The Tizard Centre

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    Lisa Richardson
    Lisa is a Research Associate at the Tizard Centre (SSPSSR). She has a MSc in Analysis and Intervention in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities from the University of Kent, her first degree from the University of Hertfordshire is a BSc (hons) Psychological Science. Lisa has contributed to research, service evaluations and teaching at the Tizard Centre since 2007. Previously Lisa has worked with people intellectual disabilities and autistic spectrum diagnosis in different capacities, but predominantly in residential settings.
  • 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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    Dr Nicky Wood
    Dr Nicky Wood is a consultant clinical psychologist based at the Children's Assessment Centre, Kent and Canterbury Hospital
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    Sarah Hedley Dray
    Sarah is a PhD student in Applied Psychology at the Tizard Centre. She uses the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis to reduce problematic behaviour and develop pupil skills. Her research focuses on the use of Activity Schedules to develop independent play skills in pupils diagnosed with autism and severe learning disabilities.

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

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Last Updated: 14/07/2015