Publications for parents 

Parents or carers of individuals with intellectual disabilities, autism spectrum disorders or genetic syndromes may find these publications useful.

Cerebra send out monthy briefings to registered parents and carers. These cover a variety of topics, links to some of which are provided below:

Prof. Chris Oliver and Dr Jo Moss spoke at the Annual Cerebra Conference in London.  You can watch videos of their talks here:

Professor Chris Oliver, Director of Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders, Birmingham University talking about 'extending the causal models of challenging behaviour in children with intellectual disability'


Dr Jo Moss a research fellow from the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at Birmingham University talking about 'Social impairments and autism spectrum disorder in genetic syndromes'.


Lots of our team's research gets published in high-quality scientific journals which are read by other professionals and researchers across the world. Many parents have told us that they would like to know the results of our research too, so we've provided summaries of some of our work below.