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Dr Shane Erickson Lecturer Speech Pathology, Speech Pathology

Shane completed his PhD in the area of adult stuttering where he developed and trialled an Internet delivered speech restructuring treatment program. Other recent research endeavours include investigating the psychosocial impact of stuttering on adults and adolescents and looking at novel ways to measure stuttering and social participation. Shane also has significant clinical experience in the treatment of paediatric and adult stuttering and consults from a private speech pathology clinic in Malvern. He is a clinical educator in the La Trobe Communication Clinic. Shane's teaching focuses mainly on research methodology and evidence-based practice subjects. He is the subject coordinator for the core first year subject Research and Evidence in Practice and the third year Speech Pathology subject Evidence Based Practice in Speech Pathology. Shane is the course coordinator for the Master of Speech Pathology program. He is supervising a PhD student investigating relapse and maintenance in adult stuttering and another student investigating the development of a virtual speech pathologist for children with speech sound disorder.

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