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My research focus is the lived experience of homeless adults who identify as autistic.
My Doctoral research involved narrative research with autistic adults experiencing homelessness. As part of this project I conducted an extensive scoping review on cognitive impairments in homeless populations.
I am particularly interested in the life trajectory of autism, the difficulties surrounding diagnosis in adulthood, and the socio-economic disadvantages associated with being ‘on the spectrum’.
DescriptionChildren who need care and protection are made subject to care orders giving the local authority responsibility for their care and welfare. These orders can last until children are aged…
Managing organisational unitSchool for Policy Studies
01/01/2020 to 31/12/2022
Disability and Society
- E-pub ahead of print
Health and Social Care in the Community
‘It's just not what I dreamed society should be'; examining autistic adults’ narratives of homelessness