Poor social communication in children may be a risk factor for social anxiety

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Carla McEnery appraises a new study that asks: are social and communication difficulties a risk factor for the development of social anxiety?

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Safe and social – helping learning disabled people improve skills and understanding

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Some people with learning disabilities may find it difficult to learn social rules and behaviours, which can impact on involvement and engagement in their commnunities.

In her debut blog, Mandy Johnson looks at a project in the Republic of Ireland which set out to help people consider the desirability of a range of social behaviours and the complexities of social context.

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