SPHY201 - Language Disorders (Developmental)

10 cp
Prerequisites SPHY203 Speech Pathology Practice 2A
Teaching Organisation 150 hours of focused learning.

Language is a designated Range of Practice Area (RoPA) that speech pathology students are expected to demonstrate competency within in order to meet Entry Level requirements into the speech pathology profession. This unit introduces students to language disorders of a developmental nature. Specifically, the causes, trajectory, severity, prognosis, and comorbidities of developmental language disorders will be examined along with current assessment and evidence based intervention approaches. These topics equip students with the necessary speech pathology skills to manage individuals with language disorders of a developmental nature.