David Trembath

David Trembath

Dr Trembath is a speech pathologist, Senior Lecturer, and NHMRC Early Career Fellow (ECF) at the forefront of research efforts addressing communication impairment in minimally verbal children with autism and other developmental disabilities. His program of multidisciplinary collaborative research, supported by fellowships and research grants totalling $2.7 million dollars, has challenged conventional thinking and practice for children, adolescents, and adults with lifelong disability and formed the basis of 3 book chapters, 53 peer-reviewed articles, and 10 research reports and guidelines. He led the writing of the Speech Pathology Australia Clinical Guideline on evidence-based assessment and intervention for individuals with autism, holds a range of university and industry appointments including Secretary and Treasurer of the Australasian Society for Autism Research, and is highly engaged in mentoring junior research and clinical colleagues.