Staff Profile


Dr Rachel Mallia Borg

Senior Lecturer

School: Educational Studies - Undergraduate Programmes

Campus: Canterbury Main Campus

Tel: 01227 921617

Profile summary

I am a senior lecturer in the School of Childhood and Education Sciences.

Research and knowledge exchange

I have completed a Professional Doctorate. My research is focused on Visual Support Systems, Autism and Collaborative Models of Practice.

Teaching and subject expertise

I have worked as a Highly Specialist Speech and Language Therapist/Autism Specialist for over 10 years. I graduated from the University of Malta as a Speech and Language Therapist and later earned my Masters Degree in Education (Speech and Language Difficulties) from the University of Birmingham. My Masters dissertation focused on "Evaluating Parent Professional Partnership". I later completed a Professional Doctorate at Queen Margaret University in Edinburgh. I describe myself as a passionate clinician specialising in Autism and parent-professional partnership models of service delivery.

External activities

Mallia Borg, R. (2004) Assessment and Categorisation of Maltese-Speaking children presented with Sub-groups of Disordered Speech. Oral Presentation. Presented at the University of Malta's ‘Intensive Programme for educational SLT programmes, EU'. Malta.

Mallia Borg, R. (2011) Evaluating Parent-Professional Partnership: Partnership as perceived by parents of an Early Intervention Service for children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder within a city health board area of the Republic of Ireland. Poster presented at the Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists Biannual conference. Dublin.

Mallia Borg, R. (2013) Effects on parents' understanding of and attitudes towards using visual support systems, following an interactive and multimedia training programme for parents of young children with Autism. Oral presentation. Presented at Queen Margaret University. Edinburgh.

Publications and research outputs

Evaluating parent-professional partnership: partnership as perceived by parents of an early intervention service for children with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder within a city health board area of the Republic of Ireland (2010).


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