Virginia has been working in private practice since 1978. After obtaining her Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Pathology from Flinders University she travelled to New York, where she obtained her Masters’ Degree in Speech Pathology from Columbia University in 1984.
She obtained her PhD from LaTrobe University in 1999.
Virginia is a member of Speech Pathology Australia, and is also a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association (ASHA). She regularly attends conferences with ASHA in the USA. She also edits journal articles for the Journal of Learning Disabilities. She is an accredited diagnostician with Autism SA.
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Virginia has experience working with most types of communication disorders. Her current caseload comprises many adults with voice disorders, children with autism and dyslexia, adults with neurogenic disorders (stroke and head injury) and preschoolers and school-aged children with language and learning difficulties. She also has a special interest in stuttering and language disorders.