Ms Eleanor Watson

Casual Academic

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Sturt West
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Eleanor Watson is a PhD Candidate at Flinders University. Eleanor is currently investigating communication access in mental health support for people who expereince significant communication difficulties.

Prior to commencing doctorate studies, Eleanor was employed for 13 years in the disability and human services sector. Most recently, practising for 7 years as Support Facilitator and Developmental Educator primarily working with people with disabilities and co-existing mental health problems. It was during this time that Eleanor noted the challenges facing people with communication difficulties in accessing effective support to manage and maintain optimum mental health and wellbeing.


Bachelor of Disability and Developmental Education (Hons), Flinders University - 2018

Honours, awards and grants

Nicole Senter Training and Development Scholarship, Cara - 2016

Chancellor's Letter of Recommendation, Flinders University - 2018

University Medal for Academic Achievement, Flinders University - 2018

AGOSCI Annual Research Grant - 2020

Topic lecturer
DSRS2231 Augmentative and Alternative Communication