Researcher biography

Communication Disability, ICF

University Profile: Associate Professor Nerina Scarinci is Head of Speech Pathology and Program Director for the Master of Speech Pathology Studies (MSpPathSt) program in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences. She is a Senior Member of the Communication Disability Centre and a Chief Investigator for the HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (CRC).

Teaching Themes: Children with Special Needs in Communication, Paediatric Speech Pathology, Hearing Impairment, Service Delivery, Professional Issues and Ethics

Research interests: Paediatric and Adult Hearing Impairment, Communication Disability, International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), Third-Party Disability, Family-Centred Care, Early Intervention.

Publications: 60+ peer-reviewed journal articles, 2 books, 6 book chapters.

Reviewer: International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology; International Journal of Audiology; Ear & Hearing; Speech, Language and Hearing; Disability & Rehabilitation; Child Language Teaching & Therapy, American Journal of Audiology; BMC Geriatrics; Clinical Interventions in Aging.

Editorial Boards: Associate Editor for International Journal of Audiology; Editorial Consultant for International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology.

Professional Memberships: Speech Pathology Australia; The Hanen Centre; Ida Institute.