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Professor Julie Beadle-Brown

Professor in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

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Julie Beadle-Brown is Professor in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities here at Kent and Professor in Disability at the Living with Disability Research Unit, La Trobe University in Australia.  She is a BPS Chartered psychologist, an HCPC registered Practioner Psychologist and a Senior Fellow of the School for Social Care Research. She has worked at the Tizard Centre since 1995, when she worked on the Camberwell Cohort follow up study - an NHS R&D funded project with Prof. Glynis Murphy, examining the long-term outcomes for people with learning disabilities and people with autism.

Before joining the Centre in 1995, Julie completed her Masters in French and Psychology and her PhD at the University of St.Andrews, Scotland. Her PhD focused on imitation, theory of mind and play in autistic children and adults. In 1998 Julie was appointed as Lecturer in Learning Disability to teach on the Service Issues and Research Methods modules of the newly developed MSc in Analysis and Intervention in Learning Disability. Since then Julie has played a key role in developing the use of e-learning and distance learning at the Tizard Centre and has also developed new programmes in Autism Studies at both postgraduate and undergraduate level. She has been a member of the College of Experts of the Medical Research Council, has been Secretary/Treasurer and Chair of the Comparative Policy and Practice Special Interest Research group of IASSIDD, has been on the editorial board of a number of Intellectual and Developmental Disability journals as well as the National Autistic Society's Professional Conference for many of years. 

Teaching

Julie convenes and teaches on the postgraduate courses in intellectual and developmental disabilities and autism studies, with a particular focus on service issues and quality of life. She also convenes the service placement. She teaches outside of Kent as a guest lecturer for example on clinical psychology courses and on special and inclusive education programmes abroad.  

