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Speech Sound Disorders - CSCD2068

Year - 2020

Students will acquire knowledge about speech sound disorders and will cover techniques for assessment, analysis and intervention of such disorders through case-based and project based learning activities. Students will learn skills of phonological analysis and will learn to evaluate research evidence for best practice in assessment, diagnosis and intervention of speech sound disorders in children. This unit of study provides students with essential theoretical background to begin Speech Pathology clinical practice units.

1x2-hr lecture/week and 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Phonological processes test (10%), case study assignment (40%), and end semester exam (50%)

McLeod, S., and Baker, E., (2017). Children's speech: An Evidence-Based Approach to Assessment and Intervention. Boston, MA: Pearson Education. Students will also purchase Speech Sound Disorders Workbook on campus. This workbook will contain clinical exercises to be completed in tutorials, pre and post class activities to consolidate your learning.

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD3082

Assumed knowledge
Ability to phonetically transcribe Australian English speech.


CSCD1034 and CSCD1032


CSCD2064 or CSCD2065


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Elizabeth Murray
HECS Band: 2
Courses that offer this unit

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