Self-Injurious Behaviour in Genetic Disorders
Presenter: Professor Chris Oliver
Date of Presentation: 2015
Conference or event: Rare diseases - a view into the future
Overview of the talk
Chris Oliver is a professor of neurological conditions at the University of Birmingham and head of The Cerebra Center for Neurodevelopmental Disorders. He is a graduate psychologist at the University of Edinburgh and specialized as a clinical psychologist before completing his PhD on self-harm in people with disabilities at the Institute of Psychiatry in London. Chris Oliver works specifically with behavior and mental health in people with severe developmental disabilities, genetic syndromes and autism spectrum disorders. He has previously lectured on a course at Frambu on cri du chat syndrome, Angelman's syndrome, Cornelia de Langes syndrome and Rubinstein-Taybis syndrome. From the course "Rare diagnoses - where does the way go?"