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Speech and Language Disorders - Paediatrics PG (10269.2)

Level: Postgraduate Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2
Faculty: Faculty of Health
Discipline: Discipline of Speech Pathology

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Syllabus

This unit focuses on two Range of Practice areas in paediatrics - speech sound disorders and developmental and acquired language disorders. The unit is divided into two main modules: Assessment, including analysis, interpretation and diagnosis; and Management/Intervention. The use of holistic and evidence-based approaches will be a common theme throughout the unit. The impact of culturally and linguistically diverse populations will also be explored.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Triangulate knowledge of normal speech and language development with data from interaction and assessment to determining diagnosis of speech sound disorders, and/or language delay/disorders in children and adolescents;

2. Select appropriate clinical assessment procedures for speech sound disorders, and language delay/disorders in children and adolescents;

3. Analyse and interpret speech and/or language assessment data to facilitate differential diagnosis of speech sound and/or language delay/disorders;

4. Explain assessment outcomes to diverse audiences;

5. Work collaboratively to plan life goals and client centred evidence-based management for speech sound disorders and language delay/disorders in children and adolescents; and

6. Modify assessments and interventions for diverse client populations e.g. children with cerebral palsy, bilingual children; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders peoples.

Contact Hours

3 hours per week, consisting of lectures/problem based learning/workshops.

Prerequisites

10266 Foundations of Communication Science PG AND 10268 Clinical Speech Pathology 1 PG

Corequisites

Must be enrolled in 371JA Master of Speech Pathology. Must be enrolled in 10272 Clinical Speech Pathology 2 PG.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

None.

Equivalent Units

None.


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