Stuttering (CSCD2058)

UNIT OF STUDY

Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to undertake the clinical management of children and adults who stutter. Participants will learn about clinically relevant theories and research findings pertaining to the management of stuttering, how to select, justify and implement clinical interventions, and demonstrate skills in researching and applying evidence-based practice to stuttering management. Students will acquire skills in identifying and counting stuttering and producing a speech restructuring speech pattern. This unit of study prepares students to evaluate research evidence for different assessment and intervention programs in stuttering; consider ethical and service issues related to delivering speech pathology services to culturally populations.

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x3-hr lecture/week

Assessment

Attendance and participation week 7 class (0% barrier task), attendance and participation week 9 class (0% barrier task), 1500 word case-based assignment (50%), CPR certificate (0% barrier task) and 1hr case-based final exam (50%)

Textbooks

Onslow, M. (2013). Stuttering and its treatment: Thirteen easy lectures. Electronic resource. Publication details to be announced.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.