Sam is a Lecturer and Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Program 3 of the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism CRC), the world’s first national, cooperative research effort focused on Autism. His position is based at the Department of Developmental Disability Neuropsychiatry (3DN), University of New South Wales. He is focused on the Australian Longitudinal Study of Adults with Autism (ALSAA).
Sam is a registered psychologist with a background in supporting adults with disability in community settings. He formerly worked as a Research Fellow at the Centre for Disability Studies (CDS), University of Sydney and previously provided counselling and clinical services at the NSW Developmental Disability Health Unit (DDHU) and the Northern Sydney Intellectual Disability Health Team (NIDH). He completed his PhD in 2016 on the “Measurement and Conceptualisation of Support Needs” and was joint winner of the Australian Psychological Society (APS) Psychology of Intellectual Disability and Autism (PIDA) Interest Group best thesis award.
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