Dr Michelle JACKMAN

Dr Michelle JACKMAN


Research Fellow, The Cerebral Palsy Research Institute, The University of Sydney
Occupational Therapist, Paediatric Occupational Therapy Department, John Hunter Children's Hospital


Michelle has been working in the field of neurodevelopment and early intervention for over 15 years. Michelle is passionate about making a difference in the lives of the children and families we work with, and really strongly believes that evidence-based and family-centred care are the keys to making this happen. Michelle was the lead author on the ‘International Clinical Practice Guideline: Interventions that improve physical function for children and young people with cerebral palsy’, one of the most highly accessed and cited publications in DMCN in 2022. Michelle is currently leading international implementation strategies regarding best practice in cerebral palsy. Michelle regularly shares her work on an international stage and is excited to share current research with the Hong Kong audience.

Lecturing Itinerary

  • Date:
    2 December 2023 (Saturday)
  • Parallel Session 2 Lecture 1
  • Time:
    14:30 – 14:50
  • Topic:
    Improving function and achieving goals in cerebral palsy: best practice guidelines