Dianne coordinates and teaches into units on catering for students with disabilities, inclusion and behaviour management at undergraduate level. Postgraduate teaching areas include adaptive education, behaviour management and social skills, children with special needs, educating students who are gifted and talented and research methods. She supervises students within the School of Education Masters and PhD programs. She is published in the field of inclusive education, assistive technology, service learning and children with ASD. Dianne has consulted with UNESCO on guidelines for persons with disabilities and Open and Distance Learning using open solutions (published), and teacher education for global citizenship, and attended invited symposia with the World Health Organisation. She is a member of a number of National and International organisations and is current National Councillor of the Australian Association of Special Education (WA Chapter).