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I am currently a Teaching Fellow for the Masters in Autism Programme and Course Leader for the full time MSc and part time MEd in Autism Studies Courses. I am the module leader for the core Theory and Practice 1-3 modules, the Independent Study Module and provide individual supervision to students carrying out their Masters Research dissertations. I also supervise undergraduate students completing their dissertations for Primary Education Degree course.
I support the part time MEd in Autism Studies students with the Research Methodology and Reasoning module.
I have over 25 years’ experience working with people with Autism in a variety of settings, such as social care, criminal justice and education. Prior to joining the University, I held Senior Management positions and for 20 years, have been responsible for the service development, design and delivery of a wide range of services for people with Autism of all ages. My specialist areas of interest are Autism and co-occurring conditions, especially Learning Disabilities, Epilepsy and Mental Health. I have contributed to Government Policy and Good Practice Guidelines for people with Autism, learning disabilities and Mental Health issues.
I am currently undertaking my PhD focusing on the educational experiences of Autistic pupils with co-occurring Epilepsy and Learning Disabilities
Master of Arts, University of Huddersfield
1 Sep 1998 → 30 Jun 2000
Award Date: 31 Jul 2000
University of Huddersfield
1 Sep 1996 → 30 Jun 1998
Award Date: 1 Sep 1998
Bachelor of Arts, University of Strathclyde, Scotland
1 Sep 1989 → 31 May 1993
Award Date: 5 Jul 1993
Doctor of Education, University Of Strathclyde
1 Mar 2020 → …
- Co-occurring Conditions
- 2 Organiser of major conference
21 Nov 2020
Activity: Participating in or organising an event types › Organiser of major conference