Speech 1: Phonological Impairment aims to provide students with the theoretical background to speech development and impairment in children. The nature of speech impairments in children; techniques for assessment, analysis and intervention are considered using a case based approach to learning.
2-hr lecture/week, 1-hr tutorial/week
case based phonological process quiz (20%), group assignment - managing a phonological disorder (40%), 1 x 2-hr case-based exam (40%)
McLeod, S. and Baker, E. (2017). Children's speech: An evidence-based approach to assessment and intervention. Boston, MA: Pearson Education
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5067 Clinical Practice 2
Phonemic transcription of Australian English; and, normal head and neck anatomy