There are seven million exceptional children with special needs in our American school system, such as children with autism spectrum development. They have the right to appropriate and comparable educational opportunities. Truly meeting the needs of these children requires a commitment to integrating advances in educational science, neuroscience, and social policy.
Peter Mundy, professor in the School of Education and the School of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is an expert in the education and development of children with Autism. As a developmental and clinical psychologist, Mundy has been working on defining the major dimensions of autism for the past 32 years.
Translational Research on Education and Special Education; Academic Development for Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); Joint Attention, Social-Cognition, and Learning; Education, Mind and Cognitive Neuroscience; Early Intervention; Infancy and Adolescence; Research Methods.