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Exploring the experiences of primary to secondary transition for children with Autism – student, teacher & parental perspectives (Student Project)

Keri Hoy. BSc Education and Psychology. I’m Keri Hoy, I am currently in my final year of a BSc Education and Psychology. As part of my course, I am carrying out a dissertation titled ‘exploring the experiences of primary to secondary transition for children with Autism – student, teacher & parental perspectives’ This is a …

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Exploring the Experiences of Transitions from Nursery to Primary School from the Perspectives of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (Student Project)

Jessica Baker. BSc Education and Psychology. I am Jessica Baker, a student at the University of Southampton studying BSc in Education and Psychology. For my final project I am carrying out a dissertation based on the transition processes of children with autism from preschool to primary school, currently being supervised by Professor Sarah Parsons. There …

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How Do Children on the Autism Spectrum Experience Transitions in Primary School? (Student project)

Ellie White. BSc Psychology. In recent years research has begun to focus on how children with autism experience transitions, such as between classes and year groups. Transitions such as these are an important part of primary school, yet there is an overwhelming gap in research on transitions in this time period. That is, the majority …

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Investigating the numbers of Children in Care with Autism (Student Project)

Tracey Emery. BSc (Hons) Psychology, MBPsS. This project will analyse the results of an enquiry made under the freedom of information act by a parent regarding the number of children in care with a diagnosis of autism. This is a key area of research since this investigation has suggested that children in this population may …

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Autism Participatory/Co-constructed Partnerships in Research – What is in the Literature? (Student Project)

Sophie Hall. BSc Education and Psychology.  In recent years, there has been a call for more community based research partnerships, in which members of the autism community (including autistic people, families and practitioners) work alongside researchers to create and inform research.  Studies have highlighted that the autism community are generally dissatisfied about the type of …

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Educational Transitions and Trajectories for Children and Young People with Autism: A Literature Review (Student Project)

Caitlin Murray. MSc Foundations of Clinical Psychology. This project focuses on reviewing the current literature to gain an understanding of the current research and evidence base surrounding the educational trajectories and transitions of children and young people with autism, which is the focus of the ACoRNS project.  Transitions can be divided into horizontal or vertical …

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