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He was recently appointed to the UK’s first Professorship in Mental Health in Education, at Oxford Brookes University. He is Honorary Professor at universities in the Ireland, Germany and Australia. He has been a Fellow of the University of Oxford....
He has been awarded an OBE and CBE by the Queen for services to children with Special Needs. In 2017 he was entered into "Who’s Who" in acknowledgement of his national and international contribution to the field of Special Education.
In a career spanning more than 30 years, Barry has held the leadership positions of Headteacher, Principal, Academic Director, Chief Executive, Inspector of Schools and Director of the Centre for Special Education at Westminster College, Oxford. In 2009, he was appointed by the Secretary of State for Education as Director of the Children with Complex Learning Difficulties and Disabilities Research Project.
He is the author of over 150 articles and many texts on a range of learning disability/special needs topics. In the last 12 months, his work has been translated into German, French, Dutch Russian and Chinese. He has written books (with Carolyn Blackburn and Jo Egerton) which focus upon Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). He has recently he co-authored "Engaging Learners with Complex Needs" (Routledge).
Barry lectures nationally and internationally. In recent years this has included China, Japan, Abu Dhabi, and Germany. He is currently Chair of the National Forum on Girls and Autism , which is the focus of his latest book, ( with Francesca Happe and Jo Egerton.) .In 2019, as part of the Lunch of the ‘ Girls and Autism ‘ book , he will be give lectures in Australia , New Zealand. USA, Norway and Dubai He is the co-founder of the National Forum for Neuroscience in Special Education. For the Mental Health Foundation, he Chaired the National Inquiry into the Mental Health of Young People with Learning Disabilities.
She has been appointed as a member of the Programme Advisory Board for the ESRC/Health Foundation’s UK Centre for Evidence Implementation in Adult Social Care and is Topic Adviser to NICE’s Guideline Advisory Group on Support for Adult Carers.an. She was also Vice-Chair of the NICE Guideline on Support for Older Adults with Learning Disabilities and their Carers.
She is a member of a number of national advisory bodies, including the ADASS Carers Social Care Policy Network, and is a Board member of the Think Local Act Personal Partnership (TLAP) and of SEEFA (the South East Forum on Ageing).
She is a member of NHS England’s Commitments to Carers Oversight Group and is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health and of the Royal College of Psychiatrists. She is also a National Affiliate of the Doubleday Centre for Patient and Carer Experience in the University of Manchester School of Medicine and a member of the Council of the Open Section of the Royal Society of Medicine.
She is the parent of an adult son with a learning disability and cared for her husband (who had cancer, frontal lobe dementia and cancer) until his recent death. She has extensive and long-term contacts with third sector and carer/user organisations.