Samantha Friedman is a doctoral
candidate at the University of Cambridge in the Centre for Family Research. She
previously completed an MSc in Autism at the University of Strathclyde and is
interested in children’s connection to nature and the effects of nature access
and engagement, particularly for autistic children. Her PhD project focuses on
the impact of Forest School participation on autistic and neurotypical children
at the group, family, and individual levels.