The Gateshead Millennium Study (see also the Gateshead Millennium Baby Study.)
Longitudinal study tracing 1000 children born locally in the year 2000.
A multi-site trial, developed in collaboration with the National Autistic Society, will involve 144 children on three sites in Manchester, Newcastle and London. This study will study the effectiveness of a treatment to enhance parent/child communication and the social and language development of the child.
Daslne is a database of children with autism spectrum disorder living in the North East.
An evaluation of the ‘More than Words’ training programme for parents of young children with autism spectrum disorders.
Newcastle is one of five sites for this International Consortium.
Development of a parent – rating scale which will capture changes in children’s attention, awareness and physical symptoms.
UK collaboration redefining diagnostic algorithms for autism and autism spectrum disorders.
Longitudinal analysis of change or stability in repetitive behaviours of 104 young children with communication disorders, including autism spectrum disorders.
Randomised Study of an Age-Paced Parenting Newsletter (Baby Express) in North Tyneside 2002-2006
A study examining the effect of delivering an age-paced newsletter to new parents in North Tyneside over the first two years of their child’s life.
Understanding the development of repetitive behaviours in children over time and the links to thinking styles.