Doctor Trevor Clark
Doctor Trevor Clark - National Director, Aspect Education, Autism Spectrum
Adjunct Associate Professor, Griffith Institute for Educational Research, Griffith University
Dr. Clark is a special educator with comprehensive experience and knowledge of educational programs and service provision for students with autism as a result of 30 years in the field in New Zealand, England and Australia. He completed his PhD in autism at UNSW, which involved a curriculum designed to make functional use of savant and splinter skills in children with autism.
He is currently responsible for the Aspect Education service which is now one of the world’s largest autism-specific educational programs (8 schools, 117 satellite classes with student enrolment of 1045 students with autism) and is also the senior consultant to the Aspect Research Program.
He presents nationally and internationally on education and research in autism. Trevor is the co-author of A Practical Guide for Teachers of Students with an Autism Spectrum Disorder in Secondary Education.
As well as his book which was published by Routledge in the UK this year and released in Australia and NZ this June. It is called, Exploring Giftedness & Autism. A study of a differentiated educational program for autistic savants. .