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 be explored.
2-hr lecture/week and 1hr tutorial/week
Speech Pathology practice assignment (50%), end-semester examination (50%)
Kummer, A. W. (2014) Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies: Effects on Speech and Resonance. San Diego, NY. Cenage Learning. Welling, D. and Ukstins, C. (2015) Fundamentals of Audiology for the Speech-Langauge Pathologist. Burlington, MA. Jones and Bartlett Learning.
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP.