Joanne is a parent of a young person at Prior's Court. She has a BSC in Computer Science, and a Masters in BioInformatics with Systems Biology. Part of Joanne’s studies involved genetics research related to autism. Professionally Joanne is an IT Project Manager working in the Life Sciences industry. Previous to working in Life Sciences, Joanne has worked in Research Management IT Software. Joanne is interested in all research that supports better life outcomes for young people with autism and helps facilitate more involvement of the most severely affected in the participation of such research.