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Researcher: Cuskelly, MM (Professor Monica Cuskelly)

Fields of Research

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

Research Objectives

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

Career Best Publications

Research Publications

A focus group study of police officers' recognition of individuals with intellectual disability; Psychiatry Psychology and Law
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
Broadening the conceptualization of literacy in the lives of adults with intellectual disability; Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities
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 Gilbert’s behavior engineering model; Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities
Evaluating the performance improvement preferences of disability service managers: An exploratory study using Gilbert’s 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
Literacy strategies used by adults with intellectual disability in negotiating their everyday community environments; Australian Journal of Adult Learning
Long-term care-giving: a short-term longitudinal examination of the experiences of women caring for adults with intellectual disabilities; Journal of Alternative Medicine Research
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
Mothers’ and fathers’ roles in caring for an adult child with an intellectual disability; International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Motivation in children with intellectual disability; Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Parenting stress in mothers of preterm infants during early infancy; Early Human Development
Parenting stress in mothers of very preterm infants — Influence of development, temperament and maternal depression; Early Human Development
Parenting Style and Parent–Child Relationship: A comparative study of Indonesian parents of children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD); Journal of Child and Family Studies
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
Reliability of a method for establishing the capacity of individuals with an intellectual disability to respond to Likert scales; Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability
Sustainable caregiving? Demands upon and resources of female carers of adults with intellectual disability; Journal of Women & Aging
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