John-Joe Dawson-Squibb is a Clinical Psychologist working at the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry based at the Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa. His primary clinical role is at the Therapeutic Learning Centre (TLC), a tertiary level psychiatric in-patient unit for children under 13 years. He is currently in a joint appointment at the University of Cape Town and the Department of Health. The title of his PhD thesis completed in June 2018 was ‘Parent education and training for autism spectrum disorder: evaluating evidence for implementation in low-resource environments’. His research interests focus on the implementation and dissemination of evidence-based parent education and training programmes in low resource environments.