This journal presents high-quality articles that focus on basic and applied developmental research in the broad area of intellectual and developmental disabilities across the lifespan. The journal publishes research on intellectual and developmental disabilities, and cognitive impairments resulting from acquired traumatic or nontraumatic brain injury. Coverage spans a broad range of issues, populations and domains: diagnosis; incidence and prevalence; educational, pharmacological, behavioral and cognitive behavioral, mindfulness, and psychosocial interventions across the lifespan. Animal models of basic research that advance understanding and treatment of intellectual and developmental disabilities are also included.

  • Focuses on research in neurodevelopmental disorders, especially intellectual and developmental disabilities, across the lifespan
  • Covers a range of issues, populations, and domains, including diagnosis, incidence and prevalence, assessment, interventions, and much more
  • Includes animal models of basic research that advance understanding and treatment of neurodevelopmental disorders

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Editor-in-Chief
  • Nirbhay N. Singh
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Hybrid. Open Access options available

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53 days
Submission to first decision
118 days
Submission to acceptance
19,329 (2019)
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Electronic ISSN
2366-7540
Print ISSN
2366-7532
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  4. Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
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  9. ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  10. Psyndex
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