Riddell gave evidence on ASN to Scottish Government's Education & Skills Committee

Activity: Consultancy typesProviding oral or written evidence for non-academic board, committee, working group or advisory panel


Professor Riddell has a long-standing specialism in ASN, including acting as an adviser to a previous parliamentary education committee in its scrutiny of this issue. Her submission is a copy of a briefing paper to LGiU Scotland focusing on local authority variation and impact of social background. Meanwhile, Riddell's comment was also picked up by the BBC news "Teacher told to 'watch Big Bang Theory' as Asperger's training" on the same day, followed by an article from The Times on the 2nd March 2017 "Dyslexia diagnosis helps wealthier pupils get ahead".
Period1 Mar 2017
Work forScottish Government, Education & Skills Committee, United Kingdom


  • additional support needs
  • local authorities