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Lifelong Disability and AAC - SPH824

In this unit students consider the underlying conditions and the particular communication needs of children and adults with a range of disabilities. These disabilities include cerebral palsy, developmental disability, autism, and mental health issues. Alternative and augmentative communication (AAC) will be discussed in detail and issues affecting families and carers will also be addressed. This unit focuses on functional communication assessment and intervention within a social model of disability.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

Staff Contact(s): Dr Liora Ballin

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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