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Article
Bigby, C., Bould, E. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2017). Comparing costs and outcomes of supported living with group homes in Australia. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability [Online]:1-13. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2017.1299117.
Bigby, C., Bould, E. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2017). Implementation of active support over time in Australia. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability [Online]:1-13. Available at: https://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2017.1353681.
Petri, G., Beadle-Brown, J. and Bradshaw, J. (2017). "More Honoured in the Breach than in the Observance"—Self-Advocacy and Human Rights. Laws [Online] 6:26. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/laws6040026.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2017). Imagining Autism: Feasibility of a Drama-Based Intervention on the Social, Communicative and Imaginative behaviour of Children with Autism. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice [Online]. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361317710797.
Bould, E. et al. (2016). The role of practice leadership in active support: impact of practice leaders' presence in supported accommodation services. International Journal of Developmental Disabilities [Online]:1-6. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1080/20473869.2016.1229524.
Richardson, L. et al. (2016). I felt that I deserved it - experiences and implications of disability hate crime. Tizard Learning Disability Review [Online] 21:80-88. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/TLDR-03-2015-0010.
Bigby, C., Bould, E. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2016). Conundrums of supported living: The experiences of people with intellectual disability. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability [Online] 42:309-319. Available at: https://doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2016.1253051.
Turnpenny, A. et al. (2016). Developing an Easy Read version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12294.
Bigby, C. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2016). Culture in Better Group Homes for People With Intellectual Disability at Severe Levels. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [Online] 54:316-331. Available at: https://doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-54.5.316.
Bould, E. et al. (2016). Measuring practice leadership in supported accommodation services for people with intellectual disability: Comparing staff-rated and observational measures. Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability [Online]. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2016.1259466.
Beadle-Brown, J., Bigby, C. and Bould, E. (2015). Observing practice leadership in intellectual and developmental disability services. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 59:1081-1093. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jir.12208.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2015). Quality of life and quality of support for people with severe intellectual disability and complex needs. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] online:0-0. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12200.
Bigby, C. et al. (2015). We just call them people: positive regard as a dimension of culture in group homes for people with severe intellectual disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 28:283-295. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12128.
Turnpenny, A. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2014). Use of quality information in decision-making about health and social care services - a systematic review. Health and Social Care in the Community [Online] 23:349-361. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/hsc.12133.
Bigby, C. et al. (2014). Identifying good group homes: qualitative indicators using a quality of life framework. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [Online] 52:348-366. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-52.5.348.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2014). Practice leadership and active support in residential services for people with intellectual disabilities: an exploratory study. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 58:838-850. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jir.12099.
Ockenden, J., Ashman, B. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2014). Active Support - Fundamental to Positive Behaviour Support. Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [Online] 1:98-107. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2014.961528.
Turnpenny, A. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2014). Development and outcomes of community-based services in Hungary. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 27:340-340. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12105.
Turnpenny, A. et al. (2014). Promoting participation of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in social care research-developing an adapted version of ASCOT for self-report. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 27:345-345. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12105.
Bradshaw, J. et al. (2013). Quality of communication support for people with severe or profound intellectual disability and complex needs. Communication Matters 27:24-26.
Mansell, J., Beadle-Brown, J. and Bigby, C. (2013). Implementation of active support in Victoria, Australia: an exploratory study. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability [Online] 38:48-58. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2012.753996.
Bigby, C. et al. (2012). Uncovering Dimensions of Informal Culture in Underperforming Group Homes for People with Severe Intellectual Disabilities. Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [Online] 50:452-467. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1352/1934-9556-50.06.452.
Netten, A. et al. (2012). Quality of life outcomes for residents and quality ratings of homes: is there a relationship? Age and Ageing [Online] 41:512-517. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afs050.
Milne, A. et al. (2012). The characteristics and management of elder abuse: evidence and lessons from a UK case study. European Journal of Social Work [Online] 16:489-505. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13691457.2012.722983.
Beadle-Brown, J., Hutchinson, A. and Whelton, B. (2012). Person-Centred Active Support - Increasing Choice, Promoting Independence and Reducing Challenging Behaviour. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 25:291-307. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00666.x.
Cambridge, P. et al. (2011). Adult protection: The processes and outcomes of adult protection referrals in two english local authorities. Journal of Social Work [Online] 11:247-267. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1468017310379255 .
Cambridge, P. et al. (2011). Patterns of Risk in Adult Protection Referrals for Sexual Abuse and People with Intellectual Disability. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 24:118-132. Available at: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00574.x.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2011). Desinstitutionalizacion y vida en la comunidad. Zerbitzuan [Online] 49:137-146. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.5569/1134-7147.49.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2011). Estimating activity duration by momentary time-sampling of part or all of the day. . Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 24:489-494. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00629.x.
