Dr Fay WindsorSenior Lecturer

Fay Windsor is a Senior Lecturer in Speech Pathology and Therapy. She graduated from Sheffield University with a BMedSci(Speech) degree in 1996 and was awarded a PhD by Queen Margaret University College, Edinburgh in 2002. Between 2001 and 2005 she was employed as a Research Associate at Sheffield University working alongside Professor Rosemary Varley and Dr Sandra Whiteside on a programme of research into acquired apraxia of speech, funded by The Health Foundation. She has worked as a speech and language therapist in the NHS in North Derbyshire and Sheffield providing support to children with speech and language difficulties in mainstream schools.

Awards

Winner - Poster Award - 2012 RIHSC Annual Conference

Specialist Areas


Acquired and developmental apraxia of speech; Developmental speech disorders; Acoustic analysis of speech; Maximum performance tasks for speech

Research Interests

  • Motor speech disorders (developmental and acquired)
  • Acoustic analysis of speech
  • Coarticulation

Professional Body Membership and Activity


British Aphasiology Society
The Society for Research in Rehabilitation

Impact


Promising Researcher Fellowship, Research Office, MMU

Research Outputs

Edited Books

Windsor F.G., Kelly M.L., Hewlett N. (eds) 2002. "Investigations in Clinical Phonetics and Linguistics". Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
isbn: 978-0-805840-15-5 (0-805840-15-X)

Journal Articles

Whiteside, S.P., Robson, H., Windsor, F., Varley, R. 2012. "Stability in voice onset time patterns: a longitudinal case study of acquired apraxia of speech", Journal of Medical Speech-Language Pathology, 20, 17-28

Windsor F. 2011. "The broad or narrow way?", Speech and Language Therapy in Practice, Winter 2011

Cowell P. E., Whiteside S. P, Windsor F., Varley, R. A. 2010. "Plasticity, permanence, and patient performance: study design and data analysis in the cognitive rehabilitation of acquired communication impairments", Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol.4, no.213
issn: 1662-5161
doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2010.00213

Whiteside S.P., Grobler S., Windsor F.G., Varley R. 2010. "An acoustic study of vowels and coarticulation as a function of utterance type: A case of acquired apraxia of speech" Journal of Neurolinguistics, vol.23 no.2, pp.145-161
issn: 0911-6044 doi: 10.1016/j.jneuroling.2009.12.002

Windsor F.G., Hewlett N., Gibbon F. 2006. "Production accuracy and duration of experimental words with iambic stress in typical and impaired speech development" Stem, Spraak-en Taalpathologie, vol.14 no.S, pp.93-93
issn: 0924-7025 url: http://slp-nijmegen.nl/smc2006/abstracts.pdf

Varley R., Whiteside S., Windsor F.G., Fisher F. 2006. "Moving Up from the Segment: A Comment on Aichert and Ziegler's Syllable Frequency and Syllable Structure in Apraxia of Speech, Brain and Language, 88, 148-259, 2004" Brain and Language, vol.96 no.2, pp.235-239
issn: 1090-2155 doi: 10.1016/j.bandl.2005.04.008

Conference Presentations

Windsor F.G. 2010. "'Broad' or 'narrow': which type of phonetic transcription do speech and language therapy students use and why?" at: British Association of Clinical Linguistics Symposium. Edinburgh.

Windsor F.G. 2007. "Production characteristics of experimental iambs in children with and without speech impairment" at: Speech Prosody in Atypical Populations. Reading, UK.

Windsor F.G., Merrick L., Ginsborg J. 2006. "Rapid tonguing in wind instrumentalists and lingual articulation for speech: Can one inform the other?" at: Inaugural Research Conference, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, Royal Northern College of Music.

Windsor F.G., Merrick L., Ginsborg J. 2006. "Rapid tonguing in wind instrumentalists and lingual articulation for speech: Can one inform the other?" at: Research Institute for Health & Social Change Conference, MMU. Manchester, UK.

Hewlett N., Gibbon F., Windsor F.G. 2006. "Production accuracy and duration of experimental words with iambic stress in typical and impaired speech development" at: 5th International Conference on Speech Motor Control. Nijmegen, The Netherlands.

Windsor F.G., Varley R.A., Whiteside S. 2006. "A self-administered software therapy for acquired apraxia of speech" at: 12th International Aphasia Rehabilitation Conference. Sheffield, UK.

Windsor F.G., Varley R.A., Whiteside S. 2005. "Whole word therapy for acquired apraxia of speech" at: Society for Research in Rehabilitation Summer Meeting. Southampton, UK.

Varley R.A., Windsor F.G., Whiteside S. 2005. "Whole word therapy for apraxia of speech" at: 25th Annual Clinical Aphasiology Conference. Sanibel Island, Florida, USA.

Windsor F.G., Varley R.A., Whiteside S. 2004. "Combining a new approach with innovative delivery: Using computer software to provide word-based therapy for acquired apraxia of speech" at: British Aphasiology Society, Therapy Symposium. Liverpool, UK.

Windsor F.G., Varley R.A., Whiteside S. 2003. "A word-level approach to apraxia of speech" at: British Aphasiology Society, Biennial International Conference. Newcastle, UK.

Poster Presentations

Williamson, N. & Windsor, F. (2012) "A 'job for women'? Perceptions of speech and language", Research Institute for Health and Social Change 8th Annual Conference, Manchester, UK, 2-3 July

Current Teaching Input


Phonetics Theory/Practical Phonetics, Level 1
Pathology (Motor Speech), Levels 1,2 and 3
Fay Windsor

Research Centre

Health, Rehabilitation and Psychology

Department

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

Tel: 0161 247 2355

Email: f.windsor@mmu.ac.uk