Michelle is a Research Speech Pathologist within the Communication Sciences Department at NAL. She has a clinical background working in schools and private practice supporting children with communication difficulties
Michelle is involved in projects that focus on paediatric hearing loss. Some of these include: the children with unilateral hearing loss (CUHL) study, developing and validating the PLUM and HATS tools, and a number of qualitative projects that seek to better understand the factors that influence the management of mild and unilateral hearing loss in children.
Master of Public Health (Epidemiology)
University of New South Wales
Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Speech Pathology
Determine enablers and barriers to adoption of the PLUM and HATS tool, co-design strategies and provide training for care givers
This project will explore the relationship between listening behaviours and language outcomes as well as parent perspectives on teaching children language.
Population-based longitudinal study that prospectively evaluates the development children with hearing loss
Investigating the effectiveness of early intervention on developmental outcomes of children with congenital unilateral hearing loss