|Gold Coast||Session 1||Session 1|
Introduces students to speech pathology assessment and interventions for children with speech, language and communication needs of a developmental nature. Students will become familiar with assessment and intervention methods that are relevant to speech pathology practice in Australia. Students will develop skills in analysing and interpreting data and planning interventions.
Children with speech, language and communication needs of a developmental nature: description, incidence, prevalence, risk and protective factors. Professional practices of assessment, analysis and interpretation, and intervention.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe risk factors for children presenting with speech, language and communication needs and their ability to inform prognosis and speech pathology practice||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||analyse, interpret, and differentially diagnose children's speech, language and communication needs||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||identify and describe different speech pathology intervention options for children with speech, language and communication needs.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- McLeod, S & Baker, E, 2017, Children's speech: An evidence-based approach to assessment and intervention, Pearson Education Ltd, Boston. ISBN: 978-0-13-275596-2.
- Paul, R & Norbury, CF, 2018, Language disorders from infancy through adolescence. Listening, speaking, reading, writing and communicating, 5th edn, Elsevier, St Louis, Missouri. ISBN: 9780323442343 .
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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