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Rebecca is a former teacher and autism education practitioner who is a Senior Lecturer in Special Education at the University of East London and a visiting researcher at King's College London. She completed her PhD in autism and education at the University of Birmingham where she was also Project Manager of the Transform Autism Education project, a tri-national teacher training scheme, funded by the European Commission. Rebecca was subsequently a postdoctoral Fellow at the Social, Genetic and Developmental Psychiatry Centre at King's, where she was funded by the ESRC. Her book Inclusive Education for Autistic Children: Helping Children and Young People to Learn and Flourish in the Classroom is published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers, and she has had articles published in the Educational Review, the British Journal of Special Education, as well as via online media such as the Times EducatioSupplementThe Psychologist and The Conversation