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Dr Gavidia-Payne's research interests include development in young children with and without disabilities; problem behaviour; stress, coping and support in families or children with and without disabilities.

Her current research projects include:

  • an evaluation of supports for families of children with disabilities in rural Victoria
  • the development and evaluation of early childhood intervention programs for young children with disabilities and their families, and assesment and monitoring of outcomes
  • evaluation of strength-based child portfolios
  • parenting, psychological adaptation and acculturation in Spanish-speaking families
  • family predictors of social competencies in preschoolers with developmental disabilities and delays.
  • Last updated or reviewed 13-04-2011