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Monica Cuskelly

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Monica Cuskelly

Associate Head Research

Room A226c, Building A, Newnham Campus

61 3 6324 3461 (phone)

Monica.Cuskelly@utas.edu.au

Biography

After working as a psychologist in hospitals and educational systems for some years, I joined the Fred and Eleanor Schonell Special Education Research Centre, The University of Queensland (UQ) as a lecturer. I remained at UQ

Career summary

Qualifications

  • PhD (1993), 'Psychological adjustment of the siblings of children with Down syndrome', University of Queensland, Australia
  • MAppPsych (1988), 'The perception of behaviour disorders in Down syndrome children and their siblings', University of Queensland, Australia
  • GradDipEd (1986), Armidale CAE, Australia
  • MEdStud (1982), University of Queensland, Australia
  • BA (Hons) (1978), 'The method of loci and imagery skills', University of Queensland, Australia

Memberships

Professional practice

  • Registered Psychologist (#PSY0001366604)
  • International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disability
  • Australasian Society for Intellectual Disability
  • American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • Australian Psychological Society
  • Asia Pacific Down Syndrome Federation

Teaching

Human development; Intellectual disability; Developmental disability; Research methods

Research Appointments

  • Interim Director, Centre of Excellence for Challenging Behaviour
  • Vice Chair, Down Syndrome IASSIDD SIRG
  • Executive member, Down Syndrome International

Research Invitations

  • Invited address. Constructing futures: Roles of family. World Down Syndrome Day Conference. United Nations, New York. (2015)
  • Keynote address. Motivation in children with intellectual disability. 2014 Dalian International Summit Forum on Personality Development and Education of Children, Dalian, China. (2014)
  • Keynote address. Challenging the myths and redressing the missteps in family research. The second Asia-Pacific International Association of the Study of Intellectual Disability, Singapore.  (2009)
  • Invited speaker. Brothers and sisters: Their role in the life of a person with a disability. What is the research telling us? Centre for Disability Studies, The University of Sydney, Sydney. (2009)

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Expertise

  • Intellectual disability;
  • Down syndrome;
  • Family functioning in families with a member with a disability;
  • Developmental disabilities;
  • Self-regulation;
  • Mastery motivation.

Current projects

  • Down Syndrome Research Program – longitudinal study of the cognitive development of individuals with Down syndrome now in its 35th year; longitudinal study of the development of self-determination in individuals with Down syndrome now in its 20th year; maternal influences on developmental outcomes of individuals with Down syndrome.
  • Self-regulation and mastery motivation in individuals with intellectual disability – influences on, consequences of, and interventions.
  • Constructing Futures: Career development for individuals with an intellectual disability – examination of the hopes and aspirations of adults with intellectual disability and of their parents alongside investigation of expectations held, and services provided by, support service workers.
  • Loneliness and intellectual disability – new area of research; focussed on (1) measurement issues; (2) understanding the reasons for increased vulnerability to loneliness in this population; (3) developmental aspects related to understanding of friendship; and (4) amelioration of loneliness in these individuals.

Fields of Research

  • Developmental Psychology and Ageing (170102)
  • Special Education and Disability (130312)
  • Social and Community Psychology (170113)
  • Education (139999)
  • Health and Community Services (111708)
  • Educational Psychology (170103)
  • Human Resources Management (150305)
  • Health, Clinical and Counselling Psychology (170106)
  • Counselling, Welfare and Community Services (160702)

Research Objectives

  • Ability and Disability (940101)
  • Special Needs Education (939907)
  • Families and Family Services (940112)
  • Carer Health (920202)
  • Child Health (920501)
  • Learner Development (930103)
  • Disability and Functional Capacity (920403)
  • Education and Training Systems Policies and Development (930501)
  • Education and Training (939999)
  • Health Education and Promotion (920205)
  • Allied Health Therapies (excl. Mental Health Services) (920201)
  • Moral and Social Development (incl. Affect) (930104)
  • Learner and Learning Achievement (930101)
  • School/Institution Community and Environment (930402)
  • Equity and Access to Education (939903)
  • Carers Development and Welfare (940104)
  • Learner and Learning Processes (930102)
  • Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) (920599)
  • Ageing and Older People (940103)
  • Expanding Knowledge in Psychology and Cognitive Sciences (970117)
  • Mental Health Services (920209)

