Team Emma Standley

Emma works on the ASSSIST2 project with COMIC, which involves researching the effectiveness of Social Stories as an intervention for children with an autism diagnosis.

Emma studied at the University of York for 4 years, completing a degree in BSc Psychology and a Masters degree in Development, Disorders and Clinical Practice. During this time, she conducted research on academic resilience in primary schools, and studied assessments and interventions for children with disabilities and additional needs.

She has worked as a Research Assistant in Psychology at the University of York for the past year, investigating joint attention and social interaction within mother-infant relationships. Emma has also worked at The Snappy Trust for 2 years, which involves supporting young children and adults with disabilities and promoting social and emotional skills through play.