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New NHS treatment helps children with autism overcome situation specific phobias

The Newcastle Blue Room Treatment developed at Newcastle University is now available as an NHS therapy, with referrals accepted from across the UK.

Last modified: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 16:41:26 BST

Parent-focused therapy has some long-term benefits for children with autism

Research from the Neurodevelopment and Disability Team on parent-mediated communication therapy for young children with autism is the subject of an NIHR Signal.

Last modified: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 14:06:31 BST

Autism Diagnosis Taking Too Long

Researchers in the Neurodevelopment and Disability Team have published a study which found that the age of diagnosis has not decreased in a decade – still averaging 4-and-a-half years (55 months).

Last modified: Tue, 01 Aug 2017 10:49:02 BST