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Natalie Silove

Dr Natalie Silove MBBCh, MMed, FCP(Paeds), FRACP
Westmead Children’s Hospital, NSW

1. Chief Investigator: PROJECT TITLE. Comparative Analysis of Early Intervention Programs for Young Children with Autism. ARC Linkage Grant Collaborative project with ASPECT , Sydney University, Macquarie University and The Children’s Hospital
This project is now complete and is data is being analysed and papers being written.
2. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders
Danielle M Wheeler1, Philip Hazell2, Natalie Silove3, Katrina Williams4
1Cochrane Child Health Field, Community Child Health, Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick, Australia
2Thomas Walker Hospital (Rivendell) Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Services, Concord West, Australia
3Child Development Unit, The Children's Hospital at Westmead, Westmead, Australia
4Sydney Children's Hospital, University of NSW, Randwick, Australia
Citation example: Wheeler DM, Hazell P, Silove N, Williams K. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for the treatment of autism spectrum disorders. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2004, Issue 1. Art. No.: CD004677. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD004677.
Invited Steering Committee Member
Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Intellectual Disability Projects

Co-ordinated Access to Services and Support (CASS). This is a joint project with DADHC and ASPECT. It is a case management, behaviour intervention and brokerage service for children aged 12 -18years who have autism and intellectual disability and whose placement a school or home is jeopardised. It is funded  over a 4 year period. Not set up as a Research project, but funds have been provided for evaluation with an independent 'research" project manager.
Application for NHMRC grants in process:
Research Grant Title: __Assessing the effectiveness of a gluten and casein free diet for treating autism
Chief Investigator A: _Katrina Williams, Craig Mellis Trevor Paremnter John Wray Natalie Silove