Professor Jacinta DouglasProfessor, Acquired Disability Studies, Speech Pathology
Jacinta has qualifications in the disciplines of speech pathology and clinical neuropsychology. She has extensive research and clinical experience in rehabilitation of adults with acquired brain injury. Jacinta's research interests involve evidence-based practice, cognitive-communication disorders and living well with acquired brain injury. Her work focuses on measurement of perceived social communication deficits (the La Trobe Communication Questionnaire), coping with communication breakdown, self concept following acquired brain injury and community inclusion of people with brain injury. Jacinta is the Summer Foundaiton Research Chair (Living Well with Brain Injury) and leads the theme 'Building the evidence base for participation and inclusion' at La Trobe University's Living with Disability Research Centre.