EducationAutism & other socio-emotional and behavioural developments

This research cluster includes a focus on:

  • brain and motor development among children with autism, considering uses of digital technology and artificial intelligence as a means of assessing autism; the use of motor activity as a possible predictor of autism
  • attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in childhood, and self-regulation and participation of children and young people with autism and socio-emotional behavioural needs in practical philosophy
  • learning disabilities, supporting pupils with social, emotional and behavioural needs, trajectories of conduct problems and interpersonal rupture and relational repair skills of autistic adolescents
  • experiences of educational transition for young women with autism
  • inclusion in nursery, primary, and secondary schools across the EU to problematize medical models of disability
  • humanistic methods to heal painful experiences through emotion-focused therapy