STREAM

Scalable TRansdiagnostic Early Assessment of Mental Health

 

Funding agency: Medical Research Council, UK

Duration: August 01, 2019 – July 31, 2024

Principal Investigator: Gauri Divan

Co -Principal Investigator: Supriya Bhavnani

Coordinator and Other key staff: Hiba Irfan, Diksha Gajria

 

Description: Scalable TRansdiagnostic Early Assessment of Mental Health (STREAM) is developing and validating non-invasive, scalable tools for assessment of child development in preschool years. The tools include parent-report questionnaires, tablet-based gamified neuropsychological tasks, eye tracking and electroencephalography (EEG). The tool will be administered by trained non-specialist workers in homes/community centre settings on 0-6 year-old children in Delhi/NCR. The key strength of these tools is that, in the long term, they will provide a low-cost, scalable way to assess child development and identify children that are at risk of not reaching their full developmental potential and refer them for timely interventions. Sangath is part of a large consortium of top Indian and international research organisations that will be working together for this project being led by University of Reading in the UK.

 

For more information, write to us at gauri.divan@sangath.in or supriya.bhavnani@sangath.in