Jasvinder Sekhon

Speech Pathologist | PhD candidate

Jas is a speech pathologist with clinical experience working with people with communication and swallowing disorders across the continuum of care, primarily within the public health system. She has worked in Victoria, Australia and 5 years in Singapore within adult community rehabilitation.

Jas completed both undergraduate and post graduate qualifications at La Trobe University and started her doctorate studies in 2015 at La Trobe University. Jas' PhD focuses on the counselling practice and efficacy of speech pathologists working with people with post stroke aphasia. Her supervisors are Associate Professor Miranda Rose, Associate Professor Jenni Oates and Professor Ian Kneebone (University of Technology Sydney).

Jas' research interests include acquired communication disorders in adults and culturally and linguistically diverse populations, e.g. aphasia after stroke within the holistic model of biopsychosocial health.