- Departmental Director of Teaching and Learning
- Programme Director for BSc Speech & Language Therapy.
Areas of interestLanguage, communication and cognition in autism spectrum disorders (ASD); the relationship between the language impairments in ASD and specific language impairment (SLI); language and anxiety in ASD; communication interventions for individuals with ASD and SLI.
Disorders of communication in children
Research centres and groups
- Language and Cognition
- Berkshire Autism Research Network.
Research projectsRelatively low-intensity early intervention which involves training parents of children with autism to more effectively support their child's communication development can lead to long-term reduction in autism symptoms. We plan to see if these techniques can be implemented using telemedicine.
BSc, MA, PhD, HCPC Registered Speech and Language Therapist.