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Dementia and concussion

Posted in Psicon's Neurorehabilitation at Psicon (NAP)

From a recent article in the Guardian by Paul MacInnes (2021), Dawn Astle, daughter to Jeff Astle, discusses the potentially detrimental impact of heading the ball in football and advocates for change. This article contributes to the growth in awareness of brain injury in sport, including football.


“Football doesn’t want to think it can be a killer.”


Concussion has been...

Free Training for Parents/Carers of Children with Autism

Posted in Psicon's Neurodevelopmental Lifespan Services

Parents / carers and individuals with autism may be interested in this online event, which is free.

Mental Health Week: How to respond to the Corona crisis

During the current pandemic our mental health also needs to be prioritised.  Clinicians at Psicon considered relevant documents and recommendations to ensure optimal mental health during the period of lockdown and the COVID-19 crisis. The video below by Dr Russ Harris is recommended.. It is a useful guide to support mental health and a way of responding effectively to the Corona crisis.