Participants will acquire the knowledge and skills to undertake the clinical management of children and adults who stutter. Participants will learn about clinically relevant theories and research findings pertaining to the management of stuttering, how to select, justify and implement clinical interventions, and demonstrate skills in researching and applying evidence-based practice to stuttering management. Participants will acquire skills in identifying and measuring stuttering and producing a speech restructuring speech pattern. This unit of study prepares students to evaluate research evidence for different assessment and intervention programs in stuttering.
completion of 2 skills-based barrier tasks (0%), CPR certificate (0% barrier task) and 2 x 2hr case-based closed book (entry-level) exams and 1 mid-semester and 1 final exam (50% each)
Onslow, M. (2017). Stuttering and its treatment: Eleven lectures. Retrieved from http://sydney.edu.au/health-sciences/asrc/docs/eleven_lectures.pdf
This unit is a prerequisite for speech pathology (intermediate) clinical units in Year 3