Autism spectrum disorders (ASD)

  • Associate Professor Cheryl Dissanayake – PhD; Academic researcher
  • Dr Angelika Anderson – PhD; Senior lecturer and researcher
  • Kirsty Kerr – Psychologist, BBSc, Grad Dip Ed Psych Assoc MAPS

Behaviour

  • Dr Lesley Bretherton – PhD, MAPS
  • Professor Harriet Hiscock – Associate Director of Research at the Centre for Community Child Health
  • Dr Emma Little – Educational and developmental psychologist
  • Dr Anna Mandalis – PhD; Neuropsychologist, Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Dr Helen McGrath – BA, Dip Ed, BEd, MEd, PhD
  • Professor Ron Rapee – Professor of Psychology, Macquarie University, NSW
  • Margaret Richardson – MPsych (Clin) DipEd; Clinical Psychologist, Royal Children’s Hospital
  • Emma Sciberras – Coordinator, ADHD Assessment Clinic
  • Diana Smart – BA (Hons), Dip Ed, MA
  • Deidre Tranter – BAppSci, Grad Dip, Cert IV; Occupational therapist and family therapist

Child care to secondary school

  • Ms Elizabeth Freeman – BA, BEd, MEd, MAPS; University lecturer and psychologist
  • Professor Margaret Sims – BA, MA, PhD, Dip Ed, Dip Mgmt
  • Dr Leonie Arthur – EdD; Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Anne Graham – PhD, MEd (T & D), BEd, DipT

Connecting, communicating and relationships

  • Clinical Professor David Bennett AO – AO, MBBS, FRACP, FSAHM; Adolescent Health Physician, Children's Hospital at Westmead
  • Emeritus Professor Susan M. Moore – BSc (Hons), DipEd, MEd, MSc, PhD, FAPS; Psychological Researcher, Swinburne University

Daily care

  • Dr Melinda Randall – PhD, BAppSc; Paediatric occupational therapist
  • Kim Johnson – BAppSc

Development

  • Dr Avril Brereton – PhD; Senior Research Fellow, Special Educator
  • Professor Margaret Sims – BA, MA, PhD, Dip Ed, Dip Mgmt
  • Professor Frank Oberklaid - Director, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
  • Julie Anne MacDonald – Physiotherapist

Grandparents

  • Emeritus Professor Susan M. Moore – BSc (Hons), DipEd, MEd, MSc, PhD, FAPS; Psychological Researcher, Swinburne University

Health & wellbeing

  • Dr Margot Davey – MBBS, FRACP; Sleep paediatrician, Monash Medical Centre and Monash University
  • Dr Louise Hayes – PhD; Clinical psychologist
  • Dr Sarah Blunden – BA (Hons), MSS, PhD
  • Bella Saunders – BA, Dip Ed, MEd, MClinPsych; Clinical & Educational psychologist
  • Professor Dorothy Bruck – PhD; Professor of Psychology and sleep psychologist
  • Professor Frank Oberklaid – Director, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne

Parenting & family management

  • Associate Professor Richard Fletcher – University of Newcastle
  • Professor Vicki Anderson – BA (Hons), MA, PhD; Director, Department of Psychology, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
  • Dr Ross Wilkinson – PhD; Clinical psychologist
  • Dr Jan Backhouse – BSocSc (Hons); PhD, Southern Cross University
  • Associate Professor Anne Graham – PhD, MEd (T & D), BEd, DipT
  • Dr Susana Gavidia-Payne – BPsych, MSc, PhD; Academic & Practising Psychologist, RMIT University & EPIC Centre
  • Dr Stefan Gruenert – CEO Odyssey House Victoria
  • Professor Virginia Schmied –  BA, PhD; School of Nursing, Western Sydney University
  • Associate Professor Catherine McMahon – PhD; Senior Lecturer, Macquarie University
  • Dr Lyndall Stradzins – BFA, MClinPsych, PhD; Social scientist at the Australian National University
  • Rosalie Pattenden – Clinical Practice Manager, Centacare Catholic Family Services

Nutrition & fitness

  • Evelyn Volders – BSc, DipDet, DipHealthEd, GCHE, IBCLC, Adv APD; Paediatric Dietitian
  • Kay Gibbons – BAppSc FDAA; Paediatric Dietitian

Play & learning

  • Dr Estelle Irving – DipEd, MA, PhD
  • Dr Leonie Arthur – EdD; Lecturer in Early Childhood Education, Western Sydney University

Pregnancy & newborns

  • Associate Professor Gehan Roberts – MB BS, FRACP, MPH, PhD; Associate Director, Centre for Community Child Health, The Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne
  • Professor Caroline Homer – RM, MN, MScMed, PhD; Professor of Midwifery, University of Technology, Sydney
  • Professor Virginia Schmied – BA, PhD; School of Nursing, Western Sydney University
  • Dr Jane Svensson – MA, PhD; Health Education Coordinator at the Royal Hospital for Women and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Technology.

Sleep

  • Dr Angela Luangrath – MBBS(Hons); Fellow in Community Child Health, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Dr Bronwyn Gould AM – MB BS, Dip Paed, M Psych Med; Adjunct Senior Lecturer in General Practice, Notre Dame Medical School, Sydney
  • Dr Catherine McAdam – Head, Department of General Paediatrics, Monash Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Di Halloran – Paediatric Nurse, Senior Project Officer, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne
  • Professor Dorothy Bruck – BA (Hons), PhD, MAPS; Emeritus Professor, Victoria University, Melbourne
  • Dr Fallon Cook – Research Officer, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Harriet Hiscock – MBBS, FRACP, MD, Grad Dip; Paediatrician and Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Community Child Health, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Dr Heather Rowe – PhD, BSc (Hons); Senior Research Fellow, Monash University, Melbourne
  • Jill Green – General Manager of Research, Advocacy and Change, Red Nose
  • Associate Professor Karyn France – School of Health Sciences, University of Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Dr Kate (Catherine) Simpson – Sleep and General Paediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne, Melbourne; and Children’s Sleep Centre, Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne
  • Dr Katie Heathershaw – Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician, Melbourne
  • Dr Lisa Amir – Principal Research Fellow, Judith Lumley Centre, La Trobe University, Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Margot Davey – Director, Melbourne Children’s Sleep Centre, Monash Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Michael Gradisar – Child & Adolescent Sleep Clinic, Flinders University, South Australia
  • Associate Professor Noel Cranswick – Director, Australian Paediatric Pharmacology Research Unit, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Dr Paul Joffe – Developmental-Behavioural and General Paediatrician
  • Dr Romi Rimer – Developmental and Behavioural Paediatrician, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
  • Dr Sarah Blunden – Director, Australian Centre for Education in Sleep, University of South Australia
  • Dr Soledad Calcagni – PhD; Parent Infant Research Institute, Austin Health