Skip to Content

Dr Kimberley Docking

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

email :

External Address

Faculty of Health Sciences
The University of Sydney


Dr Kimberley Docking is a Lecturer in Child Language within the Discipline of Speech Pathology and is the Student Academic Liaison for Year 1 & 2 Undergraduate students. She is also a member of the Communication Sciences and Disorders Research Team within the Disability and Community Research Group.

Dr Docking's research, teaching, and clinical experience lie in the area of children and language. Her research activity to date has made significant contributions to the field of paediatric acquired language disorders in populations of children who are recovering from childhood cancer and traumatic brain injury, particularly in identifying the potential for long-term communication deficits and recovery patterns in these populations.

Dr Docking is also part of an international research collaboration between the Kids Talk Lab Team at the University of Sydney and international colleagues/collaborators at the University of Iowa, investigating the word learning abilites of typically developing toddlers and the semantic categorisation abilities of typically developing school-age children.

Her research interests also extend to a suite of current projects with a team of speech pathology and occuptational therapy colleagues at both the University of Sydney and James Cook University, in the areas of play and language in children wtih ADHD and children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD).

Further Information

Contact Details

Telephone: +61 2 9850 4127
Email :
Web :

Sign up to receive CCD event and research announcements

Upcoming CCD Seminars

Full Seminar List

Macquarie Univeristy Logo University of Western Australia Logo The University of Sydney Logo

University of New South Wales Logo University of New England logo