I am a senior lecturer in the School of Childhood and Education Sciences.
Research and knowledge exchange
I have recently 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 have recently 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.
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).