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Assessment and Intervention in Communication - SPED831

This unit addresses communication in persons with high support needs with the aim of preparing teachers or other professionals to work with these individuals. The unit examines both practical and conceptual issues with a focus on the use of research-evidence-based decision making. Specifically considered are theoretical and conceptual issues related to communication, communication options (including aided and unaided augmentative and alternative communication), and assessment approaches, as well as naturalistic and structured intervention strategies.
Students are required to sit for an examination during the university examination period in Australia.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 External - Session 1, External (No on-campus sessions, however students must attend an examination in Australia.)

Staff Contact(s): Professor Mark Carter

Admission to MSpecEd Prerequisite Information



NCCW(s): SPED807
Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Graded
Offered By:

Department of Educational Studies

Faculty of Human Sciences

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