Speech-language pathology 110

Module code SPP 110
Qualification Undergraduate
Faculty Faculty of Humanities
Module content

*Closed – requires departmental selection
Defining the profession and the professional functions of the speech-language therapist. Historical overview of the development of the profession and description of the client basis. Professional and ethical standards. An overview of speech and language disorders of both the paediatric and adult client groups. Description of articulation disorders and developmental phonological development disorders. Overview of the nature and causal factors of these disorders and description of the characteristics of clients with these disorders. Approaches to the assessment and treatment of these disorders. Principles of professional report writing.

Module credits 5.00
Prerequisites Admission into relevant programme
Contact time 2 lectures per week
Language of tuition Double Medium
Academic organisation Speech-Language Pathlgy + Aud
Period of presentation Semester 1

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