Ms Liz Fairgray

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Liz Fairgray has been a Senior Tutor in Speech Science at the University of Auckland since 2007. She is a speech-language therapist and certified Auditory Verbal Therapist, who has worked with children for the past twenty-five years. These children have a specific language disorder, phonological disorder or overall developmental delays etc.

In addition Liz has worked extensively with infants and children who have hearing loss and wear cochlear implants.

She was the first speech-language therapist for the New Zealand Cochlear Implant Programme and co-founded The Hearing House where she worked for eight years. At present, Liz runs The Listening and Language Clinic at The University of Auckland. She has a publication appearing shortly in Volta Review on speech language therapy outcomes for school aged children with hearing loss and cochlear implants.


Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

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  • Asad, A. N., Purdy, S. C., Ballard, E., Fairgray, L., & Bowen, C. (2018). Phonological processes in the speech of school-age children with hearing loss: Comparisons with children with normal hearing. Journal of communication disorders, 74, 10-22. 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2018.04.004
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Suzanne Purdy, Elaine Ballard
  • Fairgray, E., & Miles, A. (2016). Enhancing surgical outcomes: The effects of speech therapy on a school-aged girl with Moebius Syndrome. International Journal of Paediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 90, 58-62. 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.08.031
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Anna Miles
  • Asad, A., Purdy, S. C., Ballard, E. Y., Fairgray, E., Demuth, K., Bowen, C., & Sharma, M. (1/1/2013). Speech characteristics of children with hearing loss in New Zealand. Poster presented at Australian Hearing Hub Inaugural Conference, 17-19 April 2013, Sydney. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elaine Ballard, Suzanne Purdy
  • Fairgray, E., Purdy, S. C., & Smart, J. L. (25/5/2008). Speech-Language Therapy for School Age children with Hearing Impairment.. Poster presented at 'Reflecting Connections': a Joint Conference between NZ Speech-Language Therapy Assn and Speech-Pathology Australia, Auckland, N.Z..
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Suzanne Purdy

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Level B, Room B20
New Zealand