Institution Polytechnic of Leiria
Research Interests: autism spectrum disorders, early intervention, special education, developmental disorders, typical development, sensory integrations, special needs, family, validation of instrument
PhD in Child Studies at the Institute of Education of the University of Minho in 2014. MSc in Early Intervention, focusing in Special Education by the Institute of Child Studies at the University of Minho since January 2009. Postgraduate degree course in “Sensory Integration in February 2015. Most of her clinical practice was based in an early intervention team specialized in Developmental and Autism Spectrum disorders, from September 2003 to February 2017. She is currently lecturer in Occupational Therapy at the Polytechnic of Leiria, at the School of Health Sciences.