Anthony Bailey

Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia  

Dr. Bailey is a leading researcher of the neurobiological basis of autistic disorders, using genetic, neuropathological and neuroimaging approaches. He injects this experience into his clinical work with teenagers and able adults on the Autism Spectrum.

Dr. Bailey comes to Canada from the University of Oxford where he was the Cheryl and Reece Scott Chair of Psychiatry: the first medical chair devoted to the study of autism. At Oxford, Dr. Bailey built the first Magnetoencephalographic Centre designed for the study of autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders. He also coordinated the International Molecular Genetic Study of Autism Consortium: a large international team of clinicians and scientists brought together to identify susceptibility genes for autism.

Dr. Bailey became Professor and Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at UBC in July 2010. He is the founding Editor-in-Chief of Autism Research: the Journal of the International Society of Autism Research.

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Our response to COVID 19

Dear valued families and clients of Westcoast Child Development Group and Spectrum Works Consulting Group, As a result of directives from the government and health officials regarding the global health crisis, we have decided to take measures to guard the health and safety of our clients, staff, and clinicians while continuing to provide support and […]

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ASD Traits We Could All Use

While many treatment protocols and supports for individuals with ASD are geared to reduce symptoms–to help them ‘fit in’ to society–it is important to note that there are many ASD symptoms that could (and should) be adopted by the larger society. Listed below are some general traits that have been associated with ASD and that we […]

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