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Personal profile

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

Award Date: 16 Dec 2015

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Research Output

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Transcription of Children's Speech

    Wren, Y., McLeod, S. & Verdon, S., 01 Apr 2020, In : Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica. 72, 2, p. 73-74 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Enhancing the English intelligibility of multilingual speakers

    Blake, H. L., McLeod, S. & Verdon, S., Jun 2019.

    Research output: Other contribution to conferenceAbstract

    Prizes

    Bloorview Pursuit Award

    Verdon, Sarah (Recipient), 05 May 2015

    Prize

  • Most Outstanding Thesis

    Verdon, Sarah (Recipient), 16 Dec 2015

    Prize: Award

  • NSW/ACT Young Achiever of The Year

    Verdon, Sarah (Recipient), 23 Mar 2015

    Prize: Award

  • Activities

    • 6 Workshop/course/forum
    • 1 Public lecture/debate/seminar/presentation

    Pathways to culturally competent practice with multilingual children

    Sarah Verdon (Speaker)

    23 Nov 201724 Nov 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumIndustry

    Pathways to Cultural Competence

    Sarah Verdon (Speaker)

    2016

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumIndustry

    Enhancing practice with children and families from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds

    Sarah Verdon (Speaker)

    2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumIndustry

    Holland Bloorview Pursuit Awards

    Sarah Verdon (Speaker)

    2015

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventPublic lecture/debate/seminar/presentationIndustry

    Embracing diversity, creating equality:

    Sarah Verdon (Speaker)

    2014

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventWorkshop/course/forumIndustry