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Functional Communication in Disabililty - CSCD5069

Students will acquire knowledge of theoretical and practical issues related to working with individuals with lifelong disability. Students will learn how lifelong disability impacts communication and how to support communication accessibility including the use of augmentative and alternative communication systems. This unit prepares students to work in a collaborative team and apply a client-focused functional approach to assessment and intervention.

Classes
2 hours per week lectures, 1 hour per week tutorial, 1 day AAC workshop

Assessment
mid-semester case base exam (30%), group project with individually assessed submission (50%), group viva examination (20%)

Textbooks
Loncke, F. (2014). Augmentative and alternative communication: Models and applications for educators, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, caregivers, and users. San Diego, CA: Plural Publishing, Inc.

Pre-requisites

CSCD5064, CSCD5065, CSCD5067

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