Principal Investigators


Prof. Andrea Samson logo

Prof. Andrea Samson

Head of the chEERS lab

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Faculty of Psychology, Swiss Distance University Institute & Institute of Special Education, University of Fribourg & Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, all Switzerland

Dr.Daniel Dukes logo

Dr.Daniel Dukes

PostDoc

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Faculty of Psychology, Swiss Distance University Institute & Institute of Special Education, University of Fribourg & Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, all Switzerland

Dr. Jo Van Herwegen logo

Dr. Jo Van Herwegen

Lab Director

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Institute of Education, University College London, UK

Special Acknowledgment

A special thank you to the chEERS Lab members for translating the questionnaire into multiple languages, recruiting participants, and setting up the website: Anouk Papon, Giona di Poi, Noémie Treichel, Lina Stallmann, Michel Tran and Alexandra Zaharia


Collaborators


Prof. Michael Alessandri, University of Miami Center for Autism & Related Disabilities, Miami, USA

Dr Faisal Al Nemary, Autism Center of Excellence, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Jamal Amani Rad, PhD, Assistant Professor, Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Evin, Tehran 19839, Iran.

Prof. Pamela Banta Lavenex, UniDistance, Naters, Suisse

Nikita Bolshakov, International Laboratory for Social Integration Research, NRU HSE, Russia

Prof. Sven Bölte, Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (KIND), Centrum för Psykiatriforskning; Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa, Karolinska Institutet & Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri, Stockholm Läns Sjukvårdsområde, Region Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden; Curtin Autism Research Group, School of Occupational Therapy, Social Work and Speech Pathology, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Paulina Buffle, Researcher, Laboratory of Sensory-motor, Affective and Social Development (SMAS), University of Geneva, Switzerland


Dr. Ru Ying Cai, Ph.D., Aspect Research Centre for Autism Practice, Australia

Prof. Ruth Campos, Ph.D., Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, España

Prof. Pastora Martínez Castilla, Facultad de Psicología, Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia, Madrid, España

Prof. Adela Chirita, University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Victor Babes", Timisoara, Romania

Panayiota Christodoulidou, UCL Institute of Education, United Kingdom.

Dr. Andreia P. Costa, Institute of Health and Behaviour, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg.

Dr. Floriana Costanzo, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital, Rome, Italy 


Prof. Vincent Des Portes, Service de Neurologie pédiatrique & CRMR « Déficiences Intellectuelles de causes rares », Hôpital FME, CHU de Lyon HCL - GH Est, Bron, France - Coordinator Filière de Santé DéfiScience.

Dr. Nawelle Famelart, Ph.D, CLLE Laboratory (UMR CNRS 5263), University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France

Dr. Marisa Fischer, Ph.D., Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, Michigan State University, MI, USA

Liudmilla Gamaiunova, MSc. University of Lausanne, Switzerland


Katerina Giannadou, Sheffield University, UK

Prof. Rashmi Gupta, Cognitive and Behavioural Neuroscience Lab, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, India

Dr. Mary T. Hanley, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Durham University, UK

Prof. Antonio Hardan, M.D., Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development, Stanford University, CA, USA

Prof. Amy van Hecke, Psychology Department, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Françoise Houdayer, Centre de Référence Anomalies du Développement, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Bron, France; Université de Paris, Laboratoire PCPP, F-92100 Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Lenka Hrncirova, Masarykova univerzita, Brno, Česká republika

Anne Hugon, - European Reference Network (ERN) ITHACA, - Departement of Genetics & RCRD for developmental anomalies and intellectual disability - CLAD Ile-de-France, AP-HP.Nord - University of Paris - Robert Debré Hospital (RDB) -, France

Dr. Bonnie Klein-Tasman, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, WI, USA

Panagiota Kovani, Psychologist, MSc. , Athens Greece

Prof. Pierre Lavenex, Laboratory of Brain and Cognitive Development, Institut de Psychologie, Université de Lausanne, Suisse

Dr. Robin Libove, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Child Development, Stanford University, CA, USA.

Dr. Supriya Malik, Developmental Psychologist, Programme Director, London Learning Centre, New Delhi, India

Prof. Francesca Mari, Policlinico "S. Maria alle Scotte", Siena, Italia

Deny Menghini, Bambino Gesù Children Hospital, Rome, Italy.


Dr. Ben Meulemann, Swiss Center for Affective Sciences, University of Geneva, Switzerland

Zuber Mohammed, Lifestamp, Al Ulaya Ar Riyadh, 12333, Saudi Arabia

Dr. Heather Nuske, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research, Department of Psychiatry, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA, USA

Prof. Laurence Olivier-Faivre, Centre de Génétique Hôpital d’Enfants & CRMR « Anomalies du développement–CLAD Est », Translad, CHU Dijon, France - Coordinator Filière de Santé AnDDi-Rares.

