Professor Terry Cumming
Professor

Professor Terry Cumming

B.S.Ed. Bloomsburg U., M.Ed. UNLV, Ph.D. UNLV

Arts,Design & Architecture
School of Education
Therese M. Cumming is Professor of Special Education in the School of Education, the Academic Lead Education for the UNSW Disability Innovation Institute, and a Scientia Education Fellow at UNSW Sydney. Her research interests are centred around special education, focused on the following areas: students with emotional and behavioural disorders, social skills training, positive behavioural interventions, the use of technology in the classroom, Universal Design for Learning in schools and at the tertiary level, and lifespan transitions for people with disabilities. Her research aims to improve the experiences of students with disabilities by working with schools to reduce the research-to-practice gap through the implementation of evidence-based practices in special and inclusive education. Prior to her university teaching and research work, Dr. Cumming has many years' experience as a special educator and behaviour mentor in the United States. 
Phone
+61 2 9385 1944
Location
G19 Morven Brown Building
  • Books | 2018
    Cumming T; Draper Rodriguez C, 2018, School Success for At-Risk Students A Culturally Responsive Tiered Approach, Routledge, Oxon, UK, https://www.routledge.com/School-Success-for-At-Risk-Students-A-Culturally-Responsive-Tiered-Approach/Cumming-Rodriguez/p/book/9781138104884
    Books | 2018
    Cumming TM, 2018, School Success for At-Risk Students, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315101996
    Books | 2017
    Cumming TM; Marsh RJ; Higgins K, 2017, School Connectedness for Students with Disabilities From Theory to Evidence-Based Practice, Routledge, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315112930
    Books | 2016
    Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2016, Lifespan Transitions and Disability: A Holistic Perspective, Foundations and Futures of Education, ROUTLEDGE, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000372823900014&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Books | 2016
    Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2016, Transition from primary school to secondary school, Foundations and Futures of Education, Routledge, London, http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315817101
    Books | 2015
    Cumming TM; Ng W, 2015, Sustaining mobile learning: Theory, research, and practice, Ng W; Cumming T, (ed.), Routledge Research in Higher Education, Routledge, UK, http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/catalogs/new_books_in_education2/1/11/
    Books | 2009
    Cumming TM, 2009, Technology-Enhanced Social Skills Instruction: Motivating Adolescents with Emotional Disabilities, 1st, VDM Verlag, Saarbrucken, Germany
  • Book Chapters | 2022
    Strnadova I; Griller Clark H; O'Neill SC; Cumming TM; Mathur SR; Wells TC; Danker J, 2022, 'Barriers to community re-entry for incarcerated youth: Stakeholders’ perspectives in Australia and the United States.', in Scorgie K; Forlin C (ed.), Transition programs for children and youth with diverse needs, Emerald Publishing Limited, UK, pp. 245 - 264, https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/S1479-363620220000018021/full/html
    Book Chapters | 2020
    Cumming T; Strnadova I, 2020, 'Tablet Devices for Students with Disability in the Inclusive Classroom', in Chambers D (ed.), Assistive Technology to Support Inclusive Education, Emerald Publishing Limited, https://www.emerald.com/insight/content/doi/10.1108/S1479-363620200000014009/full/html
    Book Chapters | 2020
    O'Neill S; Cumming T; Grima-Farrell C; Strnadova I, 2020, 'Learning disabilities', in Hupp S; Jewell J (ed.), The encyclopedia of child and adolescent development., John Wiley & Sons, Inc, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119171492.wecad390
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Cumming T, 2018, 'Supporting the transition of incarcerated youth back to the community: A Multi-systemic wraparound approach', in O'neill S (ed.), Incarcerated Youth Transitioning Back to Community - International Perspectives, Springer, Singapore, pp. 77 - 94, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_6
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Cumming T; O'Neill S; Strnadova I, 2018, 'Youth transitioning from juvenile justice settings back into school: Leadership perspectives.', in Trimmer K; Findlay YS; Dixon R (ed.), The Palgrave handbook of education law for schools (pp.373-396). Cham, Switzerland: Palgrave McMillan, Palgrave McMillan, Cham, Switzerland, pp. 373 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77751-1
    Book Chapters | 2018
    Cumming TM; O’Neill S; Strnadová I, 2018, 'Youth Transitioning from Juvenile Justice Settings Back into School: Leadership Perspectives', in The Palgrave Handbook of Education Law for Schools, Springer International Publishing, pp. 373 - 396, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77751-1_17
    Book Chapters | 2018
    O'Neill SC; Cumming TM; Strnadova I; Grima-Farrell C, 2018, 'Transitions from behind the fence to the community: The Australian experience.', in O'Neill SC (ed.), Incarcerated youth transitioning back to the community: International perspectives., Springer, Singapore, pp. 97 - 113, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-13-0752-2_7
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Martin A; Cumming TM; O'Neill S; Strnadova I, 2017, 'Social and emotional competence and at-risk children’s wellbeing: The roles of personal and interpersonal agency.', in Frydenberg E; Martin A; Collie R (ed.), Social and Emotional Learning in Australia and the Asia-Pacific Perspectives, Programs and Approaches, Springer, Sydney Australia, pp. 123 - 123
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Martin AJ; Cumming TM; O Neill SC; Strnadová I, 2017, 'Social and emotional competence and at-risk children’s well-being: The roles of personal and interpersonal agency for children with ADHD, emotional and behavioral disorder, learning disability, and developmental disability', in Social and Emotional Learning in Australia and the Asia-Pacific: Perspectives, Programs and Approaches, Springer, pp. 123 - 145, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-3394-0_7
