We are very happy to announce that Maude Schneider has accepted the role of Scientific Coordinator!
Her key objective is to reinforce the links between the research communities and the patients associations. Maude has already contributed a lot to the association by coordinating the scientific programs of the European conferences in Dublin and Barcelona. She currently works at the University of Geneva as a senior researcher.
Maude Schneider obtained her Master degree in psychology from the University of Geneva in 2009. She then started a PhD with Prof. Stephan Eliez and Prof. Martial Van der Linden to study social difficulties in adolescents and young adults with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome. In 2015-2016, she was trained in KU Leuven (in the lab of Prof. Myin-Germeys) to use the Experience Sampling Method (ESM), a structured diary technique that allows to collect information in the flow of daily-life. She is now working as a senior research at the University of Geneva is conducting studies on social impairments in neurodevelopmental disorders using the ESM technique. In parallel to her research activities, she completed her postgraduate training in child and adolescent psychotherapy and is working as a clinical psychologist at Fondation Pôle Autisme in Geneva.
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