Lecturer

Dr Joanne Cherie Danker

MEd Special and Inclusive Education (UNSW Sydney)

PhD (UNSW Sydney)

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Education

Joanne Danker is a lecturer in Special Education in the School of Education at the University of New South Wales.

Her research interests include the well-being of students with developmental disabilities (i.e., autism spectrum disorder and intellectual disabilities), inclusive and special education, and engaging individuals with disabilities in research using participatory research approaches. She is particularly interested in using innovative research approaches such as Photovoice to enable the authentic voices of the often silenced and marginalised children with disabilities to be heard.

 

Location
G42 Morven Brown

Publications

  • Books | 2020
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Danker J, 2020, Enhancing the Well-being of Students on the Autism Spectrum: Learning from Students, Parents, and Teachers, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781003002680
  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Strnadová I; Loblinzk J; Danker J, 2021, 'Importance of sex education for a successful transition to life after school: Experiences of high school girls with intellectual disability', British Journal of Learning Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bld.12403
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Martin AJ; Strnadová I; Loblinzk J; Danker JC; Cumming TM, 2021, 'The role of mobile technology in promoting social inclusion among adults with intellectual disabilities', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 34, pp. 840 - 851, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12869
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I; Danker J, 2020, 'Transitions of Students with Autism and Intellectual Disabilities in Inclusive Settings: The Nexus Between Recommended and Actual Practice', AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, vol. 44, pp. 28 - 45, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jsi.2020.1
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Collings S; Strnadová I; Loblinzk J; Danker J, 2020, 'Benefits and limits of peer support for mothers with intellectual disability affected by domestic violence and child protection', Disability and Society, vol. 35, pp. 413 - 434, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2019.1647150
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Tilley E; Strnadová I; Danker J; Walmsley J; Loblinzk J, 2020, 'The impact of self-advocacy organizations on the subjective well-being of people with intellectual disabilities: A systematic review of the literature', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 33, pp. 1151 - 1165, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12752
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; Danker J; Basckin C, 2020, '“I Was Taught That My Being Was Inherently Wrong”: Is Applied Behavioural Analysis A Socially Valid Practice?', International Journal of Arts Humanities and Social Sciences Studies, vol. 5, pp. 72 - 72, http://www.ijahss.com/Paper/05122020/1179451317.pdf
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Danker J; Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2019, 'Picture my well-being: Listening to the voices of students with autism spectrum disorder', Research in Developmental Disabilities, vol. 89, pp. 130 - 140, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2019.04.005
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Strnadova I; Collings S; Loblinzk J; Danker J, 2019, 'Parents with intellectual disabilities and their perspective of peer support: “It depends on how they give it”', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12579
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Danker J; Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2019, '“They don’t have a good life if we keep thinking that they’re doing it on purpose!”: Teachers’ Perspectives on the Well-Being of Students with Autism', Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 49, pp. 2923 - 2934, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-019-04025-w
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Danker J; Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2016, 'School experiences of students with autism spectrum disorder within the context of student wellbeing: A review and analysis of the literature', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 40, pp. 59 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2016.1
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Strnadová I; Cumming TM; Danker J, 2016, 'Transitions for Students with Intellectual Disability and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder: Carer and Teacher Perspectives', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 40, pp. 141 - 156, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2016.2
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Joanne Cherie Danker
    Danker J; Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2016, 'Engaging students with autism spectrum disorders in research through participant-driven photo-elicitation research technique.', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 41, pp. 35 - 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2016.7

Awards

Lee Mills Teacher Education Award, Australasian Association of Special Education (AASE), 2015

Grants

Selected research grants

2021 UNSW Sydney School of Education. Danker, J., Strnadová, I., Lenne, B., Loblinzk, J., Alonzo, D., Dowse, L., & Tso, M. Students with moderate and high support needs: Perspectives on student well-being.   

2020 NSW Department of Education, Australia - Strnadová, I., & Dowse, L. Disability Strategy Implementation: Literature review on support for students with disability.

2020 NSW Department of Education, Australia - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., Dowse, L., & Lenne, B. Capturing perspectives on student well-being from students with intellectual disability and/ or autism in NSW schools: Listening to voice of students with high support needs.

2020 University of New South Wales Sydney - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., & Self Advocacy Sydney. Online peer support and peer mentoring and its impact on social inclusion and well-being of people with intellectual disability.

2020 University of New South Wales Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., Malouf, R., & IDRS. Sexuality, rights and relationships education for students with intellectual disabilities and autism.

2020 University of New South Wales Sydney, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences - Strnadová, I., Danker, J., Loblinzk, J., Malouf, R., & IDRS. Sexuality, rights and relationships education for students with intellectual disabilities and autism.

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