Specialist Studies 1 (CSCD5022)


This unit examines assessment, diagnosis and management of specialist populations, including stuttering and clients with complex communication needs.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


2x2-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorials/week (Wk 2-13)


Compulsory lecture attendance week 7 and week 9 (0% barrier tasks), 1500 word case-based assignment (25%), client assessment (25%), 2x1-hr final case-based exams (25% and 25%)


Onslow, M. (2014). Stuttering and its management: Eleven lectures. Electronic resource. Publication details to be announced; Johnston, Susan S. et al. (2012). AAC strategies for individuals with moderate to severe disabilities. Paul H. Brookes Pub, Baltimore; Workbook available for purchase on-campus

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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.