Jane Summers, PhD

Dr. Jane SummersDr. Summers is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University and is Clinical Director of behavioral therapy services for children with developmental disabilities at McMaster Children’s Hospital. She has been a member of the Scientific Advisory Committee since 2006. Dr. Summers has published papers on sleep and behavior problems in children with Angelman syndrome and training parents to implement ABA teaching procedures with their children. She has received grants from the ASF to study the effectiveness of ABA-based approaches for teaching functional skills to children with Angelman syndrome and to develop a battery to assess children’s learning, memory and motor performance.


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