Dr Julie LachkovicSenior Lecturer

Specialist Areas


Language impairments, autism, special educational needs, collaborative working with families and educationalists.

Research Interests


Relationships between temperament and language outcomes for children with delayed language development
Relationships between parent-child temperament (goodness of fit) and parents' judgement of their child's manageability
Speech and language therapy service provision fror pre-school children

Professional Body Membership and Activity


Member of Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
Health Professions Council

Editorships and Consultancies


Consultancy Charnwood Nursery

Reviewer for:
International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders
Child: Care, Health and Development
Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics

Research Outputs

Journal Articles

Marshall J., Goldbart J., Phillips J.M. 2008. "Parents' and Speech and Language Therapists' Explanatory Models of Language Development, Language Delay and Intervention" International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, vol.42 no.5, pp.533-555
issn: 1460-6984 doi: 10.1080/13682820601053753

Phillips J.M. 2004. "Language Delay: Why do parents fail appointments?" International Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation, vol.11 no.11, pp.500-500
issn: 1741-1645


Conference Presentations

Goldbart J., Marshall J., Phillips J.M. 2006. "Professional and parental cultures - their influence on service provision in Speech and Language Therapy" at: 6th European CPLOL Congress: A Multilingual and Multicultural Europe. A Challenge for Speech and Language. Berlin, Germany. Comite Permanent de Liaison des Orthophonistes/Logopedes.

Phillips J.M., Goldbart J., Marshall J. 2006. "Play Based Interventions with Communication Impaired Children: Cultural Implications" at: 6th European CPLOL Congress: A Multilingual and Multicultural Europe. A Challenge for Speech and Language. Berlin, Germany. Comite Permanent de Liaison des Orthophonistes/Logopedes.

Phillips J.M., Goldbart J., Marshall J. 2006. "Parents, Speech and Language Therapists and play - cross-cultural similarities and differences: the influence on intervention for children with communication disorders" at: 6th European CPLOL Congress: A Multilingual and Multicultural Europe. A Challenge for Speech and Language. Berlin, Germany. Comite Permanent de Liaison des Orthophonistes/Logopedes.

Marshall J., Phillips J.M., Goldbart J. 2003. "Tweenies Help, Teletubbies Don't. Parents and speech and language therapists explanatory models of language development" at: RCSLT/CPLOL Congress. Edinburgh, UK.

Phillips J.M., Goldbart J., Marshall J. 2003. "He's just lazy, he'll do it when he goes to school - Parents and speech and language therapists' explanatory models of language delay" at: RCSLT/CPLOL Congress. Edinburgh, UK.

Marshall J., Goldbart J., Phillips J.M. 2001. "Overseas students of speech and language pathology: Choices about where to study and whether to return" at: 25th World Congress of the International Association of Logopedics and Phoniatrics. Montreal, Canada.

Current Teaching Input


Pathology and Process, Level 1
Disorders of structure and movement, Level 2
Language and literacy, Level 2
Specific language impairment, Level 3
Autism, Level 3
Clinical tutorials levels 2+3

Other Responsibilities


Educational placements coordinator - primary and secondary mainstream school observational placements
QAA Major review of healthcare programmes reviewer
Julie Lachkovic

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

Health Professions Department
Birley Building
Birley Fields Campus
53 Bonsall Street
Manchester
M15 6GX

Tel: 0161 2472575

Fax: 0161 2476364

Email: j.lachkovic@mmu.ac.uk