharian speak at the launch of the HEE training resource titled 'Working in Community settings with people with learning disabilities and autistic people who are at risk of coming into contact with the criminal justice system'.
Please click below for video:
IASSIDD hosted a free webinar – The Impact of COVID-19 on Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities on Tuesday 2nd February 2021 - 9.00 - 10:30am
· Faridah Ali Chang: Support for families and their high needs children during the COVID19 pandemic
· Paul Willner & Biz Stenfert Kroese: Effects of the pandemic on informal caters of adults and children with intellectual disabilities in the UK
· Regi Alexander: Guidance for the treatment and management of COVID19 among people with intellectual disabilities
A number of our members presented talks at the ID faculty conference, which took place online. To view our member presentation slides, click on the links below:
Our member Dr Sam Tromans won the prestigious Alec Shapiro prize for the best oral presentation. Congratulations Sam!
On 30th September 2020, we hosted a virtual conference alongside the Leicester Centre for Mental Health Research (LCMHR) held on the Microsoft Teams Platform. We heard about a variety of topics relevant to our neurodevelopmental populations, from a variety of speakers, as detailed in the programme (right). We will be adding all of the presentation slides and videos depending on permission from the speakers shortly.