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 explore acquired motor speech disorders of neurological origin across
the lifespan (i.e. in children and adults). This subject will also explore aetiological
factors, models, and processes contributing to acquired speech impairment. 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
- describe and compare the neurological conditions associated with motor speech disorders
in adults and children;
- explain the limitations and restrictions that motor speech disorders may impose on
an individual's activity and participation;
- describe, justify and interpret motor speech assessment approaches and results, and
summarise client performance;
- devise, demonstrate and evaluate intervention for motor speech disorders.
- Invigilated > End of semester exam - (30%)
- Invigilated > Quizzes or tests - (10%)
- On course video test - (20%)
- Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (20%)
- Intervention plan and treatment demonstration - (20%).
Special Assessment Requirements
Students must achieve at least 50% in each individual weighted assessment item 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 classes.
Study Period 2
|Census Date 27-Aug-2020
||Dr Chris Plant
||Ms Frances Cochrane, Dr Chris Plant.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 78 hours - Lectorials
- assessment and self-directed study
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