speechBITE is a database of intervention studies across the scope of speech pathology practice. Find out more about this evidence-based practice initiative on the pages below.


speechBITE was launched in 2008 by a team of speech pathologists at the University of Sydney who wanted easier access and better appraisal of research evidence in the area of communication and swallowing disorders.


The organisations whose generous support has enabled the development and ongoing maintenance of speechBITE.


The following is a list of published articles authored by the speechBITE advisory committee:

Smith K, McCabe P, Togher L, Power E, Munro N, Murray E, Lincoln M (2010).

An introduction to the speechBITE database: Speech pathology database for best interventions and treatment efficacy, Evidence‐Based Communication Assessment and Intervention, 4(3): 148‐159.

Murray E, Power E, Togher L, McCabe P, Munro N, Smith K (2013).

The reliability of methodological ratings for speechBITE using the PEDro-P scale, International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders, 48: 297–306.

Munro N, Power E, Smith K, Brunner M, Togher L, Murray E, McCabe P (2013).

A bird’s eye view of speechBITE: What do we see? Journal of Clinical Practice in Speech-Language Pathology, 15(3): 125-130, Copyright 2013 Speech Pathology Australia. Reprinted with permission (233 Kb).