Dr. Pauline Frizelle
Name: Dr. Pauline Frizelle
Position: Lecturer and Year 4 co-ordinator
Telephone: +353 (0)21 490 1649
Dr Pauline Frizelle is a speech and language therapist and former manager of the speech and language therapy department at Enable Ireland, Cork – providing services for children with a primary physical disability. Pauline also worked for many years with the Brothers of Charity, Lota, where she gained specialist experience in all types of intellectual disability and Autism. She then began working on a consultancy basis, engaging in staff training, acting as expert witness for the high court and working with children with specific language impairment.
Pauline completed her undergraduate degree in Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh – where she was awarded first class honours. She began working in the Department of Speech and Hearing sciences in 2006 as a problem based learning tutor. In 2008 Pauline was the first speech and Language therapist in Ireland to be awarded the HRB (Health Research Board) fellowship for the therapy professions to complete her PhD. Her topic of interest was Investigating psycholinguistic markers in specific language impairment. Pauline’s research interests are in the area of paediatric language development and disorder. She has a particular interest in complex syntax, memory and specific language impairment.
Pauline is currently working as a postdoctoral researcher and is manager of the HRB funded project – investigating the effect of speaker accent on sentence comprehension in children with language delay. She is co-supervisor of the PhD student on this project and also supervises 4th year dissertations in the undergraduate Speech and Hearing sciences degree program. Pauline is a member of the Irish association of speech and language therapists and the Royal college of Speech and Language Therapists.
Learn more at http://research.ucc.ie/profiles/C025/pfrizelle
Frizelle, P., & Fletcher, P. (2014). Profiling relative clause constructions in children with specific language impairment. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 1–13. doi:10.3109/02699206.2014.882991
Frizelle, P. & Fletcher P. (2013) – in press. Relative clause constructions in children with specific language impairment. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders.
Applying knowledge from other disciplines to enhance clinical practice .
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Conference Contributions / Communications
Frizelle P. (2013) The role of memory in processing relative clauses in children with SLI. [Oral Presentation], Child Language Seminar, Manchester, UK, 24th June - 25th June 2013
Frizelle P. (2013) Ease of processing relative clause constructions for children with SLI. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists, Biannual Conference, Dublin, Ireland, 18th April 2012 – 19thApril 2012.
Frizelle P. (2012) The control of Relative Clauses in children with Specific Language Impairment [Oral Presentation], International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics Association Conference, Cork, Ireland, 27th Jun 2012 – 30th Jun 2012.
Frizelle P. (2011) Investigating Relative Clauses in children with Specific Language Impairment [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists National Conference, Dublin, Ireland , 24th Nov 2011 – 25th Nov 2011.
Frizelle P. (2011) Complex syntax in children with Specific Language Impairment [Poster Presentation], International Association for the study of child language Conference, (IASCL) Montreal, Canada 19th July 2011 – 23rd July 2011
Frizelle P. (2011) Investigating Pscholinguistic markers in children with Specific Language Impairment [Poster Presentation], Symposium on Research in Child language Disorder (SRCLD) 7th June 2011 – 9th June 2011
Frizelle P. (1995) Language Disorder - a combined approach. [Oral Presentation],
Pervasive Developmental Disorders International Conference, Dublin, Ireland 1995.