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|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 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.
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.
|Prerequisites:||SL1001 AND SL1002 AND SL1004 AND BM1051 AND BM1052|
|Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal|
|Census Date 23-Mar-2023|
|Coordinator:||Dr Jacqueline Lim|
|Lecturers:||Ms Louise Brown, 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.