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Martin AJ; Strnadova I; O'Neill S; Cumming T, 2017, 'The role of perceived competence in the lives of children with ADHD, emotional and behavioral disorder, learning disability, and developmental disability: A positive psychology perspective', in Guay F; Marsh H; Craven R; McInerney D (ed.), SELF – Driving Positive Psychology and Wellbeing, Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC
    Book Chapters | 2017
    Martin ANDREW; Strnadova I; O'Neill S; Cumming TM, 2017, 'The role of perceived competence in the lives of children with ADHD, emotional and behavioral disorder, learning disability, and developmental disability: A positive psychology perspective.', in Guay E; Marsh H; McInerney I; Craven R (ed.), SELF – Driving Positive Psychology and Wellbeing. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing., edn. Cambridge Studies in Public Opinion and Political Psychology, Information Age Publishing, Charlotte, NC, pp. 1 - 26, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000426619300001&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a
    Book Chapters | 2016
    Silvera-Tawil D; Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2016, 'Social Stories in Robot Assisted Therapy for Children with ASD', in Kats Y (ed.), Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders, IGI, Hershey, PA, USA, pp. 225 - 244, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0816-8.ch012
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I; Dixon R; Verenikina I, 2015, 'Sustaining mobile learning in inclusive environments: A universal design for learning approach', in Ng W; Cumming T (ed.), Sustaining mobile learning: Theory, research, and practice, Routledge, Abingdon, Oxdon, UK, pp. 127 - 148
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Draper Rodriguez C; Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2015, 'Implementing iPad and mobile technologies for students with intellectual disabilities.', in Silton NR (ed.), Recent advances in assistive technologies to support children with developmental disorders, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 27 - 44, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8395-2.ch002
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Ng W; Cumming TM, 2015, 'Preface', in Sustaining Mobile Learning: Theory, Research and Practice, pp. xxiii - xxvi
    Book Chapters | 2015
    Ng WM; Howard N, 2015, 'Sustaining innovation in learning with mobile devices: Key challenges', in Ng W; Cumming TM (ed.), Sustaining mobile learning: Theory, research and practice., Routledge, London, pp. 1 - 25, https://books.google.com.au/books/about/Sustaining_Mobile_Learning.html?id=vQktCgAAQBAJ&source=kp_cover&redir_esc=y
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Cheney D; Cumming TM; Slemrod T, 2013, 'Secondary Education and Promising Practices for Students with Emotional/Behavioural Disorders', in Walker H; Gresham F (ed.), Handbook of Evidence-Based Practices for Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Guilford Press., New York, pp. 344 - 360, http://www.guilford.com/cgi-bin/cartscript.cgi?page=pr/walker2.htm&dir=pp/spase
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Cumming T; Rodríguez CD; Strnadová I, 2013, 'Aligning iPad applications with evidence-based practices in inclusive and special education', in K-12 Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, pp. 539 - 562, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4502-8.ch032
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Cumming T; Rodríguez CD; Strnadová I, 2013, 'Aligning ipad applications with evidence-based practices in inclusive and special education', in Assistive Technologies: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications, pp. 397 - 420, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4422-9.ch020
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Cumming TM, 2013, 'Does mobile technology have a place in differentiated instruction?', in McConatha D; Penny C; Schugar J; Bolton D (ed.), Mobile pedagogy and perspectives on teaching and learning, IGI Global, Hershey, PA, pp. 132 - 149, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-4333-8.ch008
    Book Chapters | 2013
    Cumming TM; Draper rodriguez C; Strnadova I, 2013, 'Aligning iPad applications with evidence-based practices in inclusive and special education', in Keengwe J (ed.), Pedagogical Applications and Social Effects of Mobile Technology Integration, Information Science Reference, Hershey, pp. 55 - 78, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-2985-1.ch004
    Book Chapters |
    Cumming TM, 'Does Mobile Technology Have a Place in Differentiated Instruction?', in Special and Gifted Education, IGI Global, pp. 2119 - 2137, http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0034-6.ch092
  • Journal articles | 2022
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I; Lee HM; Lonergan R, 2022, 'Education-Centred Formal Wraparound Services in Support of School-Aged Students With Complex Support Needs: A Systematic Review', AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF SPECIAL AND INCLUSIVE EDUCATION, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jsi.2022.1
    Journal articles | 2022
    Gunderson JL; Cumming TM, 2022, 'Podcasting in higher education as a component of Universal Design for Learning: A systematic review of the literature', Innovations in Education and Teaching International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/14703297.2022.2075430
    Journal articles | 2022
    Han C; Cumming TM, 2022, 'Behavioural supports for students with autism spectrum disorders: practice, policy, and implications for special education reform in China', International Journal of Inclusive Education, vol. 26, pp. 41 - 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13603116.2019.1629120
    Journal articles | 2022
    Han C; Cumming TM; Strnadová I, 2022, 'The Education of Students With Disabilities in Remote or Rural Areas of China', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 57, pp. 268 - 273, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10534512211024940
    Journal articles | 2022
    Lonergan R; Cumming T; O'Neill S, 2022, 'Exploring the efficacy of problem-based learning in diverse secondary school classrooms: Characteristics and goals of problem-based learning', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 112, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2022.101945
    Journal articles | 2022
    Woo H; Cumming T; O'Neill S, 2022, 'South Korean pre-service primary school teachers’ attitudes towards gifted students and gifted education', Gifted Education International, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/02614294221108577
