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Laura is a keynote speaker, writer, Neurodiversity and disability campaigner, and improvement consultant.

You can hear Laura on the radio every weekend presenting ‘Representation Matters’, a disability focused interview show, and you will also find Laura’s writing in a variety of publications connected to education and healthcare.

Laura’s particular interests include: Autism, ADHD, disability, accessibility, inclusion, trauma/PTSD, homelessness, and issues connected to single parents.

Current Projects

Member of the Scottish Reference Group for National Autistic Society Scotland

Presenter of ‘Representation Matters’ on Teacher Hug Radio

Development group of DisabilityEd UK

Advisory group for NDTi (National Development Team for inclusion) on the Oliver McGowan Mandatory Training on Autism and Learning Disability

Member of the ‘Call It Out’ campaign tackling anti-Irish racism and anti-Catholic prejudice

Founder of the Autistic Teachers’ Group

Founder and spokesperson of the Edinburgh ACEs Hub