Dr Owen Barry
I am seconded on a part time basis (0.4fte) to the Neurodevelopmental Assessment Unit (NDAU) in the Cardiff University Centre for Human Developmental Science (CUCHDS). The NDAU adopts the RDoC framework to assess the children strengths and areas for improvement across a wide range of domains including language, cognition, emotional processing, social processing and motor skills to provide a comprehensive developmental profile that is fed back to the school. The NDAU will also use the research data collected to inform regarding developmental difficulties involved in neurodevelopmental disorders.
I am also a practising Educational Psychologist employed by Rhondda Cynon Taf County Borough Council. I provide consultation, intervention, assessment and training to a number of mainstream primary and secondary schools. I also support children who are taught in an Education Otherwise than at School (EOTAS) service, as well as work with a number of learning support classes for children or young people with a communication disorder. I am frequently work with the Neurodevelopmental Assessment Pathway with the Cwm Taf health board.