Our research

The strategic priority for the Centre for Developmental Science and Disorders (CDSD) is to promote basic and translational research. CDSD aims to be a centre of excellence in understanding typical and atypical language, communication and behavioural development.

Our crucial strengths lie in the ability to translate normative research on typically developing children into understanding the developmental pathways that give rise to atypical development in language, communicative and behaviour disorders and in the implementation of new and more informed interventions. Our research focuses on the following key areas: