Dr. Maria du Toit


Clinical Lecturer: Speech-Language Pathology


Academic Qualifications

2015 - B. Communication Pathology (Speech-Language Pathology), University of Pretoria. 

2017 - MA (Speech-Language Pathology), University of Pretoria.


Current Subjects

SPP 481 & 482 - Module Coordinator and Clinical Supervisor; Voice Disorders; Community-Based Rehabilitation; Kangaroo Mother Care


Academic and Professional Membership

Member - Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) 


Research Interests

Community engagement and development 

Early identification of developmental delays 

Voice disorders 

mHealth developmental screening


Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Papers

  • van der Merwe, M., Cilliers, M., Maré, C., van der Linde, J., & le Roux, M. (2017). Evaluation of a Zulu translation of the Parents' Evaluation of Developmental Status. African Journal of Primary Health Care & Family Medicine9(1), 1-6. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v9i1.1365. 
  • van der Merwe, M., Mosca, R., Swanepoel, D., Glascoe, F. P., & van der Linde, J. (in press). Early detection of developmental delays in vulnerable children by community care workers using an mHealth tool. Early Child Development and Care.


Contact Details

Room 3-18

Department of Speech-Language Pathology & Audiology, Communication Pathology Building

Tel: (012) 420 2355

Email: [email protected]

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