Available in 2017
Course code



10 units


6000 level

Course handbook


Provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory, research and implementation protocols which support the design and evaluation of communication interventions for individuals with moderate or severe disability.

Availability2017 Course Timetables

WebLearn GradSchool

  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Stimulate critical analysis of and discussion about aspects of theory, research and practical communication support for people with disabilities

2. Provide a framework for you to use the evidence base in communication intervention to support a person you work or interact with


  • Key concepts and definitions in communication intervention
  • Programming
  • Teaching strategies
  • Evaluation processes
  • Communication and challenging behaviour
  • Perspectives on theory, research and practice: future directions

Assumed knowledge

Two years of relevant professional experience and/or a relevant graduate qualification

Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assessment and Programming

Written Assignment: Instruction and Evaluation

Contact hours

WebLearn GradSchool

Integrated Learning Session

Online 26 hour(s) per Term Full Term