Siska, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2011). Developments in deinstitutionalization and community living in the Czech Republic. Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 8:125-133. Available at: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/j.1741-1130.2011.00298.x/abstract.
Cambridge, P. et al. (2011). A study of adult protection referrals in two local authorities: An overview of findings for managers and practitioners. Journal of Adult Protection [Online] 13:238-250. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/14668201111178157.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2010). Adult protection of people with intellectual disabilities: incidence, nature and responses. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 23:573-584. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2010.00561.x.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2010). Deinstitutionalisation and community living: position statement of the Comparative Policy and Practice Special Interest Research Group of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 54:104-112. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2009.01239.x.
Towers, A. et al. (2010). The power of observation: A reliable method for measuring outcomes in care homes? Generations Review [Online] 20:1-7. Available at: http://www.britishgerontology.org/DB/gr-editions-2/generations-review/the-power-of-observation-a-reliable-method-for-mea.html.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2009). People with learning disabilities in 'out-of-area' residential placements: views of families, managers and professionals. British Journal of Developmental Disabilities 55:15-31.
Beadle-Brown, J., Roberts, R. and Mills, R. (2009). Person-centred approaches to supporting children and adults with autism spectrum disorders. Tizard Learning Disability Review [Online] 14:18-26. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13595474200900024.
Bigby, C. et al. (2009). 'It's pretty hard with our ones, they can't talk, the more able-bodied can participate': staff attitudes about the applicability of disability policies to people with severe and profound intellectual disabilities. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 53:363-376.
Beadle-Brown, J., Murphy, G. and DiTerlizzi, M. (2009). Quality of life for the Camberwell Cohort: a brief report . Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 22:380-390. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2008.00473.x.
Mansell, J. et al. (2009). Adult protection: incidence of referrals, nature and risk factors in English local authorities. Journal of Social Work [Online] 9:23-38. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1468017308098426.
Kozma, A., Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2009). Outcomes in different residential settings for people with intellectual disability: a systematic review. American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities [Online] 114:193-222. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1352/1944-7558-114.3.193.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2009). Dispersed or clustered housing for adults with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability [Online] 34:313-323. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250903310701.
Mansell, J. et al. (2009). Adult protection: incidence of referrals, nature and risk factors in two English local authorities . Journal of Social Work [Online] 9:25-40. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1468017308098426.
Beadle-Brown, J., Hutchinson, A. and Whelton, B. (2008). A better life: the implementation and effect of person-centred active support in the Avenues Trust. Tizard Learning Disability Review [Online] 13:15-24. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13595474200800034.
Riddington, C., Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2008). Are partnership boards really valuing people? Disability & Society [Online] 23:649-665. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687590802328550.
Beadle-Brown, J., Hutchinson, A. and Mansell, J. (2008). Care standards in homes for people with intellectual disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 21:210-218. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2007.00400.x.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2008). Adult protection alerts for people with intellectual disabilities: Patterns of risk. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 52:788. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01094.x.
Mansell, J. et al. (2008). Effect of Service Structure and Organization on Staff Care Practices in Small Community Homes for People with Intellectual Disabilities. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 21:398-413. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2007.00410.x.
Beadle-Brown, J., Mansell, J. and Kozma, A. (2007). Deinstitutionalization in intellectual disabilities. Current Opinion in Psychiatry [Online] 20:437-442. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/YCO.0b013e32827b14ab.
Mansell, J. et al. (2006). People with learning disabilities in 'out-of-area' residential placements: 1. Policy context. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 50:837-844. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2006.00849.x.
Beadle-Brown, J., Murphy, G. and Wing, L. (2006). The Camberwell Cohort 25 Years On: Characteristics and Changes in Skills Over Time. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 19:317-329. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2006.00289.x.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2006). People with learning disabilities in 'out-of-area' residential placements: 2. Reasons for and effects of placement. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 50:845-856. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2006.00848.x.
Adams, L., Beadle-Brown, J. and Mansell, J. (2006). Individual planning: an exploration of the link between quality of plan and quality of life. British Journal of Learning Disabilities [Online] 34:69-76. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3156.2005.00356.
Mansell, J. et al. (2006). Estimating the number of people with learning disabilities in 'out-of-area' residential placements. Research Policy and Planning [Online] 24:53-59. Available at: http://ssrg.org.uk/research-policy-and-planning-volume-24/.
Siaperas, P. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2006). A case study of the use of a structured teaching approach in adults with autism in a residential home in Greece. Autism [Online] 10:330-343. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362361306064433.
Beadle-Brown, J., Murphy, G. and Wing, L. (2005). Long-Term Outcome for People with Severe Intellectual Disabilities: Impact of Social Impairment. American Journal on Mental Retardation [Online] 110:1-12. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1352/0895-8017(2005)110<1:LOFPWS>2.0.CO;2.
Murphy, G. et al. (2005). Chronicity of challenging behaviours in people with severe intellectual disabilities and/or autism: a total population sample. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders [Online] 35:405-418. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-005-5030-2.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Whiten, A. (2004). Elicited imitation in children and adults with autism: is there a deficit? Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability [Online] 29:147 - 163. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13668250410001709494.
