Sylvia Rodger is Professor and Head of Division of Occupational Therapy at the University of Queensland, Australia. She holds an undergraduate degree in occupational therapy, masters in special education and a doctorate in occupational therapy. Sylvia has 30 years of experience as an occupational therapists and worked with families with children with ASD during ten years of private practice, and more recently through her involvement in research projects aimed at building stronger families with a child with ASD.