24/07/2014 - 12:00 - Sala Marie Curie

Language development in people with intellectual disabilities and outcome measures for clinical trials

Scientific sessions, PRBB CRG Conferences

Leonard Abbeduto

UC Davis MIND Institute and Tsakopoulos-Vismara. Sacramento, USA

Leonard Abbeduto is the director of the UC Davis MIND Institute, focused on understanding, preventing and treating neurological disorders that arise during early childhood development, including autism, fragile X syndrome, attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), Tourette syndrome and 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. He directs cutting-edge research, comprehensive educational programs to train the next generation of clinicians and scientists, innovative clinical services to diagnose and treat children, and extensive community engagement activities.