Collaborators

Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre

The Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC) is Australia's first centre dedicated to research on Autism Spectrum Disorders. It provides a vehicle for research activities, evidence-based intervention programs, training opportunities and collaboration between community services and research centres/universities involved in autism research both in Australia and overseas.

La Trobe University

  • Prof Cheryl Dissanayake, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Dr Philippe Chouinard, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Professor Teresa Iacono, Head of La Trobe Rural Health School
  • Associate Professor Stephen Kent, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Dr Torab Torabi, School of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
  • Dr Naomi Bishop, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Microbiology
  • Dr Karli Treyvaud, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Dr Danuta Loesch, School of Psychology and Public Health
  • Dr Mirko Uljarevic, School of Psychology and Public Health

Victoria

  • Emeritus Prof. John Bradshaw, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University
  • A/Prof Joanne Fielding, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University
  • Dr Louise Corben, Murdoch Children's Research Institute
  • Prof Nellie Georgiou-Karistianis, School of Psychological Sciences, Monash University
  • Prof Martin Delatycki, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Minh Bui, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne
  • Associate Professor Jeffrey Craig, Early Life Epigenetics, Department of Paediatrics, The University of Melbourne
  • Dr Izelle Labuschagne, Faculty of Health Sciences, Australian Catholic University
  • Professor Nicole Rinehart, Deakin University
  • Dr David Godler, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, The University of Melbourne

Australia - other states

  • Associate Professor Melanie Porter, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University
  • Professor Julian Trollor, Chair of Intellectual Disability Mental Health, Head, Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry, School of Psychiatry, University of New South Wales
  • Professor Stephen Lord, Neuroscience Research Australia
  • Dr Jasmine Menant, Neuroscience Research Australia
  • Professor Rhoshel Lenroot, Neuroscience Research Australia

International

  • Associate Professor Mikle South, Emotion and Decision Making Laboratory, Brigham Young University, Utah, USA
  • Professor Allan Reiss, Stanford University, USA
  • Assistant Prof. Christine Rabinak, Wayne State University, USA
  • Professor Markus Heinrichs, Department of Psychology, Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg, Germany
  • Dr Deborah Riby, Department of Psychology, Durham University, UK
  • Dr Brook Galna, Clinical Aging Research Unit, Newcastle University, UK
  • Assistant Prof. Giacomo Vivanti, AJ Drexel Autism Institute, Philadelphia, USA

Industry/Service partners

Torus Games

Torus Games is one of the largest developers of computer games and the leader in developing state-of-the-art cross-platform technology which is essential in creating single portable games across a variety of platforms. Torus Games have extensive industry experience in developing single, scalable games that currently actively support all hardware platforms. A strategic vision for Torus Games is the development of and substantial investment in educational games for children with user interfaces that are very intuitive and easy to use.