2010 Course Handbook
CAUD809: Principles of Management of Childhood Deafness
This unit explores the normal development of speech in children and the effect of acquired hearing impairment and/or acquired language disorders on speech perception, production, and the development of oral language in children. Common acquired auditory and language disorders observed clinically are discussed with management of medical, audiological and speech pathology issues. Issues regarding (re)-habilitation and education are addressed. This unit incorporates a number of site visits to educational facilities and services for children and adults with hearing impairment.
|When Offered:||D2 - Day; Offered in the second half-year|
|Staff Contact:||Dr Mridula Sharma|
CAUD814 (P) and CAUD818 (P)
Department of Linguistics
Faculty of Human Sciences