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SPE3006 Language and Communication Disorders

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Education
School or Department : Education


This course examines theories of language development, research and measurement of speech, language and communication skills and how disorders in these areas impact on children's literacy and learning. It also teaches pre-service teachers how to assess children who are non-verbal for communication intent and then to design and implement an augmentative and/or alternative communication intervention. Students will also examine existing programmes of augmentative or alternative communication currently being used by students with communication difficulties.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2011 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2011 Online