The WISE Research Series


Dr. Elaine Ashbee

Position: Regional tutor, the Autism Centre for Educational Research (ACER), University of Birmingham
Country: United Kingdom

Dr. Elaine Ashbee worked for many years as an advisory teacher to support the education of children with autism in mainstream schools in the UK. Her doctoral thesis drew on findings from participatory research with teachers, parents, and professionals in Palestine and is related to the educational inclusion of children with autism in the West Bank. She currently works for the University of Birmingham, UK, as a regional tutor supporting teachers who are pursuing the MEd within the Autism Centre for Educational Research.