Reflecting the enormous changes that have taken place in our knowledge and understanding of developmental disorders, this groundbreaking international volume brings this vast and complex field together for the first time. The editors have collected together the world's leading academic scholars and clinicians, to explore how current research across a range of different disciplines can inform academic knowledge and clinical practice and help to improve the lives of individuals and their families.
The SAGE Handbook of Developmental Disorders is a central reference in the field for all academics, researchers, clinicians and advanced students involved in the study of developmental disorders, including those in clinical psychology, child psychiatry, child mental health, child genetics and pediatrics, speech language pathology, and developmental disabilities and special education.
Prof. Tony Charman holds the Chair in Autism Education and is Director of the Centre for Research in Autism and Education at the Institute of Education, London. He holds an honorary contract at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Trust.
Mohammad Ghaziuddin is an Associate Professor of Child Psychiatry at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, USA.