SENDcast Spotlight – Welcome Clare Truman

Our new special guest, Clare Truman, joins Dale for her first episode at The SENDcast. Find out more about Clare….

Clare Truman, Education Consultant

Spectrum Space

Clare Truman is an education consultant, special education teacher and big sister to an autistic young man. From 2017 to 2019, she was director of Spectrum Space Community Interest Company; a social enterprise and alternative education provision based in Surrey which specialised in supporting autistic children who display Pathological Demand Avoidance. She now provides distance learning packages for students with PDA who find it difficult to access school. Clare is currently completing a PhD at UCL London exploring the educational experiences of PDA learners. She is author of The Teacher’s Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance: Essential Strategies for the Classroom published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.  

Contact Clare:

Websitewww.spectrumspace.co.uk 

Twitter@SpectrumSpaceUK 

Facebook www.facebook.com/spectrumspaceUK 

Emailspectrumspace.info@gmail.com 

Recent/upcoming:

Book: The Teacher’s Guide to Pathological Demand Avoidance: Essential Strategies for the Classroom published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers 

Journal Article: Clare Truman, Laura Crane, Patricia Howlin & Elizabeth Pellicano (2021): The educational experiences of autistic children with and without extreme demand avoidance behaviours, International Journal of Inclusive Education, DOI: 10.1080/13603116.2021.1916108 

 

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An Introduction to PDA

Supporting PDA

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