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Researcher: Cuskelly, MM (Professor Monica Cuskelly)

Fields of Research

Developmental Psychology and Ageing
Special Education and Disability
Education
Human Resources Management
Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology

Research Objectives

Special Needs Education
Families and Family Services
Ability and Disability
Education and Training Systems Policies and Development
Education and Training
School/Institution Community and Environment
Learner and Learning Achievement
Ageing and Older People
Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect)
Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health)
Learner and Learning Processes
Health Education and Promotion
Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences
Mental Health Services

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A systematic review of interventions for improving the work performance of direct support staff; Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Active kids active minds: a physical activity intervention to promote learning?; Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education
Associations of child and adolescent mastery motivation and self-regulation with adult outcomes: a longitudinal study of individuals with Down syndrome; American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Authoritative parenting of Chinese mothers of children with and without intellectual disability; Journal of Child and Family Studies
Choosing a school: parental decision-making when special schools are an option; Disability & Society
Commentary on Improving policy and practice: Adults with intellectual disability and their families (Fyffe, Pierce, Ilsley, & Paul, 2015); Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Contributors to adult sibling relationships and intention to care of siblings of individuals with Down syndrome; American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Cultural beliefs about autism in Indonesia; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Delay of gratification: a comparison study of children with Down syndrome, moderate intellectual disability and typical development; Journal of Intellectual Disability Research
Evaluating the performance improvement preferences of disability service managers: An exploratory study using Gilbertís Behavior Engineering model; Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Examination of a scale assessing attitudes towards individuals with intellectual disability in China; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Mastery motivation in children with intellectual disability: Is there evidence for a Down syndrome behavioural phenotype?; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Mental health problems in adults with Down syndrome and their association with life circumstances; Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Motivation in children with intellectual disability; Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Parenting stress in mothers of very preterm infants - influence of temperament and development; Early Human Development
Parents' reported use and views of strategies for managing the behaviour of their preschool child; Australasian Journal of Early Childhood
Parents' views of an optimal school life: using Social Role Valorization to explore differences in parental perspectives when children have intellectual disability; International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education
The development of research skills in young adults with intellectual disability in participatory research; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
The trajectory of development of receptive vocabulary in individuals with Down syndrome; Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities
Unanticipated ethical issues in a participatory research project with individuals with intellectual disability; Disability and Society
Understanding maternal support for autonomy in young children with Down syndrome; Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities
Understanding the influence of traditional cultural values on Indonesian parenting; Marriage & Family Review
Understanding the Influence of Traditional Cultural Values on Indonesian Parenting; Marriage & Family Review
Vulnerability to loneliness in people with intellectual disability: An explanatory model; Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities

Research Projects

Research Enhancement Program (REP) 2017; University of Tasmania (UTAS)

Research Candidate Supervision