Associate Professor Kylie M. Gray

Associate Professor Kylie M. Gray

Associate Professor Kylie M. Gray

Monash University - Australia | Current trends in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder in children

Current trends in the treatment of autism spectrum disorder in children.

 

Dr Gray is an Associate Professor and psychologist at the Monash University School of Clinical Sciences and Department of Psychiatry, and is the acting Director of the Monash University Centre for Developmental Psychiatry and Psychology.  Kylie is an Adjunct Associate Professor of the University of Warwick Centre for Educational Developmental, Appraisal and Research, in the UK.

 

Associate Professor Gray has expertise in the area of developmental disorders and disability in children and young people. Her work has included addressing issues around diagnosis and assessment, development of assessment tools, mental health and psychosocial wellbeing of children and families, and the development and evaluation of supports and treatments. Her research is published in some of the leading journals in her field, and in the world’s most prestigious medical journals, most notably Journal of the American Medical Association.

 

Associate Professor Gray has a well-established international track record and standing in the provision of professional training in autism assessment (ADI-R and ADOS), evidenced by the delivery training workshops across Australia and the Asia-Pacific region. These workshops have collectively trained more than a thousand clinicians in gold standard methods of autism assessment.  Associate Professor Gray also supervises psychology students who go on to work in research in mental health, head community clinical psychology services, and work in senior positions in hospital child psychiatry services.  She is passionate about combining the disciplines of psychology, psychiatry and neuroscience to transfer clinically-driven research outcomes to the community and education systems in Australia and beyond.