    Journal articles | 2021
    Basckin C; Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2021, 'Teacher beliefs about evidence-based practice: A systematic review', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 106, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2020.101727
    Journal articles | 2021
    Brandon RR; Marsh RJ; Cumming TM, 2021, 'International Collaboration in Special Education Teacher Preparation', Intervention in School and Clinic, pp. 105345122110475 - 105345122110475, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10534512211047590
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cumming TM, 2021, 'The Ethics of Research with Children and Young People', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF CHILDRENS RIGHTS, vol. 29, pp. 1007 - 1012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/15718182-29040008
    Journal articles | 2021
    Cumming TM; Rose MC, 2021, 'Exploring universal design for learning as an accessibility tool in higher education: a review of the current literature', Australian Educational Researcher, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-021-00471-7
    Journal articles | 2021
    Marsh RJ; Cumming TM; Randolph JJ; Michaels S, 2021, 'Updated Meta-Analysis of the Research on Response Cards', Journal of Behavioral Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10864-021-09463-0
    Journal articles | 2021
    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 | 2021
    Strnadová I; Cumming TM; Lee HM, 2021, 'A Review of the Grey Literature on Education-Centred Wraparound Services to Support Students with Complex Support Needs in Australia', Educational Practice and Theory, vol. 43, pp. 69 - 93, http://dx.doi.org/10.7459/ept/43.2.06
    Journal articles | 2020
    Alshehri A; Cumming TM, 2020, 'Mobile Technologies and Knowledge Management in Higher Education Institutions: Students’ and Educators’ Perspectives', World Journal of Education, vol. 10, pp. 12 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.5430/wje.v10n1p12
    Journal articles | 2020
    Chandroo R; Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2020, 'Is it Really Student-Focused Planning? Perspectives of Students with Autism', Research in Developmental Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2020.103783
    Journal articles | 2020
    Cumming T, 2020, 'Using technology to prepare 21st-century educators.', Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acrefore/9780190264093.013.1257
    Journal articles | 2020
    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 | 2020
    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
    Davidson JJ; Cumming TM; Strnadová I, 2020, 'Supporting Service Dogs in the Classroom', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 55, pp. 313 - 318, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451219881733
    Journal articles | 2020
    O'Neill S; Strnadova I; Cumming T, 2020, 'A Conceptual Framework for Creating Transition Plans for Incarcerated Youth', Journal of Applied Juvenile Justice Services, pp. 131 - 155, http://npjs.org/jajjs/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/ONeill-Transition-Plans.pdf
    Journal articles | 2020
    O’Neill SC; Mathur SR; Cumming TM; Griller-Clark H; Strnadová I, 2020, 'Stakeholder awareness of reintegration practices for incarcerated youth: A cross-national comparison', Preventing School Failure, vol. 65, pp. 1 - 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/1045988X.2020.1799184
    Journal articles | 2019
    Ballam N; Sturgess A, 2019, 'Meeting the Needs of Gifted Learners Who Just Don’t ‘Fit’: Parent Perspectives', Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, pp. 6 - 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.21505/ajge.2019.0012
    Journal articles | 2019
    Chalwell K; Cumming T, 2019, 'Radical Subject Acceleration for Gifted Students: One School's Response', Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, vol. 28, pp. 29 - 46, http://dx.doi.org/10.21505/ajge.2019.0014
    Journal articles | 2019
    Cumming TM; O’Neill SC, 2019, 'Using Data-Based Individualization to Intensify Behavioral Interventions', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 54, pp. 280 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451218819203
    Journal articles | 2019
    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
    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 | 2019
    Lonergan R; Cumming T; O'Neill S, 2019, 'Delivering inquiry learning in science classrooms: A planning tool.', Teaching Science, vol. 65, pp. 14 - 22
    Journal articles | 2019
    Marsh RJ; Higgins K; Morgan J; Cumming TM; Brown M; McCreery M, 2019, 'Evaluating School Connectedness of Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders', CHILDREN & SCHOOLS, vol. 41, pp. 153 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cs/cdz013
    Journal articles | 2019
    Xiong Q; Cumming T; Li Z, 2019, 'The Teaching Efficacy of Inclusive Education in Regular Classes', Chinese Journal of Special Education, vol. 2019, pp. 50 - 57
    Journal articles | 2018
    Chandroo R; Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2018, 'A systematic review of the involvement of students with autism spectrum disorder in the transition planning process: Need for voice and empowerment.', Research in Developmental Disabilities, vol. 83, pp. 8 - 17, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ridd.2018.07.011
    Journal articles | 2018
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; O'Neill S, 2018, 'Transition Planning Processes for Young People Serving Custodial Sentences in New South Wales, Australia', Australasian Journal of Special and Inclusive Education, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jsi.2018.1
    Journal articles | 2018
    O'Neill S; Cumming T, 2018, 'The Ins and Outs: How principals can smooth transitions between school and juvenile justice centres', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 42, pp. 158 - 170, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jsi.2018.15
    Journal articles | 2017
    2017, 'Supporting the Education of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders', , http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-5225-0816-8
    Journal articles | 2017
