Dr Carmel Sivaratnam



Senior Research Fellow


Faculty of Health


School of Psychology


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 68383, 95240


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Parent and clinician perspectives on the participation of children with cerebral palsy in community-based football: a qualitative exploration in a regional setting

C Sivaratnam, K Howells, N Stefanac, K Reynolds, N Rinehart

(2020), Vol. 17, pp. 1-19, International journal of environmental research and public health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Can participation in a community organized football program improve social, behavioural functioning and communication in children with autism spectrum disorder? A pilot study

K Howells, C Sivaratnam, E Lindor, C Hyde, J McGillivray, A Whitehouse, N Rinehart

(2020), pp. 1-14, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N.Y., C1

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Efficacy of group-based organised physical activity participation for social outcomes in children with autism spectrum disorder: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Katherine Howells, Carmel Sivaratnam, Tamara May, Ebony Lindor, Jane McGillivray, Nicole Rinehart

(2019), Vol. 49, pp. 3290-3308, Journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N.Y., C1

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Problem behavior in autism spectrum disorder: considering core symptom severity and accompanying sleep disturbance

E Lindor, C Sivaratnam, T May, N Stefanac, K Howells, N Rinehart

(2019), Vol. 10, pp. 1-10, Frontiers in psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1

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'Everyone gets a kick': coach characteristics and approaches to inclusion in an Australian Rules Football program for children

T May, C Sivaratnam, K Williams, J McGillivray, A Whitehouse, N Rinehart

(2019), Vol. 14, pp. 607-616, International journal of sports science and coaching, London, Eng., C1

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A pilot acceptability study of an 'allplay pre-learn' day program to facilitate participation in organised physical activity for children with disabilities

K Howells, C Sivaratnam, T May, E Lindor, N Rinehart

(2019), Vol. 16, pp. 1-20, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Basel, Switzerland, C1

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Emotion-recognition and theory of mind in high-functioning children with ASD: relationships with attachment security and executive functioning

C Sivaratnam, L Newman, N Rinehart

(2018), Vol. 53, pp. 31-40, Research in autism spectrum disorders, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Attachment and emotion processing in children with autism spectrum disorders: neurobiological, neuroendocrine, and neurocognitive considerations

C Sivaratnam, L Newman, B Tonge, N Rinehart

(2015), Vol. 2, pp. 222-242, Review journal of autism and developmental disorders, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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Brief report: Assessment of the social-emotional profile in children with autism spectrum disorders using a novel comic strip task

C Sivaratnam, K Cornish, K Gray, P Howlin, N Rinehart

(2012), Vol. 42, pp. 2505-2512, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Industry and Other Funding

ALLPlay: Stakeholder-informed community-based interventions to improve physical and mental health outcomes in children with Cerebral Palsy and their caregivers

Prof Nicole Rinehart, Prof David Austin, Dr Carmel Sivaratnam

  • 2018: $30,000
  • 2017: $30,000


No completed student supervisions to report