Member of the British Psychological Society. Member of the National Association for Special Educational Needs
special educational needs
children with disabilities
early literacy intervention
collaborative links between schools and families
14-19 curriculum reforms
Areas of expertise
Special educational needs and inclusive education, disabled children (enhancing communication and friendships), early literacy intervention, developing collaborative links between schools and families.
After teaching in a junior school in south east London, I worked as an Educational Psychologist in Manchester. I then returned to London, taking up a post as an associate tutor on the Educational Psychology Professional Training course at University College, London. Following this I became a Senior Educational Psychologist in Islington.
After 14-years professional practice as an Educational Psychologist I was appointed as a Senior Lecturer (special educational needs), later becoming head of the Psychology Department at Bath Spa University.
I joined the Graduate School of Education in 2000.
14-19 Reforms: The Centre Research Study (CREST), Disability Data Collection for Children's Services, Participation in Education Project (PIE), Literacy Early Action Project (LEAP), South West Autism Project (SWAP), Home School Knowledge Exchange Project.