    Cumming TM; Draper Rodriguez C, 2017, 'A Meta-Analysis of Mobile Technology Supporting Individuals With Disabilities', The Journal of Special Education, vol. 51, pp. 164 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0022466917713983
    Journal articles | 2017
    Draper Rodriguez C; Cumming TM; Strnadová I, 2017, 'Current practices in schooling transitions of students with developmental disabilities', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 83, pp. 1 - 19, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2017.02.006
    Journal articles | 2017
    O'Neill SC; STRNADOVA I; Cumming T, 2017, 'Systems barriers to community re-entry for incarcerated youths: A review', Children and Youth Services Review, vol. 79, pp. 29 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.childyouth.2017.05.025
    Journal articles | 2017
    Strnadova I; Cumming TM; O'Neill S, 2017, 'Young People Transitioning from Juvenile Justice to the Community: Transition Planning and Interagency Collaboration', Current Issues in Criminal Justice -Sydney-, vol. 29, pp. 19 - 38, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10345329.2017.12036083
    Journal articles | 2017
    Strnadova I; O'Neill SC; Cumming TM, 2017, 'A snapshot of education behind the fence: Supporting engagement in education of incarcerated youth in Australia', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 85, pp. 33 - 42, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2017.06.004
    Journal articles | 2016
    Cumming T, 2016, 'Introduction to the Special Issue on Behavior Management', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 52, pp. 3 - 5, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451216630290
    Journal articles | 2016
    Cumming TM; Gardener J; O'Neill S; strnadova I, 2016, 'Combining universal design for learning with evidence based practices and technology enhanced instruction to support students with emotional and behavioural disabilities', Special Education Perspectives, vol. 25, pp. 31 - 41
    Journal articles | 2016
    Cumming TM; Smedley E, 2016, 'Life Span Transitions for a Student With LD: Mother–Daughter Perspectives', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 52, pp. 176 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451216644826
    Journal articles | 2016
    Cumming TM; Strnadová I, 2016, 'Transitioning back to mainstream education: The flexible integration model.', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 41, pp. 51 - 67, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2016.15
    Journal articles | 2016
    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
    Journal articles | 2016
    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
    Lonergan R; Cumming TM, 2016, 'Riding the Rapids of Classroom Based Research', Australian Educational Researcher, vol. 44, pp. 141 - 160, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13384-016-0223-6
    Journal articles | 2016
    Mulholland S; Cumming TM, 2016, 'Investigating teacher attitudes of disability using a non-traditional theoretical framework of attitude', International Journal of Educational Research, vol. 80, pp. 93 - 100, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2016.10.001
    Journal articles | 2016
    O'Neill SCO; Strnadova IS; Cumming TMC, 2016, 'Evidence-based transition planning practices for secondary students with disabilities: What has Australia signed up for?', Australasian Journal of Special Education., vol. 40, pp. 39 - 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2015.15
    Journal articles | 2016
    Rodriguez CD; Cumming TM, 2016, 'Employing Mobile Technology to Improve Language Skills of Young Students with Language-Based Disabilities', Assistive Technology, vol. 29, pp. 161 - 169, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10400435.2016.1171810
    Journal articles | 2016
    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 | 2015
    2015, 'Recent Advances in Assistive Technologies to Support Children with Developmental Disorders', , http://dx.doi.org/10.4018/978-1-4666-8395-2
    Journal articles | 2015
    2015, 'Sustaining Mobile Learning', , http://dx.doi.org/10.4324/9781315766553
    Journal articles | 2015
    Strnadova I; Cumming TM; Knox M; Parmenter TR; Lee HM, 2015, 'Perspectives on life, wellbeing, and ageing by older women with intellectual disability', Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, vol. 40, pp. 275 - 285, http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/13668250.2015.1043873
    Journal articles | 2014
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; Dowse L, 2014, 'At-Risk Youth in Australian Schools and Promising Models of Intervention', International Journal of Special Education, vol. 29, pp. 16 - 25, http://www.internationaljournalofspecialeducation.com/issues.cfm
    Journal articles | 2014
    Cumming TM; Draper Rodriguez C; Strnadova I, 2014, 'Using iPads With Students With Disabilities: Lessons Learned From Students, Teachers, and Parents', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 49, pp. 244 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451213509488
    Journal articles | 2014
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I; Dowse L, 2014, 'AT-RISK YOUTH IN AUSTRALIAN SCHOOLS AND PROMISING MODELS OF INTERVENTION', INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPECIAL EDUCATION, vol. 29, pp. 16 - 25, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000215056800002&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Journal articles | 2014
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I; Knox M; Parmenter T, 2014, 'Mobile technology in inclusive research: tools of empowerment', Disability and Society, vol. 29, pp. 999 - 1012, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09687599.2014.886556
    Journal articles | 2014
    Cumming TM; Strnadová I; Singh S, 2014, 'The use of iPad hand held mobile devices to enhance learning opportunities for students with disabilities: An action research project.', Action Research, vol. 12, pp. 151 - 176, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1476750314525480
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dowse L; Cumming TM; Strnadová I; Lee JS; Trofimovs J, 2014, 'Young People with Complex Needs in the Criminal Justice System', Research and Practice in Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities, vol. 1, pp. 1 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/23297018.2014.953671
    Journal articles | 2014
