Ellen Ridley is PhD student in the Centre for Neurodiversity & Development at Durham University. The aim of her research is to better understand the factors that impact on social vulnerability in children and young people with Williams syndrome (WS). During this podcast she chats to Louisa about a piece of work which takes a cross-syndrome approach to exploring social vulnerability and social interaction style in neurodevelopmental conditions, including WS.
You can follow Ellen on Twitter @ellenridley, and you can find out more about Ellen and her research on her webpage at Durham. You can also follow the lab group on Twitter at @DurhamDevDis.
The ECR Developmental network that was mentioned in this podcast can also be found on Twitter @ECR_DevNetwork.
The paper discussed in this podcast is:
Ridley, E., Riby, D. M. & Leekam, S. R. (2020). A cross-syndrome approach to the social phenotype of neurodevelopmental disorders: Focusing on social vulnerability and social interaction style. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 100, 103604
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