Institute of Health & Society

Staff Profile

Jessica Lowry

Background

Qualifications:

MSc Developmental Psychopathology (Distinction), 2010

BSc Psychology (1st Class, Hons), 2009

 

Current role:

Research assistant / Assistant Psychologist on several projects within IHS, involving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and their families. 

Research

PACT 7-11, a multisite MRC funded longitudal follow-up of a cohort of children with ASD, who took part in the original Preschool Autism Communication Trial (PACT). 

Therapist on projects looking at Virtual reality environments in the treatment of anxiety in children with ASD. This is a collaboration with the SME Third Eye, and is funded through a Newcastle University sponsored Daphne Jackson Fellowship to Dr Morag Maskey

Feasibility Study of new parent group intervention to manage repetitive behaviour in young children with ASD (MRB).  

Publications