Behaviour, what do we see?

  


Behaviour, what do we see?

What about cognitive, emotional and social development? What is compulsive behaviour? What are stereotypical behaviour signs? What other forms of behaviour do we see.
Does it change when a child develops into a teenager, young adult or adult?

Discuss and learn about it.

20-25 minutes talk by Chris Oliver

20-25 minutes of interaction

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Chris Oliver

Chris Oliver

Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Chris is currently researching early intervention of behaviour disorders in people with severe intellectual disability and autism spectrum disorder, behavioural phenotypes in genetic syndromes and neuropsychological and behavioural assessment for people with severe intellectual disability. 

He is Professor of Neurodevelopmental Disorders and Director of the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Birmingham.

He was trained as a clinical psychologist at Edinburgh University before completing a PhD on self-injurious behaviour in people with intellectual disability at the Institute of Psychiatry, London. 

Editor in Chief for the Journal of Intellectual Disability Research. He is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the CdLS World Federation.

Paul Mulder

Paul Mulder

MSc, Autism Team Northern-Netherlands, Jonx Department of Youth Mental Health and Autism, of Lentis Psychiatric Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Paul specialises in assessment of children and adults with severe and complex autism spectrum disorders, especially supportive communication, social-emotional functioning, sensory information processing and cognitive development in children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorders

He is behavioural specialist at Autism Team Northern-Netherlands, Jonx, the child- and adolescent psychiatry service of Lentis Psychiatric Institute in Groningen. 

He did his PhD on "Cognition, self-injury and autism in Cornelia de Lange Syndrome: their mutual relationships and genetic background.” 

He is behavioural advisor of the Dutch CdLS group and a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the CdLS World Federation.

Inge van Balkom

Inge van Balkom

MD PhD, Autism Team Northern-Netherlands, Jonx Department of Youth Mental Health and Autism, of Lentis Psychiatric Institute, Groningen, The Netherlands

She was trained as a psychiatrist in Amsterdam and continued her training as a child and adolescent psychiatrist, including a residency in Clinical Genetics. 

She received her medical degree at Groningen University.

From 2006 to date Inge has been employed as Medical Director at Autism Team Northern-Netherlands, Jonx, the child- and adolescent psychiatry service of Lentis Psychiatric Institute in Groningen. 

She is a member of the Global Partnerships in the Epidemiology of Developmental Disabilities, and of the CDC-National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Atlanta, USA. 

Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the CdLS World Federation.

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