Herbert Roeyers is a Professor of clinical psychology on the domain of developmental disorders at Ghent University since 2004. He is a member of the Department of Experimental Clinical and Health Psychology and the Head of the Research Group Developmental Disorders. He is the Director of the Center for Developmental Disorders and of the Autism Reference Center at Ghent University Hospital. He teaches courses on diagnosis and treatment of developmental and behavioural disorders. Together with his collaborators, he studies autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (AD/HD), learning disorders, and premature children. His main research interest is the investigation of early social-communicative development in children with ASD and the clinical application of this work via screening and early intervention. He has also a special interest in the overlap and differences between AD/HD and ASD. He is a (co)author of more than 100 publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
Biography Updated on 22 November 2009