Amanda Richdale, PhD

Editorial Board Member

Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre, School of Psychology and Public Health, Australia

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Dr. Amanda Richdale joined the School of Psychological Science, Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre as a Principal Research Fellow in April 2009 after an honorary appointment from mid-2008. She was previously Associate Professor in Psychology at RMIT University. Dr. Richdale has taught in a range of areas in Psychology, but primarily in Developmental Psychology, Biological Psychology and Child Psychopathology, including specialist teaching in autism spectrum disorders and children’s sleep. Dr Richdale has experience in the assessment and diagnosis of developmental disabilities, in particular autism spectrum disorders and specific learning difficulties. Her research interests are in autism spectrum disorders, specific learning difficulties and developmental disorders, and children’s sleep. She works on projects related to sleep in autism spectrum disorders, children’s sleep, social skills and friendships in autism spectrum disorders, and studies related to supporting older adolescents and adults with ASD.

Research Interest

Dr. Amanda Richdale's research interests include: Cognitive and developmental psychology- Autism spectrum disorders, children's sleep, developmental disorders

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