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Speech 2: Stuttering and Motor Speech - CSCD5065

Year - 2018

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 Duffy, J. (2012). Motor Speech Disorders. Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management. (3rd Ed) Elsevier. St Louis: Missouri.

Additional information
This unit is a pre-requisite for CSCD50XX Clinic Practice 3

Assumed knowledge
Anatomy and neurology of the speech system including head, neck, nervous system and speech motor control




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: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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