Centre for Longitudinal Research seminar: The Developmental Perspective: Maturation of the Brain, the Facilitating Environment, and Mastery of Age Specific Developmental Tasks Event as iCalendar

08 April 2014

12 - 1pm

Venue: Function Room 730-220, Building 730, Tāmaki Innovation Campus

We invite you to attend a seminar by Professor James Harris at the School of Population Health, Tamaki Campus on Tuesday 8 April 2014, 12:00pm – 1:00pm .

James Harris is a Developmental Neuropsychiatrist with expertise especially in attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, Intellectual Disability and Autism.  He was on the DSM-5 committee that wrote the new definitions for these 3 conditions and the other Neurodevelopmental disorders. The newest of these is social (pragmatic) communication disorder. He was the chief author of the new definition of intellectual disability that, for the first time, incorporates a definition of intelligence in the definition. He was US liaison to WHO with the ICD-11 committee to harmonize the naming in the 2 classifications. Jim has 2 books with Oxford University Press titled Intellectual Disability. One is for parents and non-medical professionals.

For more information or RSVP please contact: Mandy Heathcote Email: m.heathcote@auckland.ac.nz Telephone: +64 9 373 7599 ext 86612