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Victoria Honeybourne is a writer, trainer and senior advisory teacher. Her publications include: Educating and supporting girls with Asperger’s and Autism (Speechmark, 2016), Your Autism Journey: A self-exploration workbook for young women on the autism spectrum (CreateSpace, 2016), The Sky’s The Limit: A mental wellbeing workbook for young people with SEN (Speechmark, 2015), and The Teachers’ Speech, Language and Communication Pocketbook (Teachers’ Pocketbooks, 2014).1 Articles
John Galloway is a consultant, trainer and writer specialising in the use of technology in education with pupils with special educational needs. He is the author of several books and many articles and has spoken at conferences in the UK and abroad about his work. John works across all types of school with learners of any age and with the whole spectrum of challenges to learning.1 Articles
Fabienne Cazalis is a neuroscientist at École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales/ School of Advanced Studies in Social Sciences (EHESS), which has its main base in Paris with three regional campuses in Marseille, Lyon, and Toulouse. This article was co-written by Adeline Lacroix, who works with Fabienne Cazalis and was recently diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. A second year master’s student in psychology, she is working on a scientific literature review about the characteristics of high-functioning autistic women.1 Articles
Roger Bates is a founding Director of Inclusive Technology. Prior to this he taught in a variety of school settings and in 1981 was seconded to developing assistive technology solutions, later becoming Manager of the UK’s Northern ACE Centre. In his current role as Information Director of Inclusive Technology he has been involved in hardware and software development as well as developing the companies information and training services.1 Articles
Jennifer Keenan is a special educator/assistive technology specialist in Baltimore, USA where she works with children and young people who are blind or visually impaired, including those with multiple disabilities. She has over 20 years’ experience of working in the field of SEN and is author of VICurriculum.1 Articles
Greg O’Connor has been a teacher, consultant, administrator, coach and presenter in the area of technology and students with diverse learning needs for over 30 years. Greg provides consultancy, workshops, presentations and conference keynotes across Australia, New Zealand, South East Asia and beyond.1 Articles
Andrew Trounson is a Senior Journalist, External Relations, at the University of Melbourne. This article originally appeared in the Health & Wellbeing section of Pursuit, a publication showcasing the research, teaching and engagement at the University of Melbourne, Australia’s top-ranked university.1 Articles