Speech Path in Education & Community Settings 1
Not available in 2013
Previously offered in 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Focuses primarily on communication disorders typically seen within community health and education settings. Developmental language disorders in children are dealt with at an advanced level for both assessment and treatment. Audiological assessment and diagnosis of hearing and the implications for communication of hearing impairment in children and adults are also studied.
|Objectives||Students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate awareness of etiological factors involved in language impairment in children, and in hearing impairment.
2. Interpret and critique comprehensive language assessments, and audiometric screening procedures.
3. Analyse and interpret findings with regard to knowledge of normal language development and hearing function.
4. Identify further information and referral requirements.
5. Develop comprehensive and detailed plans for language intervention
6. Report on findings and make recommendations for future management.
|Content||Child language disorders - Advanced
Language Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorder
Assessment and intervention for the school-aged child
Adolescent language disorder
Discourse approaches to assessment and intervention
Hearing - Diagnosis and assessment
Physiology of hearing and physics of sound
Pure tone and speech audiometry
Other audiological methods
Hearing impairment in children and adults
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|