We are a group of speech and language therapists and researchers who all share an interest in advancing research on working collaboratively with parents. We have all carried out and published research related to collaboration with parents. Our network began in February 2020 and it grew out of our involvement in the COST Action IS1406 (Enhancing children's oral language skills across Europe and beyond - A collaboration focusing on interventions for children with difficulties learning their first language) project that successfully ran from 2015 – 2019 (

Rena Lyons

  • NUI Galway Ireland

Penny Levickis

  • The University of Melbourne, Australia

Clare Carroll

  • NUI Galway Ireland

Karen Davies

  • Formerly of the University of Manchester, UK

Sam Harding

  • Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Unit

Maja Kelic

  • Uniersity of Rijeka, Croatia

Inge Klatte

  • University of Applied Sciences, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cristina McKean

  • Newcastle University, UK

Katelyn Melvin

  • University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia

Sue Roulstone

  • Bristol Speech and Language Therapy Unit

Ellie Sugden

  • Western Sydney University, Australia

Margo Zwitserlood

  • Pento Centre for Audiology, Amersfoort, The Netherlands