Mrs. Bhavani Pillay

POSITION:

Clinical Lecturer (Speech-Language Pathology)

 

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

B. Communication Pathology, University of Pretoria

M.A. (Speech-Language Pathology), University of Pretoria 

 

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS:

Member - Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA)

International Affiliate - American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)

 

CURRENT SUBJECTS:

Neuromotor speech disorders, acquired neurogenic communication disorders.

Aphasia conversation group (practicum)

Adults affected by dementia, Parkinson's disease, traumatic brain injuries and aphasia (practicum)

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Dysphagia 

Adults with acquired brain injuries (strokes, traumatic brain injuries, Parkinson's disease)

Improving the quality of life of those affected by acquired brain injury

Interprofessional collaboration within healthcare and educational contexts

 

RESEARCH OUTPUTS:

Peer-Reviewed Papers:

  • Pike, C., Kritzinger, A.M., & Pillay, B.S (2017). Social participation in working-age adults with aphasia: An updated systematic review. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 24(8), 627-39. 
  • Alves, M., Krüger, E., Pillay, B., Van Lierde, K., & Van der Linde, J. (2017). The effect of hydration on voice quality in adults: A systematic review. Journal of Voice, in press. 
  • Mosca, R., Pillay, B.S., & Abdoola, A.S. (2018). Responsive communication coaching for early childhood practitioners in underserved South African contexts. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, submitted. 

 

CONTACT DETAILS:

Room 2-12

Department of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Communication Pathology Building, University of Pretoria

Tel: (012) 420 4910

Email: [email protected]

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