Gael Orsmond

Associate Professor, Occupational Therapy, Sargent College

Dr. Orsmond is a developmental and clinical psychologist whose research program focuses on social issues related to developmental disabilities. Her main areas of research are: (1) the impact of developmental disabilities (particularly autism spectrum disorders) on the family, how that impact is experiences over the life course, and how different family members (mothers, fathers, siblings) adapt; and (2) social relationships in individuals with an autism spectrum disorder.