Personal details

Professor Linda Gilmore
Faculty of Education,
School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education
Discipline *
Psychology, Specialist Studies in Education
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Identifiers and profiles

PhD (University of Queensland), Master of Educational Psychology, Bachelor of Arts (University of Queensland), Bachelor of Educational Studies (University of Queensland)

Professional memberships
and associations
  • Australian Psychological Society
  • APS College of Educational and Developmental Psychologists
  • Australian Society for the Study of Intellectual Disability
  • Unique Rare Chromosome Disorder Support Group
  • Society for the Study of Behavioural Phenotypes
  • American Psychological Association

intellectual ability and disability, community and professional attitudes to disbility, motivation, self-regulation, Down syndrome, rare chromosome disorders, resilience, disability and sexuality, parenting self-efficacy and family support, fussy eating

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008


Background  Dr Linda Gilmore lectures in educational and developmental psychology in the School of Cultural and Professional Learning. She has a Masters degree in educational psychology and a PhD in the field of special education from the University of Queensland. As a psychologist with expertise in developmental and educational assessment and family support, she has a particular interest in the development of children with rare chromosome disorders. Her research interests include

  • areas of developmental and educational psychology (such as motivation, self-regulation, and parenting self-efficacy)
  • disability (particularly intellectual disability and rare chromosome disorders).
This information has been contributed by Professor Linda Gilmore.


  • LCN628: Developmental Processes and Disability
  • LCN627: Learning Difficulties: Assessment and Intervention
  • LCN625: Developmental and Educational Assessment
  • LCN637: Teaching Children with Disabilities
This information has been contributed by Professor Linda Gilmore.


Clinical practice and consultancy

  • Registered Psychologist with endorsement in Educational and Developmental Psychology. Areas of specialisation: Developmental and intellectual assessment, psycho-educational assessment, family support and parent education.
  • Board and CEDP accredited psychology supervisor
  • Consultancy: workshops for professionals and parents of children with disabilities.
This information has been contributed by Professor Linda Gilmore.


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