|Gold Coast||Session 2||N/A|
Prepares students for speech pathology practice when working with children and adults presenting with fluency disorders. Students acquire knowledge and skills pertinent to assessment, diagnosis and intervention for fluency disorders. Students also strengthen knowledge and skills required for applying holistic, evidence based speech pathology services, and for inter-professional collaboration.
- Nature and theories and factors associated with stuttering
- Fluency disruptions, cluttering and stuttering
- Impact of stuttering including in relation to the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health
- Evidence Based Practice and research translation regarding fluency assessment and intervention
- Assessment and measurement of stuttering quantitatively and qualitatively
- Intervention for stuttering for preschool, school age and adolescent children and adults
- Principles and practices in different intervention approaches
- Lidcombe Program
- Camperdown Program
- Service delivery models including technology in treatment
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||measure and rate symptoms of fluency disorders using scientifically supported methods of relevance to contemporary speech pathology practice||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate knowledge of scientific theories and other factors that contribute to contemporary understanding of the clinical presentation of fluency disorders in children and adults||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|3||plan and justify speech pathology assessment for child and adult clients presenting with fluency disorders||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|4||analyse and interpret speech pathology assessment data from child and adult clients with fluency disorders||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||plan evidence-based and holistic speech pathology intervention for child and adult clients presenting with fluency disorders||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|6||model speech pathology assessment and intervention practices appropriate for clients with fluency disorders||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
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Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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