Project to develop strategies and tools to facilitate access to cultural resources by people with differences and difficulties associated with perception, memory, cognition and communication. A collaboration of thirteen entities from four European countries, including six major museums in Spain, the United Kingdom and Austria.
MCCH Kent, 2013-15
2 year project to develop accessible personal histories for people with severe and profound disabilities in residential accommodation.
ESRC Research Seminar Series, 2012-2013
Rethinking Learning Disability: Contexts, Voices, Policies Dundee University; Glasgow University. Invited panel member
ESRC Research Seminar Series, 2011-2013
Doing Research Inclusively University of Southampton. Invited panel member.
Imuse consultancy (imuse.org.uk), 2011-12
Invited member of panel, contributing expertise on communication disabilities and IT
Involve Me, 2008-11
Mencap action research project to explore participation in decision making by people with severe andprofound disabilities.
Dundee University, 2009-2011
Consultant to narrative project at the Department of Computing: How was school today EPSRC funded
Practice survey to support Social Care, 2008
Institute for Excellence knowledge review on Advocacy and support for people with profound intellectual impairments and high support needs (one of only 5 in the UK)
Sign Language Assessment Clinic, City university
Specialist assessment for children and adults with disabilities who use sign as their main means of communication.
School Consultancy, 2011
Woodlands School, Harrow; group of schools in Kent
Guidelines to support Speaking Listening and Learning for pupils with special educational needs
Down Syndrome Association, 2004-2006
guidelines for families who have a child with DS
Communication for Person Centred Planning, 2002
Lewisham, Hampshire, Kensington & Chelsea,
QCA Steering group, 1999-2000
Curriculum guidelines for pupils attaining significantly below age-related expectations
NFER SATs development group Key Stage 2 English 1998-2000
QCA Key Stage 2 English Test Review Group 1996-1998
Consultant to the BBC Go For It 1993 -1994
Academic Committee, August 24-27th 1998
8th Biennial Conference of the International Society of Augmentative & Alternative Communication
Academic Committee, September 1998, September 2000
British Institute of Learning Disabilities Annual Conference, September 1998, September 2000
Forum on Learning Disability Steering Committee 1998-2004
Royal Society of Medicine