Specialist Studies 3 (CSCD5028)
UNIT OF STUDY
In this unit students will learn about the different varieties of hearing loss and craniofacial abnormalities. Students will understand the impact of these disorders on communication and learn how to investigate and manage these types of communication impairments. The impact of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds for speech pathologists and their clients will also be explored.
Further unit of study information
1x2-hr lecture/week, weeks 1 to 10, 1x1hr tutorial/week, weeks 1 to 10
management plan assignment (50%) and case study assignment (50%)
Kummer, A. W. (2014) Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: Effects on Speech and Resonance. San Diego, NY. Cenage Learning.
Welling, D. & Ukstins, C. (2013) Fundementals of Audiology for the Speech-Langauge Pathologist. Burlington, MA. Jones & Bartlett Learning.
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Assumed knowledge: CSCD5021, CSCD5023, CSCD5024
Study this unit outside a degree
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.
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.