Publications

On the editorial boards of:

  • Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
  • International Journal of Disability, Development and Education
  • Voice

Total publications

57

Journal Article

(53 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2018Fernandez Y, Ziviani J, Cuskelly MM, Colquhoun R, Jones F, 'Participation in community leisure programs: experiences and perspectives of children with developmental difficulties and their parents', Leisure Sciences: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 40, (3) pp. 110-130. ISSN 0149-0400 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/01490400.2017.1408509 [eCite] [Details]

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2018Mann G, Cuskelly MM, Moni K, 'An investigation of parents' decisions to transfer children from regular to special schools', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities pp. 1-10. ISSN 1741-1122 (2018) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12238 [eCite] [Details]

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2017Riany YE, Cuskelly M, Meredith P, 'Parenting style and parent-child relationship: A comparative study of Indonesian parents of children with and without Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)', Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26, (12) pp. 3559-3571. ISSN 1062-1024 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10826-017-0840-3 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2017Riany YE, Meredith P, Cuskelly M, 'Understanding the influence of traditional cultural values on Indonesian parenting', Marriage & Family Review, 53, (3) pp. 207-226. ISSN 0149-4929 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/01494929.2016.1157561 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

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2017Su H, Cuskelly M, Gilmore L, Sullivan K, 'Authoritative parenting of Chinese mothers of children with and without intellectual disability', Journal of Child and Family Studies, 26, (4) pp. 1173-1183. ISSN 1062-1024 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1007/s10826-016-0628-x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1

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2017Wooderson J, Cuskelly M, Meyer K, 'Evaluating the performance improvement preferences of disability service managers: An exploratory study using Gilbert's Behavior Engineering model', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30, (4) pp. 661-671. ISSN 1360-2322 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jar.12260 [eCite] [Details]

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2017Wooderson JR, Cuskelly M, Meyer KA, 'Evaluating the performance improvement preferences of disability service managers: an exploratory study using Gilbert's behavior engineering model', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 30, (4) pp. 661-671. ISSN 1468-3148 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jar.12260 [eCite] [Details]

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2017Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, 'Associations of child and adolescent mastery motivation and self-regulation with adult outcomes: a longitudinal study of individuals with Down syndrome', American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 122, (3) pp. 235-246. ISSN 1944-7515 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-122.3.235 [eCite] [Details]

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2017Riany YE, Meredith P, Cuskelly M, 'Understanding the Influence of Traditional Cultural Values on Indonesian Parenting', Marriage & Family Review, 53, (3) pp. 207-226. ISSN 0149-4929 (2017) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/01494929.2016.1157561 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

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2016Cuskelly M, Gilmore L, Glenn S, Jobling A, 'Delay of gratification: a comparison study of children with Down syndrome, moderate intellectual disability and typical development', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 60, (9) pp. 865-873. ISSN 0964-2633 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jir.12262 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2016Cuskelly M, Povey J, Jobling A, 'The trajectory of development of receptive vocabulary in individuals with Down syndrome', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 13, (2) pp. 111-119. ISSN 1741-1122 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12151 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 3

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2016Cuskelly M, 'Contributors to adult sibling relationships and intention to care of siblings of individuals with Down syndrome', American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 121, (3) pp. 204-218. ISSN 1944-7515 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-121.3.204 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2016Mann G, Moni K, Cuskelly M, 'Parents' views of an optimal school life: using Social Role Valorization to explore differences in parental perspectives when children have intellectual disability', International Journal of Qualitative Studies in Education, 29, (7) pp. 964-979. ISSN 0951-8398 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/09518398.2016.1174893 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

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2016Riany YE, Cuskelly M, Meredith P, 'Cultural beliefs about autism in Indonesia', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 63, (6) pp. 623-640. ISSN 1034-912X (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2016.1142069 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 6

