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    Leigh De Silva

    Leigh De Silva is a registered teacher who works in mainstream special education settings. She is also the mother of a young adult and teens who are on the spectrum. She has researched the social understanding of girls with Asperger’s syndrome in social groups as part of her Master of Autism Studies at Griffith University, Queensland. Leigh is particularly interested in supporting parents to help their children with ASD achieve in the school system through using the models that have helped her own children complete their education. She can be contacted through [email protected]