SL2006 - Speech Development and Impairment
|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 the foundation theoretical and professional skills necessary
for competent practice in the assessment and treatment/management of speech impairment
in children and adolescents. This subject will also explore aetiological factors,
models, and processes contributing to speech difference 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 speech impairments on a child's activity and participation will be explored.
- describe the factors that may contribute to speech difference and impairment in children
- describe and justify appropriate child speech assessment approaches;
- analyse and interpret child speech assessment data and determine appropriate intervention
- formulate and justify intervention plans and approaches based on sound theoretical
and evidence- based principles;
- explain the impact of speech difference and impairment on a child's activity and participation.
- Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
- Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (15%) - Individual
- Participation > Class participation - (%) - Individual
- Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (15%) - Individual
- Written - Intervention plan - (30%) - Individual.
Special Assessment Requirements
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.
||SL1001 AND SL1002 AND SL1004 AND BM1051 AND BM1052
Study Period 1
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 39 hours lectures
- 39 hours tutorials
- 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