With the launch of our third journal, JCPP Advances
, we're bringing you a series of podcast that focus on the papers and editors featured in the publication. In this podcast we speak to Dr. Bianca Arrhenius,
medical doctor from Helsinki, Finland, and PhD student at the University of Turku, who is lead author on the paper 'Relative Age and Specific Learning Disorder Diagnosis'
Bianca summarises the paper and methodology, the implications of the findings for professionals working in education and in child mental health, and highlights that knowledge of the topic is crucial for educational policymaking.
Bianca also discusses whether immature children should start school later than their relatively older peers, whether the school age be should be raised, and the implications of your findings for children and their families.