Dr. Sharimila Ambrose, CCC-SLP
Education and Clinical Certification
- Ph.D., University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015
- B.Sc. (Hons.) Speech & Language Therapy, University of Wales, (UWIC), Cardiff, United Kingdom, 1997
- Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA), United States of America
- Clinical Practice Certificate, Royal College of Speech & Language Therapists (RCSLT), United Kingdom; MRCSLT
- HANEN It Takes Two to Talk Certified Speech-Language Pathologist
Teaching and Research Interests
- Child Language Development and Disorders
- Early Intervention, Language Learning and Literacy Skills
- Multicultural and Multilingual Diversity: Assessment, Intervention and Service Delivery
- Clinical Supervision and Clinical Education
- Global Issues and Practices.
- Ambrose, S.M. (2018, November). Fostering cultural competence in speech-language pathology academic and clinical education: Challenges, experiences and recommendations. Paper presented at the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Boston, U.S.A.
- Ambrose, S.M. (2018, July). Using the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework to assess the language skills of multilingual/multicultural children. Paper presented at the 2nd International Connect Malaysia (Connect’M) Conference, University of Reading, Malaysia, Johor Bahru, Malaysia.
- Ambrose, S.M., Flemming, R., Roys, A., Faruki, E. (2017, November). Integrating the ICF Framework as part of Accent Modification Services: An Exploratory Case Study. Poster session presented at the American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
- Ambrose, S.M., Klee, T., Moran, C. (2017, April). Cultural differences in beliefs and practices related to mother-child interactions. A two-hour paper presented at the New York State Speech-Language- Hearing Association Convention (NYSSHLA), American Speech-Language & Hearing Association (ASHA) Convention, Saratoga, New York, U.S.A.
- Ambrose, S.M. (2015, December). Clinical supervision of students from multicultural backgrounds: Challenges, Experiences and Suggestions. Paper presented at the Clinical Education Symposium, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand.