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Unit of Study SPCH3004 - Intervention for Adult Speech and Language (2024)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • Faculty/College

  • Placement

    No

  • Enrolment information

      Please note this unit has assessments scheduled in Week 7 which will require attendance on-campus. Details will be provided closer to the time.

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

plan and justify speech pathology interventions and their implementation for adults with acquired language and/or cognitive communication impairments

plan and justify holistic speech pathology interventions for adults with acquired motor speech disorders

select and demonstrate intervention procedures for working with adults with acquired communication disorders

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Papathanasiou, I, & Coppens, P, 2021, Aphasia and related neurogenic communication disorders, 3rd edn, Jones & Bartlett Learning, Burlington..
  • Yorkston, KM, Beukelman, DR, Strand, EA & Hakel, M, 2010, Management of motor speech disorders in children and adults, 3rd edn, Pro-Ed..
Prescribed Resources/Equipment

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.