• 65 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
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Biography

Dr Loraine Fordham (PhD; MECh; Dip Fam Th; LCST) is a Senior Lecturer and Researcher in the field of early childhood. Loraine has a PhD in early childhood (exploring families' experiences of family-centred practice) and has worked as an academic, researcher and speech pathologist in a range of early childhood, academic, health and community organisations.

From 2014-2016 Loraine completed a Postdoctoral Research Fellowship with the Children's Protection Society in Melbourne, evaluating high quality early education and care practices with children and families experiencing vulnerabilities.

Loraine's teaching and research interests are in relational pedagogy (birth to 2 years), family-centred practices; inclusive education in early years settings; speech and language development; children's well-being; and high quality early childhood education and care.

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Research Outputs

  • 65 Citations
  • 4 h-Index
  • 5 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Commissioned report

Engaging vulnerable children and families: learning from a new model of education and care

Fordham, L. & Kennedy, A., Dec 2017, In : Australasian Journal of Early Childhood. 42, 4, p. 30-37 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Working with families as part of early childhood intervention services: family-centred practice in an individualised funding landscape

    Johnston, C., Luscombe, D. & Fordham, L., 2017, Early childhood intervention: working with families of young children with special needs. Sukkar, H., Dunst, C. J. & Kirkby, J. (eds.). New York: Taylor & Francis, p. 129-142 14 p. (Evolving Families; no. 1).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  • Maternal employment, work experiences, and financial well-being of Australian mothers who care for young children with special health care needs

    Dillon-Wallace, J. A., McDonagh, S. H. & Fordham, L. A., 1 Feb 2016, In : Journal of Family Issues. 37, 3, p. 299-320 22 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 5 Citations (Scopus)

    Family-centred practice for inclusive early years education

    Fordham, L. & Johnston, C., 2014, Inclusive education in the early years: right from the start. Cologon, K. (ed.). South Melbourne: Oxford University Press, p. 171-188 18 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    How stable is the well-being of Australian mothers who care for young children with special health care needs?

    Dillon-Wallace, J. A., McDonagh, S. H. & Fordham, L. A., Oct 2014, In : Journal of Child and Family Studies. 23, 7, p. 1215-1226 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 11 Citations (Scopus)