Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mike Reardon appointed as ipAn’s Interim Chief Executive

ipAn is pleased to announce that it has appointed Mike Reardon as Interim Chief Executive. Following a thirty year career in the pharmaceutical industry Mike brings experience from the public and charity sectors including acting as Interim CEO and then … Continue reading

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Autism, trust and a Theory of Mind

The British Psychological Society’s Research Digest reports on a small scale study that aimed to look at the way that children with autism trust others. The study compared a group of children with autistic spectrum disorder with a control group … Continue reading

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UK prevalence rates for autism level off

A recent study has looked at the prevalence of autism in 8-year-old children within the UK and has found that ‘the incidence and prevalence rates…reached a plateau in the early 2000s and remained steady through 2010’. The study found that … Continue reading

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Sleep patterns in children with autistic spectrum disorders

A UK study has shown significantly reduced durations of sleep for children diagnosed with autistic spectrum disorders (ASDs) from the age of 30 months onwards This was a prospective longitudinal study that looked at a cohort of children born in … Continue reading

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