Beadle-Brown, J., Mansell, J. and Forrester-Jones, R. (2004). England. Tizard Learning Disability Review [Online] 9:31-39. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13595474200400005.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2004). Person-Centred Planning or Person-Centred Action? A Response to the Commentaries. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 17:31-35. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2004.00176.x.
Beadle-Brown, J. (2004). Elicited imitation in autistic children and adults - the effects of different types of actions. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 17:31-48. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2004.00159.x.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2004). Person-Centred Planning or Person-Centred Action? Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disability Services. Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities [Online] 17:1-9. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1468-3148.2004.00175.x.
Mansell, J. et al. (2003). Functional grouping in residential homes for people with intellectual disabilities. Research in Developmental Disabilities [Online] 24:170-182. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0891-4222(03)00027-1.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Forrester-Jones, R. (2003). Social Impairment in the care in the community sample - changes over time and outcome. Research in Developmental Disabilities [Online] 24:33-43. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0891-4222(02)00169-5 .
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2003). Does Living with People Who Have Challenging Behaviour Result in Poorer Quality of Care and Outcomes? The British Journal of Development Disabilities [Online] 49:81-89. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1179/096979503799104039.
Mansell, J. et al. (2002). Residential care in the community for adults with intellectual disability: needs, characteristics and services. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 46:625-633. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2788.2002.00440.x.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2002). Changes in social impairment for people with intellectual disabilities: a follow-up of the Camberwell cohort. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 32:195-206.
Mansell, J. et al. (2002). Residential care in the community for adults with intellectual disabilities: needs, characteristics and services. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research [Online] 46:625-633. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2788.2002.00440.x.
Mansell, J. et al. (2002). Engagement in meaningful activity and 'active support' of people with intellectual disabilities in residential care. Research in Developmental Disabilities [Online] 23:342 - 352. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0891-4222(02)00135-X.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Forrester-Jones, R. (2000). Effect of deinstitutionalization on social impairment in people with intellectual disabilities Abstract no 056. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 44:203 -203.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2000). Changes in skills for people with intellectual disability: a follow-up of the Camberwell Cohort. Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 44:12-24.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Whiten, A. (2000). Imitation, Theory of Mind and Related Activities in Autism: An Observational Study of Spontaneous Behaviour in Everyday Contexts. Autism [Online] 4:185-204. Available at: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1177/1362361300004002006.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Murphy, G. (1998). Changes in skills over time for people with learning disabilities . Tizard Learning Disability Review [Online] 3:42-46. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/13595474199800039.
Book section
Siska, J. et al. (2017). Active citizenship and community living in Europe – current policy, practice and research. in: Halvorson, R. et al. eds. The Changing Disability Policy System: Active Citizenship and Disability in Europe Volume 1. Abingdon UK and New York: Routledge, pp. 72 -89. Available at: https://www.routledge.com/The-Changing-Disability-Policy-System-Active-Citizenship-and-Disability/Halvorsen-Hvinden-Bickenbach-Ferri-Guillen-Rodriguez/p/book/9781138652880.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Hutchinson, A. (2016). Person-centred active support – the cake not the icing. in: Carr, A. et al. eds. Handbook on Intellectual Disability and Clinical Psychology Practice. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge, pp. 211-239. Available at: https://www.routledge.com/9781138806368.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Mansell, J. (2012). Person-centred active support – enabling people with intellectual disabilities to have a good life in the community (Translated into Finnish). in: Rajalahti, A. ed. Aktiivinen tuki - Näkymiä tukea tarvitsevan henkilön osallisuuteen. Tempere, Finland: Kehitysvammaisten Palvelusäätiö.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Mansell, J. (2011). Looking for opportunities: Person-centred active support. in: Carnaby, S. ed. Learning Disability Today. Hove, Great Britain: Pavilion Publishing Ltd.
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2005). Historical Overview and a critical appraisal of Person-Centred Planning. in: Cambridge, P. and Carnaby, S. eds. Person Centred Planning and Care Management for People with Learning Disabilities. London, Great Britain: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp. 19-33.
Beadle-Brown, J. (2005). Person centred planning and direct payments. in: Cambridge, P. and Carnaby, S. eds. Person Centred Planning and Care Management for People with Learning Disabilities. London, Great Britain: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, pp. 172-182.
Monograph
Turnpenny, A. et al. (2018). Mapping and Understanding Exclusion: Institutional, coercive and community-based services and practices across Europe. Mental Health Europe.
Turnpenny, A. et al. (2015). Developing an Easy Read version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT) - Appendix. QORU working paper. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/publication-details.php?id=4907.
Bradshaw, J. et al. (2015). CPD curriculum Guide for Social Workers who are Working with People on the Autism Spectrum. Department of Health. Available at: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/467394/Pt2_Autism_Guide_Accessible.pdf.
Whelton, B. et al. (2015). Making the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit Easy Read. QORU working paper. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/publication-details.php?id=4978.
Turnpenny, A. et al. (2015). Developing an Easy Read version of the Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit (ASCOT). QORU working paper.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2014). Living in Fear: Better outcomes for people with learning disabilities and autism. Tizard Centre. Available at: http://www.mcch.org.uk/pages/multimedia/db_document.document?id=8009.
Netten, A. et al. (2011). ASCOT Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit: Main Guidance v2.1 PSSRU Discussion Paper 2716/3, University of Kent. Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/ascot/.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2011). ASCOT Adult Social Care Outcomes Toolkit: Additional Care Home Guidance v2.1 PSSRU Discussion Paper 2716/2_1, University of Kent. Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/ascot .
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2009). Dispersed or clustered housing for adults with intellectual disabilities: a systematic review. National Disability Authority.
Conference or workshop item
