Assessment, Differential Diagnosis and Management of Children with Speech Disorders, Sept 10th 2010

Dear colleague,

Please note that registration for this event is now closed as the workshop is fully subscribed as from 28th July.Unfortunately our reservation/cancellation list is also full and we are unable to offer any further places on this course.


Thank you for your interest in this CPD event.


Sincere regards,


Niamh Gallagher (on behalf of members of the SLT team, Discpline of SLT, Aras Mayola, NUI Galway).





The Discipline of Speech and Language Therapy, NUI Galway is delighted to announce a second date for the Professor Barbara Dodd workshop on Child Speech Disorders on Friday 10th September 2010. There was an overwhelming demand for the workshop on the 8th September with registration closing very quickly.  The workshop on the 8th September is now full and registration is now open for 10th September. 


Barbara Dodd is from the Speech and Language Therapy at City University, London to the west of Ireland. She is the author of Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Speech Disordered Children (2005) and a lead author on assessments for speech disorder (e.g. Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology– DEAP) and phonological awareness (e.g. The Primary and Preschool Inventory of Phonological Awareness). She is a speech and language therapist whose research focuses on typical and atypical phonological development. She has taught in clinical departments at Newcastle University and University Queensland and in the School of English and Linguistics at Macquarie University in Sydney. Barbara has been involved in the development of new curricula for educating speech-language therapy clinicians in England, Ireland and Australia. From 2004 to 2009 she was an ARC Research Fellow at the University of Queensland, but is now full-time at the Department of Language and Communication Sciences at City University, London. She is the author of books on the differential diagnosis of children with speech difficulties and bilingualism, and a lead author on assessments for speech disorder and phonological awareness. Barbara is a member of the bilingual affairs committee of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics and a Fellow of Speech Pathology Australia.

Research Interests

Barbara’s research interests focus on the characteristics of phonological acquisition of children, particularly those with a phonological disorder, including children who are bilingual, deaf or intellectually impaired. Her research has included clinical efficacy and effectiveness studies of intervention programs linked to diagnostic categories of phonological difficulties.