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Lifelong Disability and AAC - SPH824

In this unit, students consider the nature of lifelong disability for populations within the scope of speech pathology practice. It employs multiple, and socially-oriented models of communication disability. Cerebral palsy, intellectual disability, and autism are addressed, as are issues related to speech pathology practice with alternative and augmentative communication. Quality of life and psychosocial issues across multiple populations are also discussed in detail.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Scott Barnes

Admission to MSpchLngPath Prerequisite Information


NCCW(s): SPH819
Unit Designation(s):


Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Linguistics

Faculty of Human Sciences

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