Speech pathologist Amy wins scholarship at Curtin University

Amy Litton being awarded her scholarship by ILC Board Chairperson Melissa Bramley (right) and Board Member Kay Cox (left).
Amy Litton being awarded her scholarship by ILC Board Chairperson Melissa Bramley (right) and Board Member Kay Cox (left).

A SPEECH pathologist from Innaloo has been awarded a scholarship to allow her to support people with a disability.

Not for profit organisation Independent Living Centre WA awarded Amy Litton the scholarship, which aims to provide employees with the opportunity to develop in an area that will enable them to further support people with a disability and the frail aged, their carers and families.

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Ms Litton said the scholarship would allow her to undertake a Masters of Philosophy at Curtin University.

“I’m particularly interested in conducting research to look at the outcomes achieved through Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) intervention for people with complex communication needs, and the length of time positive outcomes take,” she said.