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Mrs Billie Lowe, Speech and Language Therapist and current PhD student, drawing on over 25 years’ NHS experience with a wide range of communication disorders in adults and children. Special interests in developmental speech and language difficulties, the links between speech, language and literacy, secondary school age group, word learning, and clinical education.


Conference papers and proceedings (2)

  1. Lowe, H., Joffe, V. and Hasson, N. (2015). Vocabulary Intervention in Adolescents with Language Impairment: Perspectives from Teachers and Speech and Language Therapists. 3rd Annual Doctoral Research Conference 27 April, School of Health Sciences, City University London.
  2. Lowe, H. and Joffe, V. (2012). Vocabulary learning in mainstream secondary school students with speech, language and communication needs. RCSLT Conference 11-12 September, Manchester, England.

Journal articles (2)

  1. Lowe, H., Henry, L., Müller, L.M. and Joffe, V.L. (2018). Vocabulary intervention for adolescents with language disorder: a systematic review. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 53(2), pp. 199–217. doi:10.1111/1460-6984.12355.
  2. Spencer, S., Clegg, J., Lowe, H. and Stackhouse, J. (2017). Increasing adolescents' depth of understanding of cross-curriculum words: an intervention study. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 52(5), pp. 652–668. doi:10.1111/1460-6984.12309.