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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr case discussion/demonstration/week

Assessment

Assignment (50%), 2 hour final exam (50% barrier task)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

BIOS1166

BIOS2062 and BACH2142

Corequisites

CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087

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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.