Institute for Global Health


Dr Liz Pellicano

Dr Pellicano is a developmental cognitive scientist committed to understanding the distinctive opportunities and challenges often faced by autistic children, young people and adults and tracing their impact on everyday life - at home, at school and out-and-about in the community. She trained as an educational psychologist in Perth, Australia, where she also completed her PhD on the cognitive profile of children with autism, before becoming a Research Fellow in Psychiatry at the University of Oxford. She is Director of the Centre for Research in Autism and Education (CRAE) at the Institute of Education, London.