Dr Penelope Flack

Dr Penelope Flack


Dr Penelope Flack



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Research Interests

  • Language Learning disability; Specific Language Impairment;  ADHD
  • Community based rehabilitation;
  • Teaching methodology: Community based education; Interprofessional education; Academic development;




Academic Leader: Speech Language Pathology

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List of Publications

Naidoo, U., Flack, P., Naidoo, I. & Essack, S.Y. 2014. Secondary school factors relating to academic success in first year School of Health Science students at the University of KwaZulu-Natal. South African Journal of Higher Education, 28(4).

Diab,P., Flack,P., Mabuza, L.H. & Moolman,W.H. (2015) Curriculum challenges faced by rural origin health science students in South African Medical Schools. African Journal of Health Professions Education 2015;7(1):. DOI:10.7196/AJHPE.390

Flack, P., Pahl, J. & Mdlalo, T. 2015. Multiculturalism in the classroom. In Moonsamy,S. & Kathard, H. (Eds). Speech-language therapy in a school context: principles and practices. Pretoria: Van Schaik, 83-102.

Mdlalo, T., Flack, P., & Joubert, R. (2016). Are South African Speech-Language Therapists adequately equipped to assess English Additional Language (EAL) speakers who are from an indigenous linguistic and cultural background? A profile and exploration of the current situation. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 63(1), Art. #130, 5 pages. http://dx.doi. org/10.4102/sajcd.v63i1.130

Abdoola, F., Flack, P.S., & Karrim, S.B. (2017). Facilitating pragmatic skills through role-play in learners with language learning disability. South African Journal of Communication Disorders, 64(1), a187 https://doi.org/10.4102/sajcd.v64i1.187