Atypical Development Theme Lead
University of Coventry
Dr Sarah Cassidy leads the Atypical Development Research Theme in the Centre for Research in Psychology Behaviour and Achievement, Coventry University, UK. She is also a visiting researcher at the Lifecourse and Ageing program, Newcastle University, and Autism Research Centre, University of Cambridge. Sarah’s research explores various aspects of autism spectrum conditions (ASC), including; sensory and motor skills, emotion processing, mental health and suicidality. Her current research is developing new tools to assess depression and suicide risk in adults with ASC, and exploring how we can prevent suicide in people with autism.