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Language 3 Aphasia and Cognitive Impairment - CSCD5075

Year - 2020

In this subject, students will learn about acquired neurogenic language disorders with a focus on (i) language deficits that occur following stroke and in progressive language conditions and (ii) cognitive-communication deficits that occur following Traumatic Brain Injury. Students will identify and explain the nature of acquired neurogenic language impairments using current theoretical perspectives and develop holistic, client driven and evidenced-based approaches to assessment and management of these impairments.

2 hours per week lectures, 1 hour per week tutorial

case based assignment 50%, cased based exam 50%

Murray, L.L. and Clark, H.M. (2015). Neurogenic Disorders of Language and Cognition. Evidence-based clinical practice. Theory Driven Clinical Practice. (2nd Ed). Austin: Pro-Ed.

Additional information
This unit is a prerequisite for CSCD5071 Interdisciplinary Practice: Complex cases CSCD5074 SLP Clinical Research and Leadership CSCD5072 Clinical Practice 4- Adult CSCD5073 Clinical Practice 4- Child

Assumed knowledge
Brain anatomy, neurology, and physiology


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: Fifth Year
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 Elise Elbourn
HECS Band: 2
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