Jack Tizard School Logo

 

Ban1a Ban4a Ban2b Ban4b Ban5a Back9 Ban3a Ban3 Ban5b Ban4 Ban1b Back6 Ban6b Ban3b Ban5 Ban2a Ban11a

Who Was Jack Tizard

Psychologist Jack Tizard was a New Zealander who spent most of his professional life in England.

He worked at the boundaries of psychology, medicine, education and social sciences along with alternatives to institutional care in the nineteen-fifties and sixties, which underpinned the subsequent development of ‘ordinary life’ models for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. His approach was characterised by a commitment to using high research standards to address important social problems, ensuring through his extensive advisory activities that the results of research were available to practitioners and policy-makers.