ACADEMIC POSITION: Assistant Professor

ACADEMIC AREA: Speech-language pathology: development in early childhood

PHONE: (+30) 2610-962808

E-MAIL: egeronikou@upatras.gr



  • Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield (2016)
  • Master of Sciences in Human Communication, University of London, University College London (2004)
  • Bachelor in Speech & Language Therapy, Department of Speech & Language Therapy, Technological Educational Institute of Patras (2001)



  • 2016–2020: Technical Laboratory Staff Member, Department of Speech and Language Therapy, University of Patras
  • 2017–2019, 2004–2014: Adjunct Instructor, Department of Speech and Language Therapy, Technological Educational Institute of Western Greece
  • 2006–2016: Speech Therapist, Special Education Units, Greek Ministry of Education
  • 2001–2006: Speech Therapist, Private practice SLT



  • Speech processing development in typically developing Greek-speaking children and children with speech and/ or language difficulties
  • Morphophonological development
  • Intervention delivery for children with developmental disorders of speech, language and communication



  • Geronikou, E., Vance, M., Wells, B., & Thomson, J. (2020). Phonology, morphology and speech processing development in Greek-speaking children. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics34(5), 431-452.
  • Geronikou, E., Vance, M., Wells, B., & Thomson, J. M. (2019). The case for morphophonological intervention: Evidence from a Greek-speaking child with speech difficulties. Child Language Teaching and Therapy, 35(1), 5-23.
  • Geronikou, E., Michou, E., & Kyriazis, V. (2019). Narrative skills of bilingual school-aged English-Greek children’s: preliminary results. In E. Babatsouli (ed.), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Monolingual and Bilingual Speech 2019 (pp. 45-51). ISBN: 978-618-82351-3-7.
  • Geronikou, E. (2018). Morphologically relevant speech processing skills in Greek typically and atypically developing children. In E. Babatsouli (Ed), Cross linguistic Research in Monolingual and Bilingual Speech, pp 110-128, ISMBS, Chania, Greece.
  • Geronikou, E., & Rees, R. (2016). Psycholinguistic profiling reveals underlying impairments for Greek children with speech disorders. Child Language Teaching and Therapy32(1), 95–110.