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2016Gilmore L, Ryan B, Cuskelly M, Gavidia-Payne S, 'Understanding maternal support for autonomy in young children with Down syndrome', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 13, (2) pp. 92-101. ISSN 1741-1122 (2016) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12163 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 1

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2015Cuskelly M, 'Commentary on Improving policy and practice: Adults with intellectual disability and their families (Fyffe, Pierce, Ilsley, & Paul, 2015)', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 2, (1) pp. 79-82. ISSN 2329-7018 (2015) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

DOI: 10.1080/23297018.2015.1021707 [eCite] [Details]

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2015Cuskelly M, Morris M, Gilmore L, Besley T, 'Parents' reported use and views of strategies for managing the behaviour of their preschool child', Australasian Journal of Early Childhood, 40, (2) pp. 99-106. ISSN 1836-9391 (2015) [Refereed Article]

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2015Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, Browning M, 'Mastery motivation in children with intellectual disability: Is there evidence for a Down syndrome behavioural phenotype?', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 62, (3) pp. 265-275. ISSN 1034-912X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2015.1020923 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

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2015Mann G, Cuskelly M, Moni K, 'Choosing a school: parental decision-making when special schools are an option', Disability & Society, 30, (9) pp. 1413-1427. ISSN 0968-7599 (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2015.1108182 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 1

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2015Morgan MF, Moni KB, Cuskelly M, 'The development of research skills in young adults with intellectual disability in participatory research', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 62, (4) pp. 438-457. ISSN 1034-912X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2015.1028905 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 1Web of Science - 1

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2015Su H, Cuskelly M, Gilmore L, Sullivan K, 'Examination of a scale assessing attitudes towards individuals with intellectual disability in China', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 62, (6) pp. 660-675. ISSN 1034-912X (2015) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2015.1077938 [eCite] [Details]

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2014Cuskelly M, Gilmore L, 'Motivation in children with intellectual disability', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 1, (1) pp. 51-59. ISSN 2329-7018 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/23297018.2014.906051 [eCite] [Details]

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2014Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, 'Vulnerability to loneliness in people with intellectual disability: An explanatory model', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 11, (3) pp. 192-199. ISSN 1741-1122 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/jppi.12089 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 18Web of Science - 21

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2014Hunter L, Abbot R, Macdonald D, Ziviani J, Cuskelly MM, 'Active kids active minds: a physical activity intervention to promote learning?', Asia-Pacific Journal of Health, Sport and Physical Education, 5, (2) pp. 117-131. ISSN 1837-7130 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/18377122.2014.906057 [eCite] [Details]

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2014Mallardo M, Cuskelly M, White P, Jobling A, 'Mental health problems in adults with Down syndrome and their association with life circumstances', Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 7, (3) pp. 229-245. ISSN 1931-5864 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/19315864.2013.842622 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3

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2014Morgan M, Cuskelly M, Moni KB, 'Unanticipated ethical issues in a participatory research project with individuals with intellectual disability', Disability and Society, 29, (8) pp. 1305-1318. ISSN 0968-7599 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/09687599.2014.934440 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 3

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2014Woodersen JR, Cuskelly M, Meyer KA, 'A systematic review of interventions for improving the work performance of direct support staff', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 1, (2) pp. 160-173. ISSN 2329-7018 (2014) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/23297018.2014.941967 [eCite] [Details]

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2013Cuskelly M, Moni K, Lloyd J, Jobling A, 'Reliability of a method for establishing the capacity of individuals with an intellectual disability to respond to Likert scales', Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 38, (4) pp. 318-324. ISSN 1366-8250 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3109/13668250.2013.832734 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

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2013Gray PH, Edwards DM, O'Callaghan MJ, Cuskelly M, Gibbons K, 'Parenting stress in mothers of very preterm infants Influence of development, temperament and maternal depression', Early Human Development, 89, (9) pp. 625-629. ISSN 0378-3782 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2013.04.005 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 38Web of Science - 35

