José Boavida

Neurodevelopmental Pediatrician, Hospital Pediatrico de Coimbra

Clinical research in Neurodevelopmental pediatrics. Special interests in Early Childhood Intervention and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Specializations: Coordinator of ADHD Clinic in Coimbra Children´s Hospital. Beginning of the first Portuguese ADHD Clinic in 1989.
Founder and chairman of the Portuguese Society of Attention Deficit.
Development in 1989 of the first Community-based Early Intervention Project in Portugal in the Coimbra District.
Coordinator in representation of the Ministry of Health of the Portuguese National System of Early Childhood Intervention.
Founder and ex- Chairman of the National Association of Early Intervention. Member of EURLYAID since 1993.
Supervision of training of pediatric residents in neurodevelopmental pediatrics.
Participation as invited teacher of atypical child development, in the Master Degree in Early Intervention in the University of Minho, Braga.