May Agius is in the final stages of her PhD at Manchester Metropolitan University. She currently works as a Speech and Language Therapist with ACTU (Access to Communication and Technology Unit) and is also a lecturer at the University of Malta.
Her current research focuses on factors that influence the clinical decision-making process for children who require Augmentative and Alternative Communication systems and have been diagnosed with autism.
She has presented her research at ISAAC conferences and her work has also been published in the journal AAC.
She is particularly interested in supporting the development of AAC systems for children who require alternative communication systems in Maltese.
May is currently working with the Association of Speech and Language Pathologists to develop this idea.