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Carmela Miniscalco Mattsson

Universitetslektor, adjungerad

Carmela Miniscalco Mattsson
Universitetslektor, adjungerad

Postal Address: Gillbergcentrum, Kungsgatan 12 A, 41119 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Gillbergcentrum, Kungsgatan 12 A , 41119 Göteborg

Department of Psychiatry and Neurochemistry at Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology (More Information)
Blå stråket 15, vån 3 SU/Sahlgrenska
413 45 Göteborg
031-342 10 00
Visiting Address: Blå stråket 15, vån 3 SU/Sahlgrenska , 413 45 Göteborg

About Carmela Miniscalco Mattsson

Associate Professor

Carmela Miniscalco is Associate Professor in speech and language pathology and a clinical lecturer at the Division of Speech and Language Pathology and Gillberg Neuropsychiatry Centre at the University of Gothenburg. She has worked clinically with children with speech and language difficulties for over 25 years.
She is one of the project leaders of AUDIE (AUtism Detection and Intervention in Early life) - a project which was conducted at CNC* in collaboration with child care centres and autism habilitation centres in Gothenburg 2009-2011. She has authored around twenty articles and book chapters on communication difficulties and how they relate to neuropsychiatric disabilities such as autism spectrum disorder and ADHD. Carmela is currently supervising two PhD students

Her main interest in the clinic, research and teaching is language and communication development and disorders in children with and without autism.

She is the main applicant and the principal investigator in a recently issued FAS / FORTE 3-year project on "Language ability in children with autism spectrum disorder: A population-based longitudinal study."

She is also the main applicant and the project manager in a Swedish Inheritance Fund Commission (Arvsfonden) project that started in 2013: Interventions for young children with autism: Knowledge, method development and intervention from a participatory perspective, which is expected to last for 3 years.

*Child Neuropsychiatry Centre

Latest publications

Consonant proficiency and Velopharyngeal Function in Internationally Adopted Children with UCLP
AnnaKarin Larsson, Carmela Miniscalco, Hans Mark, Johnna Schölin, Radoslava Jönsson et al.
17th International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, University of Malta, St Julians, Malta, Conference contribution 2018
Conference contribution

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Story retelling and language ability in school-aged children with cerebral palsy and speech impairment.
Ann Nordberg, Annika Dahlgren Sandberg, Carmela Miniscalco
International journal of language & communication disorders / Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists, Journal article 2015
Journal article

Prenatal acquired cytomegalovirus infection should be considered in children with autism.
Mona-Lisa Engman, Mikael Sundin, Carmela Miniscalco, Joakim Westerlund, Ilona Lewensohn-Fuchs et al.
Acta paediatrica (Oslo, Norway : 1992), Journal article 2015
Journal article

Autism spectrum disorder and low vitamin D at birth: a sibling control study.
Elisabeth Fernell, Susanne Bejerot, Joakim Westerlund, Carmela Miniscalco, Henry Simila et al.
Molecular autism, Journal article 2015
Journal article

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