Dr. Karen Guldberg
Director of the Autism Centre for Education and Research, University of Birmingham
Dr. Guldberg is Reader in Autism Studies and Director of the Autism Centre for Education and Research, University of Birmingham, UK. She conducts real-world research in the classroom, with a focus on pedagogy, social learning and the specific learning needs of children with autism.
She was instrumental in the development of the Autism Education Trust partnership training programs and is Principal Investigator of the ‘Transform Autism Education’ project. This researches good autism educational practice in Greece and Italy by investigating barriers to inclusion, enhancing the knowledge and practice of education staff and promoting good outcomes for individuals on the autism spectrum.