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Personal Statement

I completed my PhD at The University of Sydney, Australia in 2018. I am an HCPC registered Speech and Language Therapist, and have previously practised clinically in Australia. I am a certified practising member of Speech Pathology Australia.

My area of interest is in the clinical management of speech sound disorders in children.

I am currently working on the EPSRC-funded Ultrax2020 project (http://www.ultrax-speech.org/research/ultrax-2020)

Research Interests

I am interested in investigating how intervention outcomes can be optimised for children with speech sound disorders. This has led me to investigate the service delivery contexts in which speech and language therapists provide therapy services, and also to consider the role that parents can play in delivering effective intervention. I am particularly interested in exploring the active ingredients of intervention for speech sound disorders, and identifying which components (or combination of components) of intervention lead to changes in a child's speech. 

My current area of research is investigating the role of biofeedback and ultrasound imaging of the tongue in both assessment and intervention processes for speech sound disorders. I am interested in how the additional information provided by ultrasound may contribute to both improved assessment/diagnosis and intervention outcomes.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sydney

20142018

Bachelor of Applied Science, University of Sydney

20092012

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Research Output 2016 2019

Developing an ultrasound visual-biofeedback service for the treatment of speech sound disorders within a rural clinical setting

Schoepfer, C., Sugden, E., Cleland, J., Roxburgh, Z., Loggie, J., Godfrey, T. & Brander, E., 25 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceSpeech

Therapeutics
Biofeedback (Psychology)
Speech Sound Disorder

Improving the reliability of phonetic transcription in cleft lip and palate using ultrasound tongue imaging

Cleland, J., Lloyd, S., Crampin, L., Campbell, L., Sugden, E., Zharkova, N. & Palo, P., 3 Apr 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePoster

Open Access
File
Phonetics
Cleft Lip
Cleft Palate
Tongue
Ultrasonography

Prizes

Best Paper Award 2019 (International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology)

Eleanor Sugden (Recipient), Elise Baker (Recipient), Natalie Munro (Recipient), A. Lynn Williams (Recipient) & Carol Trivette (Recipient), 2019

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2018 2019

  • 4 Journal peer review
  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Engage with Strathclyde 2019

Wendy Cohen (Organiser), Anja Kuschmann (Organiser), Joanne Cleland (Organiser), Eleanor Sugden (Organiser)
3 May 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course

Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology (Journal)

Ellie Sugden (Peer reviewer)
2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesJournal peer review