Ros is a Speech Pathologist who has specialised in literacy difficulties for many years. As well as running a private clinical practice, she works in several local schools, devotes time to research, including the ongoing development of assessment and therapy tools, and provides in-servicing. She completed a PhD in Psychology at Wollongong University in the area of phonological awareness and reading difficulties.

Ros has been presenting workshops on literacy for Speech Pathologists for many years.