Dr Susan Ebbels

Director, Moor House Research & Training Institute, Moor House School & College
Specialist topics: Developmental Language Disorder; Speech & Language interventions; research; The SHAPE CODING™ system

Susan is highly experienced Speech and Language Therapist and intervention researcher and has worked predominantly at Moor House with children with Language Disorder, including Developmental Language Disorder (DLD). 

Prior to this, she worked in mainstream and special schools, language units, nurseries and clinics both as a speech and language therapist and earlier as a speech and language therapy assistant. She has an honorary lectureship at UCL (where she completed her PhD in 2005) and is also a specialist advisor for the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists

She is on the editorial boards of two peer reviewed journals, the International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders (where she was previously an associate editor) and Child Language Teaching and Therapy

She is passionate about the need for evidence based practice and has carried out, coordinated and published many intervention studies on a range of areas, but with a particular focus on improving the comprehension and production of grammar in children with language disorders using her SHAPE CODINGTM system. She delivers regular courses both on the SHAPE CODINGTM system and on the current evidence base for school-aged children with DLD.

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