Philippa James earned a Master of Clinical Audiology in 2012 from The University of Melbourne and a Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) from the University of Florida in 2017. Philippa is based at the department of Audiology & Speech Pathology at The University of Melbourne. She runs an Audiology clinic for autistic children. She has over ten years of clinical experience working with both children and adults in a variety of settings. From 2017, Philippa worked with the global Phonak paediatric team and the Sonova HQ Research & Development team to develop a best practice clinical model for the identification and support of auditory difficulties in autistic children. Her current research continues to focus on auditory supports for autistic children, specifically those with decreased sound tolerance disorders.