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Our Research

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Education at Warwick is 10th in the UK for overall Research Power

82% of our research is world leading or internationally excellent.

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Source: Times Higher Education (THE) analysis of the REF assessment.

CIDD specialises in research focused on reducing inequalities and addressing the needs of children and adults with intellectual disabilities and autistic children and adults. Our main work with these populations includes mental health and well-being, educational outcomes, and forensic needs. We also have an established programme of research on parenting and family support for families of disabled children and adults, and for families of young people who face mental health and other challenges. Finally, we have a broader research interest in youth mental health; especially psychological interventions for socially marginalised populations, and mental health in school contexts.