Prithvi is interested in being involved in research in the field of autism which leads to practical benefits. He undertook some small scale studies on interventions such as use of aromatherapy and yoga with children on the autism spectrum. His doctoral research was on cultural perceptions of autism and related social skills. He provided consultation work to various organisations such as London borough of Southwark, Autism Education Trust and UNICEF (Oman). His recent projects include feasibility of the Autism Education Trust training for social workers, and for UNICEF in the Sultanate of Oman where he led a team from the University of Northampton which developed a ten years autism strategy and a five year action plan.
Willingness to take PhD students
Cultural perceptions of disability
Bilingualism and SEN