ASELCC Research Coordinator

Project Status: Current
People Involved: Ilan Katz, Sandra Gendera
Research Areas: Care; Families & Communities; Disability
Funding Agency: Australian Government Department of Social Services

The Autism Specific Early Learning and Care Centres (ASELCC) Research Coordinator role, funded by the Department of Social Services for three years (2016-18), is the continuation of a role performed by the Social Policy Research Centre (SPRC) in 2014 and 2015. The Research Coordinator role performs a critical function in providing research oversight and general coordination of the research agenda between the six ASELC centres, which were established by the Australian Government in 2008. The Centres provide combined specialist early intervention services and early childhood education to children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD).