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.
1x2-hr lecture/week, weeks 1 to 10, 1x1hr tutorial/week, weeks 1 to 10
Speech Pathology practice 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. and Ukstins, C. (2015) Fundementals of Audiology for the Speech-Langauge Pathologist. Burlington, MA. Jones and Bartlett Learning.
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5032, CSCD5033, CSCD5053, CSCD5054
CSCD5021 and CSCD5023 and CSCD5024