    Mulholland SM; Cumming TM; Jung JY, 2014, 'Teacher Attitudes Towards Students Who Exhibit ADHD-Type Behaviours', Australasian Journal of Special Education, vol. 39, pp. 15 - 36, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/jse.2014.18
    Journal articles | 2014
    Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2014, 'People with intellectual disabilities conducting research: New directions for inclusive research', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 27, pp. 1 - 2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12075
    Journal articles | 2014
    Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2014, 'The importance of quality transition processes for students with disabilities across settings: Learning from the current situation in New South Wales', Australian Journal of Education, vol. 58, pp. 318 - 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0004944114543603
    Journal articles | 2014
    Strnadová I; Cumming TM; Knox M; Parmenter T, 2014, 'Building an inclusive research team: The importance of team building and skills training', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, vol. 27, pp. 13 - 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12076
    Journal articles | 2014
    Strnadová I; Walmsley J; Johnson K; Cumming TM, 2014, 'Diverse faces of inclusive research: reflecting on three research studies', Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research, vol. 18, pp. 1 - 13, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/15017419.2014.964766
    Journal articles | 2013
    Cumming TM, 2013, 'Mobile Learning as a Tool for Students with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders: Combining Evidence-Based Practice with New Technology', Beyond Behavior, vol. 23, pp. 23 - 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/107429561302300104
    Journal articles | 2013
    Cumming TM; Draper Rodriguez C, 2013, 'Integrating the iPad into Language Arts Instruction for Students with Disabilities: Engagement and Perspectives', Journal of Special Education Technology, vol. 28, pp. 43 - 52, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/016264341302800404
    Journal articles | 2013
    Reid G; Strnadová I; Cumming T, 2013, 'Expanding horizons for students with dyslexia in the 21st century: Universal design and mobile technology', Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, vol. 13, pp. 175 - 181, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1471-3802.12013
    Journal articles | 2013
    Strnadová I; Cumming TM, 2013, 'People with Intellectual Disabilities Conducting Research: New Directions for Inclusive Research', Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jar.12075
    Journal articles | 2012
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I, 2012, 'The iPad as a pedagogical tool in special education: Promises and possibilities', Special Education Perspectives, vol. 21, pp. 35 - 47
    Journal articles | 2012
    Draper Rodriguez C; Cumming TM, 2012, 'Kyle Tomson, iPad builder applications: Language Builder, Question Builder, Sentence Builder and Story Builder, $7.99 to $9.99, (iPod and iPad applications)', Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, vol. 37, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10803-012-1539-3
    Journal articles | 2011
    Cumming TM, 2011, 'The Education of Students With Emotional and Behavior Disabilities in Australia: Current Trends and Future Directions', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 48, pp. 55 - 69, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451211423810
    Journal articles | 2010
    Cumming TM, 2010, 'New South Wales special education teachers' perceptions of classroom social skills that link to secondary students' success', Special Education Perspectives, vol. 19, pp. 25 - 34
    Journal articles | 2010
    Cumming TM, 2010, 'Social skills success with student-generated multimedia role plays: A case study', Special Education Perspectives, vol. 19, pp. 6 - 14
    Journal articles | 2010
    Cumming TM, 2010, 'Using technology to create motivating social skills lessons', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 45, pp. 242 - 250, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1053451209353445
    Journal articles | 2008
    Cumming TM; Higgins K; Pierce T; Miller S; Tandy R; Boone R, 2008, 'Social skills instruction for adolescents with emotional disabilities: A technology-based intervention', Journal of Special Education Technology, vol. 23, pp. 19 - 33
    Journal articles | 2007
    Cumming TM, 2007, 'Virtual reality as assistive technology', Journal of Special Education Technology, vol. 22, pp. 55 - 58
    Journal articles | 2005
    Cumming TM; Higgins K, 2005, 'Virtual technology: Bringing the world into the special education classroom', Intervention in School and Clinic, vol. 41, pp. 114 - 117, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10534512050410020201
  • Reports | 2020
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; Gilyani L, 2020, Education-Centred Formal Wraparound Services in Support of School-Aged Students with Complex Needs. Report on interviews with stakeholders in rural and remote schools., UNSW Gonski Institute of Education, Sydney, NSW, https://www.gie.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/Stakeholder_Interviews_Report_Final.pdf
    Other | 2020
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; Lonergan R; Lee HM, 2020, A Wraparound approach to ‘whole of student’ issues: Implementation framework, UNSW Sydney Gonski Institute for Education, https://www.gie.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/Wraparound%20Guidelines_final.pdf
    Reports | 2019
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; Lonergan R; Lee HM, 2019, A Wraparound Approach to ‘Whole of Student’ Issues: Education, Health, and Community Services Review of Literature Project Report, Gonski Institute of Education, UNSW Sydney, Australia, https://www.gie.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/Review%20of%20Literature%20Project%20Report.pdf
    Reports | 2019
    Cumming T; Strnadova I; Lonergan R; Lee HM, 2019, A Wraparound Approach to ‘Whole of Student’ Issues: Education, Health, and Community Services Review of Literature. Project Report, Gonski Institute of Education, UNSW Sydney
    Reports | 2019
    Strnadova I; Cumming T; Lee HM; Lonergan R, 2019, Education-Centred Formal Wraparound Services in Support of School-Aged Students with Complex Needs Grey Literature Review Project Report, Gonski Institute of Education, UNSW Sydney, https://www.gie.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/Gray%20Literature%20Review.pdf
