Clare is Senior Lecturer in Teacher Development at Bishop Grosseteste University in Lincoln, where she is the English Secondary lead with a special interest in autism education and Flexischooling. 

For the last twenty years, Clare has been working with parents, schools, universities, and autism experts to explore practical solutions on how to make school make more sense for children with autism and how to help promote understanding of what having this fascinating condition might be like.

Clare has two children. Her son is autistic.