Catherine Lord (autism researcher)
Catherine Lord (born 1950) is an American autism researcher. She is Distinguished Professor-in-Residence at the School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles; a member of the Scientific Research Council of the Child Mind Institute, and a Senior Research Scientist at the Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior.
She is also Professor Emerita of Psychology and Psychiatry at the University of Michigan, where she was formerly the director of the University of Michigan Autism and Communication Disorders Center.
She was co-developer of the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) and the Autism Diagnostic Interview-Revised (ADI-R), which are together considered the "gold standard" in the diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder.
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