Prithvi started his career in a special school and has worked for more than 25 years with individuals on the autism spectrum across the age range. His work as a practitioner and as a researcher focused on exploring individual experiences and interpretations of autism. He is particularly interested in the intersectionality of autism and culture. He has published many books and articles. He currently works as a Lecturer in autism and the University of Birmingham and is a member of the Autism Centre for Education and Research within the School of Education.