University of Technology Sydney

96125 Acquired Communication Disability in Adults

6cp; 2hpw (lectures), 2hpw (workshops)
Requisite(s): 96119 Research Design in Speech Pathology AND 96120 Augmentative and Alternative Communication AND 96124 Swallowing Disorders AND 96122 Speech Pathology Clinical Practice 1
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Students learn how to assess, analyse, and treat adults with a range of health conditions that result in acquired communication disability, including language and/or cognitive-communication disability. Applying their knowledge of theoretical frameworks, research evidence, and the perspectives of clients and their supporters in case-based inquiry, students learn how to design communication interventions and to involve communication partners in both individual and group therapy. This subject supports students in 96126 Speech Pathology Clinical Placement 2 and also prepares students for 96130 Speech Pathology Clinical Placement 3, and 96129 Integrated Practice in Speech Pathology.

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Autumn session, City campus

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