Helen Grech | IALP : International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics Helen Grech – IALP : International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics

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Helen Grech

Professor Helen Grech is the Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Head of the Department of Communication Therapy at the University of Malta. She is a registered audiologist and speech-language pathologist. Her research interests are related to speech acquisition and disorders in multilingual populations. Helen Grech has been involved in a number of cross-linguistic research projects and COST Actions. She was awarded a Marie Curie Intra-European Research Fellowship by the European Commission, an Individual Mobility Grant and received funding from the EU to co-ordinate a 4-year FP6 project. She has also received several local research grants.

Areas of Specialty:

• Speech sound disorders in children
• Multilingual/multicultural issues related to developmental
communication disorders
• Hearing impairment

Populations of Focus:

• Children with speech and language impairment
• Children with multilingual exposure
• Children from culturally diverse backgrounds
• Children with hearing impairment

Age Range:

• Preschool to adolescence