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Child and Family Health

We do research that:

  • Ensures all children can reach their full potential and live longer and happier lives
  • Finds the best care and support for children and families that can translate directly into current health care and health services
  • Covers all elements of family health including fatherhood, motherhood and culturally & linguistically diverse families
  • Improves upon our current health care and health services for new-borns and young children
  • Builds a better understanding of neurodiversity’s in children and the best ways we can help them flourish

Many of our researchers are affiliated with and/or work within hospitals and service providers. This ensures that our research projects are relevant to any pressing issues and needs of child and family health in our community.

Our research domain brings together researchers, health professionals and community members from different areas of interest to ensure all perspectives are acknowledged and can then inform on our research.

Our research areas include:

  • Autism
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Communication & Language Disorders
  • Intellectual Disabilities
  • Learning difficulties
  • Neonatal Health
  • Neurodiversity
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Paediatrics
  • Parenthood
  • Pregnancy & Maternal Health
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Speech Pathology
  • Technology and child health impacts

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