Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Complex Communication NeedsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 401310.1

Discipline: SPEECH PATHOLOGY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 4

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Leigha Dark


Prerequisite
401306 Alternative and Augmentative Communication Systems

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4763 Bachelor of Speech Pathology or 4764 Bachelor of Speech Pathol0gy (Honours)


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
The unit focuses on complex cases arising in speech pathology, multi-modal communication methods and acquired disabilities and application of Alternative & Augmentative Communication (AAC) systems. Assessment and intervention methods for people with complex communication needs and those who use AAC are considered in detail. The scope includes acquired disabilities and various genetic conditions such as cleft palate and other craniofacial anomalies.


Courses
4763.1Bachelor of Speech PathologyCONTINUING
4764.1Bachelor of Speech Pathology (Honours)CONTINUING




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