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2013Morgan MF, Moni KB, Cuskelly M, 'Literacy strategies used by adults with intellectual disability in negotiating their everyday community environments', Australian Journal of Adult Learning, 53, (3) pp. 411-435. ISSN 1443-1394 (2013) [Refereed Article]

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Citations: Web of Science - 2

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2013Law PC, Cuskelly MM, Carroll A, 'Young people's perceptions of family, peer, and school connectedness and their impact on adjustment', Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 23, (1) pp. 115-140. ISSN 1037-2911 (2013) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1017/jgc.2012.19 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 7Web of Science - 5

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2012Douglas L, Cuskelly M, 'A focus group study of police officers' recognition of individuals with intellectual disability', Psychiatry Psychology and Law, 19, (1) pp. 35-44. ISSN 1321-8719 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/13218719.2010.543403 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 5Web of Science - 3

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2012Couzens D, Haynes M, Cuskelly M, 'Individual and environmental characteristics associated with cognitive development in Down Syndrome: a longitudinal study', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 25, (5) pp. 396-413. ISSN 1468-3148 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1468-3148.2011.00673.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 11Web of Science - 10

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2012Gray PH, Edwards DM, O'Callaghan MJ, Cuskelly M, 'Parenting stress in mothers of preterm infants during early infancy', Early Human Development, 88, (1) pp. 45-49. ISSN 0378-3782 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.earlhumdev.2011.06.014 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 44Web of Science - 37

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2012Lynn L, Cuskelly M, Gray P, O'Callaghan M, 'Self-regulation in children born with extremely low birth weight at 2 years old: a comparison study', Infants & Young Children, 25, (2) pp. 136-148. ISSN 0896-3746 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/IYC.0b013e31824963a2 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 3Web of Science - 2

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2012Perez M, Carlson G, Ziviani J, Cuskelly M, 'Contribution of occupational therapists in positive behaviour support', Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, 59, (6) pp. 428-436. ISSN 0045-0766 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1630.2012.01036.x [eCite] [Details]

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2012Ziviani J, Feeney R, Cuskelly M, Meredith P, Hunt K, 'Effectiveness of support services for children and young people with challenging behaviours related to or secondary to disability, who are in out-of-home care: a systematic review', Children and Youth Services Review, 34, (4) pp. 758-770. ISSN 0190-7409 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.childyouth.2012.01.002 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 4

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2012Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, 'Parenting satisfaction and self-efficacy: a longitudinal study of mothers of children with Down syndrome', Journal of Family Studies, 18, (1) pp. 28-35. ISSN 1322-9400 (2012) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.5172/jfs.2012.18.1.28 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 9Web of Science - 8

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2011Couzens D, Cuskelly M, Haynes M, Haynes M, 'Cognitive development and Down syndrome: age-related change on the Stanford-Binet Test (Fourth Edition)', American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 116, (3) pp. 181-204. ISSN 1944-7515 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-116.3.181 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 30Web of Science - 28

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2011Cuskelly M, Gordon K, 'Social comparisons: associations with psychosocial functioning In individuals With Down syndrome', Down Syndrome Quarterly, 13, (1) pp. 20-28. ISSN 1087-1756 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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2011Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, 'Observational assessment and maternal reports of motivation in children and adolescents with Down syndrome', American Journal on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, 116, (2) pp. 153-164. ISSN 1944-7515 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1352/1944-7558-116.2.153 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 10Web of Science - 10

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2011Khadye M, Ziviani J, Cuskelly M, 'Measures of parent satisfaction with early intervention services for children with physical disabilities: a systematic review', Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools and Early Intervention, 4, (3-4) pp. 247-259. ISSN 1941-1243 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/19411243.2011.632263 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2

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2011Lynn LN, Cuskelly M, O'Callaghan MJ, Gray PH, 'Self-regulation: a new perspective on learning problems experienced by children born extremely preterm', Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology, 11 pp. 1-10. ISSN 1446-5442 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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2011Morgan MF, Cuskelly M, Moni KB, 'Broadening the conceptualization of literacy in the lives of adults with intellectual disability', Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 36, (3-4) pp. 112-120. ISSN 1540-7969 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.2511/027494811800824516 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Web of Science - 8