Dr. Olympia Palikara, Ph.D., Centre for Education Studies, University of Warwick, UK

Athina Papageorgiou, Psychologist, MSc. Trainee CBT & ACT Psychotherapist, IBRT, Athens, Greece.

Robin Pegg, MEd, COTA/L, ATP; Education Consultant for Williams Syndrome Association, USA

Prof. Luise Poustka, Klinik für Kinder- und Jugendpsychiatrie- und Psychotherapie, Universitätsmedizin Göttingen, Deutschland

Prof. Dr. phil. Ingolf Prosetzky, Fakultät Sozialwissenschaften, Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz, Deutschland

Prof. Alessandra Renieri M.D., Ph.D., Full Professor of Medical Genetics, University of Siena, Director of Medical Genetics Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Senese, Siena, Italy

Hamid Reza Pouretemad, PhD, Professor of Clinical Neuropsychology, Founder & Head of the Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Evin, Tehran 19839, Iran.

Dr. Sinead Rhodes, Senior Research Fellow, Child Life and Health / Centre for Clinical Brain Sciences, University of Edinburgh, UK

Prof. Deborah Riby, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, Durham University, UK

Dr. Massimiliano Rossi, Service de génétique, Centre de Référence Anomalies du Développement, Hospices Civils de Lyon, Bron, France ; INSERM U1028, CNRS UMR5292, Centre de Recherche en Neurosciences de Lyon, GENDEV Team, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Bron, France

Saeid Sadeghi, Ph.D., Institute for Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Shahid Beheshti University, Evin, Tehran 19839, Iran.

Prof. Myriam Squillaci, Département de pédagogie spécialisée, Université de Fribourg, Suisse

Prof. Xueyun Su, Ph.D., Department of Early Childhood Education, East China Normal University, China

Hungtzu (Claire) Tai, MS. Ed., Human Development & Quantitative Methods Devision, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, PA, USA

Prof. Dr. Roberto Tadeu Iaochite, Departamento de Educação, campus de Rio Claro, Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" – UNESP, IB, Brazil

Dr. Fionnuala Tynan, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, IRE

Dr. Mirko Uljarević, Ph.D., Melbourne School of Psychological Sciences, University of Melbourne, Australia

Prof. Amy van Hecke, Psychology Department, Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI, USA

Prof. Guida Veiga, PhD, Assistant Professor, Sports and Health Department, School of Sciences and Technology, CHRC–UE - Comprehensive Health Research Center, University of Évora, Portugal

Prof. Alain Verloes, - Département de Génétique & CRMR « Anomalies du développement – CLAD Ile-de-France », Hôpital Robert Debré, Paris, France. Coordinator ERN ITHACA.

Prof. Stefano Vicari, Professor of Child Neuropsychiatry, Catholic University, Rome, Italy; Head Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Bambino Gesù Children’s Hospital, Rome, Italy

Dr. Sonja Werneck-Rohrer, Medizinische Universität Wien, Univ.-Klinik für Kinder und Jugendpsychiatrie, Wien, Österreich

Dr. Eric Zander, Center of Neurodevelopmental Disorders (KIND), Centrum för Psykiatriforskning; Institutionen för kvinnors och barns hälsa, Karolinska Institutet & Barn- och ungdomspsykiatri, Stockholm Läns Sjukvårdsområde, Region Stockholm, Stockholm, Sverige; CEREB, Helsingborg, Sverige

Translators


Arabic: Zuber Mohammed, Faisal Al Nemary

Chinese: Xueyun Su, Hungtzu (Claire) Tai

Czech: Lenka Hrncirova

Dutch: Paulien Eijkeler, Jo van Herwegen

French: Anouk Papon, Noémie Treichel

German: Lina Stallmann, Ingolf Prosetzsky

Greek: Angeliki Tampaki, Athina Papageorgiou, Panagiota Kovani, Evangelia Sarvani, Danai Orlandatou, Pinelopi Xoundri, Sofia Arvaniti

Italian: Giona di Poi

Persian: Saied Sadeghi

Portuguese (Portugal): Guida Veiga

Portuguese (Brazil): Roberto Tadeu Iaochite

Romanian: Adela Chirita, Alexandra Zaharia

Russian: Liudmila Gamaiunova

Spanish: Ruth Campos, Pastora Martínez Castilla

Swedish: Sven Bölte, Eric Zander