The Association for Research in Infant and Child Development, ARICD, is a registered charity, founded by paediatricians and child psychologists interested in increasing understanding of early child development and thereby improving the welfare of children with disabilities. ARICD is recognised as a Learned Society.
ARICD was founded in 1957 by an eminent psychologist, Dr Ruth Griffiths. The Griffiths Development Scales are promoted by the association in its task of maintaining and furthering the work of diagnostic assessment and intervention in babies and young children. Find out more about ARICD and becoming a Member of ARICD. The process and Application Form to join a Committee can be found in the Members Only section.
ARICD is registered with the UK Charity Commission number 1161043 website charity-commission
– Registration number 1161043.
18 September 2021
Read about the Griffiths III in the September issue of the BACCH News.
19 May 2021
Save the date! 19th ISM 2021: Neurodevelopment and its Assessment
17 March 2021
Additional journal articles have been added to Resources
16 February 2021
International Tutors Webinar, 6 February 2021
recording now available to Tutors here
12 January 2021
Updated Griffiths III New User Pathway
with an on-line option for the first part of the Griffiths III Part II Training.
To learn more, go to Becoming a New Griffiths III User
The most recent version of the Griffiths Scales is Griffiths III, launched in 2016. You can find out more here
To login to your website account, go here.