Neurogenic Language Disorders (CSCD3075)
UNIT OF STUDY
Students will acquire knowledge about neurogenic language disorders in adults (e.g., aphasia and cognitive communication deficits). Students will learn about the characteristics of acquired aphasia, non-dominant hemisphere lesions, traumatic brain injury (TBI), and degenerative disease (e.g., dementia) and critically evaluate and develop assessment and intervention strategies for these populations.
Further unit of study information
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr case discussion/demonstration/week
Assignment (50%), 2 hour final exam (50% barrier task)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: BIOS2062 and BACH2142
CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087
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