Miss Maggi Laurie

Thesis title: The influence of technology on social interaction and play in autistic children

Qualifications

MSc Research Methods in Psychological Science (2016), University of Glasgow

MA (Hons) Psychology (2015), University of Glasgow

Undergraduate teaching

  • Tutor, Student Selected Component 2a (SSC2a), Edinburgh Medical School

Current project grants

Chancellor's Fellow PhD Studentship (College of Medicine & Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinurgh)

Invited speaker

  • Scottish Autism Research Group (SARG) Education (2019)
  • Scottish Child Law Centre Annual Conference - Children and Young People in the Digital Age - Protected, Respected, and Supported? (2018)
  • Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Higher Trainees National Academic Program (2018)

Papers delivered

  • Poster: Laurie, M. H., Manches, A. & Fletcher-Watson, S. (2019, June). Design implications from Cognitive Event Analysis: A case study of digitally mediated interaction in autistic children. Interaction Design & Children Conference, Boise, ID, USA.
  • Poster: Laurie, M. H., Manches, A. & Fletcher-Watson, S. (2018, November). Using design-based methods with autism practitioners to enable technology-mediated social play in autistic children. Scottish Autism 50th Anniversary Conference, Glasgow, UK.
  • Poster: Laurie, M. H., Manches, A. & Fletcher-Watson, S. (2018, May). Fostering real-world interaction in autistic pupils with digital technology: Design recommendations from practitioners in special education. International Society For Autism Research Annual Meeting, Rotterdam, NL.
  • Poster: Laurie, M. H., Manches, A. & Fletcher-Watson, S. (2017, October). Education practitioners’ attitudes and experiences of technology use with autistic children. British Psychological Society: Psychology of Education Section Annual Conference, Edinburgh, UK.
  • Poster: Laurie, M. H. & Simmons, D. R. (2017, May). Visual spatial channel bandwidth varies with autistic trait level. International Society For Autism Research Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA.