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Dr Charn Nang


Contact Information Telephone: (61 8) 6304 5168, Email:, Campus: Joondalup, Room: JO4.205
Staff Member Details
Telephone: (61 8)  6304 5168  
Campus: Joondalup  
Room: JO4.205  


Charn is a Lecturer in Speech Pathology within the School of Psychology and Social Science.

Current Teaching

  • SPE1100 - Evidence Based Practice in Speech Pathology
  • SPE2104 - Analysis of Sensorimotor Systems
  • SPE3100 - Clinical Decision Support Systems: Standard tests
  • SPE3105 - Management of Sensorimotor Disorders


Charn is a qualified speech pathologist who has a clinical interest in working with people who stutter of all ages. She has worked for the Department of Health in early intervention and as a Speech Pathology Consultant for The Speak Easy Association of WA, a self-help group for people who stutter. Through her work with The Speak Easy Association, Charn coordinated a number of community-based projects funded by government bodies in Western Australia. Projects included service provision to adolescents who stutter, organisational capacity building projects, as well as a community history project celebrating 30 years of the Association since establishment.

Charn has been a sessional academic at Curtin University of Technology, The University of Western Australia and University of Notre Dame, the latter of which she was a Problem-Based Learning facilitator for their postgraduate medicine program. She is currently a rater for SpeechBITE, an international database that provides open access to a catalogue of Best Interventions and Treatment Efficacy across the scope of Speech Pathology practice, and is a member of the committee of The Speak Easy Association of WA, and Speech Pathology Australia WA.

Professional Memberships

  • 2004-current: Speech Pathology Australia
  • 2002-current: The Speak Easy Association of Western Australia
  • 2002-current: Australian Speak Easy Association
  • 2005-current: International Fluency Association
  • 2009-current: SpeechBITE

Research Areas and Interests

  • Currently completing PhD in fluency disorders (stuttering), speech motor control development, and speech production processes.

Staff Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science Honours, Curtin University of Technology.
  • PhD (Doctoral Degree), The University of Western Australia, 2013.


Recent Research Grants

  • Evidence based practice in the treatment of adults who stutter: Towards translation,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Early Career Researcher Grant - 2016,  2017,  $21,158.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Lewis, A., Moore, C., Nang, C., (2015), Using video of student-client interactions to engage students in reflection and peer review. Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 12(29-30 Jan 2015), Article 7, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.
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