Dr Emma Grace

Associate Lecturer

College of Nursing and Health Sciences

place Flinders Medical Centre (7E:556)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

I am a balanced academic in the Speech Pathology Department, College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

My teaching responsibilities include topic coordinating for SPTH1202 Introduction to Research Methods in Speech Pathology and SPTH3907 Complex Disorders of Childhood.

My research focuses on supporting interventions that enable communication participation. A research focus which is situated within the Better Communities theme of the Caring Futures Institute within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. I recently completed my PhD which investigated the effects of a peer e-mentoring intervention on participation in online conversation for young people who use Augmentative and Alternative Communication.


2020 Doctor of Philosophy

2002 Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Hons)

Honours, awards and grants

2019 International Pursuit Award (3rd Prize) PhD Students Improving the Lives of Kids with Disabilities (Awarded by Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital and Bloorview Research Institute, Toronto, Canada).

2013 Telstra TJA Christopher Newell 2nd Prize for worldwide best paper

2012 Australian Rehabilitation & Assistive Technology Association Conference 2nd Prize for 'Developments, improvements & innovations in service delivery to AT users' for "Internet for Social Inclusion of Children with Disabilities"

Topic coordinator
SPTH1202 Research Methods in Speech Pathology
SPTH3907 Professional Studies 3B: Complex Disorders - Paediatrics
SPTH3905 Clinical Skills and Practice 3 (Complex Disorders - Paediatrics)