Turnpenny, A. et al. (2016). Use of information on outcomes and quality of services in decision making about services for people with intellectual disabilities and autism. in: Lancaster Disability Studies Conference 2016.. Available at: https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/disabilityconference/documents/CEDR16%20Book%20of%20Abstracts0508.pdf.
Richardson, L. et al. (2014). Quality of life and quality of support for people with severe Intellectual disabilities and autism. in: 4th IASSID-Europe congress. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 341-341.
Bradshaw, J. et al. (2014). Quality of communication support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities living in supported accommodation settings. in: 4th IASSID-Europe congress. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 341-341.
Whelton, B. et al. (2014). Manager and Staff Perspectives of Skilled Support. in: 3rd IASSID-Europe congress. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 342-342.
Richardson, L. et al. (2014). Imagining Autism: evaluation of a drama based intervention for children with autism-the views of teachers and parents. in: 4th IASSID-Europe congress. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 343-344.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2014). Imagining Autism: impact of a drama based intervention on the social communicative and imaginative behaviour of children with autism. in: 4th IASSID-Europe congress. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 343-343.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2012). The cost and outcomes of skilled support for people with severe intellectual disability and complex needs. in: 14th World Congress of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability. Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 773-773.
Mansell, J., Beadle-Brown, J. and Bigby, C. (2012). Evaluation of Active Support and Practice Leadership in Intellectual Disability Services in Victoria. in: 14th World Congress of the International Society for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disability. Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Netten, A. et al. (2012). Measuring outcomes and improving quality in English care homes. in: Nordic Congress of Gerontology.
Netten, A. et al. (2010). Measuring outcomes for residents of care homes. in: Gerontological Society of America, 63rd Annual Scientific Meeting. Oxford Journals, pp. 54-55.
Mansell, J. et al. (2008). Conclusions and recommendations from the DECLOC project. in: pp. 780-780.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2008). Views of families, managers and specialists about out of area placement of people with ID. in: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 756-756. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01092.x.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2008). The aims and methodology of the DECLOC project and findings from analysis of official statistics. in: Wiley-Blackwell, pp. 780-780. Available at: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2788.2008.01094.x.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Murphy, G. (2000). Chronicity of social impairment. in: Blackwell Science ltd , pp. 203 -203.
Beadle-Brown, J. and Murphy, G. (2000). Long-term outcome in people with severe intellectual disabilities and/or autism. in: Blackwell Science ltd , p. .
Beadle-Brown, J. and Forrester-Jones, R. (2000). Effect of deinstitutionalization on social impairment in people with intellectual diasbilities. in: 11th World Congress of the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual Disabilites. Wiley-Blackwell. Available at: http://www.dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-2788.2000.d01-124.x.
Book
Mansell, J. and Beadle-Brown, J. (2012). Active support: enabling and empowering people with intellectual disabilities. [Online]. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. Available at: http://www.jkp.com/catalogue/book/9781849051118.
Ashman, B. et al. (2010). Person-centred active support: A handbook. [Online]. Pavilion Publishing. Available at: https://www.pavpub.com/person-centred-active-support-a-handbook/.
Internet publication
Beadle-Brown, J. and Murphy, B. (2016). What does good look like? A guide for observing in services for people with learning disabilities and/or autism [PDF on website]. Available at: https://www.unitedresponse.org.uk/what-does-good-look-like.
Research report (external)
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2012). Engagement of People with Long-Term Conditions in Health and Social Care Research: Barriers and Facilitators to Capturing the Views of Seldom Heard Population. [Online]. Quality and Outcomes of Person-Centred Care Policy Research Unit. Available at: http://www.qoru.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/E1_1-Report-ID4373.pdf.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2012). Outcomes and costs of skilled support for people with severe or profound intellectual disability and complex needs. NIHR.
Malley, J. et al. (2010). A report on the development studies for the National Social Care User Experience Survey. [Online]. Personal Social Services Research Unit. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/pdf/dp2721.pdf.
Netten, A. et al. (2010). Measuring the outcomes of care homes. [Online]. Personal Social Services Research Unit. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/pdf/dp2696/2.pdf.
Caiels, J. et al. (2010). Development studies for the National Adult Social Care User Experience Survey: technical report. [Online]. Personal Social Services Research Unit. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/pdf/dp2724.pdf.
Forder, J. et al. (2008). Measuring Outcomes in Social Care: Second Interim Report (PSSRU Discussion Paper 2542). [Online]. Personal Social Services Research Unit, University of Kent. Available at: http://www.pssru.ac.uk/pdf/dp2542.pdf.
Mansell, J. et al. (2007). Deinstitutionalisation and Community Living - Outcomes and Costs: a Report of a European Study: Volume 2 Main Report. Funded/commissioned by: European Commission. [Online]. Tizard Centre, University of Kent. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/tizard/research/DECL_network/Project_reports.html.
Mansell, J. et al. (2007). Deinstitutionalisation and Community Living - Outcomes and Costs: a Report of a European Study: Volume 3 Country Reports. Funded/commissioned by: European Commission. [Online]. Tizard Centre, University of Kent. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/tizard/research/DECL_network/Project_reports.html.
Mansell, J. et al. (2007). Deinstitutionalisation and Community Living - Outcomes and Costs: a Report of a European Study: Volume 1 Executive Summary. Funded/commissioned by: European Commission. [Online]. Tizard Centre, University of Kent. Available at: http://www.kent.ac.uk/tizard/research/DECL_network/Project_reports.html.
Beadle-Brown, J. et al. (2003). England, in European Intellectual Disability Research Network. Intellectual Disability in Europe: Working Papers. Tizard Centre, University of Kent.
Forrester-Jones, R., Beadle-Brown, J. and Mansell, J. (2001). Staffing Review for Worthing Priority Care NHS Trust Learning Disability Services. Tizard Centre, University of Kent.
Total publications in KAR: 117 [See all in KAR]
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Julie's research interests range from deinstitutionalisation and development of community-based services, service design and quality to personalisation, active support and quality of life for people with disabilities but with a particular focus on people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. She also continues to work in the field of understanding autism and on supportive interventions for children and adults with autism and their families, teachers and support workers.

