Ms Jane

Ms Jane Galvin


College of Science, Health and Engineering

School of Allied Health

Department of Community and Clinical Allied Health

Melbourne (Bundoora)


B.App.Sc(OT), MOT



Membership of professional associations

Occupational Therapy Australia

Area of study

Occupational Therapy

Research specialisation

- Rehabilitation

Recent publications


Delaney C, Galvin J. (In Press). Ethics and Shared Decision-making in pediatric occupational therapy practice. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

DeLuca CR, McCarthy M, Galvin J, Green JL, Murphy A, Knight S, Williams J. (In Press). Gross and fine motor skills in children treated for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. Developmental Neurorehabilitation.

Galvin J, Scheinberg A, New P. (In Press). A retrospective case series of pediatric spinal cord injury and disease in Victoria, Australia. Spine.

Levac DE, Galvin J. (2013). When is virtual reality 'therapy'. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 94(4):795 - 798


Baker A, Galvin J, Vale L, Lindner H. (2012) Restraint of children with additional needs in motor vehicles: Knowledge and challenges of paediatric occupational therapists in Victoria, Australia. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal. 59(1):17 - 22.  

Chevignard M, Soo C, Galvin J, Catroppa C, Enem S. (2012), Ecological assessment of cognitive functions in children with acquired brain injuries: A systematic review. Brain Injury. 26(9):1033-57.  

Fink N, Galvin J, Stagnitti K. (2012), Pretend play of children with acquired brain injury:an exploratory study. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 15(5):336 - 342.

Foo WS, Galvin J, Olsen J. (2012), Participation of children with ABI and the relationship with discharge functional status. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 15(1):1-12.

Hynes K, Galvin J, Howie L. (2012)  Exploring the leisure experiences of young people with spinal cord injury or disease. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 15(5):361 - 368.2011


Galvin, J., Hewish, S., Rice, J., & MacKay, M. T. (2011). Functional outcome following pediatric stroke. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 14(2), 67-71.

Galvin, J., & Levac, D. E. (2011). Facilitating clinical decision-making about the use of virtual reality within pediatric motor rehabilitation: Describing and classifying virtual reality systems. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 14(2), 101-111.

Galvin, J., McDonald, R., Catroppa, C., & Anderson, V. (2011). Does intervention using virtual reality improve upper limb function in children with neurological impairment: A systematic review of the evidence. Brain Injury, 25(5), 435-444. 

Levac DE, Galvin J. (2011)Facilitating clinical decision-making about the use of virtual reality within pediatric motor rehabilitation: application of a classification framework. Developmental Neurorehabilitation. 14(3):177 - 84


Chevignard, M., Catroppa, C., Galvin, J., & Anderson, V. (2010). Development of an open ended ecological task to assess executive functioning in children post TBI: The Children's Cooking Task. Brain Impairment, 11(2), 125-143.

Davis, E., Galvin, J., & Soo, C. (2010). Reliability of the Assisting Hand Assessment (AHA) for children and youth with ABI. Brain Impairment, 11(2), 113-124.

Galvin, J., Froude, E. H., & McAleer, J. (2010). Participation in home, school and community life following paediatric ABI. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(2), 118-126.

Galvin, J., Lim, B. C. J., Steer, K., & Edwards, J. (2010). Predictors of functional ability of Australian children with acquired brain injury following inpatient rehabilitation. Brain Injury, 24(7-8), 1008-1016.

Galvin, J., Randall, M., Hewish, S., Rice, J., & MacKay, M. T. (2010). Family centred outcome measurement following paediatric stroke. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(3), 152-158.

Stewart, J., Galvin, J., Froude, E. H., & Lenton, P. (2010). Evaluation of the Australian adaptation of the Keeping It Together (KIT-Australia) information package with carers of children with special needs. Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 57(4), 268 - 275.  


Galvin, J., Froude, E. H., & Imms, C. (2009). Sensory processing abilities of children who have sustained traumatic brain injuries. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63(6), 701-709.

Galvin, J., & Mandalis, A. (2009). Executive skills and their functional implications: Approaches to rehabilitation after childhood TBI. Developmental Neurorehabilitation, 12(5), 352-360.