Dr Rebecca Armstrong

Lecturer in Speech Pathology

School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences
Faculty of Health and Behavioural Sciences
+61 7 334 67832


Rebecca is a teaching focused academic at the University of Queensland, and she has a particular clinical and research interest in paediatric populations. Clinically, Rebecca has experience working with school-age children, and she is passionate about sharing her interest and expertise in this area through her teaching and research aspirations. Rebecca’s teaching and research focuses on a range of paediatric areas of speech pathology practice, including speech, language, literacy and special needs in communication (including children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and Developmental Language Disorders). To date, Rebecca has presented at national and international conferences and also has published in peer-reviewed journals published in the areas of Autism Spectrum Disorders, and also population-based research examining the early life predictors and long-term outcomes of language impairment.

Research Interests

  • School-age children
    Including a focus on service delivery, assessment and intervention relating to school-age children with a range of communication difficulties
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Epidemiology research
    Including a focus on population-based research examining early life predictors and long-term outcomes of communication disorders
  • University student learning in clinical contexts
    Including a focus on school-age populations


  • PhD, The University of Queensland


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