Specialist Studies (CSCD3074)


In this unit, students will learn about the different varieties of hearing loss and craniofacial abnormalities. Students will understand the impact of these disorders on communication and learn how to investigate and manage these types of communication impairments. The impact of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds for speech pathologists and their clients will be explored.

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2-hr lecture/week and 1hr lecture/week


assignment (50%), final 2 hour exam (50%)


Kummer AW, Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: Effects on Speech and Resonance, Singular-Thomson Learning, San Diego (2008); Mahshie J, Moseley M, Lee J, Scott S, Enhancing the Communication Skills of Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children in the Mainstre

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