Jade Davies is research assistant on the Discover Autism Research and Employment (DARE) project, based at CRAE (UCL/IOE).

Role: Research Assistant. 

Bio: Jade joined CRAE as an undergraduate placement student in September 2019. During her time as a placement student, Jade worked on a project examining the post-16 educational experiences of autistic young people, and assisted the CRAE team on a number of other projects. 

Research Summary: Since finishing her placement, Jade has been working on the Discover Autism Research and Employment (DARE) project, examining the barriers and facilitators to successful employment for autistic people. Jade’s research interests typically lie in education and employment.

Current research and activities: Jade is a Research Assistant on the DARE project.

List of relevant web presences: 

ORCID | Twitter

Five most recent publications:

Crane, L., Hearst, C., Ashworth, M., Davies, J., & Hill, E. L. (2021). Supporting newly identified or diagnosed autistic adults: an initial evaluation of an autistic-led programme. Journal of autism and developmental disorders51(3), 892-905.

Romualdez, A. M., Heasman, B., Walker, Z., Davies, J., & Remington, A. (2021). “People Might Understand Me Better”: Diagnostic Disclosure Experiences of Autistic Individuals in the Workplace. Autism in Adulthood.

Crane, L., Lui, L.M., Davies, J., & Pellicano, E. (2021). Short Report: Autistic parents’ experiences of talking about autism with their autistic children. Autism, 25 (4), 1161-1167. https://doi.org/10.1177/1362361320981317