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The Speak Up podcast by Speech Pathology Australia highlights conversations with esteemed contributors in the speech pathology space. We explore key issues in the profession, in a short and easy to listen to format.

Speak Up Speak Up: A Speech Pathology Australia Podcast

    • Education
    • 4.7 • 67 Ratings

The Speak Up podcast by Speech Pathology Australia highlights conversations with esteemed contributors in the speech pathology space. We explore key issues in the profession, in a short and easy to listen to format.

    The Importance of Speech Genes - S05 E01

    The Importance of Speech Genes - S05 E01

    In this week’s episode, Anneke Flinn chats to Dr Angela Morgan, Director of the National Health and Medical Research Council Centre for Research Excellence in Speech and Language,and Speech and Language group lead at the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute.

    Angela speaks about the growing research in the area of speech genes, particularly in childhood speech sound disorder, and the implications of this research for speech pathologists.

    Please follow this link to access the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute – Centre of Research and Excellence in Speech and Language website mentioned in the episode:

    https://www.geneticsofspeech.org.au/

    Please follow this link to access the National Institutes of Health – gene reviews website:

    https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/20301295/

    Speech Pathology Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands, seas and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.

    We recognise that the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are grounded in continued connection to culture, country, language and community, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

    • 46 min
    Speak Up: Looking Back at 2022 - S04 E47

    Speak Up: Looking Back at 2022 - S04 E47

    In the final episode for 2022, our own Anneke Flinn looks back at some of the interesting conversations featured over the year.

    Speech Pathology Australia would like to wish everyone a wonderful festive season and a relaxing summer break. See you in 2023!

    Speech Pathology Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands, seas and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.

    We recognise that the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are grounded in continued connection to culture, country, language and community, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

    • 29 min
    Language Together: Helping Foster Carers to Support Children with Oral Language Needs - S04 E46

    Language Together: Helping Foster Carers to Support Children with Oral Language Needs - S04 E46

    In this week’s episode, SPA’s Anneke Flinn speaks to Dr Lydia Timms, speech pathologist, researcher and lecturer at Curtin University. Lydia chats about the “Language Together” online training package developed by speech pathologists to develop the skills of foster carers to support the oral language needs of children in their care.

    Please follow this link to the JCPSLP edition featuring the “Language Together” program (member log in required):

    https://speechpathologyaustralia.cld.bz/JCPSLP-Vol-23-Issue-2-2021/38/

    Speech Pathology Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands, seas and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.

    We recognise that the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are grounded in continued connection to culture, country, language and community, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

    • 29 min
    All about the SPA Board of Directors - S04 E45

    All about the SPA Board of Directors - S04 E45

    In this week’s episode, SPA’s Anneke Flinn speaks with Lucy Sutherland, Speech Pathologist and SPA Board Director. Lucy chats about her personal journey to being on the SPA Board, the role of the Board and the upcoming Board elections.

    Please follow this link for further information about the SPA Board of Directors:

    https://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/SPAweb/About_us/Board_of_Directors/SPAweb/About_Us/Board_of_Directors/Board_of_Directors.aspx?hkey=e78b61bc-d46b-423c-9959-7a1a48bb919a

    Speech Pathology Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands, seas and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.

    We recognise that the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are grounded in continued connection to culture, country, language and community, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

    • 22 min
    Working with Children with an Incarcerated Parent - S04 E44

    Working with Children with an Incarcerated Parent - S04 E44

    In this week’s episode, Mary Woodward, SPA’s Senior Advisor – Justice, speaks with Katy Eccleston and Emma Agostino, Child and Family workers with Shine for Kids. Katy and Emma explore the important considerations for speech pathologists when working with children who have an incarcerated parent, in the context of 20% of Aboriginal children and 5% of non-Aboriginal children experiencing parental incarceration at some point in their lifetime.

    Please follow this link to access the Shine for Kids website:

    https://shineforkids.org.au/

    Speech Pathology Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands, seas and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.

    We recognise that the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are grounded in continued connection to culture, country, language and community, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

    • 36 min
    Ethics: A Year in Review - S04 E43

    Ethics: A Year in Review - S04 E43

    In this week’s episode the SPA Ethics Team – Trish Johnson, Nadia Marussinszky and Kelly Williams – explore the common ethics themes of 2022.

    Speech Pathology Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of lands, seas and waters throughout Australia, and pay respect to Elders past, present and future.

    We recognise that the health and social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are grounded in continued connection to culture, country, language and community, and acknowledge that sovereignty was never ceded.

    Please follow this link to access Speak Up S04 E32 – RUOK: starting a conversation about burnout and mental health:

    https://soundcloud.com/speechpathologyaustralia/ruok-starting-a-conversation-about-burnout-and-mental-health-s04-e32

    Please follow this link to access the Riding the wave of stress: Recognising and managing stress On Demand training package:

    https://learninghub.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/speechpathologyaust/2137-riding-the-wave-of-stress-recognising-and-managing-stress

    Please follow this link for further information about informed consent:

    https://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/SPAweb/Members/Ethics/Informed_consent/SPAweb/Members/Ethics/Informed_consent.aspx?hkey=b4b2ace1-12c2-4bbf-b94f-32f8eccad965

    Please follow this link for further information about ceasing services (under heading “Policy and Procedure”):

    https://www.speechpathologyaustralia.org.au/SPAweb/Members/Ethics/HTML/Ethics_-_secondary.aspx#el

    For a detailed list of all resources mentioned in this episode, please email: speakuppodcast@speechpathologyaustralia.org.au

    • 15 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
67 Ratings

67 Ratings

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Scripted episodes

Some episodes are fantastic and highly informative. Other episodes are hard to listen to as it is very obvious that speakers are reading a script. I would highly suggest prompting speakers to talk naturally as listening to people read a pre written script is not enjoyable.

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