Dr Louise Mercer

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Personal details


inclusion, learning difficulties and disabilities, reading difficulties, service-learning, values education, writing difficulties


Education Systems, Specialist Studies in Education

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


  • PhD (University of British Columbia)
  • MA(Ed) (University of British Columbia)
  • Graduate Certificate in Education (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships and associations

  • Australian Association for Research in Education (AARE)

  • Australian Literacy Educators' Association (ALEA)

  • Learning Difficulties Australia (LDA)

  • International Academy for Research in Learning Disabilities (IARLD)

  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)


Louise's undergraduate teaching has included courses focused on:

  • inclusive education

  • learning difficulties and disabilities

  • developmental reading

  • reading difficulties

While her graduate teaching has focused on:

  • diagnostic assessment of academic skills

  • reading and writing difficulties

  • learning difficulties and disabilities

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders


Selected publications

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