Cares about innovating in research methodologies to improve care.
Jo has been funded continuously by the Australian Research Council since 2006 including a prestigious Future Fellowship.
Joanne is passionate about an interdisciplinary approach to research. Her research on child development and disability focuses on human communication in its many forms and across a variety of languages and cultures.
Jo has published over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, co-edited a book on communication in autism (Arciuli & Brock), and has published numerous book chapters and peer-reviewed papers in conference proceedings. She has a strong network of international collaborators (UK, Norway, US, Italy, China, Singapore, Israel) and sits on national and international Boards (Luke Priddis Foundation, Society for Scientific Studies of Reading, and the Association for Reading and Writing in Asia). Jo has held visiting scholarships/fellowships at The University of Padova (Italy), Durham University (UK), and Pennsylvania State University (US).