    Reports | 2018
    O'Neill SC; Cumming TM; Strnadova I, 2018, Transition planning framework for New South Wales youth in custody, UNSW School of Education, Sydney, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:51779/bin1857be32-9ae2-4292-8b99-268aa80ab491?view=true
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Cumming TM; Strnadova I, 2016, 'Parents' and teachers' perspectives on using iPads with students with developmental disabilities: Applications for Universal Design for Learning', in Miesenberger K; Bühler C; Penez P (eds.), Computers helping people with special needs. 15th International Conference, ICCHP 2016, Linz, Austria, July 13-15, 2016, Proceedings, Part II, Springer, Linz, Austria, pp. 217 - 222, presented at 15th International Conference on Computers Helping People with Special Needs, Linz, Austria, 13 July 2016 - 15 August 2016, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41267-2_30
    Conference Papers | 2016
    Cumming TM; Strnadová I, 2016, 'Parents’ and teachers’ perspectives on using IPads with students with developmental disabilities: Applications for universal design for learning', in Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics), pp. 217 - 222, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-41267-2_29
    Datasets | 2016
    Mulholland SM; Cumming TM; Jung JY, 2016, Teacher Knowledge and Attitudes Toward Students with ADHD Survey, http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/t52058-000
    Reports | 2016
    O'Neill SC; Strnadova I; Cumming T, 2016, How Juvenile Justice and Education support the transition of school-aged youth from within a custodial environment to the community: Lessons to be learned and celebrations to share., UNSW Australia, School of Education, Sydney
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Cumming TM; Draper Rodriguez C, 2014, 'Using iPads to Increase the Language Skills of Students With Language-Based Disabilities', in Schneider B; Berends M (ed.), AERA Online Paper Repository, AERA, Philadelphia, PA USA, presented at 2014 annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA USA, 03 April 2014 - 07 April 2014, http://www.aera.net/Publications/OnlinePaperRepository/AERAOnlinePaperRepository/tabid/12720/Owner/553049/Default.aspx
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Cumming TM; Draper Rodriguez C, 2014, 'Using ipads to impact the sentence writing formation of young students with language-based disabilities', in Higgins K; Boone R (ed.), OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS From the Building Bridges Conference, UNSW School of Education, UNSW Australia, pp. 129 - 135, presented at UNSW/UNLV Building Bridges in Special Education Conference, UNSW Australia, 15 September 2014 - 16 September 2014, https://education.arts.unsw.edu.au/media/EDUCFile/Building_Bridges_Conference_Refeered_Proceedings.pdf
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Cumming TM; Strnadová I, 2014, 'Teacher perceptions of the transition process for students with developmental disabilities attending NSW special schools', in Higgins K; Boone R (ed.), OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS From the Building Bridges Conference September 15-16, 2014, UNSW School of Education, UNSW Australia, pp. 84 - 90, presented at UNSW/UNLV Building Bridges in Special Education Conference, UNSW Australia, 15 September 2014 - 16 September 2014, http://education.unlv.edu/documents/Building_Bridges_Conference_Refeered_Proceedings.pdf
    Conference Abstracts | 2013
    Strnadova I; Cumming TM, 2013, 'iPad integration for students with intellectual disabilities: Increasing access and engagement across settings', in JOURNAL OF POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, WILEY-BLACKWELL, Vol. 10, pp. 171 - 171, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000320645500224&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2013
    Strnadova I; Cumming TM; Knox M; Parmenter T, 2013, '"Everything has changed now": Perspectives on ageing from women with intellectual disabilities', in JOURNAL OF POLICY AND PRACTICE IN INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES, WILEY-BLACKWELL, pp. 171 - 171, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000320645500223&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2012
    Cumming TM; Draper Rodriguez C, 2012, 'iTouch, iSpeak: Using iPods and iPads to increase the English language skills of students with language-based disabilities', in Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2012, AACE, Chesapeke, VA, pp. 4075 - 4078, presented at Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, Austin, Texas, 05 March 2012
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Cumming TM, 2010, 'New South Wales special education teachers' perceptions of classroom social skills that link to secondary students' success', in New South Wales special education teachers' perceptions of classroom social skills that link to secondary students' success, 2010 AASE/ASPEA National Conference, Darwin, NT, presented at 2010 AASE/ASPEA National Conference, Darwin, NT, 16 June 2010 - 18 June 2010
    Conference Papers | 2010
    Cumming TM, 2010, 'Using virtual presentations as both assessment and modelling tools for preservice teachers', in Using virtual presentations as both assessment and modelling tools for preservice teachers, 33rd Annual Conference Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children, St Louis, MO, presented at 33rd Annual Conference Teacher Education Division, Council for Exceptional Children, St Louis, MO, 03 November 2010 - 06 November 2010
    Conference Papers | 2008
    Cumming TM; Ferriera D; Stringfellow J, 2008, 'Technology options for teaching mathematics to all students', in Society for Informaton Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Annual, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Chesapeake: VA, presented at Society for Informaton Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas
    Conference Papers | 2008
    Cumming TM; Stringfellow J; Ferriera D, 2008, 'Classroom Uses of Technology for Students with Disabilities in the 21st Century', in Society for Informaton Technology and Teacher Education International Conference Annual, Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education, Chesapeake: VA, presented at Society for Informaton Technology and Teacher Education International Conference, Las Vegas

