Constantina (Tina) is a Certified Practising Speech Pathologist registered as a member of Speech Pathology Australia (SPA). She studied a Bachelor of Health Sciences (Hearing and Speech major) before going on to complete a Master in Speech and Language Pathology at the University of Sydney. While studying, Tina worked as a support worker for children with disabilities. This sparked an ongoing passion for working with the paediatric population and with children with disabilities as a Speech Pathologist.
In addition to her work as a disability support worker and Speech Pathologist, Tina has worked as a tutor for speech pathology students at the University of Sydney. She has also pursued her interest in Speech Pathology research and professional development by working as a research assistant at the University of Sydney Faculty of Health Sciences (Speech Pathology). There, Tina was involved in a recent study investigating the retention of signs following a one‐day Key Word Sign training workshop, which has since been published in the British Journal of Learning Disabilities.