Implications of Recent Research on Intervention and Longitudinal Studies of Treatment of Young children
|Dates:||7 July 2013|
|Times:||10:00 - 11:30|
|What is it:||Talk|
|Organiser:||Institute of Brain, Behaviour and Mental Health|
|Who is it for:||Adults, Current University students, University staff|
|Speaker:||Professor Catherine Lord|
Autism is a disorder that is much in the news and has a high interest for developmental scientists and non-specialists and public alike.
Professor Catherine Lord who is coming to present this lecture is a world authority on autism. She has designed some of the key measures int he field and has contributed both to the basic developmental science of the disorder and treatment initiatives. She is a very engaging speaker who is used to talking to specialist and nonspecialist audiences.
Her talk will cover some of the most interesting current research int to autism both in terms of longitudinal studies of its development and recent studies of intervention.
The lecture will be relevant to members of University staff and students who are interested in child development, child disorders and autism.
Professor Lord's visit is hosted by Professor Jonathan Green, Child Psychiatrist and specialist in autism research from the University's Institute of Brai, Behaviour and Mental Health, and Royal Manchester Children's Hosiptal. Her visit is part of a European wide initiative including Manchester, funded by the European Union, to promote autism research and intervention across Europe. Prior to this lecture she will have taken part in a European training school in some key instruments for the field organised by professor Green.
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