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2011Rowbotham M, Carroll A, Cuskelly M, 'Mothers' and fathers' roles in caring for an adult child with an intellectual disability', International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 58, (3) pp. 223-240. ISSN 1034-912X (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/1034912X.2011.598396 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 13Web of Science - 12

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2011Rowbotham M, Cuskelly MM, Carroll A, 'Sustainable caregiving? Demands upon and resources of female carers of adults with intellectual disability', Journal of Women & Aging, 23, (2) pp. 129-148. ISSN 0895-2841 (2011) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1080/08952841.2011.561141 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 6Web of Science - 6

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2011Rowbotham M, Cuskelly MM, Carroll A, 'Long-term care-giving: a short-term longitudinal examination of the experiences of women caring for adults with intellectual disabilities', Journal of Alternative Medicine Research, 3, (1) pp. 73-90. ISSN 1939-5868 (2011) [Refereed Article]

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2010Ziviani J, Cuskelly M, Feeny R, 'Parent satisfaction with early intervention services for children With physical disabilities: internal consistency of the European parent satisfaction scale about early intervention', Infants and Young Children, 23, (3) pp. 184-194. ISSN 0896-3746 (2010) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1097/IYC.0b013e3181e32a28 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 8Web of Science - 6

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2009Cuskelly M, 'Challenging the myths and redressing the missteps in family research', Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities, 6, (2) pp. 86-88. ISSN 1741-1122 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1741-1130.2009.00211.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 2Web of Science - 2

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2009Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, 'A longitudinal study of motivation and competence in children with Down syndrome: early childhood to early adolescence', Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 53, (5) pp. 484-492. ISSN 0964-2633 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2788.2009.01166.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 17Web of Science - 15

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2009Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, 'Factor structure of the parenting sense of competence scale using a normative sample', Child: Care, Health and Development, 53, (1) pp. 48-55. ISSN 1365-2214 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2214.2008.00867.x [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 69Web of Science - 54

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2009Gilmore L, Cuskelly M, Jobling A, Hayes A, 'Maternal support for autonomy: relationships with persistence for children with Down syndrome and typically developing children', Research in Developmental Disabilities, 30, (5) pp. 1023-1033. ISSN 0891-4222 (2009) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.1016/j.ridd.2009.02.005 [eCite] [Details]

Citations: Scopus - 23Web of Science - 21

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2008Cuskelly M, Hauser-Cram P, Van Riper M, 'Families of children with Down syndrome: what we know and what we need to know', Down Syndrome Research and Practice pp. 105-113. ISSN 0968-7912 (2008) [Refereed Article]

DOI: 10.3104/reviews.2079 [eCite] [Details]

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Book

(4 outputs)
YearCitationAltmetrics
2015Poulsen PP, Ziviani J, Cuskelly MM, 'Goal setting and motivation in therapy: engaging children and parents', Jessica Kingsley Publishers, United Kingdom, pp. 256. ISBN 978-1-84905-448-5 (2015) [Edited Book]

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2013Ziviani J, Poulsen A, Cuskelly MM, 'The art and science of motivation: a therapist's guide to working with children', Jessica Kingsley Publishers, United Kingdom, pp. 296. ISBN 978-1-84905-125-5 (2013) [Edited Book]

DOI: 10.1111/camh.12053_4 [eCite] [Details]

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2006Cuskelly MM, Brown I, Shearer J, Singh B, 'Families of Adults with Down Syndrome (Down Syndrome Issues & Information)', The Down Syndrome Educational Trust, United Kingdom, pp. 48. ISBN 1-903806-69-0 (2006) [Edited Book]

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2002Cuskelly MM, Jobling A, Buckley S, 'Down Syndrome Across the Life Span', Whurr, United Kingdom, pp. 219. ISBN 9781861562302 (2002) [Edited Book]

DOI: 10.1002/9780470777886 [eCite] [Details]

