SL2003 - Acquired Speech Impairments
|Student Contribution Band:
||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc (pre 2015)
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). The subject will develop
skills necessary for competent practice in the assessment, diagnosis and management
of acquired motor speech disorders within a holistic and client-centred approach.
- demonstrate knowledge of: The neuorological diseases, disorders and injuries associated
with acquired speech impairments in adults and children; The underlying pathology
and features associated with the dysarthrias and apraxia of speech; The limitations
and restrictions acquired speech impairments can impose on the activities and participation
of people with these impairments;
- demonstrate competency in: Selecting and administering appropriate informal and formal
assessments for acquired speech impairments; Analysing and interpreting assessment
results; Identifying further information and referral requirements for acquired speech
impairments; Developing comprehensive and detailed plans for intervention for acquired
speech impairments; Reporting on findings and making recommendations for future management.
||BM1051 AND BM1052 AND SL1004 AND SL2006 and allow concurrent for BM1051 AND BM1052
Study Period 2
|Census Date 28-Aug-2014
||Mr Roger Newman.
- 39 hours lectures
- 39 hours tutorials
||end of semester exam (40%); quizzes or tests (10%); presentations (20%); case study (30%); hurdle tasks - pass/fail (%).
|Special Assessment Requirements:
||Students must achieve a minimum of 50% for all assessment components. Students are
required to attend and participate in a minimum of 80% of all tutorials, workshops
and practical sessions.
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