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Name Leahy, Margaret M
Main Department Clin Speech & Language Studies
College Title Disability Pensioner
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Membership of Professional Institutions, Associations, Societies
Details Date From Date To
IASLT - - - Offices held include: Council Member; vice-Chairperson; Chairperson. Served on Ethics Committee; Professional Development Committee. Overseas Applications Committee. Education Committee. Received Honours of the IASLT in 2002. SIG Fluency; SIG Learning Difficulties (Focus). Advisor re Fluency Disorders. 1970 present
IFA: member since its foundation in 1990. Nominations Committee member 1993-2000. President: 2001 present. Serving on Editorial Board of JFD. 1990 present
IALP: Served on Board (1995-2001); Member of Education Committee; Chair of PR Committee: 2000 - present. Chair of History Committee: 2001 1990 present
ASHA: International affiliate member 1994 present
RCSLT: Served on Ethics Committee; CREST; International Affairs Committee. Advisor re. Fluency Disorders. Currently serving on Executive Editorial Board (since 2000). 1972 2009
Awards and Honours
Award Date
Fellowship of The American Speech-Language Hearing Association (ASHA) 2013
Honors of the International Fluency Association (Research) 2009
Honours of the Irish Association of Speech & Language Therapy 2002
Description of Research Interests
Analysis of Clinical Discourse. Review and evaluation of the PBL course. Joint project with B. Dodd (UNcl); I. Walsh (SCSLS). Student Clinicians' preferences for working with client groups. Joint project with C. Delaney (UWIC); K. Murphy; S. Meilijson (Jerusalem, Israel). Personal Reflections of students entering clinical practice. Joint project with S. Meilijson (Jerusalem, Israel), and I. Walsh. Research Funding applied for project: Accommodating Stammering as a Speech Disability. Prof Philip Leith, QUB; (Michael Jefferson, University of Sheffield; Margaret Leahy, TCD).
Publications and Other Research Outputs
Peer Reviewed
Margaret M. Leahy, Mary O'Dwyer, Fiona Ryan, Witnessing Stories: Definitional Ceremonies in Narrative Therapy with Adults who Stutter, Journal of Fluency Disorders, 37, 2012, p234 - 241
TARA - Full Text
Margaret M. Leahy & Barbara Dodd, Manual of Diagnostic Evaluation of Articulation and Phonology - Irish Standardisation., 1st edition , London, UK, Pearson Assessment, 2011, 1 - 23pp
International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 43, S1 May 2008, (2008), Judith Felson Duchan; Margaret M. Leahy, [eds.]
M. Leahy & B. Dodd, Why should secondary schools come second?, RCSLT Bulletin, 601, 2002, p11 - 13
M. M. Leahy, L. Loftus(ed.), European League of Stuttering Associations Seminar, Children's Attitudes to Communication, Koln: ELSA, 1998, 57-61 p
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