This unit provides the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct clinical assessment and management for child and adult clients with speech motor and motor programming disorders such as stuttering, dysarthria and apraxia. Students will learn to describe, evaluate, conduct and justify interventions for these populations. A focus on case problem solving will be emphasised to achieve integration of theory and practical skills.
3-hrs/week engaged enquiry (wk 1 - 6); 2-hr lecture/week and 1-hr tutorial/week (wk 7 - 13)
in-class practical assessment: adult treatment skills (0% entry level barrier task), in-class practical assessment: pre-school treatment skills (0% entry level barrier task), multiple choice case based exam (50%), 1 x 1.5-hr short answer case based exam (50%)
Onslow, M (2016). Stuttering and its treatment: Eleven lectures. Retrieved from http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/asrc/docs/eleven_lectures.pdf Duffy, J. (2012). Motor Speech Disorders. Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management. (3rd Ed) Elsevier. St Louis: Missouri.
This unit is a pre-requisite for CSCD50XX Clinic Practice 3
Anatomy and neurology of the speech system including head, neck, nervous system and speech motor control