Pedo-audiology: Theory 320

Module code ODL 320
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Paediatric audiology in terms of identification, diagnosis and intervention. Early identification programmes in terms of the rationale, procedures and protocols, quality standards and benchmarks. Diagnostic procedures according to the developmental ages including application of electrophysiological procedures for auditory functioning, behavioural observation, visual reinforcement and conditioned play audiometry. Principles of early intervention and the role of the paediatric audiologist. Intervention in terms of counselling and the principles, stages and challenges of paediatric hearing aid fitting.

Module credits 16.00
Prerequisites ODL 210, 220, 281
Contact time 3 lectures per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Speech-Language Pathlgy + Aud
Period of presentation Semester 2

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