- People with profound and multiple intellectual disabilities
- Inclusive research
- Occupational science
- Participatory arts research methods
In addition to her PhD studies, Elspeth works clinically in the NHS as a Specialist Occupational Therapist for people with learning disabilities. She holds a degree in occupational therapy and a NIHR funded Master’s in Clinical Research. Elspeth is currently the Research and Development Lead for the Royal College of Occupational Therapists Specialist Section, for people with learning disabilities, and is an Honorary Lecturer at the University of Plymouth.