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Specialist Studies - CSCD3074

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.

Classes
2-hr lecture/week and 1hr tutorial/week

Assessment
Speech Pathology practice assignment (50%), end-semester examination (50%)

Textbooks
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.

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD4051 Evidence Based Practice for SP.

Pre-requisites

BIOS1165

Details

Faculty: Health Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Speech Pathology
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Cumberland
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Maree Doble
HECS Band: 2
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