About the Author
Christine O'Hanlon is an Honorary Reader in the Centre for Applied Research in Education(CARE), School of Education and Professional Development at the University of East Anglia. She was previously a senior lecturer at the University of Birmingham and the University of Ulster. She has an international reputation for her involvement in education initiatives and research projects since the mid-eighties and her associated writing about policy and practice in 'inclusion' and 'special educational needs.' Her publications also develop ideas related to action research, which she uses as a means of professional development in education, from Certificate and Diploma level to PhD.