Professor Nora Cavaco has two BSc’s degrees, one in Childhood Education and a second one in Educational Psychology and Rehabilitation. Professor Cavaco has also a Master in Educational Practices and in Educational Psychology in the Specialty of Special Educational Needs. All of these four degrees were awarded by the University of Algarve. Moreover, Prof. Nora Cavaco holds a post-graduation degree in Neuropsychology and Dementias by the University of Barcelona and a second post-graduation degree in Neuroscience Applied to Education by FASP University, Faculty of Social Services in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Also, Professor Nora Cavaco received her PhD degree in Childhood and Family Education, Psychopedagogical Intervention and Development attributed by the University of Málaga. Currently, she is a member of SICA International Research Group at University of Huelva. Additionally, Prof Cavaco is also a post-doc student at the Faculty of Psychiatry in USP University, in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Her research focus is Autism, Health and psychology. In addition to these, she has also been Director of the Degree in Psychology and Director of two Master’s degrees: one of them in Special Education: cognitive and motor domains; and of another MSc’s in Educational Psychology.