Julie worked closely with Prof. Jim Mansell and played a lead role in the European Intellectual Disability Research Network and has project-managed European level projects looking at the quality and extent of institutional provision for people with disabilities. Other projects have included research on the implementation of active support in services, the effect of grouping people in services, research around managers of learning disability services, exclusion of people with challenging behaviour from services, the development of a staff attitudes and knowledge questionnaire and other service structure, organisation and quality issues.

Recent and current projects at Kent include:

 “Uncovering the staff culture of good quality supported accommodation for people with intellectual disabilities” funded by NIHR School for Social Care Research

 “Promoting the continued development of person-centred support and quality of life for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities”.  Funded by United Response

 “Imagining Autism: Drama, Performance and Intermediality as Interventions for Autistic Spectrum Conditions”     funded by Arts and Humanities Research Council. (See the Imagining Autism website for further information).

 “Quality and Outcomes of person-centred care Research Unit” funded by Department of Health (www.qoru.ac.uk)

 “Costs and outcomes of skilled support for adults with complex needs in supported accommodation”, funded by NIHR School for Social Care Research. (project outline)

 “Living in Fear – improving outcomes for people with disabilities”- funded by The Big Lottery Research Programme,  with Autism London (project outline )

 

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Julie also actively engages in a variety of consultancy work. She spends a substantial amount of time working in services and schools, training staff and evaluating quality, with a particular focus on person-centred active support, the SPELL framework for autism friendly practices and practice leadership. She has provided advice and consultancy to many organisations and agencies in the UK, Australia, Ireland, Canada, the USA, Norway, Czech Republic, Croatia, Poland, Romania, Ethiopia.

She is also trained in using the Diagnostic Interview for Social and Communication Disorders and the Autism Diagnosis Observational Scale and can provide assessment and diagnosis on autism. She provides individual advice and assessment for families, schools and services supporting children and adults with autism or intellectual disabilities.

Finally, she has also provided advice and consultancy at local and national government and agency level, including for the Care Quality Commission, local Councils and Transforming Care Partnerships, the National Autistic Society.

 

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