Contributors & collaborators

Our contributors and collaborators

It takes a village to run a successful community!

Our work is made possible by the extraordinary collaboration between autistic people, their families and some of Australia's leading clinicians and researchers working in the field:

  • Professor Andrew Whitehouse: Director - CliniKidsProfessor
  • Adam Guastella: Brain and Mind Centre - University of Sydney
  • Seana Smith: Australian Autism Handbook (1st Edition)
  • Benison O’Reilly: Australian Autism Handbook
  • Dr James Best: Chairman - Child and Young Person Health, Royal Australian College of General Practice
  • Barb Cook: Director, NeuroEmploy Pty Ltd & Founder Spectrum Women
  • Shamus Hart
  • Rachel Worsley: Neurodiversity Media
  • Susan Marden: Speech Pathologist, Director - OneOnOne Children’s Therapy
  • Dr Hugh Walker: Clinical Psychologist, Diverse Minds Psychology Clinic
  • Dr Ramona Toscano Callus: Clinical Psychologist | Director - Child Services, Diverse Minds Psychology Clinic
  • Judy and Tim Sharp: Laser Beak Man
  • Dr Michael Whelan: University of Queensland | Code Blue for Autism
  • Charmaine Fraser: Aurora Coordination
  • Cathy Fagan: CUSP Early Intervention
  • Jo Abi: Writer and autism mum
  • Jodi Rodgers: Sexologist, Councellor | Birds and Bees

Family contributors

Without the people below, our website wouldn't look half as good!

Studio photos by Tim Bauer

Lifestyle photos by Jordan Roach

barb cook and paul kay
Barb Cook &
Paul Kay
rachel worsely
Rachel Worsely
shamus hart
Shamus Hart
singer family
Judy & Ellie Singer
calleja family
The Calleja's
hurley family
The Hurley's
potma family
The Potma's
schegoleva family
The Shchegoleva's
hitchcock family
The Hitchcock's
shashisekar family
The Shah's
gnomes family
The Gnome's
hughes family
The Hughes
morrison family
The Morrison's
peak family
The Peake's
rogerson family
The Rogerson's
Delarue family
The Delarue's