|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
Enrolment is restricted to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Speech Pathology, Speech Pathology IHCAP Program and the Bachelor of Speech Pathology Honours Programs.
This subject will provide the foundation theoretical and professional skills necessary for competent practice in the assessment and treatment/management of language impairment in children and adolescents. This subject will also explore aetiological factors, models, and processes contributing to language differences and impairment. Implications across linguistic and cultural contexts, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander populations, will be considered. Assessment and intervention methods will be explored with respect to current theories and evidence-based practice principles. The effects of language impairments on a child's activity and participation will be explored.
Passing requirements: complete and submit all assessment items; achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties; pass every assessment item; participate in at least 80% of scheduled classes.
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Dr Jacqueline Lim|
|Lecturers:||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Mandi Hollins, Dr Jacqueline Lim.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.