autism

#312      26 min 19 sec
Screening along the spectrum: The search for a genetic test for autism

Prof Chris Pantelis
Prof Stan Skafidas

Neuropsychiatrist Prof Chris Pantelis and neural engineering researcher Prof Stan Skafidas discuss the potential for the use of genetics to improve the diagnosis of autism. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

#260      19 min 06 sec
Beyond exceptional: What makes a child prodigy?

Asst Prof Joanne Ruthsatz

Psychology researcher Dr Joanne Ruthsatz talks about the personality traits that set child prodigies apart from other children. Presented by Dr Dyani Lewis.

#234      27 min 26 sec
It's alimentary: The brain, the gut's nervous system, and links to autism

Dr Elisa Hill
Dr Kent Williams

Neuroscientist Dr Elisa Hill and Gastroenterologist Dr Kent Williams discuss the complex interactions between our brain and neurons found in the gut, and consider the over-representation of gastrointestinal disorders in children with autism. Presented by Dr Shane Huntington.

Episode 97      26 min 50 sec
Asperger's Syndrome and PDD-NOS Explained

Prof Margot Prior AO

Developmental psychologist Prof Margot Prior describes what it means to be an individual with Asperger's Syndrome, and how Asperger's and the similar Pervasive Developmental Disorder Not Otherwise Specified fit into the broader Austism Spectrum Disorder. With host Eric van Bemmel.

Episode 86      27 min 15 sec
Scrutinizing Intervention Programs for Autism

Prof Margot Prior AO

Prof Margot Prior reviews available intervention programs for autism. With host Eric van Bemmel.

Episode 18      25 min 29 sec
Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Updated Look

Prof Margot Prior

Professor Margot Prior discusses the latest research into autism spectrum disorder, its effects on sufferers and their families, and the latest developments on diagnosis and treatment. 

Guest: Professor Margot Prior, AO from the School of Behavioural Science

Topic: Autism Spectrum Disorder: An Updated Look