The Tizard Centre

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    Clare Melvin
    Clare is a full time PhD student at the Tizard Centre, awarded one of the University’s 50th Anniversary Scholarships. Clare’s PhD is investigating the efficacy of adapted sex offender treatment programmes for adolescents with Autism Spectrum Conditions who display harmful sexual behaviour.
  • Beckie Whelton
    Beckie Whelton is an experienced research assistant, working with both qualitative and quantitative approaches, in the field of learning disabilities. She joined the Tizard Centre in 2003 working with Professor Mansell and Dr Julie Beadle-Brown and worked on an evaluation of Person Centred Active Support (PCAS) training. The majority of her work has continued to be in this area as well as expanding into the areas of out-of-area placements, Adult protection and People with Profound and Multiple Disabilities.
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    Lucy Brady
    Lucy is pursuing her PhD at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. Her current study focuses on methods used to improve treatment integrity of behavioural interventions implemented by frontline staff in residential services for adults with intellectual disabilities. Lucy has an MSc in Psychology and Disability Studies from Manchester Metropolitan University, a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Trinity College Dublin and a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Manchester. Lucy is also a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst who works as a behavioural consultant in Dublin.
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    Marica Gatt
    Marica is currently pursuing a PhD at the Tizard Centre. She completed a B.Ed Honours degree at the University of Malta in 1996. In 2006, she undertook an accredited course in Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) in conjunction with the ACE Centre North and Manchester Metropolitan University. In 2007, she completed a MSc in Complex Learning Disabilities at the University of Manchester.

Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7LR

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Last Updated: 14/07/2015