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Grants & Funding

Funding Summary

Number of grants

16

Total funding

$1,220,031

Projects

Research Enhancement Program (REP) 2017 (2017)$22,500
Funding
University of Tasmania ($22,500)
Scheme
Grant- Research Enhancement Program
Administered By
University of Tasmania
Research Team
Cuskelly MM
Year
2017
Constructing futures: Career development of individuals with an intellectual disability. (2012 - 2015)$176,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($176,000)
Scheme
Linkage Project
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
2012 - 2015
Screening for autism spectrum disorders in preterm infants in early childhood. (2010 - 2011)$36,899
Funding
Mater Mothers' Research Centre ($36,899)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
2010 - 2011
Evaluation of the EVOLVE Behaviour Support Service (2009 - 2011)$129,144
Funding
Department of Communities ($129,144)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
2009 - 2011
Evaluation of early intervention for young children with cerebral palsy and their families. (2008 - 2010)$306,495
Funding
Disability Services Queensland ($306,495)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
2008 - 2010
Evaluation of the effectiveness of increased school-based activity for enhanced learning (2008)$80,000
Funding
Department of Education & the Arts ($80,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
2008
Self-regulation in very low birthweight/very preterm 2 and 4 year olds: A comparison study (2007 - 2009)$96,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($96,000)
Scheme
Linkage Project
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
2007 - 2009
The development of the capacity to delay gratification in children with intellectual disability (2004 - 2006)$75,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($75,000)
Scheme
Discovery Project
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M; Gilmore L; Glenn SM; Hayes AH; Chant D; Gunn P; Elkins JE
Period
2004 - 2006
The factors associated with healthy eating and physical activity in young people with Down syndrome (2000)$11,120
Funding
Australian Research Council ($11,120)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
2000
The developmental progression of motivation over the early years of schooling: Personal characteristics, parental influences and academic experiences (1999)$15,098
Funding
Australian Research Council ($15,098)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
1999
A cross cultural study of self-imposed delay of gratification (1999)$15,192
Funding
Australian Research Council ($15,192)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
1999
Parenting employment decisions and family functioning in community contexts: Normative features and disability specific factors (1995 - 1997)$107,907
Funding
Australian Research Council ($107,907)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
1995 - 1997
Facilitating self-regulation and management of learning in children with Down syndrome (1995)$15,000
Funding
Apex ($15,000)
Scheme
Contract Research
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
1995
Maternal support for exploratory behaviour: Implications for mastery motivation (1995)$15,776
Funding
Australian Research Council ($15,776)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
1995
Variability and change: An Australian longitudinal study of disability. (1992 - 1994)$105,000
Funding
Australian Research Council ($105,000)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Period
1992 - 1994
Sibling relationships of children with Down syndrome. (1992)$12,900
Funding
Australian Research Council ($12,900)
Scheme
Research Grant
Administered By
University of Queensland
Research Team
Cuskelly M
Year
1992

Research Supervision

Supervised 21 successful HDR students to date.

Current

8

Current

DegreeTitleCommenced
PhDTeachers' Attitudes Toward the Inclusion of Students with autism spectrum disorder at Levels 1,2 & 32017
PhDEnvironments to Decrease Loneliness amongst People with Intellectual Disability2017
PhDInclusive Education in Practice in Australia and Teacher Preparedness: A lesson for Ghana2017
PhDIn What Ways Does the Legacy Leadership Shown by The Sisters Of Mercy Demonstrate a Viable Model of;;Feminine Leadership?2017
PhDTechnological Collaboration: Teachers, parents, and allied health professionals supporting students with autism spectrum disorder through information communication technology2018
PhDDual Enrolment Arrangements across Mainstream and Special Schools in Australia: The perspectives of educators, allied health professionals, parents, and dual enrolled students2018
PhDAn Examination of English Textbooks Used in Vietnamese Government Schools2018
PhDTowards Inclusive Education for Refugee Children: Exploring barriers of inclusion of culturally and linguistically diverse [CALD] students in Tasmanian primary schools2018