Dr Maree Doble


Website Communication Sciences and Disorders

Biographical details

Dr Maree Doble is a lecturer with the Discipline of Speech Pathology, at the Faculty of Health Sciences. She has lectured across three tertiary institutes in the area of hearing impairment and aural habilitation. In addition, she managed decentralised, multidisciplinary and transdisciplinary early intervention teams and inclusion preschools in the not-for-profit sector.

Maree was a member of the NSW Health Ministerial Standing Committee for Hearing, and the NSW Health Paediatric Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee. She has been an invited speaker at events such as the Parliamentary Forum on Childhood Deafness; the Cochlear Ltd international webinar series; and a Key Note speaker at the Itinerant Teacher of the Deaf Conference, Sydney NSW. Throughout her career Maree has trained colleagues throughout Australia, and South-East Asia in early aural intervention and communication development for children with hearing loss.

At the University of Sydney, Maree is in a teaching focused role. From 2015-2018, she managed the faculty, on-campus Communication Disorders Treatment and Research Clinic, working with the clinical education team to deliver over 450 clinical placements per year for undergraduate and masters students in the speech pathology degrees. She is currently the coordinator of the university’s Hearing and Speech Major.

Maree is on the Board of Directors for Speech Pathology Australia. She is also on the editorial committee for the Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech Language Pathology.

Maree’s research interests include paediatric deafness in the infancy and the preschool years; paediatric cochlear implantation; and family centred practice.

Research interests

  • Paediatric deafness: infancy & preschool years, cochlear implantation.
  • Family-centred practice

Dr Doble is a member of the Communication sciences and disorders research team.

Teaching and supervision

Teaching

  • Undergraduate: Special Studies (Hearing Impairment); Human Communication
  • Masters Clinical Practice 1; Audiology & Aural Habilitation

Supervision

  • Meeting the needs of parents following the early detection of permanent hearing loss in their newborn
  • Family-centred practice with families of children with hearing loss in Kuwait
  • Perceptions: implementing family-centred practice in student-led speech pathology services
  • Speech disorders in children with Autism Spectrum Disorders

Associations

Speech Pathology Australia (Certified Practicing Speech Pathologist)

Awards and honours

Faculty of Health Sciences – Outstanding Teaching Award – Team (2019) Clinical Education Leadership Team

Faculty of Health Sciences – Outstanding Teaching Award – Early Career (2017)

South Eastern Sydney & Illawarra Area Health Service Finalist for NSW Health Awards (2011)

Themes

Communication Sciences and Disorders

Selected grants

2013

  • Health Partnerships in Primary Schools (Health PiPS); Bundy A, Arciuli J, Black D, Davis G, Doble M, Honey A, Lincoln M, McCabe P, Munro N, O'Connor H, Orr R, Purcell A, Rose K, Baur L, Kay J, Bova E, Meyers M; Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney/Collaborative Research Scheme.
  • Health Partnerships in Primary Schools; Bundy A, Arciuli J, Black D, Davis G, Doble M, Honey A, Lincoln M, McCabe P, Munro N, O'Connor D, Orr M, Purcell A, Rose A; Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney/Collaborative Research Scheme.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Doble, M., Short, K., Murray, E., Bogaardt, H., McCabe, P. (2019). Evidence-based practice self-efficacy of undergraduate speech pathology students following training. Disability and Rehabilitation, Published online: 18 Feb 2018. [More Information]
  • Broome, K., McCabe, P., Docking, K., Doble, M. (2017). A systematic review of speech assessments for children with autism spectrum disorder: Recommendations for best practice. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26(3), 1011-1029. [More Information]
  • Lew, J., Purcell, A., Doble, M., Lim, L. (2014). Hear here: Children with hearing loss learn words by listening. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 78(10), 1716-1725. [More Information]
  • Doble, M. (2002). Cochlear implants and babies: Expectations and outcomes. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 111(5), 131-137. [More Information]

2019

  • Doble, M., Short, K., Murray, E., Bogaardt, H., McCabe, P. (2019). Evidence-based practice self-efficacy of undergraduate speech pathology students following training. Disability and Rehabilitation, Published online: 18 Feb 2018. [More Information]

2017

  • Broome, K., McCabe, P., Docking, K., Doble, M. (2017). A systematic review of speech assessments for children with autism spectrum disorder: Recommendations for best practice. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 26(3), 1011-1029. [More Information]

2014

  • Lew, J., Purcell, A., Doble, M., Lim, L. (2014). Hear here: Children with hearing loss learn words by listening. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 78(10), 1716-1725. [More Information]

2002

  • Doble, M. (2002). Cochlear implants and babies: Expectations and outcomes. Annals of Otology, Rhinology and Laryngology, 111(5), 131-137. [More Information]

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