Fardell, J., Campbell, L., Shortland, L., Cumming, T., Strnadová, I., Wakefield, C., Marshall, G. (2020). Coordinated health and education support planning. K2A Alliance ($20,000).

 

Cumming, T., & Strnadova, I. (2019). A Wraparound approach to ‘whole of student’ issues: Education, health, and community services. UNSW Gonski Education Institute ($100,000).

 

Strnadová, I., Cumming, T., Martin, A., Danker, J., & Loblinzk, J. (2018). Mobile Technology as a Tool to Increase the Social Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities. UNSW Disability Innovation Institute Research Seed Funding 2018 ($30,000).

 

Cumming, T. (2018). Applied Behavioural Analysis: The socially validity of an evidence-based practice. UNSW School of Education Research Grants Program ($5,000).

 

Cumming, T. (2016). Evaluating teacher's perceptions of school connectedness for students with emotional and behavioural disorders.UNSW School of Education Research Grants Program ($5,000).

 

Silvera-Tawil, D., Strnadova, I., & Cumming, T. (2015). Social stories in robot-assisted therapy for children with autism. UNSW Art & Design Faculty Research Grant ($18,920).

 

Dowse, L., Cumming, T., Strnadová, I., Lee, J. S., Mendes, P., Snow, P., Smith, L., Ellem, K., & Birt, E. (2015). Lost in transition: Supporting young people with complex support needs. Total $392, 000. Linkage Project; Australian Research Council. RG142451, LP150100528.

 

O’Neill, S., Strnadová, I., & Cumming, T. (2015). How Juvenile Justice and Education support the transition of school-aged youth from within a custodial environment to the community: Lessons to be learned and celebrations to share.Total $60,000: UNSW School of Education Research Grants Program ($20,000), NSW Department of Education ($20,000), and NSW Department of Juvenile Justice ($20,000). 

 

Cumming, T., & Strnadová, I. (2014). Transitions of students with emotional and behavioural disorders: A flexible integration model. UNSW School of Education Research Grants  Program ($5,000).

 

Strnadová, I. & Cumming, T. (2013). Transitions of students with developmental disabilities: Fostering school-home partnerships. UNSW School of Education Research Grants Program ($3,700).

 

Cumming, T., & Strnadová, I. (2013). Positive behaviour supports: Using MERP to reorganise client activities. ACES ($10,000).

