Acquired neurological disorders

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Course Code: 
SLT 2201
Course Credit Units: 
5
Semester: 
Semester 2
Year of Study: 
Year 2
Undergraduate or Graduate Level: 
Undergraduate Level
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Course Discipline: 
Course Description & Objectives: 

Objectives:

  • Students should demonstrate the knowledge, skills and attitudes to enable them to diagnose, assess and treat acquired neurological disorders – including: dysarthria, verbal apraxia / dyspraxia, aphasia / dysphasia and dysphagia (in children and adults)

Content:

  • Causes, clinical presentation and prevention of acquired neurological communication disorders in children and adults
  • Neurological/medical implications and potential impact on communication/swallowing
  • Definitions of communication and swallowing disorders
  • Assessment and intervention
  • Theories of assisted recovery of language function and rehabilitation
  • Treatment/management of acquired neurological communication/swallowing disorders
  • Liaison with other professionals

 

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