|Student Contribution Band:||Band 2|
|Administered by:||Sch Public Health,Trop Medicine&Rehabilitation Sc|
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 theoretical foundation and skill base necessary for competent practice in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment/management of acquired language impairments. Aetiological factors will be described. Theories of language processing will be discussed. Methods of assessment, diagnosis and treatment/management for aphasia and related disorders and cognitive-communication disorders will be described. The effects of aphasia and cognitive-communication disorders on the activities and participation of people with these impairments will also be a focus of discussion.
|Prerequisites:||HS2402 AND HS2403 AND RH2002 AND SL2001 AND SL2003 AND SL2004|
|Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1|
|Census Date 24-Mar-2011|
|Coordinator:||Dr Samantha Siyambalapitiya|
|Lecturers:||Ms Louise Brown, Dr Samantha Siyambalapitiya.|
|Assessment:||end of semester exam (30%); quizzes or tests (% - 20%); presentations (% - 20%); assignments (40% - 50%).|
|Special Assessment Requirements:||All components of assessment must be passed.|
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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.