Associate Professor at ULHT, PhD in Education – Special Education – University of São Paulo, Brazil; graduated in Educational Sciences – Faculdade de Psicologia e Ciências da Educação (Lisboa); expert in Special Education – Escola Superior de Educação de Lisboa and Instituto António Aurélio da Costa Ferreira (Lisboa).
Integrated researcher at the Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development (CeiED) (ULHT), member of AFIRSE and of the Portuguese Society of Educational Sciences.
Experience in higher and special education; teacher training; (Association Centers of SchoolsTraining); Team Coordination (Unidade de Apoios Educativos de Lisboa 2; Equipa de Educação Especial de Carnide; Unidade de Orientação Educativa da 3ª DLE).
She belonged to the Office of Educational Support to the Directorate of Technical-Pedagogical Services of the Regional Directorate of Education of Lisbon.
She is the author of scientific articles on teacher education, education, special education and inclusive education, published in Portugal and Brazil.