Conversation Analysis Research in Autism (CARA)

Conversation Analysis Research in Autism (CARA) is a forum for researchers who use conversation and/or discourse analysis to explore autism.


Welcome to the CARA research group.

News Bulletin:

We would like to draw your attention to a special issue that is now published in the Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders that focuses on DA and CA. The special issue can be found at http://link.springer.com/journal/10803/46/2/page/1
We are pleased that many of our CARA members submitted a paper and had this accepted in the issue. List of papers

Coming soon – Book for students

O’Reilly, M., Lester, J.N., and Muskett, T. (Eds). A practical guide to doing social interaction research in Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD): Communication, discourse and conversation analysis. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan
(Part of the book series: The Language of Mental Health)

Contributions made from our CARA members and their colleagues.

We welcome new members; so if you would like to join our group please email us. We are also happy to advertise research projects, conferences, books or other activities if they relate to CA/DA and autism. If you have something for the newsfeed, please drop us an email. If you have a new related publication, then we would like to add it to your membership profile.

Dr Michelle O’Reilly
Director CARA

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Dr Jessica Lester
Associate Director CARA

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Dr Jessica Lester

Expert Clinical Panel

Dr. Khalid Karim Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (Senior Teaching Fellow, University of Leicester)

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Dr Khalid Karim

Dr. Tom Muskett
Speech & Language Therapist (Leeds Beckett University)

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Dr Tom Muskett

Dr. Nikki Kiyimba
Senior Clinical Psychologist (Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation)

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Dr. Sushie Dobbinson

Lead Forensic Speech & Language Therapist

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Dr Sushie Dobbinson

Dr. Katie Denman

Clinical Psychologist

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Katie Denman

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Members List

Gail Fox AdamsGail Fox Adams

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Kristen Bottema-BeutelKristen Bottema-Beutel

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Louise BradleyLouise Bradley

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Dr. Charlotte Brownlow

Dr. Charlotte Brownlow

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Hannah Dostal

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Stella Huang

Stella Huang

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Eliza Maciejewska

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Douglas Maynard

Prof. Douglas Maynard

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T A Marie McDonald

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Rosanna Murray

Miss Rosanna Murray

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Dr. Lindsay O'Dell

Dr. Lindsay O'Dell

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Professor Alison Pilnick

Professor Alison Pilnick

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Dr. John Rae

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Dr, Johanna Rendle-Short

Dr. Johanna Rendle-Short

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Victoria Stafford

Victoria Stafford

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Dr. Laura Sterponi

Dr. Laura Sterponi

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Trini Stickle

Trini Stickle

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Betty Yu

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Nor Azrita Mohamed Zain

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Useful Resources

Recent conference papers

Many of our CARA members were involved in the recent 4th International Conference of Conversation Analysis (ICCA) in Los Angeles (June 2014)
- list of papers

Many of our CARA members were involved in the recent conference ‘Critical Autism Studies: Travelling through Autistic Worlds in Policy, Practice and Identities (June 2017)
- book of abstracts


YouTube - tutorial

Tom Muskett tutorial on CA and autism (coming soon).

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