Disability and intellectual disability, including intersections with gender, age, location and sexuality.
Collaborative and representative approaches to research involving marginalised groups including people with intellectual disability.
Disability, intellectual disability, cognitive disability.
Auslan, interpreting and Deaf culture.
Qualitative research methods including ethnography, interviews, story/narrative work.
Inclusive and co-created research participation involving people with disability.
Poststructuralist work in fields of gender, sexuality, and critical disability studies.
National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters (2002) Paraprofessional Auslan-English Interpreter
2019 Australian Social Policy Conference Early Career Researcher award
2018 National Awards for Disability Leadership, Inclusion category
2017 Nancy Millis Award for PhD Theses of Exceptional Merit, La Trobe University
2016 School of Health & Social Development Excellence in Teaching and Learning staff award
Diana Piantedosi, Kirk Reed, Amie O'Shea
(2023), pp. 1-18, Australian Occupational Therapy Journal, London, Eng., C1
P Frawley, J David, A O’Shea, A Dew, M Wellington
(2023), American Journal of Sexuality Education, C1-1
P Kernebone, A O’Shea, A Jerebine, L Barnett
(2022), Vol. 33, pp. 880-890, Health Promotion Journal of Australia, Australia, C1
Patsie Frawley, N Wilson, Jennifer David, Amie O’Shea, K Areskoug Josefsson
(2022), pp. 1-9, Sexuality Research and Social Policy, Berlin, Germany, C1
P Do, P Frawley, S Goldingay, A O'Shea
(2021), Vol. 87, Research in Autism Spectrum Disorders, C1
A O’Shea, P Frawley
(2020), Vol. 35, pp. 654-675, Disability and society, London, Eng., C1
A O’Shea, P Frawley, J Leahy, H Nguyen
(2020), Vol. 38, pp. 57-83, Sexuality and Disability, C1
G Marks, A O’Shea, K McVilly, P Frawley, N Despott
(2020), Vol. 32, pp. 354-376, Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, C1
A O’Shea, J Latham, R McNair, N Despott, M Rose, R Mountford, P Frawley
(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 1-14, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Switzerland, C1
Nathan Wilson, Patsie Frawley, Dilana Schaafsma, Amie O'Shea, Callista Kahonde, Vanessa Thompson, Judith McKenzie, David Charnock
(2019), pp. 989-1010, Handbook of intellectual disabilities integrating theory, research, and practice, Cham, Switzerland, B1
Amie O'Shea, Patsie Frawley
(2019), pp. 1-16, Global perspectives on disability activism and advocacy our way, Abingdon, Eng., B1
Patsie Frawley, Amie O'Shea
(2019), Vol. 20, pp. 413-424, Sex education, London, Eng., C1
P Frawley, A O'Shea
(2012), Vol. 56, pp. 726-726, Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, London, Eng., C1-1
Funded Projects at Deakin
Australian Competitive Grants
Inclusive Health Communication in Specialist Disability Accommodation
Dr Kate Anderson, Dr Joanne Watson, Dr Meredith Prain, Nathan Wilson, Prof Angela Dew, Patricia Frawley, Dr Amie O'Shea, A/Prof Melissa Bloomer, Prof Catherine Bennett
MRFF (DISER) - CRR Communications Strategies and Approaches During Outbreaks Grant
- 2021: $109,047
Saying who you are: Identifying best practice to support positive identities for LGBTQ people with intellectual disability.
Dr Amie O'Shea, Prof Sharon Brennan-Olsen
NDRP Funding Round - National Disability Research Partnership
- 2022: $29,937
- 2021: $69,854
Other Public Sector Funding
National Disability Research Agenda
Prof Angela Dew, Dr Kevin Murfitt, Dr Joanne Watson, Dr Amie O'Shea, Dr Kate Anderson
Department of Social Services
- 2022: $5,000
- 2021: $34,910
Industry and Other Funding
Sexual Lives and Respectful Relationships: SYNAPSE
A/Prof Patsie Frawley, Dr Amie O'Shea
Synapse Australia Limited
- 2018: $333,750
Experiences of LGBTIQ people with disability.
Dr Amie O'Shea, Dr Joe Latham
Gay and Lesbian Foundation of Australia (GALFA)
- 2020: $24,965
- 2019: $49,931
Connecting young people with intellectual disability for improved wellbeing and community connection: a focus on relationships and sexuality
Prof Angela Dew, Dr Amie O'Shea, Miss Monica Wellington, Patricia Frawley
Endeavour Foundation - Research Award
- 2020: $73,962
Inclusion Australia: Gathering the evidence
A/Prof Patsie Frawley, Dr Amie O'Shea, Prof Angela Dew
Inclusion Australia (NCID) Ltd
- 2020: $50,000
Deafblind Connect evaluation.
Dr Amie O'Shea, Dr Joanne Watson, Dr Jennifer David
Community Disability Alliance Hunter Incorporated
- 2022: $30,000
Thorne Harbour Health evaluation.
Dr Amie O'Shea
Thorne Harbour Health
- 2022: $4,545
See It, Be It - Research and Storytelling to Promote the Growth of Deaf Friendly Workplaces.
Dr Amie O'Shea
Deaf Services Ltd (Deaf Connect
- 2023: $20,000
No completed student supervisions to report