The development of a school based intervention to improve the school participation and connectedness of students with ASD in mainstream primary schools.




Amy Hodges, Reinie Cordier, Annette Joosten, Helen Bourke-Taylor

Amy Hodges is an Occupational Therapist and PhD Candidate in the School of Occupational Therapy, Speech Pathology and Social Work at Curtin University. Amy has more than 6 years clinical experience in the community paediatric disability sector. Her work with students with ASD in mainstream primary schools, inspired her to start her PhD. Her project involves developing and evaluating a school based intervention to improve the school participation and connectedness of students with ASD in mainstream primary schools.