James Tonks

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UK

 

Biography

James Tonks is Paediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist from Cornwall in the UK. James has a Ph.D. from the University of Exeter in the field of Paediatric Neuropsychology. He is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Exeter Medical School, and Visiting Fellow in Paediatric Neuropsychology & Neuroscience at the University of Lincoln.

His current interests include: the effects of brain injury in childhood and adolescence upon socio-emotional functioning: neuropsychological evaluation of the potential benefits of cooling in treatment of cerebral palsy after Grade 2 hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy in neo-nates: evaluation of medical interventions for children with rare genetic mutations (iDEND) that affect potassium take-up in the brain: delivery of neuropsychological rehabilitation and support in Brazil including the use of smartphone technology in slowing progression in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, and reducing the developmental-impact of foetal-Zika exposure.

 

Conference Presentation

Neurodisability & Social Exclusion: A Need, and a Way, to Reduce Risk of Detention and Displacement of Young People with Brain Disorders

Crime and Traumatic Brain Injury: Causal Links and Interventions 

 

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