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Stuttering - CSCD1035

Year - 2018

Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to undertake the clinical management of children and adults who stutter. Participants will learn about clinically relevant theories and research findings pertaining to the management of stuttering, how to select, justify and implement clinical interventions, and demonstrate skills in researching and applying evidence-based practice to stuttering management. Participants will acquire skills in identifying and measuring stuttering and producing a speech restructuring speech pattern. This unit of study prepares students to evaluate research evidence for different assessment and intervention programs in stuttering.

Classes
1x3hr lecture/wk

Assessment
completion of 2 skills-based barrier tasks (0%), CPR certificate (0% barrier task) and 2 x 1hr case-based closed book MCQ exams 1 mid-semester and 1 final exam (50% each)

Textbooks
Onslow, M. (2017). Stuttering and its treatment: Eleven lectures. Retrieved from http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/asrc/docs/eleven_lectures.pdf

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for speech pathology (intermediate) clinical units in Year 3

Prohibitions

CSCD2058

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Junior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Prof Mark Onslow
HECS Band: 2
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