Students will acquire knowledge about neurogenic language disorders in adults (e.g., aphasia and cognitive communication deficits). Students will learn about the characteristics of acquired and progressive aphasia, social communication deficits in traumatic brain injury (TBI) and critically evaluate and develop rigorous assessment and intervention strategies for these populations.
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr case discussion/demonstration/week
Assignment (50%), 2 hour final exam (50% barrier task)
This unit is a prerequisite or corequisite for adult clinical placements in Year 3. Students undertaking international studies in this semester must include studies in adult language disorders in their program to meet this requirement for Year 3 clinic. This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP
BIOS2062 and BACH2142
CSCD3077 or CSCD3078 or CSCD3087