Associate Professor, Developmental Psychology, “Giustino Fortunato” University of Benevento, Italy
Fabrizio Stasolla is an Associate Professor of Developmental Psychology at “Giustino Fortunato” University of Benevento (Italy). His interests deal with assistive technology-based programs and rehabilitative interventions to promote an active role, independence, and self-determination in individuals with neurological disorders and severe to profound and multiple disabilities. Additionally, he is interested in aided-alternative and augmentative communication strategies to support communication skills in non-verbal individuals. Recently, he fits virtual reality setups, new and wearable technologies, and telerehabilitation for both assessment and recovery purposes in persons with neurodevelopmental disorders and neurodegenerative diseases. Furthermore, patients with acquired brain injuries either in a vegetative state, in a minimally conscious state or emerging/emerged from it are usually targeted along his research interests. Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, autism spectrum disorders, cerebral palsy, rare genetic diseases, Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s diseases, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis or lateral sclerosis are finally included. On that specific topic, he authored several international papers published in peer-reviewed Journals. He also edited Understanding Children with Cerebral Palsy (NOVA Publisher, 2020) and actually he is in the process of editing two forthcoming NOVA volumes entitled Fragile X Syndrome: From Diagnosis to Treatment and A clinical guide to Cerebral Palsy. Moreover, he is in the process of editing a new IGI Global volume entitled Assistive Technologies for Assessment and Recovery of Neurological Impairments. Finally, he is an Associate Editor for Frontiers in Psychology (Neuropsychology Section).