Game on for collaborative learning
Video games, collaboration and explicit instruction are helping neurodiverse children learn crucial social skills, University of Melbourne research shows
Study backs wider carrier screening for Fragile X Syndrome
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute and University of Melbourne study backs need for wider carrier screening for Fragile X Syndrome – a genetic cause of autism
Struggling in school: Helping every student learn
Dr Shiralee Poed from the University of Melbourne has spent her career in special education. She now focuses on supporting students with behavioural issues.
Autism research, this time it’s personal
Autistic son has fired Dr Elisa Hill’s passion for discovering vital link between brain and gut in autism to improve quality of life for autistic children.
Amazing Grace: How sweet the sound
Making music with a child newly diagnosed with autism and their family can help foster social interaction, becoming a powerful tool in the child's treatment.
Brain in a dish: the therapeutic potential of stem cells and organoids
On the Up Close podcast: epilepsy researcher Steve Petrou and developmental neuroscientist Miranda Dottori discuss the therapeutic potential of organoids.