Specific interest in speech and language development and the impact of the environment on young children’s speech. Doctoral study completed on interventions within play and learning environments to aid speech and language development.
MA research was entitled “Does the learning environment have an impact on the quality of a child’s utterances?”
Involved in a group research project exploring “Transitions and Aspirations” of first year university students.
She is also particularly interested in the student experience for those studying Early Childhood Studies and researches aspects with the aim to enhance this experience and produce professionals who will be excellent advocates for children and their families.