Neurogenic Language Disorders (CSCD3075)


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


BIOS2062 and BACH2142


CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087

Study this unit outside a degree

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Cross-institutional study

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