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Communication and Developmental Disability - GSDD5007

Year - 2020

This unit introduces students to the empirical literature on communication issues for people with developmental disability. Students will be introduced to the communication issues that impact on the lives of people with developmental disability and those who support them, functional communication assessment and intervention strategies, and the importance of multimodal communication systems in facilitating community participation.

Web-based learning: no on-campus attendance required

Written assignment 1800wd (30%), Written assignment 3000wd (50%) and participation in online discussion groups (20%)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Occupational Therapy
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Andy Smidt
HECS Band: 2
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