Dr Greg Pasco is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London. Greg also contributes to the work of the Birkbeck Babylab at the Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development (CBCD), University of London.
Greg has over 19 years experience of working with children and adults with autism and Asperger syndrome, their parents and family members and the professionals who work with them. He has previously worked on the Effectiveness of PECS Study, the International Molecular Genetics of Autism Study and in development and service roles with the National Autistic Society. He has lectured in Developmental Psychology at City University, and has delivered training on behalf of the National Autistic Society. Greg is an ADOS trainer and a former Speech and Language Therapist.
Dr Marianna Murin has been working as a Principal Clinical Psychologist at the National Centre for Autism Spectrum Disorders at the Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children for over a decade. Recently, she became the Module lead for a Post-Graduate Diploma in ASD and ID – a national programme aimed at increasing expertise and promoting evidence-based practice with children and young people with ASD (CYP IAPT).
Marianna has over 15 years of experience as an ADOS trainer, having organised and taught on many ADOS trainings both nationally and internationally. She also has long-standing experience in the administration of a range of other neuro-developmental and diagnostic assessments, such as 3Di and ADI-R. Marianna is passionate about promoting the post-diagnostic services for children with ASD. She has authored a book on supporting children with ASD in mainstream education and is currently writing an evidence-based manual for post-diagnostic psycho-educational programme for young people with ASD and their families.
Dr Erica Salomone, a clinical psychologist by background, is Assistant Professor at the University of Milan Bicocca, Italy, lecturing on social and emotional development. As an ongoing technical advisor for the World Health Organization, she is currently working with international sites to develop practice guidelines and training materials to increase the identification, management, and treatment of children with developmental disabilities, including autism, in high as well as lower- and middle-income countries. Erica is Core Contributor of the novel intervention program ‘WHO Caregiver Skills Training Program for Families of Children with Developmental disorders or delays’. She has formerly worked on clinical trials for autism at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London and has lectured in Developmental Psychology and Behavioural Approaches in Autism Spectrum Disorders at the University of Turin, Italy.
Emma Woodhouse is a Neurodevelopmental Specialist and trainer in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule –Second Edition (ADOS-2) & Autism Diagnostic Interview- Revised (ADI-R). She has extensive experience with both children and adults, and has worked at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, the Maudsley Adult outpatient ASC/ADHD service, The National Autism (inpatient) Unit at The Bethlem Hospital, and The Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families. Her clinical specialisms include forensic mental health and prison populations.
It was exciting to participate in ADOS-II training in Manchester! Thanks to Chris it was organized excellently and all the three trainers were great experts but open for discussion and exchange.” Mateusz Płatos, Zakład Psychologii Rehabilitacyjnej, Wydział Psychologii, Uniwersytet Warszawski