SL2003 - Acquired Speech Impairments
|Student Contribution Band:
||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 knowledge about acquired motor speech disorders of neurological
origin across the lifespan (i.e. in both children and adults). In this subject, students
will develop skills necessary for competent practice in the assessment, diagnosis
and management of acquired motor speech disorders within a holistic and client-centred
- describe and compare the neurological conditions associated with motor speech disorders
in adults and children;
- explain the limitations and restrictions that motor speech disorders can impose on
activities and participation;
- demonstrate an oro-motor examination and summarise client performance;
- analyse and interpret motor speech assessment results;
- devise and evaluate intervention for motor speech disorders.
||BM1051 AND BM1052 AND SL1004 AND SL2006
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Ms Frances Cochrane
||Ms Louise Brown, Ms Frances Cochrane.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
- 39 hours lectures
- 39 hours tutorials
- assessment and self-directed study
||end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (15%); presentations (20%); assignments (25%); hurdle oro-motor examination (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Students must achieve at least 50% in each individual weighted assessment item, must
pass the non-weighted hurdle task, and must achieve at least 50% overall to pass the
subject. Students are required to attend and participate in at least 80% of all scheduled
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