Elspeth Webb

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A prevalence study of autistic disorder (AD) in childhood was undertaken in a Welsh health district as part of a needs' assessment exercise. The study population were all children resident in the district with dates of birth between 1977 and 1988. Children were identified after a trawl of service providers in health and education and diagnosis was confirmed(More)
All mainstream primary schools in Cardiff were invited in July 1998 to participate in a prevalence survey of autistic spectrum disorder. Teachers of each class filled in a questionnaire based on ICD-10 criteria for autistic disorders. The Autism Spectrum Screening Questionnaire (ASSQ) was completed on children identified with problems identified by the(More)
AIMS To investigate whether ocular anomalies are associated with congenital heart defects in children with Down's syndrome. METHODS 58 children with Down's syndrome were entered into a retrospective observational study. Children were assigned to heart defect groups based on medical records. Optometric tests had previously been carried out at the homes of(More)
Aims: To investigate whether ocular anomalies are associated with congenital heart defects in children with Down's syndrome. Methods: 58 children with Down's syndrome were entered into a retrospective observational study. Children were assigned to heart defect groups based on medical records. Optometric tests had previously been carried out at the homes of(More)
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