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Understanding the Development of Resistance to Change in Individuals with a Neurodevelopmental Disorder


Some individuals who have neurodevelopmental disorders such as Prader-Willi Syndrome can have negative reactions to changes in their environment, routine, and expectations. 

Researchers at Queens University Belfast are conducting a study which aims to increase our understanding of why some individuals have negative reactions to certain changes and others can cope much better with change. 

For this study they would like to interview parents and caregivers of individuals with Prader-Willi Syndrome in order to hear about how their child has coped with change at different stages throughout their life. 

If you would like to find out more about this study, please watch the video below or contact the researchers using the details below.


Elaine Haig (

Kathryn Degnan (

This research project is supervised by Kate Woodcock ( or +44 (0) 28 9097 4886).



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