Rob Zwitserlood PhD has been a senior researcher at the Research group Speech and Language Therapy: Participation through communication since 1 March 2017. His research concerns children with language development disorders (TOS), with a focus on effective interventions. He is particularly interested in diagnostics, morphosyntax, word discovery and story building.
Rob Zwitserlood has worked in special education with children with TOS for a considerable amount of time. At first, this was as a speech therapist, then as an outpatient counsellor, lecturer of internal professionalisation and as a researcher. Besides his current position within the research group, he also works as a lecturer for the master’s programme Health Sciences for Health Care Professionals of Utrecht University.
Fields of expertise
- Language development disorders
- Intervention studies
- Children and adolescents