Shannon has worked with children with autism and their families for more than ten years. Her passion for working with children began while she was studying nursing science at university. A subsequent diagnosis of autism in the family triggered Shannon’s journey on the road to improving educational quality and outcomes for children with ASD. Shannon founded The Centre for Inclusive Schooling of Children with Autism, is a co-founder of the IDEA Program Read more
Director of Clinical Services
Karen McKinnon is the National Clinical Director of Autism Partnership, Australia. She is a registered psychologist and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Since 1995, Karen has supported children and families who access behavioural supports. She has worked with preschool and school-aged children, with a focus on supporting children to develop meaningful skills that allow them the greatest opportunities in life. Read more
Director of Operations
Christine Stocco is a Site Director at Autism Partnership Australia. Christine has been working with the agency since 2001 and is responsible for business planning, project development, finance, client inquiries and intake, human resources and public relations. Christine is responsible for Autism Partnership operations Australia wide.
Psychologist & Clinical Director
Melissa Mackay is a Psychologist (Educational & Developmental) and member of the Australian Psychological Society. She has been working with children with ASD and their families since 2000. Her role with Autism Partnership is varied and includes designing and supervising early intensive behavioural Read more
She also conducts training workshops on a range of topics as well as group intervention programs that address school readiness and social skills.
BCBA / Clinical Director
Louise Baldwin has been working with children with autism, implementing Applied Behavioural Analysis since 1998. She holds a Masters Degree in Applied Behavioural Analysis from St. Cloud State University. Louise held the position of Site Director at Autism Partnership’s UK office before moving to Sydney to take the role of Clinical Read more
Head of Research & Curriculum and Behaviour Consultant
Kathleen Franks is a Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s Melbourne office. She has worked in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis since 1998 in a variety of settings, including home, school, kindergarten, childcare, high school and community programs. In 2004 she completed an 18-month internship at Autism Partnership’s Read more
Speech & Language Pathologist / Behaviour Consultant BCBA
Nadia is a Speech & Language Pathologist and Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s Melbourne office. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) and has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis since 2009. In that time Nadia has has worked in a variety of settings in Australia and internationally, including home, school, kindergarten and childcare.
Behaviour Consultant / BCBA
Ellen is a Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s Melbourne office. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), with a Masters in Special Education specialising in Applied Behaviour Analysis, and a Bachelor of Psychological Sciences. Ellen has been working in Applied Behaviour Analysis since 2011 across a variety of settings, including centre-based, home-based, and school environments.
Amelia Osbon is a Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s Melbourne office. She has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis since 2011 in London and Australia. In this time she has worked in centre-based, home-based and school-based settings, including the IDEA program. Amelia has completed her Bachelor of Science joint honours degree in Psychology and Sociology and is currently studying her Masters of Applied Behaviour Analysis through Queens University, Belfast.
Amber Newton is a Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s Melbourne office. Amber completed a Bachelor of Public Health and Health promotion, majoring in Psychology in 2009 and has been working in the field of Applied Behavioural Analysis since 2008. Amber has experience in intensive home-based and centre-based programs, as well as educational settings including schools, kindergarten and day care.
Senior Behaviour Consultant
Andrea Radcliffe is a Senior Behaviour Consultant and Family Services Mentor at Autism Partnership. She has worked in the field of Behaviour Analysis for over 20 years across Canada, Australia, and the United States, where she undertook a one-year internship at the Autism Partnership US office. Since then, she has worked as a Behavioural Consultant across home, centre, and school-based programs, Read more
Tiffany Vuong is a Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s Melbourne office. Tiffany completed undergraduate studies with The University of Sydney and has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis since 2008. She has worked with children with ASD across a variety of settings in Sydney and Melbourne, including home, Read more
Priscilla Samuel is a Behaviour Consultant at Autism Partnership’s office in Melbourne. She has been working in the field of Applied Behaviour Analysis since 2010, including a 12 month intensive internship in Autism Partnership’s head office in California. Priscilla supervises home based programs, centre-based intervention including Little Learners and the IDEA program, and Read more
Family Services Manager
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