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The Salvesen Mindroom Research Centre is a highly research-active group, punching well above its weight in research quality and impact. For a round up of academic publications by many of the core members of the Centre, please see the group Google Scholar profile here.
Co-designing a peer support package of materials for neurodivergent young people
Investigating the mechanisms underpinning sleep problems and links to mental ill health in autistic children and adolescents
Comparison of two approaches to measuring children’s developmental progress and identifying children with additional support needs used in the Scottish Universal Child Health Reviews
This project focuses on reducing health inequalities for autistic people by understanding interactional rapport.
This projects focuses on language learning in autistic children and how bilingualism can impact on various aspects of their lives.
A participatory research project producing free educational resources about neurodiversity
This project aims to understand barriers that affect children's learning, without the constraints of strict diagnoses
Exploring how autistic and non-autistic people learn from one another
Managing Repetitive Behaviours: A clinical and cost effectiveness trial of a parent group intervention to manage restricted repetitive behaviours in young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder
This project investigates the cultural acceptability of an American scheme, called the PEERS Program, and making appropriate adaptations for use in Scotland
Research Priorities for Learning Difficulties was a project that identified the top 10 research priorities for learning difficulties amongst children and young people
Researching Autism Spectrum Disorder and associations with literacy skills at the start of primary school