Yunhe Huang

PhD Student

Yunhe Huang is a PhD candidate in Program 3: Adulthood of the Cooperative Research Centre for Living with Autism Spectrum Disorders (Autism CRC). Her project seeks to understand the pathways and experiences of people who received their ASD diagnosis in adulthood. As a bilingual speaker of Mandarin Chinese and English, she also has a strong interest in how culture and language influence our understandings of health and disability. Her research interests include cross-cultural psychology, mental health, and developmental disabilities.

Yunhe graduated with a Bachelor of Psychology (Honours) from University of Adelaide in 2017. She has also had experience working with people with intellectual disabilities during her placement with Citizen Advocacy SA in 2016.



Huang, Y., Arnold, S. R. C., Foley, K. -R., Lawson, L. P., Richdale, A. L., & Trollor, J. N. (2021). Factors associated with age at autism diagnosis in a community sample of Australian adults. Autism Research. DOI:

Huang, Y., Arnold, S. R. C., Foley, K. -R., & Trollor, J. N. (2021). Choose your own adventure: Pathways to adulthood autism diagnosis in Australia. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. DOI:

Arnold, S. R. C., Huang, Y., Hwang, Y. I., Richdale, A. L., Trollor, J. N., Lawson, L. P. (2020). “The Single Most Important Thing That Has Happened to Me in My Life”: Development of the Impact of Diagnosis Scale—Preliminary Revision. Autism in Adulthood. 2(1), 34-41. DOI:

Huang, Y., Arnold, S. R. C., Foley, K. -R., & Trollor, J. N. (2020). Diagnosis of autism in adulthood: A scoping review. Autism. doi: