Role Title: Research Intern
Organisation: Telethon Speech and Hearing
Internship Period: Summer (November - December)
The intern will be working on the Talkabout School Program, within the Research & Evaluation Department.
The intern will be undertaking the following tasks: (a) Data entry and collation of standardised assessment data for Motor, Concepts, Language, Self-Help, and Social Development; (b) Summary of key findings and data visualisation (graphing); (c) Presentation/sharing of the findings with relevant staff members; and (d) Development of plain language summary. The assessment was administered by occupational therapists in a specialised program that is designed for Kindy and Prekindy students with language delays/disorders. Outcomes will help the program's data informed decision making process. Intern students will have opportunity to be exposed to an inter-disciplinary, family centred, highly professional working environment.
Telethon Speech & Hearing (TSH) is a Western Australian based not-for-profit organisation, registered charity and independent school offering quality diagnostic, therapy and support services for children with hearing loss and speech and language delays. TSH is committed to helping children reach their full potential in life despite the hurdles they face due to hearing loss or speech and language disorders.