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Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 8:00am to 12:00pm
Early Assessment and Intervention to Improve Long-Term Neurodevelopment for High-risk Children Join us for a special interactive symposium on the challenges and opportunities for improving outcomes for children born preterm. An expert multi-disciplinary team of clinicians and researchers will discuss how and when we can intervene to promote preterm children’s development from the nursery to the classroom. Topics include early neurobehavioural assessment, supporting parents of preterm babies and children, identifying autism spectrum disorders, and cognitive training. Presented by the Centre of Research Excellence in Newborn Medicine and Victorian Infant Brain Studies Group , Murdoch Children’s Research Institute. Wednesday November 25, 2015 8am – 12pm Ella Latham Theatre, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville Current program 8am Registration 8.30am Introduction and welcome – Professor Lex Doyle 8.40am Early neurobehaviour and GMs app- Dr Joy Olsen and Dr Alicia Spittle 9.05am Parenting in the Neonatal Nursery: An Opportunity for Neuroprotection – Dr Abbey...