The Tizard Centre

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    Dr Jill Bradshaw
    Jill trained as a speech and language therapist. She worked in a community team supporting adults with intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviour in London, before joining the Tizard Centre in 1995. She was appointed as a honorary lecturer in 2003 but returned as a sessional teacher in 2010, after a career break. She now convenes the Undergraduate Autism Studies Programme and teaches on the Postgraduate Programmes in Intellectual Disabilities. Jill’s research interests include communication and challenging behaviour, person-centred active support, staff attributions, communication environments and total communication approaches.
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    Melina Malli
    Melina is a Special Educational Teacher, pursuing her PhD at the Tizard Centre. She obtained her BSc and first Master's Degree as a government funded student from the School of Philosophy of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her experience in working with children with special educational needs impelled her to continue her studies and gain her second Master's degree in Special Needs and Inclusion Education at the University of Sunderland.
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    Megan Robb
    Megan is a PhD student at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent. Megan is exploring the statutory social work response to women with learning disabilities who experience domestic violence.
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    Dr Ciara Padden
    Ciara Padden (nee Foody) has a BA Hons in Psychology from the University College, Dublin and a PhD in Applied Behaviour Analysis from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Ciara is a Board Certified Behavior Analyst and has been working with people with developemental disabilities since 2008.

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

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Last Updated: 14/07/2015