Associate Professor Elspeth Froude - Nat School of Allied Health (Faculty of Health Sciences)

Fully accredited supervisor - Can supervise as principal supervisor

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Elspeth Froude is Deputy Head of School, Allied Health (NSW) and Associate Professor (Head of Discipline) in Occupational Therapy.

Elspeth's research interests are in the area of working with children; cerebral palsy, autism, developmental coordination disorder and knowledge translation. Elspeth is a certified Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP) Approach instructor -A cognitive approach to address child chosen motor goals.

Elspeth has also researched in the area of scholarship of learning and teaching in simulation.

Contact

Phone :2582 (North Sydney)
Email :elspeth.froude@acu.edu.au
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Research Interests

paediatrics, developmental coordination disorder, ; motor learning, cerebral palsy, handwriting, play ; Knowledge Translation ; Clinical Simulation ;

Methods Expertise

Quantitative ; Mixed methods ;

Research Projects

Current Projects

  • The Development of the Measure of Early Vison Use (MEVU) (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)
  • An investigation into the clinical utility of robot- assisted upper limb therapy within an Australian rehabilitative setting. (PhD) (Co-Supervisor)
  • Feasibility of the Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance ApproachTM to improve occupational performance and participation for children with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) and coordination difficulties. (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)
  • An investigation and evaluation of an adapted bike program for children 4 to 18 years with disabilities (PhD) (Principal Supervisor)

Selected Publications