2018

Looked-after children on the Autism Spectrum: Pathways, provisions and perspectives. (Student Project)

Jen Pickles. Doctorate in Educational Psychology. Previous research, as well as statistics produced by the UK government, highlights how children who are looked-after are less likely to make academic progress when compared to children who are not in care. These outcomes become more concerning when looked-after children also have a statement of SEN or an …

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Processes for local authorities recording and monitoring autism spectrum diagnoses within the looked-after children population. (Student Project)

Jessica Keevash MSc Research Methods in Psychology. As part of my Masters, I will be completing a dissertation to extend the work carried out by Parsons, McCullen, Emery and Kovshoff (2018) which investigated the processes local authorities implement to report on the diagnosis status of Looked-After Children with autism at a strategic level. The aim …

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How do schools and stakeholders take in the viewpoints and opinions of pupils with autism, and how do the schools respond to them? (Student Project)

Ankita Gurung. Masters in Education. I am Ankita Gurung currently studying a Masters in Education at the University of Southampton. For my final project I am exploring how schools understand the views of pupils on the autism spectrum about their educational experiences, with the supervision of Sarah Parsons. In 2015, the Department for Education / …

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Exploring transitions and resourced provision for children with Autism in a mainstream school: pupil and teacher perspectives. (Student Project)

Amber Warren. BSc Education and Psychology. My name is Amber Warren and I am currently carrying out my dissertation for my degree in BSc Education and Psychology titled ‘Exploring transitions and resourced provision for children with Autism in a mainstream school: pupil and teacher perspectives.’ This project aims to find out what children with autism …

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To what extent does an autistic child’s behaviour differ between school and home? Children, teacher and parents’ perspectives. (Student Project)

Ciara Boys. BSc Education and Psychology. I’m Ciara Boys, and I’m currently in my 3rd year studying BSc Education and Psychology at the University of Southampton. My dissertation is titled ‘To what extent does an autistic child’s behaviour differ between school and home? Children, teacher and parents’ perspectives’. From research and practice, we know that …

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