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Unit of Study SPT20002 - Child Speech: Theory and Practice (2020)

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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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 describe risk factors associated with children's speech sound disorders and implications for speech pathology assessment, intervention and outcomes
2 assess, analyse, interpret, and differentially diagnose children's speech sound disorders
3 identify and describe different speech pathology intervention options for children with speech, language and communication needs.

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

  1. describe risk factors associated with children's speech sound disorders and implications for speech pathology assessment, intervention and outcomes
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. assess, analyse, interpret, and differentially diagnose children's speech sound disorders
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. identify and describe different speech pathology intervention options for children with speech, language and communication needs.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:

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