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Epidemiology of autism in Australia


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Dr Tamara May is a senior research fellow in the Department of Paediatrics at Monash Unviersity. She is an established independent researcher and active, engaged and successful collaborator for team-based research, advancing knowledge about autism, attention deficit hyperctivity disorder, other neurodevelopmental disorders and mental health problems including complex trauma and depression. Dr May is a clinician scientist with expertise in psychology and information technology, and experience with a range of research methods which has enabled her to work with large existing data sets, create translational digital health platforms and build programs of original research that integrate her skills. 

Education/Academic qualification



Psychology, GDipPsych, MONASH UNIVERSITY

BA, University of Melbourne

Computer Science, BSc, University of Melbourne

Research area keywords

  • Psychological Treatment
  • Developmental disabilities
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Trauma
  • Depression
  • Mental health
  • Schema Therapy

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Research Output

Autism Spectrum Disorder Prevalence in Children Aged 12–13 Years From the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

May, T., Brignell, A. & Williams, K., May 2020, In : Autism Research. 13, 5, p. 821-827 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A visual analogue scale companion for the six-item Hamilton Depression Rating Scale

May, T. & Pridmore, S., 1 Feb 2020, In : Australian Psychologist. 55, 1, p. 3-9 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A Pilot Acceptability Study of an 'AllPlay Pre-Learn' Day Program to Facilitate Participation in Organised Physical Activity for Children with Disabilities

Howells, K., Sivaratnam, C., May, T., Lindor, E. & Rinehart, N., 11 Dec 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 24, 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

A systematic review of targeted social and emotional learning interventions in early childhood education and care settings

Blewitt, C., O’Connor, A., Morris, H., May, T., Mousa, A., Bergmeier, H., Nolan, A., Jackson, K., Barrett, H. & Skouteris, H., Dec 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Early Child Development and Care. 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Autism, Health and Education: Models and systems for working together

May, T., Bernie, C., Marty, S., Sutherland, R., Roberts, J. & Williams, K. J., Aug 2019, The SAGE Handbook of Autism and Education. Jordan, R., Roberts, J. M. & Hume, K. (eds.). 1st ed. London UK: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 331-339 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Otherpeer-review