Specialist Studies 1 (CSCD5022)


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

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

Faculty/department permission required?


Study this unit outside a degree

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.