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The overarching goal of my research is to inform the development of high quality, equitable, culturally appropriate health and education services to facilitate positive engagement in society and equity of opportunity for all.
My program of research has two main foci:
(1) To investigate and support the speech, language and literacy development of culturally and linguistically diverse children. I am specifically engaged in research involving families from migrant, refugee and Indigenous backgrounds.
(2) To facilitate the development of culturally competent professionals and workplaces that support people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to participate in safe and respectful spaces that positive lifelong outcomes.

 

AREAS OF SPECIALISATION

Cultural competence

Multilingual and multicultural practice

Children with speech, language, and communication needs

Autism in young children

Early years education

Speech-language pathology 

Education/Academic qualification

Speech-language pathology/early childhood education, Doctor of Philosophy, Charles Sturt University

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Research Output 2011 2019

Ethnography.

Verdon, S. & Easton, C., 2019, (Accepted/In press) Qualitative Research in Communication Disorders : An Introductory Guide for Students and Clinicians. Lyons, R. & McAllister, L. (eds.).

Research output: Book chapter/Published conference paperChapter in textbook/reference book

Motivation
Language
participation
lack
language
Consciousness
consciousness
Cultural Competency
Education
Interviews
3 Citations (Scopus)
Censuses
Education
Aptitude
Language
Census

Prizes

Bloorview Pursuit Award

Sarah Verdon (Recipient), 05 May 2015

Prize

disability
childhood
student

Most Outstanding Thesis

Sarah Verdon (Recipient), 16 Dec 2015

Prize: Award

education

NSW/ACT Young Achiever of The Year

Sarah Verdon (Recipient), 23 Mar 2015

Prize: Award

leadership
science

Activities 2013 2017

  • 7 Invited talk

Press / Media

PM's Award

Sarah Verdon

22/03/19

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Press / Media

PM Award for life scientist of the year

Sarah Verdon

21/03/19

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Culcairn speech pathologist acknowledged globally

Sarah Verdon

18/03/19

1 item of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

'VietSpeech' project to deliver for Australia

Sharynne McLeod, Sarah Verdon & Audrey Wang

27/06/1828/06/18

2 items of media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media