The annual DCAP (Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) research mini-symposium was held virtually this year on 27 November. The DCAP mini-symposium is an opportunity to showcase all research that has been undertaken by staff, students and registrars in the Division and it's related research entities, including the Centre for Autism Research in Africa (CARA), and the Adolescent Health Research Unit (AHRU).
Registration for the 2020 IACAPAP conference is now open. The conference will be presented on an online platform.
A new book chapter, entitled 'Challenges and opportunities of implementing early interventions for autism spectrum disorders in resource-limited settings: A South African example' has been written by the African Autism Treatment Network team.
A recent open access article in Peidatrics by a number of eminent authors from around the world is entitled 'Global Burden of Childhood Epilepsy, Intellectual Disability, and Sensory Impairments'. They sought to update the most widely reported estimate of 93 million children < 15 years with disabilities from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2004.