Autism Research From an Autism Dad
Date Published: July 2017
In this webinar, Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D., a professor and neuroscientist, discusses his experiences as the father of a daughter and son with autism. He also discusses how these experiences have shaped his work as a scientist. This webinar is 60 minutes long.
Who is Kevin Pelphrey?
Kevin Pelphrey, Ph.D. is a neuroscientist whose focus is on discovering the brain basis of autism and neurodevelopmental disorders. He is a Carbonell Family Professor and director of the Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Institute at George Washington University and Children’s National Health System in Washington, DC, and Virginia. Pelphrey is working to develop tools based on biology for both the early detection of autism and the development of individually tailored treatments.