Our Specialisterne Australia team is based at La Trobe University in Victoria and works on large employment programs across Australia.

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Specialisterne Australia,

PO Box 139,

La Trobe University,

Vic 3083

Our Team


Assessment & Support Manager,


Jay Hobbs is the Assessment and Support Manager based in Brisbane at The Autism CRC. Jay has worked with people with autism and their families for over fifteen years in both Australia and the UK. Jay lead the robotics social clubs research with the Autism CRC, has a Master of Professional Psychology and currently works under the supervision of Dr. Michelle Garnett and Prof. Tony Attwood. Jay has worked on large employment programs with corporate clients such as HP, SAP and SunPork Farms. Jay is passionate about working with people with autism particularly in the areas of psychology, education and employment.


2016-04-14 08.29.44JASON WHITE,

Employment Services Manager,


Jason White has joined Specialisterne Australia as Employment Services Manager based in Melbourne at La Trobe University. For more than 10 years Jason has worked in various programs under the Australian Governments Employment Services initiatives. Since 2009 he has worked exclusively with the Autism community, with a focus on assisting young adults with Autism to participate in employment. Jason has a passion for engaging employers and the community at large to highlight the capabilities of individuals on the Autism Spectrum and the positive benefit that can be enjoyed from employing them.



Innovation Manager,


Dr Rebecca (Bec) Flower joined Specialisterne Australia in March 2017 in the role of Innovation Manager and is based in Melbourne at the La Trobe University Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre. Bec has worked with autistic teens and adults for the last 4 years in her work as a social skills facilitator and during her PhD at Flinders University, where she investigated vulnerability to manipulation among adults on the spectrum. Bec keeps up to date with the research literature and worldwide activity regarding ASD and employment, works on expanding our knowledge base and developing new methods we can apply at Specialisterne Australia, and partners with other researchers on projects to increase our knowledge in the area of autism and employment.



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