11 Nov 2019South Africa
WP01 Theory of change
Dr Marguerite (Margie) Schneider is a researcher in the field of disability studies, and Assistant Professor and Deputy Director at the Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, UCT. She started her career as a Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiologist before moving into broader social science research focusing on disability studies. She has worked at the Community Agency for Social Enquiry, the WHO, the Human Sciences Research Council and as an independent consultant in the field of disability studies. A number of her publications have been on disability measurement and she is involved in the Washington Group on Disability Statistics which aims to develop internationally comparable survey measures of disability.