Please note correction to date for public lecture with Prof Catherine Lord, leading international autism researcher: this should be July 7th

Please note that is a University of Manchester event and not The Autism Centre

For more information check http://events.manchester.ac.uk/event/event:a1q-hfwgv93p-1m0q6w/implications-of-recent-research-on-intervention-and-longitudinal-studies-of-treatment-of-young-children

Public lecture with Prof Catherine Lord, leading international autism researcher from Weill Cornell Medical College and New York Presbyterian Hospitals

Implications of Recent Research on Intervention and Longitudinal Studies of Treatment of Young Children

Catherine Lord, Ph.D. is the Director of the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain a joint project of New York – Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Cornell Medical College, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in partnership with New York Collaborates for Autism.  She completed degrees in psychology at UCLA and Harvard, and a clinical internship at Division TEACCH at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Dr. Lord is a licensed clinical psychologist with specialties in diagnosis, social and communication development and intervention in autism spectrum disorders (ASD).  She is renowned for her work in longitudinal studies of social and communicative development in ASD.  She has also been involved in the development of standardized diagnostic instruments for ASD with colleagues from the United Kingdom and the United States (the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) an observational scale; and the Autism Diagnostic Interview – Revised (ADI-R) a parent interview), now considered the gold standard for research diagnoses all over the world.

Dr. Lord was the Chair of the National Research Council’s Committee on the Effectiveness of Early Intervention in Autism and is a member of the DSM5 Neurodevelopmental Disorders Committee.

Her work at the Center for Autism and the Developing Brain involves continued research in validity and longitudinal studies, early diagnosis of children with autism, and regression in children with autism and clinical evaluations and diagnoses of children and adults who may have autism.

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About The Autism Centre, Sheffield Hallam University

The Autism Centre is part of the Department of Education, Childhood and Inclusion within the Faculty of Development and Society, Sheffield Hallam University. The Autism Centre promotes a view of autism as a different way of being. Whilst many people may live happy and accomplished lives with autism, different ways of being can challenge and confuse others. To help with understanding The Autism Centre delivers accredited courses at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Its team of academics engage with research and consultancy and publish widely on the autism spectrum and disability.
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2 Responses to Please note correction to date for public lecture with Prof Catherine Lord, leading international autism researcher: this should be July 7th

  1. Paul says:

    Manchester Uni website says 7th of July. is this right?

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