 

Dowse, L., Lee, J. S., Strnadová, I., & Cumming, T. (2013). Young people with disabilities in the criminal justice system: Exploring patterns of involvement and frameworks of intervention. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Faculty Research Grant($10,000)

 

Cumming, T. & StrnadováI. (2012) Survey of Positive Behavioural Supports and Wraparound Services Supporting Students with Intellectual Disabilities. UNSW School of Education Research Grants Program ($5,000).

 

Strnadová, I., Cumming, T., Knox, M., Parmenter, T. (2011). Investigating the Coping Skills of Ageing Women with Intellectual Disabilities: Developing a Strategy- BasedFramework for Promoting Healthy Ageing. University of New South Wales Goldstar Award ($30,000).

 

Strnadová, I. & Cumming, T. (2011). Women with intellectual disabilities becoming active researchers: Using iPads to facilitate research training. School of Education Research Grants Program. ($5,000).

 

Cumming, T. (2010). Needs assessment of Sydney Catholic behaviour schools Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Research Promotion Grant ($1450). 

 

Cumming, T. (2009). Effects of technology-enhanced social skills instruction on a middle school student with an emotional disorder. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 2009 Research Promotion Grant ($1335).

 

Cumming, T. (2008). New South Wales Special Education Teachers’ Perceptions of Classroom Social Skills That Link To Success. Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences 2008 Early Career Researcher’s Grant ($5,500).

2017 UNSW Scientia Education Academy Fellowship

2017 Australian College of Educators Inner Sydney Region Ralph Rawlinson Award for Education of Students with Disadvantage

2015 Vice Chancellor's Award for Teaching Excellence

2013 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Learning and Teaching Award for Teaching Excellence

2010 Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences Dean’s Commendation for Teaching Excellence

My research program in special education has three domains: mobile technology as assistive technology, students with complex needs, and transitions and disability. My research program contributes to theoretical understanding, and influences both educational practice and policy in order to improve the lives of students with disabilities, particularly those with complex needs.My work has made a large contribution to the excellent "well above world standard" UNSW ERA ranking for FoR code 1303: Specialist Studies in Education.

 

Previous and current research projects include:

  • A Wraparound approach to ‘whole of student’ issues: Education, health, and community services. (2019, with Strnadová, I.).
  • Mobile Technology as a Tool to Increase Social Inclusion of People with Intellectual Disabilities (2019, with Strnadová, I., Martin, A., Danker, J., & Loblinzk, J.).
  • Applied Behavioural Analysis: The social validity of an evidence-based practice. (2018, with Strnadová, I., O’Neill, S., & Danker, J.)
  • Lost in transition: Supporting young people with complex support needs. (2016, with Dowse, L., Strnadová, Lee, Mendes, Snow, Smith, Ellem, & Birt
  • Evaluating teacher's perceptions of school connectedness for students with emotional and behavioural disorders. (2016, with Robbie Marsh)
  • How Juvenile Justice and Education support the transition of school-aged youth from within a custodial environment to the community: Lessons to be learned and celebrations to share. (2015-16, with S. O'Neill and I. Strnadová)
  • Transitions of students with emotional and behavioural disorders: A flexible integration model (2014, with I. Strnadova)
  • Transitions of students with developmental disabilities: Fostering school-home partnerships (2014, with I. Strnadova, UNSW, C. Draper Rodriguez, CSUMB)
  • Young People with Disabilities in the Criminal Justice System: Exploring Patterns of Involvement and Frameworks of Intervention (with L. Dowse, J.S. Lee, and I. Strnadová)
  • Positive Behaviour Supports: Using MERP to Reorganise Client Activities (with I. Strnadová, contracted by ACES, Port Macquarie)
  • Investigating the Coping Skills of Ageing Women with Intellectual Disabilities: Developing a Strategy-Based Framework for Promoting Healthy Ageing (with I. Strnadová, M. Knox, and T. Parmenter)
  • Using iPads to Increase the Language Skills of English Learners with Autism (with C. Draper Rodriguez, CSUMB)
  • iPad Action Research in a Special Education Setting: Access, Learning, and Engagement (with I. Strnadová)
  • Women with Intellectual Disabilities Becoming Active Researchers: Using iPads to Facilitate Research Training (with I. Strnadová and M. Knox)
  • Using Technology to Enhance Social Skills Instruction for Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioural Disabilities, and NSW Special Education Teachers' Perspectives on Student Misbehaviour

 

Australian Teacher Education Association

Council for Exceptional Children

Council for Children with Behaviour Disorders

Council for Learning Disabilities

UNSW Women in Research Network

Editorial committee member for Australasian Journal of Special and Inclusive Education 

Consulting editor for Journal of Special Education Technology (editorial review board).

Reviewer for the Australian Journal of Educational Technology

Guest Reviewer for Teaching and Teacher Education

Associate editor for Intervention in School and Clinic (Behaviour column)

EDST5133 Creating Engaging Learning Environments
EDST5106 Behaviour Management of Exceptional Students
EDST5458 Research in Special Education