Motor Development in Williams Syndrome

Start date

01 October 2022

End date

31 March 2026


This research aims to determine the windows of motor milestone achievement for WS; to develop an App for parents and practitioners to monitor the motor development of children with WS; to better understand the motor impairments in WS; and to determine the association between motor deficits and cognitive, social and language development. The findings of this research will have direct implications for families of children with WS and could also inform monitoring and interventions in other neurodevelopmental conditions presenting with motor deficits (e.g., Developmental Coordination Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, and others).



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Gloria Yoshkova

Postgraduate Research Student

Emily Farran profile image

Professor Emily Farran

Professor in Developmental Psychology

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Dr Joanna Moss

Senior Lecturer

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Professor Brijesh Dongol

Director of the UK Research Institute on Verified Trustworthy Software Systems (VeTSS)

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