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SPE2103 Analysis of Speech and Language
Credit Points: 15
SPE2104 Analysis of Sensorimotor Systems

This unit instructs students in the use of verbal discourse analysis and articulatory phonology. Students will learn to use specialised software for the analysis of developmental and acquired disorders involving content and organisation of language. Integral to this instruction, students will learn about the neurophysiologic mechanisms that are implicated in acquired and developmental disorders of speech and language. Techniques in analysing speech will also be practised. Students will learn to apply standard protocols for speech and language sampling in natural speaking contexts. Students will report and evaluate results within the context of current literature and the WHO International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health framework.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
K71Bachelor of Speech Pathology
Y02Bachelor of Speech Pathology
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 31/03/2010 VET: 31/03/2010