Acknowledgment is given to the members of the profession who contributed their knowledge and current literature to this project.
Speech Pathology Australia Reference Group
Gaenor Dixon, National President, Speech Pathology Australia/ Principal Advisor, Therapies Tim Kittel, Director, Speech Pathology Australia Alison Smith, Queensland Branch Chair/ Director Strategy and Performance, Metropolitan Region, Department of Education and Training (Queensland) Gail Mulcair, Chief Executive Officer, Speech Pathology Australia Candice Brady, Speech Pathologist at Children’s Hospital at Westmead (SCHN), Leader for Advocacy and Influence – Speech Pathology Australia (NSW Branch) Felicity Burke, Practice Leader Speech Pathology, Clinical Innovation and Governance, Ageing Disability and Home Care, Department of Family and Community Services Associate Professor Patricia Eadie, Melbourne Graduate School of Education Dr Charlotte Forwood, Leader of Advanced Learning – Strathcona Girls Grammar School Associate Professor Suze Leitao, Life Member SPA, School of Psychology and Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University Professor Sharynne McLeod, Life Member SPA, ASHA Fellow, Professor of Speech and Language Acquisition, School of Teacher Education, Charles Sturt University
Eleanor McMillan, Speech Pathologist in Private Practice/ School Leader in the ACT Education Direcorate Dr Natalie Munro, Course Director BAppSc(SpPath) and Senior Lecturer Speech Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Sydney, and University Associate, Curtin University Dr Tanya Serry, Senior Lecturer, Discipline of Speech Pathology; Chair, Human Research Ethics Sub-Committee; Honorary Research Fellow, Murdoch Childrens Research Institute, Policy Equity and Transition Group Dr Julia Starling, Certified Practicing Speech-Language Pathologist Adjunct Lecturer, The University of Sydney; President, Learning Difficulties Coalition of NSW Kathryn Thorburn, Speech Pathologist/Teacher Language and Learning: K-12 Speech Pathology and Learning Support Pamela Thuan, Speech Pathologist and Speech and Language Specialist Consultant Sue Wilks, Speech Pathologists/Managing Director One Stop: Allied Health & Medical Centre Christine Lyons, Senior Advisor – Professional Practice, Speech Pathology Australia Cathy Olsson, National Advisor – Disability, Speech Pathology Australia.
The reference group was supported by Mary Gornik, SPA National Advisor - Education, Early Childhood and Projects. A special thanks to Hayley Tancredi for her contribution to the section on inclusive education. www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au >What’s On > Schools Project Resource
For more information on the Speech Pathology in Schools Project contact Speech Pathology Australia Senior Advisor, Early Childhood and Education, Jane Delaney at firstname.lastname@example.org