Dr. Libby Macdonald (Ph.D.)

Libby has a PhD in autism studies from Griffith University and a background in education, English, and philosophy. Since finishing her doctorate, she has worked as a sessional academic and researcher. Her work has focused mostly on inclusive teaching practices and bridging the research-to-practice gap.

Libby is passionate about creating genuinely inclusive settings and promoting self-determination for neurodivergent individuals. Libby has experience facilitating support groups for parents and providing professional development for teachers.

Her interests include making things from copper, Olympic weightlifting, and coffee. She is also the proud parent of two neurodivergent teenagers.