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Sharynne McLeod is professor of speech and language acquisition at Charles Sturt University (CSU), Australia.  She is an elected Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and a Life Member of Speech Pathology Australia. She has held positions including Vice President of the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association and board member of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Professor McLeod has been the editor of International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (2005-2013) and on the editorial board of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics and Child Language Teaching and Therapy, and Speech, Language and Hearing. She was an Australian Research Council Future Fellow (2009-2013).

Professor McLeod's research focuses on monolingual and multilingual children's speech acquisition. She applies the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF-CY, World Health Organization, 2007) to children with speech sound disorders and is named as the only individual in Australia to have contributed to the development of the ICF-CY (WHO, 2007, p. xxv) . Her research foregrounds the right of everyone (particularly children) to participate fully in society. Professor McLeod also researches the prevalence and impact of childhood speech sound disorders and links this to policy and service delivery issues. Professor McLeod has been an invited speaker at conferences and universities in US, UK, Iceland, Turkey, Sweden, Norway, Italy, Ireland, Japan, Jamaica, Hong Kong, Vietnam, New Zealand, and Australia.

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Research Output 1997 2019

1 Citation (Scopus)
Longitudinal Studies
Language
literacy
childhood
Communication
1 Citation (Scopus)
Speech-Language Pathology
Language
Focus Groups
Language Development
Aspirations (Psychology)

Cleft-lip and palate: Speech effects

Cronin, A. & McLeod, S., 2019, The SAGE encyclopedia of human communication sciences and disorders. Damico, J. S. & Ball, M. J. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA.: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 347-350

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

Cranofacial anomalies

Cronin, A. & McLeod, S., 2019, The SAGE encyclopedia of human communication sciences and disorders. Damico, J. S. & Ball, M. J. (eds.). Thousand Oaks, CA.: SAGE Publications Ltd, p. 514-519

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperEntry for encyclopedia/dictionary

English language and literacy proficiency of students in an urban Fiji primary school.

Hopf, S., McDonagh, S., Wang, C. & McLeod, S., 2019, In : Language, Culture and Curriculum. 32, 2, p. 223-238 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Melanesia
English language
primary school
literacy
student

Press / Media

Charles Sturt expert advocates at UN for communication rights

Sharynne McLeod

01/07/19

1 Media contribution

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Reading to infants benefits their school results

Michelle Brown, Audrey Wang & Sharynne McLeod

03/06/19

1 Media contribution

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'VietSpeech' project to deliver for Australia

Sharynne McLeod, Sarah Verdon & Cen Wang

27/06/1828/06/18

2 items of Media coverage

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‘VietSpeech’ project to deliver for Australia

Sharynne McLeod, Sarah Verdon, Van Tran, Ben Pham & Andrew Vann

27/06/18

1 Media contribution

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Fiji speech and language research yields ‘gold standard’ PhD thesis

Suzanne Hopf, Sharynne McLeod, Sarah McDonagh & Cen Wang

13/12/17

1 Media contribution

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