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WRAY, Elinor Caroline

Born: 30/10/1899

Died: 4/2/1992

Special Achievements:

1936 - Only Speech Therapist in Australia and New Zealand.
First Speech Therapist at Spastic Centre, Mosman, New South Wales. 1981 - Appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire and honoured with establishment of the annual Elinor Wray Award by Speech Pathology Australia.

Additional Information:

1931 - Established first speech therapy clinic at RACH.
1939 - Director of Training School for Speech Therapists at RACH, an Australian first.
1944 - Founding member for the Australian Association of Speech Therapists.
1949 - Founding fellow of the Australian College of Speech Therapists.  Opened clinics for adult patients at Dental Hospital and Sydney Hospital.
1958 - Convened first meeting of the Lost Cord Club of New South Wales for laryngectomy patients.
1966 - Opened clinics in Velore and Madras, India.


Resources

  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.


  • Image - Elinor Caroline Wray

    Photo provided by, and used with permission of, Speech Pathology Australia.