Developmental Disorders

Cursos de Mestrado e Doutorado


Skills developed :

a) An understanding of the etiological factors of clinical research, endogenous and environmental factors of disturbances, analysis of individual, family and collective impacts;

b) An understanding of social and educational inclusion;

c) An understanding of the basic neurobiological mechanisms of developmental disorders.

The program is aimed at professionals with training in education, psychology, medicine, speech therapy, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, law and other related areas. Its general objectives are: 

a) To promote high quality research in specific training areas, and an interdisciplinary approach to the understanding of people with disorders/disabilities;
b) To promote exchanges between different research areas involved in the field of the care of people with disorders/disabilities in an interdisciplinary approach in the areas of public policy and service; 
c) Contribute to the training of teachers in elementary education to meet the demands of developmental disorders in school settings, and other professionals who care for people with developmental disabilities; 
d) To contribute to training programs in different regions of the country; 
e) To train professionals with expertise in disorders/disabilities and interdisciplinary training

We are excited to announce the São Paulo School of Advanced Science on Social and Affective Neuroscience (SPSAN), which  is organised by the Social and Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory at the Center for Health and Biological Sciences of Mackenzie Presbyterian University and funded by the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and its Sao Paulo School of Advanced Science program (grant no. 2017/17414-3).

The SPSAN will take place from August 20-31 2018 at Mackenzie Presbyterian University, Sao Paulo, Brazil. We are delighted to be able to offer this outstanding opportunity to eligible researchers with expenses like travel costs and accommodation covered thanks to FAPESP.


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Masters: 24 months

Doctorate: 42 months


Number of credits:

Masters: 42 (minimum)

Doctorate: 62 (minimum)


Days and times

Masters: Monday - morning, afternoon and/or evening; Tuesday - morning and afternoon; Wednesday - morning

Doctorate: Monday - morning, afternoon and/or evening; Tuesday - morning and afternoon; Wednesday morning


CNE/CES 102/2011.

Evaluation and awards

CAPES: Level 5

Learn more on the Curriculum Structure page (opposite)



MESTRADO: O valor mensal de investimento para o 2º semestre de 2018 é de R$ 2.571,00.


DOUTORADO: O valor mensal de investimento para o 2º semestre de 2018 é de R$2.835,00.


Daniele Aparecida Gomes

Opening Hours:

From 8 a.m to 1 p.m  and from 2:30 p.m to 4 p.m


+55 11 2114-8707



Coordination's Address:
Consolação,st 896 - building 28, 1º floor - Consolação, São Paulo - SP, Brazil 01302-907