Georgie Agar School of PsychologyDoctoral Researcher Contact details Telephone+44 (0)121 414 2855Emailgxa295@student.bham.ac.uk AddressSchool of PsychologyUniversity of Birmingham Edgbaston Birmingham B15 2TT UK Georgie Agar is a doctoral researcher at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders. She is investigating sleep problems in rare genetic syndromes associated with intellectual disability, with the aim of developing a behavioural intervention package. This research is funded by the charity Cerebra. Qualifications MSci (Hons.) Psychology and Psychological Practice Biography Georgie graduated from the University of Birmingham in July 2016, with an MSci in Psychology and Psychological Practice. She was based within the Cerebra Centre for her final year placement, working with children who demonstrated self-injurious behavior and characteristics associated with autism spectrum disorder. Doctoral research PhD titleInterventions for Sleep Disorders in Children with Intellectual Disability Supervisors Professor Chris Oliver and Dr Caroline Richards Research Research interests Sleep disorders, behavioural interventions, intellectual disability, autism spectrum disorder, challenging behavior, behavioural phenotypes of neurodevelopmental disorders Other activities Georgie is a personal carer for a boy with Cornelia de Lange syndrome. She also works as a postgraduate student ambassador and teaching assistant, and volunteers with adults with intellectual disability at Monday Night Club.