In this subject, students will develop their knowledge and skills in the practice areas of acquired language and cognitive communication disorders caused by neurological illness such as stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), progressive neurological diseases and dementia. Students will explore the causes, effects and impact of these acquired disorders utilising the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) framework to guide their learning. Assessment and intervention approaches for the areas of acquired language disorders and cognitive communication disorders will be explored and applied to cases to develop application of theory to practice.
School of Community Health
This subject is available only to students enrolled in the B Speech and Language Pathology and the B Speech and Language Pathology (Honours).
SPH214 and BMS224 and BMS225
SPH307 is a linked subject
The following table summarises the assessment tasks for the online offering of SPH317 in Session 2 2019. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated and can also differ to suit the mode of study (online or on campus).
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: July 2020. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.